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Portrait Of The Day: Albert Ball And The RFC: TalkPortrait Of The Day: Albert Ball And The RFC: TalkTalk led by Lauren Gillham.23rd August 2014Saturday 23rd August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
Portrait Of The Day: Albert Ball And The RFC: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 23rd August 2014 - 12noon
Talk led by Lauren Gillham.
Photograph Of The MonthPhotograph Of The MonthCecil Beaton's photographic portrait of James Bond author Ian Fleming is displayed alongside a portrait by Lewis Morley taken in 1963 and another showing him in the company of wife and friends a few months prior to his death.23rd August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Photograph Of The Month
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES9th to 31st August 2014
Cecil Beaton's photographic portrait of James Bond author Ian Fleming is displayed alongside a portrait by Lewis Morley taken in 1963 and another showing him i
Lasting Impressions: Twentieth Century Portrait PrintsLasting Impressions: Twentieth Century Portrait PrintsAn exhibition exploring how artists including Eric Gill, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Hamilton have used different print processes to convey the colourful personalities of sitters such as Quentin Crisp, Lucian Freud, Frank Bruno and Robert Plant.23rd August 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Lasting Impressions: Twentieth Century Portrait Prints
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print†|†PRICINGFree
DATES9th August to 28th September 2014
An exhibition exploring how artists including Eric Gill, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Hamilton have used different print processes to convey the colourful perso
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA talk on a chosen portrait.23rd August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Portrait Of The Day
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings†|†PRICINGFree
DATES23rd, 24th, 30th and 31st Aug 2014 - 12noon
A talk on a chosen portrait.
BP Portrait AwardBP Portrait AwardBP Portrait AwardA homeless man in Germany, an American woman reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, and Jean Woods, the Bath-based grandmother and model featured in Channel 4's 'Fabulous Fashionistas' are the three shortlisted sitters for the 25th anniversary of the BP Portrait Award, the world's most prestigious open competition for portrait painti23rd August 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
BP Portrait Award
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES26th June to 21st September 2014
A homeless man in Germany, an American woman reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, and Jean Woods, the Bath-based grandmother and model feature...†More about this event
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and VisionVirginia Woolf: Art, Life and VisionVirginia Woolf: Art, Life and VisionA major exhibition on the life and career of Viriginia Woolf, fearless feminist and author of Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and To the Lighthouse, among others, comes to the National Portrait Gallery from 10th July. Guest curated by the biographer, Frances Spalding, the exhibition explores the life of the great 20th century writer through painted portraits23rd August 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Ongoing
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES10th July to 26th October 2014
A major exhibition on the life and career of Viriginia Woolf, fearless feminist and author of Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and To the Lighthouse, among others, comes ...†More about this event
Naval Officers Of World War INaval Officers Of World War ISir Arthur Stockdale Cope's painting depicting 22 of the Navy's most senior figures, showing alongside Statesmen Of World War I by Sir John Lavery and General Officers Of World War I by John Singer Sargent.23rd August 2014Sunday 12th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Naval Officers Of World War I
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES10th May to 12th October 2014
Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope's painting depicting 22 of the Navy's most senior figures, showing alongside Statesmen Of World War I by Sir John Lavery and General
Catherine Goodman: Portraits From LifeCatherine Goodman: Portraits From LifeA selection of recent portraits and drawings by the British artist, with subjects including author Vikram Seth, lawyer Diana Rawstron and the broadcaster Daisy Goodwin.23rd August 2014Sunday 23rd November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Catherine Goodman: Portraits From Life
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES17th June to 23rd November 2014
A selection of recent portraits and drawings by the British artist, with subjects including author Vikram Seth, lawyer Diana Rawstron and the broadcaster Daisy
Hans Holbein Re-made: Copies And Versions Of Portraits From The Tudor CourtHans Holbein Re-made: Copies And Versions Of Portraits From The Tudor CourtA selection of the gallery's copies of Holbein's popular portraits, all of which have undergone technical analysis to provide an insight into how and when they were produced.23rd August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Hans Holbein Re-made: Copies And Versions Of Portraits From The Tudor Court
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES4th March to 31st August 2014
A selection of the gallery's copies of Holbein's popular portraits, all of which have undergone technical analysis to provide an insight into how and when they
The World Of Rupert Potter: Photographs Of Beatrix, Millais And FriendsThe World Of Rupert Potter: Photographs Of Beatrix, Millais And FriendsPhotographs from the 1870s to the 1900s by Beatrix Potter's father, including portraits taken as references for the paintings of Sir John Everett Millais.23rd August 2014Sunday 16th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
The World Of Rupert Potter: Photographs Of Beatrix, Millais And Friends
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES13th May to 16th November 2014
Photographs from the 1870s to the 1900s by Beatrix Potter's father, including portraits taken as references for the paintings of Sir John Everett Millais.
