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The Lightbox

Chobham Road, Woking GU21 4AA, England
+44 1483 737800
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This is my local gallery and what a gem ! The light box put on some Suberin exhibitions. Turner and... read more

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MullaNasruddin
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Always enjoy it here......

Often go with the grandchildren as they so enjoy it. They like to do craft making in the holidays... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MaryHenriette
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Ko Samui, Thailand
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The Lightbox gallery and museum is one of the most fun and exciting cultural spaces in the South East. Three galleries host a range of exhibitions from contemporary art to nationally famous artists which change regularly. The building is also home to the interactive museum 'Woking's Story', a canal-side Cafe and a unique Gift Shop. Venue hire is available and the building is fully accessible.
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chobham Road, Woking GU21 4AA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is my local gallery and what a gem ! The light box put on some Suberin exhibitions. Turner and Picasso being 2 recent examples. They pack a great deal of interest in the space available. To finish it all off there is a good...More

Thank MullaNasruddin
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Often go with the grandchildren as they so enjoy it. They like to do craft making in the holidays. I also like to look at the visiting exhibitions that that have. Big car park nearby. Lovely cafe on site.

Thank MaryHenriette
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Quite unexpected to find such a source of information in Woking. Exhibitions of various types are given on a regular basis to appeal to all genres.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This gallery is in a fine building .Three of us visited to see the Exhibition Turner in Surrey which is interesting and well presented .We also took the opportunity to see the Ingram Collection which included single works from many notable artists and sculptors of...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

It was good to see so many local scenes done by Turner. We are looking forward to the Picasso exhibition coming soon. This is a great asset to Woking.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Super show, with pictures, sketches, watercolours and some of Turner’s materials. Coupled with contemporaneous maps, this is a must for locals and fans of south west london. Two other shows in the space currently, well worth a visit, as well as great sculptures on the...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I visited the Lightbox primarily to see the Turner in Surrey exhibition and was delighted to discover a host of other attractions on display as well. The Turner exhibition was good with a large selection of paintings, etchings and drawings from his time when resident...More

1  Thank The_Coach55
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Went to see the Turner in Surrey exhibition, and I'm a big Turner fan, but it was truly excellent the parts of his work they displayed and how they did it. It's a great atmosphere to view the art in and the people who work...More

Thank James K
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Visited to view the Turner exhibition and before going I thought that there would be just a few paintings, but; there was a good selection to view and even better was the information about each painting. They were very informative and pointed out lots of...More

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Went too see the Turner exhibition and had a really enjoyable 3 hours looking at the pictures that he had been done in Surrey.

Thank hopson1
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howiebaby7
29 April 2016|
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Response from The_Lightbox | Property representative |
Hello, General admission is free. To enter our Main and Upper gallery exhibitions requires the purchase of a £5 Annual Pass (including for Senior Citizens). This Pass lasts for a whole year from the date purchased. The... More
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