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Members Hours: Life Between Islands

Colourful painting of a group of people listening to a record playing

Denzil Forrester Jah Shaka 1983 Collection Shane Akeroyd, London
© Denzil Forrester, courtesy of Stephen Friedman Gallery

Explore the exhibition in the morning before the gallery opens to the public

Life Between Islands Caribbean-British Art 1950s – Now will explore how people from the Caribbean have formed new communities and identities in post-war Britain. The exhibition will celebrate these communities and how they have transformed British society and culture. Works from more than 40 artists will be on display, including Aubrey Williams and Sonia Boyce. The exhibition will include works made from the 1950s to present day.

The Members Room opens at 10.00, so after you've visited the show why not treat yourself to a hot drink and a bite to eat? Don't forget to use your discount in the exhibition shop.

Tate Britain's Manton Entrance is on Atterbury Street. It has automatic sliding doors and there is a ramp down to the entrance with central handrails.

  • Accessible and standard toilets are located on the lower floor
  • Changing Places toilets are currently not available at Tate Britain
  • Ear defenders can be borrowed from the information desk

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The main level has an immersive installation Duveens Commission – RUPTURE NO.1: blowtorching the bitten peach which includes sudden loud noises. Quiet hours will be available on select dates for those who require a quieter visit. During this time the sounds for the Duveens commission will be turned off.

For more information before your visit:


Call +44 (0)20 7887 8888 – option 1 (daily 09.45–18.00)

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Visitor numbers are being carefully managed. There are increased cleaning regimes in high use areas, protective screens on desks and counters and hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the gallery. ​

​When you visit:​

  • Keep your distance from others​
  • Please wear a face covering unless you are exempt

​Most importantly, if you or anyone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms please stay at home. ​

For more information take a look through our frequently asked questions.

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Manton entrance

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Plan your visit


4 December 2021 at 09.00–10.00

5 December 2021 at 09.00–10.00

11 December 2021 at 09.00–10.00

12 December 2021 at 09.00–10.00


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