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1995: John Newman designs the Gallery logo, born from Salvador Dali’s ‘Retrospective Bust Of A Woman.’ Inaugural event celebrates Tall Paul’s birthday and after a slow start experimenting with different genres, Oakenfold makes his debut. The night now starts to gain national recognition...

1996: The infamous T2 room opens, welcoming such acts as Primal Scream and Groove Armada as residents. Faithless suffer from ‘Insomnia,’ road tested on The Gallery dance floor by Sister Bliss before release!

1997: BBC Radio 1’s Judge Jules and Alex Andersen become residents. Whereas from Kiss 100, Alex P & Brandon Block celebrate Boxing Day with The Gallery’s first ever 7 hour set. Danny Rampling is in control of 2nd birthday festivities.

1998: 1st birthday party for Duty Free Recordings (label based in the recording studio at Turnmills itself). Resident Tall Paul wins ‘Muzik Magazine’ DJ of the year. ‘Modern Masters Vol.1’ is arguably The Gallery’s most iconic release, 3xCD mixed by Tall Paul, Sister Bliss and Mark Jones. The Gallery is the first club to embrace live streaming.

1999: Essential Mix LIVE from The Gallery on Radio 1, with Paul van Dyk and Pete Tong. Timo Maas makes his UK debut. NYE sees in the millennium till 10am with DJ Lottie! From previously being enclosed by a thick pane of glass, the DJ booth window is opened up to the dance floor. Last but not least, the epic ‘laser ball’ is installed.

2000: Gavyn Mytchel joins, credited for developing The Gallery’s musical progression. Margaret Dygas makes her name at Turnmills (now resident of Berlin’s esteemed Panorama Bar).

2001: Fatboy Slim makes his debut. ‘Progressive Invasion’ CD is released with Nick Hernan Cattaneo, Anthony Pappa, Sander Kleinenberg and Danny Howells. Hernan heads up ‘Latinaires’ night, hosting DJs from six different countries.

2002: Tiesto’s first ever show. Whilst ‘Gouryella’ stablemate Ferry plays ‘Punk’ the first time ever in a club! Eddie Halliwell headlines ‘Future Heroes’ night. Sonique celebrates the 7th birthday with one of her legendary vocal shows.

2003: ‘Pornoground’ with Corvin Dalek, a fetish night at Turnmills which made news across the city. The Gallery poaches Fergie from Sunday session Trade. Nic Fanciulli starts his ‘Fandango’ night in T2. John Askew becomes monthly resident (which continued for 2 years) – and played 5 hours for Halloween when Fergie fell ill.

2004: Ground breaking concept ‘The Gallery LIVE’ is introduced, with Hybrid and Futureshock. Lange, Filterheadz and James Zabiela are notable debuts. AvB rocks our boat party ‘Armin’s Armada’ on the river, then later in the year plays 8 hours – a UK first! Awarded Mixmag’s London club of the year.

2005: Sander Van Doorn is announced as resident after making UK debut. Tall Paul & Benassi mix the now famous ‘Live Sessions’ CD. Bedrock takes over Room 2, with King Unique headlining. The Gallery celebrates winning Mixmag London club of the year again!

Listen to 'Live Sessions' here...
2006: Resident The Viceroy establishes ‘Sean Tyas – Lift’ as a closing anthem in the room. Whilst next door, D.Ramirez debuts and sends T2 crazy with his revolutionary remix of ‘Bodyrox – Yeah Yeah.’ Seb Fontaine celebrates the 11th birthday.

2007: Breakfast becomes an unsung hero at The Gallery, with his track ‘The Sunlight’ released and becoming a favourite with Ferry in particular. M.I.K.E’s set is recorded live for the Armada London CD, whilst Room 2 hosts launch party for Max Graham’s record label.

2008: Turnmills shuts and The Gallery moves south of the river to Ministry of Sound. The opening party is featured by Mixmag on their cover CD, with Armin’s set complete with crowd noise. Wooo!

Listen to Mixmag CD here...

2009: Gallery host the Trance Awards, where Claudia Cazacu wins ‘Best Newcomer’ and announces herself on the world stage. The famous Xmas party of this year, is celebrated by Armin, Gareth Emery and Andy Moor.

2010: Gallery ‘15 years’ CD is accompanied by national TV campaign. Markus plays first solo set at The Gallery – open till close in The Box. Label showcase welcomes AVA, Anjunabeats, Coldharbour and ‘In Search Of Sunrise’ in successive weeks. Marco V plays The Box, 103 and Baby Box all in one night!

2011: Matt Hardwick retires, playing his last ever Gallery show on July 11th (sob). Paul Van Dyk returns to The Gallery at Ministry, after a three year hiatus.

2012: Social Deconstruction CD features exclusive tracks crafted especially for the album. The Gallery embraces EDM with Hardwell and R3hab both making debuts.

2013:  The Judge won’t budge, as he mixes our ‘18 Years’ compilation with Simon Patterson and Gavyn. Lisa Lashes and Blissy are still going strong, heading up ladies night in SE1.

2014: Neelix graces The Box for the very first time. Plus Guy J and Henry Saiz debut their famed ‘Lost & Found’ and ‘The Labyrinth’ concepts respectively. The Gallery world tour takes in Kenya and Japan.

2015: Happy birthday! W&W celebrate the 20th birthday on Friday April 10th at Ministry of Sound. Please bring cake, we’ll bring the wine.

Resident Lee Osborne produces new track ‘Gallery,’ especially to mark the 20th anniversary. All advance ticket holders for Apr 10th will receive a FREE download!