No End Of A Lesson: The Boer War, 1899-1902No End Of A Lesson: The Boer War, 1899-1902Archive material including portraits and stories shedding light on a controversial war that changed the global perception of the British Empire.23rd August 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
No End Of A Lesson: The Boer War, 1899-1902
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES1st April to 1st November 2014
Archive material including portraits and stories shedding light on a controversial war that changed the global perception of the British Empire.
Keep The Home Fires BurningKeep The Home Fires BurningThis display will cast a spotlight on the stars of the music halls, musical revues and comedies who23rd August 2014Sunday 1st February 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Keep The Home Fires Burning
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES1st July 2014 to 1st February 2015
This display will cast a spotlight on the stars of the music halls, musical revues and comedies who
Bernard Partridge Character SketchesBernard Partridge Character SketchesWatercolour and gouache portrait paintings of the actress Ellen Terry, the artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler and the romantic novelist, Hall Caine.23rd August 2014Sunday 19th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Bernard Partridge Character Sketches
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES4th March to 19th October 2014
Watercolour and gouache portrait paintings of the actress Ellen Terry, the artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler and the romantic novelist, Hall Caine.
Colour, Light, Texture: Portraits By Matthew Smith And Frank DobsonColour, Light, Texture: Portraits By Matthew Smith And Frank DobsonThis display offers the opportunity to view rarely-seen portraits by Smith showing the author Roald Dahl and the British film star Jean Simmons, which are on long-term loan to the Gallery.23rd August 2014Friday 1st May 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Colour, Light, Texture: Portraits By Matthew Smith And Frank Dobson
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATES5th August 2014 to 1st May 2015
This display offers the opportunity to view rarely-seen portraits by Smith showing the author Roald Dahl and the British film star Jean Simmons, which are on l
Suffragettes: Deeds Not WordsSuffragettes: Deeds Not WordsThis display includes photographs of Emmeline Pankhurst and Mary Richardson, notorious for attacking the 'Rokeby Venus' by Diego Velasquez at the National Gallery. It also includes original documents from the Gallery's archive, and surveillance photographs showing a number of Suffragettes which were issued to the Gallery by the Criminal Record Bure23rd August 2014Wednesday 1st April 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES1st July 2014 to 1st April 2015
This display includes photographs of Emmeline Pankhurst and Mary Richardson, notorious for attacking the 'Rokeby Venus' by Diego Velasquez at the National Gall
Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800Portraits showing men who were invested as Knights of the Order of the Garter. Established by King Edward III in 1348, the Order of the Garter has always been the highest honour available to courtiers and public figures, but favour is frequently precarious.23rd August 2014Tuesday 1st September 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATES9th August 2014 to 1st September 2015
Portraits showing men who were invested as Knights of the Order of the Garter. Established by King Edward III in 1348, the Order of the Garter has always been
Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver CromwellHidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver CromwellRecent investigation of the portrait of Sir Arthur Hesilrige, using the latest infra-red technology, has revealed what appears to be a hidden portrait of the Parliamentarian commander Oliver Cromwell underneath. This display puts the Gallery's portrait of Cromwell alongside that of Hesilrige and, for the first time, shows the infra-red image of the23rd August 2014Monday 19th October 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver Cromwell
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATES10th July 2014 to 19th October 2015
Recent investigation of the portrait of Sir Arthur Hesilrige, using the latest infra-red technology, has revealed what appears to be a hidden portrait of the P
Pictured & SeenPictured & SeenAn exhibition exploring the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture. Co-curated by Bristol University MA students as part of their degree work.23rd August 2014Monday 30th November 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Pictured & Seen
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES9th August 2014 to 30th November 2015
An exhibition exploring the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture. Co-curated by Bristol Universit
The Portrait Choir: Singing DayThe Portrait Choir: Singing DayExplore music and song with Virginia Woolf.24th August 2014Sunday 24th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
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The Portrait Choir: Singing Day
event > Concerts > Classical
DATESSunday 24th August 2014 - 10am-3.45pm
Explore music and song with Virginia Woolf.
