Bankside Gallery

 
 
ADDRESS
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 9JH 
 
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OPENING TIMES
11am-6pm | Closed on various days to prepare for new exhibitions.
 
PRICES
FREE (Adult)
 

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Bankside GalleryBankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. The gallery houses changing exhibitions of contemporary watercolours and prints, coupled with special events organised in conjunction with exhibitions - including artists' talks and tours. A full education programme covering aspects of expression and practical advice is organised every year.

 

Bankside Gallery events

 
Marking TimeMarking TimeDrawings made in the trenches by David Jones, paintings of Afghanistan by Francis Bowyer and images of other conflicts by former members, marking the centenary of the start of the First World War.16th April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
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Free EventNow On
Marking Time
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  28th March to 26th April 2014 - 11am-6pm
Drawings made in the trenches by David Jones, paintings of Afghanistan by Francis Bowyer and images of other conflicts by former members, marking the centenary of the start of the First World War.
Beginners Watercolour: WorkshopBeginners Watercolour: WorkshopStep by step exercises designed to introduce and develop the main principles of working in watercolour.19th April 2014Saturday 19th April 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
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Beginners Watercolour: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 19th April 2014 - 10am-4pm
Step by step exercises designed to introduce and develop the main principles of working in watercolour.
Reinventing The Art Of Watercolour: Eric Ravilious And His ContemporariesReinventing The Art Of Watercolour: Eric Ravilious And His ContemporariesAlan Powers will look at the changes in watercolour in the 1920s and 30s in which Eric Ravilious played a major role.24th April 2014Thursday 24th April 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
On Soon
Reinventing The Art Of Watercolour: Eric Ravilious And His Contemporaries
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 24th April 2014 - 6pm-8pm
Alan Powers will look at the changes in watercolour in the 1920s and 30s in which Eric Ravilious played a major role.
Beginners Watercolour: WorkshopBeginners Watercolour: Workshop26th April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
On Soon
Beginners Watercolour: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 26th April 2014 - 10am-4pm
V&A Study Day: Capturing A Vanishing Britain: WorkshopV&A Study Day: Capturing A Vanishing Britain: WorkshopExplore the 1940s watercolour paintings.30th April 2014Wednesday 30th April 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
On Soon
V&A Study Day: Capturing A Vanishing Britain: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Wednesday 30th April 2014 - 11am-4pm
Explore the 1940s watercolour paintings.
Tony Heath: Body LanguageTony Heath: Body LanguageFigurative paintings exploring the links between bodily poses and emotions.30th April 2014Monday 5th May 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Tony Heath: Body Language
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  30th Apr to 5th May 2014 - 11am-6pm
Figurative paintings exploring the links between bodily poses and emotions.
A Sense Of Movement; Land, Sea And Shore: WorkshopA Sense Of Movement; Land, Sea And Shore: WorkshopLearn techniques and methods to express the flow of movement in water.3rd May 2014Saturday 3rd May 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
On Soon
A Sense Of Movement; Land, Sea And Shore: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 3rd May 2014 - 10am-4pm
Learn techniques and methods to express the flow of movement in water.
RE Original PrintsRE Original PrintsWorks by established British print-makers.9th May 2014Saturday 7th June 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
RE Original Prints
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  9th May to 7th June 2014 - 11am-6pm
Works by established British print-makers.
Still Life With Impact: WorkshopStill Life With Impact: WorkshopCreate a still life painting.10th May 2014Saturday 10th May 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
On Soon
Still Life With Impact: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 10th May 2014 - 10am-4pm
Create a still life painting.
Turner: Experimenting With Wet On Wet Techniques: WorkshopTurner: Experimenting With Wet On Wet Techniques: WorkshopLearn about the wet-on-wet-technique.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
 
Turner: Experimenting With Wet On Wet Techniques: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 17th May 2014 - 10am-4pm
Learn about the wet-on-wet-technique.
 

