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The Ken Stradling Collection

Stradling Gallery

48 Park Row, Bristol BS1 5LH, UK

(+44)117  3290566


Gallery Opening Hours

Wednesday 11.00am – 4.00pm

Saturday (during exhibitions)

11.00am – 4.00pm

Contact us to arrange visits

or tours at other times.

Registered Charity no. 1117689


Welcome to the Ken Stradling Collection

We aim to promote good design by providing inspiration and information using Ken Stradling’s personal collection of 20th and 21st century ceramics, glass and furniture. Although the gallery is currently closed we are not. We are simply delivering our programme differently due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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In response to the Covid-19 restricitions, we are creating an ongoing series of exhibitions to be viewed from the pavement and online. We are using the front windows of our gallery at 48 Park Row, Bristol, so that the exhibitions can be viewed day or night, anytime from outside. No appointment needed!

Our latest window exhibition To Radically Reconfigure features the work of three emerging ceramic artists from Cardiff School of Art and Design who have made work in response to objects in the collection.

We are also developing exhibitions online. Our current online exhibition is Loved Designs   presenting a selection of pieces selected from their own homes by Friends of the Collection. For more about our shows and discussion and resources on design in Bristol go to the Stradling Collection blog.  You can also view 60 selected pieces from the Collection on this website.