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Visit The Nunnery

Nunnery Gallery is a free public gallery with a local focus, championing the work of emerging artists and uncovering local history and heritage.

Opening hours: Tues-Sun, 10am to 5pm
Address: Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ
Nearest station(s): Bow Road (District and Hammersmith and City lines) is a 6-minute walk away, and Bow Church (DLR) is a 3-minute walk away.
Bus: 205, 25, 425, A8, D8, 108, 276, 488 and 8 all service the surrounding area.

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The Nunnery Gallery and Carmelite cafe are step-free and fully wheelchair accessible.

About the Nunnery Gallery

Nunnery Gallery is a unique building on the ground floor of a former nineteenth-century convent, surrounded by Bow Arts studios. Presenting a diverse gallery programme, exhibitions aim to appeal to a wide audience with a particular focus on site-responsive work and works that explore the history and themes of the local area. Events accompany all shows, including panels, workshops and film screenings, creating debate and discussion around art in the community.

Photo Journeys

  • Click here to download Photo Journey from Bow Road Tube Station to the Nunnery Gallery
  • Click here to download Photo Journey from Bow Church DLR Station to the Nunnery Gallery

For further information, feel free to contact us.