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Opening and closing times for Bankside Gallery

Today (Wednesday) Bankside Gallery closes at 18.00

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LondonTown.com - Bankside Gallery Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £65  32% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
Novotel London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  39% off
46 - 49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside Gallery
With London's South Bank, Tate Modern and St Paul's Cathedral all within close proximity, the Novotel London Blackfriars is within easy reach of a number of ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £54  41% off
49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
ibis London Blackfriars is located in London's Southwark - Waterloo neighbourhood and close to Tate Modern, Old Bailey, and Royal Courts of Justice - Law Courts. ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project Bankside
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside Gallery
Dr Jules Wright, founder and owner of The Wapping Project, has opened up a second gallery space - the Wapping Project Bankside. Located next to Tate ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bankside Gallery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bankside Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
London > Attractions >
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 8 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
 
 
 
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A Taste Of Honey
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th February to 5th April 2014
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Covering race, class, gender and sexual orientation, A Taste of Honey was a great defining and taboo-breaking play of the 1950s. Written by Shelagh Delaney when ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Meet The Discoverers: Charles Darwin: Workshop
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Wednesday 16th April 2014 at 11.10am, 12.10pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm
Two Temple Place, 2 Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 10 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Learn about evolution....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Unfolding Stories: Workshop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th April 2014 at 12.30pm-2pm and 2.30pm-4pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 14 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Make an illustrated book....More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
First performances in The Sam Wanamaker Theatre are due to begin in January 2014. For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe will ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bankside Gallery

The best shops and markets near Bankside Gallery
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Gallery
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Bankside Gallery

What are the best dining options near Bankside Gallery London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe 2 (Tate Modern)
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Second floor, Tate Modern, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
A brasserie at Tate Modern. It's really good! No really, given the lack of choice around here you might expect average to good food at extortionate ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Level Seven
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Extremely swish International Cuisine in a magnificent setting looking out over the Blade of Light bridge, the Thames and the centre of town. This superior eaterie ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
With one of the best views over London, an eclectic menu based around carefully sourced, seasonal food together with an innovative wine list, the restaurant on ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Bankside Gallery

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 15 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 21 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 22 minutes from Bankside Gallery
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Gallery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 13 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 13 minutes from Bankside Gallery
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Bankside Gallery

The best pubs near London Bankside Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Gallery
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside Gallery
... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 7 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Bankside Gallery

Bankside Gallery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Bankside Gallery
... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Bankside Gallery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bankside Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside Gallery
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Marking Time
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2014 

Bankside Gallery

Drawings made in the trenches by David Jones, paintings of Afghanistan by Francis Bowyer and images of other conflicts by ...More

Miyako Ishiuchi
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Photographs exploring the passing of time and the shifting physical and cultural landscape of the artist's native Japan....More

Heather & Ivan Morison: Skirt Of The Black Mouth
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2015 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

A site-specific sculptural installation created as part of the landscape of the Tate Modern Project, disrupting the monolithic forms and ...More

Graciela Iturbide
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Contemporary photographic prints by the Mexican artist....More

Harry Callahan
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2014 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

One of America's photographic pioneers, Harry Callahan (1912-1999) is hugely influential yet his work is little known in the UK. ...More

William Eggleston
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Tate Modern dedicates rooms to three iconic US photographers - William Eggleston (until 11th May 2014), Harry Callahan (until 31st ...More

Richard Hamilton
Richard Hamilton
Exhibitions | Until 26th May 2014 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

The first major retrospective of one of Britain's most influential 20th Century artists, following his death in 2011. Richard Hamilton's ...More

 
Emmanuel Cooper OBE 1938-2012
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

Contemporary Applied Arts 4 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

A retrospective of work by the late studio potter and arts and crafts writer, awarded an OBE for services to ...More

The Malcontent
Theatre | Until 19th April 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

The Malcontent, one of the greatest Jacobean tragicomedies, is performed at the Globe's new Sam Wanamaker indoor theatre by the ...More

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Founded by actor and director Sam Wanamaker, the Globe as it's seen today is a reconstruction of the original Elizabethan ...More

 
 
 
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