Portrait Of The Day: Princess Caroline And The Trial Of The Century: TalkPortrait Of The Day: Princess Caroline And The Trial Of The Century: TalkAn exploration of a disastrous royal union.24th August 2014Sunday 24th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: Princess Caroline And The Trial Of The Century: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSunday 24th August 2014 - 12noon
An exploration of a disastrous royal union.
Portrait Of The Day: Joanna Of Navarre: TalkPortrait Of The Day: Joanna Of Navarre: TalkA gallery talk based on a Princess, Duchess and Queen.25th August 2014Monday 25th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: Joanna Of Navarre: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESMonday 25th August 2014 - 12noon
A gallery talk based on a Princess, Duchess and Queen.
The Drawing Room: WorkshopThe Drawing Room: WorkshopDrop-in drawing session for disabled visitors.25th August 2014Monday 29th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Drawing Room: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESMonday 25th August and Monday 29th September 2014 - 1pm-3pm
Drop-in drawing session for disabled visitors.
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing25th August 2014Friday 29th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATES22nd, 25th and 29th August 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Portrait Of The Day: David Hockney: TalkPortrait Of The Day: David Hockney: TalkTalk led by Duncan Crawford.26th August 2014Tuesday 26th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: David Hockney: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESTuesday 26th August 2014 - 12noon
Talk led by Duncan Crawford.
Portrait Of The Day: George IV And His Wives: TalkPortrait Of The Day: George IV And His Wives: TalkTalk led by Alex Dennis.27th August 2014Wednesday 27th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: George IV And His Wives: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESWednesday 27th August 2014 - 12noon
Talk led by Alex Dennis.
Portrait Of The Day: Queen Victoria: TalkPortrait Of The Day: Queen Victoria: TalkTalk led by Sonica Allright.28th August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: Queen Victoria: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 28th August 2014 - 12noon
Talk led by Sonica Allright.
Visualising Portraits: Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words: TalkVisualising Portraits: Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words: TalkPicture description for visually impaired visitors.28th August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Visualising Portraits: Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 28th August 2014 - 2pm
Picture description for visually impaired visitors.
Edward OtchereEdward OtchereAn eclectic soundscape from the resident DJ.28th August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Edward Otchere
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 28th August 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
An eclectic soundscape from the resident DJ.
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life And Vision: Gallery TourVirginia Woolf: Art, Life And Vision: Gallery TourA chance to discover more about the writer Virginia Woolf.28th August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life And Vision: Gallery Tour
event > Tours
PRICINGFree ticketed
DATESThursday 28th August 2014 - 7pm
A chance to discover more about the writer Virginia Woolf.
Portrait Of The Day: Michael Dahl: TalkPortrait Of The Day: Michael Dahl: TalkTalk led by Anthony Meso.29th August 2014Friday 29th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: Michael Dahl: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 29th August 2014 - 12noon
Talk led by Anthony Meso.
Life DrawingLife Drawing29th August 2014Friday 29th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
Life Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
PRICINGphone for availability
DATESFriday 29th August 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
TowmaTowmaThe London-based threesome performs alternative pop.29th August 2014Friday 29th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Towma
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 29th August 2014 - 6.30pm
The London-based threesome performs alternative pop.
Life DrawingLife Drawing29th August 2014Friday 29th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
Life Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
PRICINGphone for availability
DATESFriday 29th August 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing29th August 2014Friday 29th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 22nd and Friday 29th August 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Portrait Of The Day: William Wordsworth: TalkPortrait Of The Day: William Wordsworth: TalkA talk on a chosen portrait.30th August 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: William Wordsworth: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 30th August 2014 - 12noon
A talk on a chosen portrait.
