About the Gallery

Lucy Bell founded The Independent Photographers Gallery in Battle from 2001.

In 2009 the gallery moved, to “the Portobello of the South” Normans Road, in St Leonards on Sea.

Lucy Bell Gallery’s ethos is to promote fine art photography in the region whilst maintaining international and national connections. Working with with both industry professionals, amateurs and university students the gallery will exhibit not only those who have established their careers but new and groundbreaking talent.

The gallery sells prints from all previous exhibitions and can source work/prints by other photographers to order.

Exhibitions include

  • Fay Godwin - Colourworks
  • Ken Russell Photographer - Filmaker/Photographer
  • Adrian Turner - Two Tides
  • Terry O'Neill - Legends
  • David Bowie - Silhouettes and Shadows
  • Michael Putland - Off The Record
  • Martyn Colbeck - Elephants of Amboseli
  • Brian Duffy - The Third Man
  • Tim Flach - Dogs Gods
  • Steven Berkoff - East End Photographs
  • Kevin Cummins - Disclosure
  • Maslen & Mehra - Mirrored
  • Colin Jones - The Who 1966
  • Bruce Rae - Flower Show
  • Robin Bell - Silver Footprint
  • Wolfgang Suschitzky - Animal Portraits
  • Through the Eyes of Lee Miller - Lee Miller
  • David Bowie - Geoff MacCormack
  • Contacts - in Association with Rock Archive
  • Jill Furmanovsky -30/30/30
  • Terry Smith - Blitz and Pieces
  • Philip Volkers - Dust to Dawn
  • Ian Berry - The English
  • Marilyn Stafford - Stories in Pictures
  • Tom Hunter - A Journey Home
  • Bruce Rae - Silvered Surfaces
  • David King - Muhammad Ali
  • Lisa Creagh - The Instant Garden
  • John Bulmer - Retrospective 1959-1979
  • Graham Keen - 1966 And All That
  • Kirsten Reynolds - The Illusion of Democracy
  • Kevin Cummins - So It Goes
  • Harriet Logan - Revealed
  • Terry O'Neill Awards 2003-2013
  • An Afternoon with Audrey Hepburn
  • Pink Floyd - Shine On
  • Roger Hopgood - And Then There Were None
  • Tim Motion - An Eye for The Sound
  • Colin Jones - The George Orwell of Photography


Gallery opening times

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Closed
11am – 4pm
11am – 4pm
11am – 4pm
11am – 4pm
11am – 5pm
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