Nelly Duff  

 
 
ADDRESS
156 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 7RG
 
 
OPENING TIMES
Sat 14:00 - 18:00, Sun 9:00 - 15:00. Mon to Fri by appointment only
 

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Nelly DuffDon't go here expecting art from a person called Nelly Duff because you won't find her! Obviously Nelly Duff is cockney rhyming slang for life (it's tenuous, believe me) but the kids down at this uber cool gallery have imagined her into a tattooed, arm-wrestling, pin-up girl! On that note, let's turn to her namesake. Nelly Duff isn't the type of place that's hushed and polished - you're invited to show up at the "dusty old gallery" co-owned by Cassius Colman with a hangover on a Sunday and then pick up a bagel and a bunch of daffs while wandering down the Columbia Road. All very bohemian, as is the art. A screen print of Mickey Mouse with the face of Lenin, monsters depicted in "chemical landscapes" and some stuff that just looks like graffiti, which possibly is the point. You might not like the art or even get it but that's half the fun - it's out-there, in-your-face and off-the-wall and browsing round flower stalls and art shops in Columbia Road is simply a must-do London thing on a Sunday morning.

 

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419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 6 minutes from Nelly Duff
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335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Nelly Duff
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Supernice
London > Shopping > Art and Design
106 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
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126 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
Robert Ryan makes beautiful paper cut designs and screen prints that are exquisite, sentimental and poignant. These delicate designs, adorned with words - sometimes romantic, sometimes ... More
 
 
 
Sharon Elphick
London > Shopping > Art and Design
160 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
110-112 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
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Columbia Road Flower Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
Lined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful ... More
 
 
 
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146 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
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42-46 POLLARD ROW, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Nelly Duff
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StART Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
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7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Nelly Duff
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
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49 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
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93 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
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73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Nelly Duff
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1a Goldsmith's Row, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Nelly Duff
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10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5 minutes from Nelly Duff
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7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Nelly Duff
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Zander Court, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from Nelly Duff
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379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 9 minutes from Nelly Duff
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291 Gallery, 291 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Nelly Duff
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