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Guernsey Tapestry Gallery

St James Concert and Assembly Hall, College Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2NZ

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Introduction

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    • The Guernsey Tapestry Gallery is located on the basement floor of St James Concert and Assembly Hall.

Opening Times (April - October)

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Friday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Sunday Closed.
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    • The gallery only opens on Thursday 10:00-16:00 in winter.
    • Disabled access is limited on Saturdays due to main building services being closed.
    • Please contact the venue in advance for details of access on Saturdays.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in St Peter Port.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

Outside Access (The Dorey Centre Entrance)

Level Change (The Dorey Centre Entrance)

Other Floors

Lift

Outside Access (The Guernsey Tapestry Gallery Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the basement floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in) wide.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the gallery entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Museum

  • Exhibits can be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.
  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.
  • Touch tours are not available.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is a headset.
  • Staff are trained to use the the hearing system.
  • A deposit is not required for the hearing system.
  • Concessions are available.
  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.
  • To borrow the wheelchair, please contact the venue in advance.
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    • Concessions are available for Elderly Patrons and students only.

Accessible Toilet

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.