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Visualising Portraits: Favourites: Painting And Power, 1600-1800: TalkVisualising Portraits: Favourites: Painting And Power, 1600-1800: TalkA picture description for visually impaired visitors.2015-05-28T14:00:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Visualising Portraits: Favourites: Painting And Power, 1600-1800: Talk
The Africans Of Georgian Britain: Active Agents Of ChangeThe Africans Of Georgian Britain: Active Agents Of ChangeHistorian Onyeka tells the untold story of Africans in Georgian Britain.2015-05-28T19:00:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The Africans Of Georgian Britain: Active Agents Of Change
BSL Tour: Highlights Of The CollectionBSL Tour: Highlights Of The CollectionChisato Minamimura leads a tour of the Collection.2015-05-28T19:30:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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BSL Tour: Highlights Of The Collection
Tim RedfernTim RedfernDJ Timberlinac spins jazz, hip hop, world, prog rock, new wave and contemporary.2015-05-28T18:00:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Tim Redfern
Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and PassionsWellington: Triumphs, Politics and PassionsWellington: Triumphs, Politics and PassionsLast year saw the centenary of the outbreak of World War I; 2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. The National Portrait Gallery marks the event with Triumphs, Politics and Passions (12th March until 7th June), the first gallery exhibition devoted to the Duke of Wellington, including the largest portrait in the NPG's collection, a2015-05-28T10:00:00+01002015-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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DATES12th March to 7th June 2015
Last year saw the centenary of the outbreak of World War I; 2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. The National Portrait Gallery marks the ev...†More about this event
Kaz SimmonsKaz SimmonsThe jazz and folk influenced singer-songwriter performs original compositions and selected covers from the likes of Rufus Wainwright and Billy Joel.2015-05-29T18:30:00+01002015-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Kaz Simmons
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingWith artist Grace Adam.2015-05-29T18:30:00+01002015-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-In Drawing
Weekend Workshop: Mixed Media, Collage And PrintingWeekend Workshop: Mixed Media, Collage And PrintingDiscover a variety of techniques with artist Alison Kusner.2015-05-30T11:00:00+01002015-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Weekend Workshop: Mixed Media, Collage And Printing
Children's Art WeekChildren's Art WeekChildren's Art WeekHelp the Royal Air Force Museum recreate camouflage for one of the museum's most colourful aeroplanes or draw your own Post It Note Animation at the National Portrait Gallery. These are just two London events being held for Children's Art Week, a nationwide event encouraging kids to get creative. At the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace, children can w2015-06-13T00:00:00+01002015-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Kids Events > Crafts & Workshops - Arts & Crafts†|†PRICINGFree
DATES13th to 21st June 2015
Help the Royal Air Force Museum recreate camouflage for one of the museum's most colourful aeroplanes or draw your own Post It Note Animation at the National P...†More about this event
Wellington Funeral Panorama ViewingWellington Funeral Panorama ViewingView the hand coloured print created by Henry Alken and George Augustus Sala.2015-06-18T10:00:00+01002015-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Wellington Funeral Panorama Viewing
BP Portrait Award 2015BP Portrait Award 2015BP Portrait Award 2015Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle and Guy; Michael Gaskell for Eliza; and Borja Buces Renard for My Mother and My Brother on a Sunday Evening. Returning to the National Portrait Gallery for its 36th year the highly successful annual open competition, which attracted 2015-06-18T00:00:00+01002015-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES18th June to 20th September 2015
Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle and Guy; Michael Gaskell for Eliza; and Borj...†More about this event
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the National Portrait Gallery's public Archive - NPG presents a major photography exhibition on the film star. Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon will follow Hepburn's rise to fame, from her early years in Holland to becoming a stage 2015-07-02T00:00:00+01002015-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES2nd July to 18th October 2015
Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the National Portrait Gallery's public Archiv...†More about this event
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeThe Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, attracts around 7,000 images from which approximately sixty portraits are chosen for display. Open to professionals and amateurs alike, the £12,000 prize consistently attracts a high level of expertise yet the 'open to all' caveat means there's always a2015-11-12T00:00:00+00002016-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES12th November 2015 to 21st February 2016
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, attracts around 7,000 images from which approximately sixty po...†More about this event
 
 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th May 2015 

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DJ Timberlinac spins jazz, hip hop, world, prog rock, new wave and contemporary....More

Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions
Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions
Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

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Last year saw the centenary of the outbreak of World War I; 2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Battle ...More

 
The Africans Of Georgian Britain: Active Agents Of Change
Exhibitions | On 28th May 2015 

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Historian Onyeka tells the untold story of Africans in Georgian Britain....More

Visualising Portraits: Favourites: Painting And Power, 1600-1800: Talk
Exhibitions | On 28th May 2015 

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A picture description for visually impaired visitors....More

BSL Tour: Highlights Of The Collection
Tours | On 28th May 2015 

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Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of the Collection....More

Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

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For once it's the frames that take centre stage in this free exhibition in Room 1 of Level 2 at ...More

 
Inventing Impressionism
Inventing Impressionism
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

A "a superb exhibition in every respect" (The Guardian) Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery is a tribute to art ...More

 
Constable: The Cornfield: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2015 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

A short informative talk....More

Let It Be
Let It Be
Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Following a two-year absence Let It Be is back in London, at the Garrick Theatre, from February 2015. Over 50 ...More

 
Hay Fever
Hay Fever
Theatre | Until 1st August 2015 

Duke of York's Theatre 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

The Good Life actress Felicity Kendal plays recently-retired matriarch Judith in the West End transfer of Theatre Royal Bath's acclaimed ...More

 
 
 
 
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