Shropshire Council

Gateway Galleries

The Gateway Education and Arts Centre has two excellent exhibition spaces: Gallery3 and the Coffee Shop 


Gallery3 is a dedicated, well-lit exhibition space by the entrance to The Gateway. A constantly changing programme of arts and craft exhibitions, offering new and exciting events throughout the year, is run by Shrewsbury and District Arts Association's Art Panel for the benefit of local artists and the general public.

This Gallery is a free art space, which is open to submissions from both professional and amateur artists. Those interested in submitting work for exhibition should send their proposal by email to or write to SADAA Art Panel, The Gateway Education & Arts Centre, Chester Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1NB.

More details of forthcoming exhibitions and what is required when submitting exhibition proposals can be obtained by going on to the SADAA Art Panel's website. For any further information, please phone Sarah Lean-Williams on 07932 178199.

Coffee Shop

The Gateway's Coffee Shop has a large wall space, which is available for hire for exhibiting artwork at a cost of £90 per month.

Refreshments are available in the Coffee Shop's relaxed and friendly atmosphere, with its outside terrace and fine views over the River Severn.  It is open to the public from Monday to Friday, 9am to 2.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


In addition, The Gateway also has excellent facilities for hosting music recitals, with the benefit of its fine Steinway concert grand piano. Most of the concerts are arranged by Shrewsbury and District Arts Association for more information please write to SADAA Concerts, The Gateway Education & Arts Centre, Chester Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1NB or email Muriel Williamson on:

Please only contact the Gateway reception if you have questions about the coffee shop exhibition space. You can email us at or call on 01743 355159. If you have any questions about Gallery 3 or the concerts you must contact the Shrewsbury and District Arts Association.