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From the Director

The Barber galleries remain closed.

In line with the national lockdown in England, the Barber galleries remain closed. After the inspiring feedback from those of you who came to the Barber between 23 September and 4 November 2020, we are sad that we cannot share our wonderful galleries with you at this time, but the priority is, as always, beating the pandemic together by following the actions required for everyone’s safety. We will be ready to welcome visitors again once this is permitted.

In the meantime, we wish all Barber visitors and supporters – past, present and future, actual and virtual – a very happy new year. We start 2021 with exciting plans for future projects on site later in the year and further digital engagement. And, although we cannot welcome you in person, we’ve much to offer you on this website, with varied new content added regularly. Please do stay connected with us and we look forward to opening our doors to you again soon.

Very best wishes for 2021.

Nicola Kalinsky

Tuesday 5 January 2021

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