Family Friendly Facilities: The Charity Pop-Up Gallery with Garden is a non-profit venture and operates from a private residence.
It is a family friendly space and you are very welcome.
Please be aware of the government's 'Rule of Six' as we cannot allow entry to groups larger than this. Sorry.
If you have small children, please be aware that there is a pond that is not particularly deep but best take care around it. Please also be aware of the fragile nature of artworks on display in the gallery. Thank you.
Social Distancing and Covid19 Awareness
Facilities in the Village
- Hand sanitiser is available.
- Please ask if you would like a face mask.
- We have a large garden, and a one-way route around the gallery is possible.
- Maintain at least 1m distance from staff and other visitors.
- Please do not enter if you have Covid19 symptoms.
- We will limit access if social distancing cannot be safely maintained.
- Please don’t touch the art on walls and minimise touching of works for sale.
Sadly, there is no cloakroom*, toilet or parking available at The Pop-up Gallery with Garden - except in emergencies - however, there is a public toilet in the village centre, just down the road from us.
*but you can leave coats/bags under tables and on chairs at your own risk :)
Driving to Shere village is the most popular
method but parking can be very tricky as it is a popular tourist
location - even at this time of year!
We recommend the free parking at Shere Recreation Ground car
park (GU5 9HF) where there is also Blue Badge parking available. However
it can get very busy so we recommend arriving early!
The Pop-Up Gallery with Garden
is a temporary exhibition space in a private residence and we have done
what we can to make the space as
accessible as possible. Please bear with us as we improve things over
The main gallery is on one level and access routes through the
space - including into the garden - for wheelchairs, buggies and those with limited mobility, is
There is now an additional Upper Gallery which is currently only accessible via stairs. Sorry about that.
There are some
uneven surfaces in the garden and it includes narrow pathways and some
The private owner of
the garden, Elizabeth, has limited mobility herself so such access
issues have been considered and are regularly monitored.
If you need assistance of any kind, please do not hesitate to ask the volunteer staff.