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FE McWilliam Gallery and Studio


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200 Newry Road, Banbridge, County Down, BT32 3NB
FE McWilliam Gallery and Studio

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The F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio is dedicated to the memory of Banbridge-born sculptor Frederick Edward McWilliam, one of Ireland’s most influential and successful artists. Frederick Edward McWilliam was born in Banbridge on the 30th April 1909. He died in London in 1992 and the executors of his estate donated the sculptor's studio and its contents to the town of his birth.

The Gallery and studio houses the collection in a superb exhibition facility of Gallery, sculpture garden and reconstructed studio. It also provides café, craft shop and a tourist information point.

Gallery Talks and Tours: Gallery staff are on hand at all times to assist the public with information and to respond to enquiries. Group tours may be arranged by appointment.

Crafts at the Gallery: The gallery showcases beautifully handcrafted products made by talented designers and craftspeople including a wide range of jewellery, ceramics, fashion accessories and other gifts.

Quails at the Gallery offers the award-winning and high quality foods for which this family-run business is renowned. The café is open Monday to Saturday from 09:00-17:00

There are various art and craft workshop for adults and children which can be found on the website. School Visits- Primary and post primary groups are very welcome. Visits may be arranged by appointment.

F.E McWilliam Gallery and Studio is accessible – for full details of their accessibility features, see F.E McWilliam Gallery and Studio | AccessAble

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Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available


  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Guide Prices

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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Banbridge Visitor Information Centre, BanbridgeMake Banbridge Tourist Information Centre your first stop on coming to the area or contact us for information in advance of your stay.

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00

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Road Directions

Directions from Town:Take the A26 (Newry Road) heading south. Come to the top of the A26 and take left at first roundabout. Gallery situated below the road on the right-hand side.

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