The Bloomsbury Group: Painting WorkshopThe Bloomsbury Group: Painting WorkshopArtist Grace Adam leads a class creating a painting in response to the group's ideas.30th August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
The Bloomsbury Group: Painting Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATESSaturday 30th and Sunday 31st August 2014 - 11am-5pm
Artist Grace Adam leads a class creating a painting in response to the group's ideas.
Weekend Workshop: Painting Workshop: The Bloomsbury GroupWeekend Workshop: Painting Workshop: The Bloomsbury GroupArtist Grace Adams leads a painting workshop informed by the Bloomsbury Group's radical ways of working and thinking, including one day working with a life model. The session is suitable for all abilities, and all materials are provided.31st August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
Weekend Workshop: Painting Workshop: The Bloomsbury Group
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATESSunday 31st August 2014 - 11am-5pm
Artist Grace Adams leads a painting workshop informed by the Bloomsbury Group's radical ways of working and thinking, including one day working with a life mod
Portrait Of The Day: Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders: TalkPortrait Of The Day: Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders: TalkTalk with Rose Brookes.31st August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSunday 31st August 2014 - 12noon
Talk with Rose Brookes.
Portrait Of The Day: TalkPortrait Of The Day: TalkA talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection.1st September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATES1st to 30th September 2014 - 12noon
A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection.
Virginia Woolf: A Woman Of Fashion': LectureVirginia Woolf: A Woman Of Fashion': LectureDr. Claire Nicholson investigates Virginia Woolf's ambivalent relationship with clothes and fashion.4th September 2014Thursday 4th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Virginia Woolf: A Woman Of Fashion': Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 4th September 2014 - 1.15pm
Dr. Claire Nicholson investigates Virginia Woolf's ambivalent relationship with clothes and fashion.
Thursday at National Portrait GalleryThursday at National Portrait GalleryDJ John Sizzle plays an eclectic mix of pop, dance and electronic music, combined with the retro sounds of 60s soul, show tunes, disco and even rock. Starting his sets off gently, and moving into more challenging and experimental pieces.4th September 2014Thursday 4th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Thursday at National Portrait Gallery
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Pop†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 4th September 2014 - 6pm
DJ John Sizzle plays an eclectic mix of pop, dance and electronic music, combined with the retro sounds of 60s soul, show tunes, disco and even rock. Starting
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing5th September 2014Friday 5th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 5th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
EpiphanyEpiphanyThe group performs improvised 'Sound Portraits' of visitors and also responds to various artworks around the Gallery.5th September 2014Friday 5th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Epiphany
event > Music†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 5th September 2014 - 6.30pm
The group performs improvised 'Sound Portraits' of visitors and also responds to various artworks around the Gallery.
Young People's Sunday Session: Contemporary MiniaturesYoung People's Sunday Session: Contemporary MiniaturesCreate your own micro portraits using photography.7th September 2014Sunday 7th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Young People's Sunday Session: Contemporary Miniatures
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSunday 7th September 2014 - 1pm-4pm
Create your own micro portraits using photography.
In Conversation: BP Portrait Award 2014: The JudgesIn Conversation: BP Portrait Award 2014: The JudgesAn assessment of this year's competition.9th September 2014Tuesday 9th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
In Conversation: BP Portrait Award 2014: The Judges
event > Business Events > Conferences†|†PRICINGFree
DATESTuesday 9th September 2014 - 6.45pm-7.30pm
An assessment of this year's competition.
Creative Connections: Instagram Challenge CompetitionCreative Connections: Instagram Challenge CompetitionA celebration of this year's Creative Connections project and the borough of Ealing.11th September 2014Thursday 11th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Creative Connections: Instagram Challenge Competition
event > Kids Events†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 11th September 2014 - 6pm-8.50pm
A celebration of this year's Creative Connections project and the borough of Ealing.
Edward OtchereEdward OtchereEvery fortnight, our resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a carefully crafted themed soundscape. He plays a strictly vinyl set, drawing from his huge collection.11th September 2014Thursday 11th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Edward Otchere
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 11th September 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
Every fortnight, our resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a carefully crafted themed soundscape. He plays a strictly vinyl set, drawing from his huge collection.
Creative Connections: Creativity, Vision, Endeavour: TalkCreative Connections: Creativity, Vision, Endeavour: TalkArtist Eelyn Lee takes a final tour of the Creative Connections display.11th September 2014Thursday 11th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Creative Connections: Creativity, Vision, Endeavour: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 11th September 2014 - 7.30pm-8pm
Artist Eelyn Lee takes a final tour of the Creative Connections display.
Gallery Tour: Creative Connections: Creativity, Vision, EndeavourGallery Tour: Creative Connections: Creativity, Vision, EndeavourCelebration of creativity, vision and endeavour.11th September 2014Thursday 11th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Gallery Tour: Creative Connections: Creativity, Vision, Endeavour
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 11th September 2014 - 7.30pm-8pm
Celebration of creativity, vision and endeavour.
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing12th September 2014Friday 12th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 12th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Tori Tori BirdTori Tori BirdThe London-based foursome performs its own take on alternative rock.12th September 2014Friday 12th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Tori Tori Bird
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 12th September 2014 - 6.30pm
The London-based foursome performs its own take on alternative rock.
The Real Tudors: Kings And Queens RediscoveredThe Real Tudors: Kings And Queens RediscoveredThis special display, focusing on the portraiture of the Tudor monarchs, will allow visitors to rediscover these well-known kings and queens through the most complete presentation of their images staged to date.12th September 2014Sunday 1st March 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Real Tudors: Kings And Queens Rediscovered
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES12th September 2014 to 1st March 2015
This special display, focusing on the portraiture of the Tudor monarchs, will allow visitors to rediscover these well-known kings and queens through the most c
Weekend Workshop: Studio And StreetWeekend Workshop: Studio And StreetAnthony Luvera leads a workshop exploring current photography practices and portraiture.13th September 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
Weekend Workshop: Studio And Street
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATESSaturday 13th and Sunday 14th September 2014 - 11am-5pm
Anthony Luvera leads a workshop exploring current photography practices and portraiture.
Virginia Woolf As A Cubist Writer: LectureVirginia Woolf As A Cubist Writer: LectureSarah Latham Phillips explores the fascinating relationship between Virginia Woolf's fiction and the ideas of Cubist painting.18th September 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Virginia Woolf As A Cubist Writer: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 18th September 2014 - 1.15pm
Sarah Latham Phillips explores the fascinating relationship between Virginia Woolf's fiction and the ideas of Cubist painting.
Thursday at National Portrait GalleryThursday at National Portrait GalleryDJ Neil Prince provides an eclectic mix of chilled-out pop and Balearic with a pinch of 60s soul. He takes inspiration from themes running through the Gallery's temporary exhibitions to create his sets.18th September 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Thursday at National Portrait Gallery
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Pop†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 18th September 2014 - 6pm
DJ Neil Prince provides an eclectic mix of chilled-out pop and Balearic with a pinch of 60s soul. He takes inspiration from themes running through the Gallery'
In Conversation: Portraits From Life: Catherine GoodmanIn Conversation: Portraits From Life: Catherine GoodmanDiscussion about the relationship between artists and sitter.18th September 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
In Conversation: Portraits From Life: Catherine Goodman
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 18th September 2014 - 7pm
Discussion about the relationship between artists and sitter.
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 19th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Dylan Howe/Will Butterworth DuoDylan Howe/Will Butterworth DuoThe group performs Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring.19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Dylan Howe/Will Butterworth Duo
event > Concerts > Classical†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 19th September 2014 - 6.30pm
The group performs Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring.
Family Art Workshop: (Over 5s)Family Art Workshop: (Over 5s)Children's family portrait art workshop.20th September 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Family Art Workshop: (Over 5s)
event > Kids Events†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 20th September and Saturday 18th October 2014 at 11.30am-1pm and 2.30pm-4pm
Children's family portrait art workshop.
Storytelling For FamiliesStorytelling For FamiliesThemed story telling and activities.20th September 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Storytelling For Families
event > Kids Events > Storytelling†|†PRICINGFree
DATES20th September, 17th October and 18th October 2014 at 10.30am-11.15am and 1.30pm-2.15pm
Themed story telling and activities.
Pick Up A Pencil: (Ages 14-21)Pick Up A Pencil: (Ages 14-21)Drop-in drawing session for young people.20th September 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Pick Up A Pencil: (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 20th September and Saturday 18th October 2014 - 2pm-4pm
Drop-in drawing session for young people.
Visualising Portraits: The Bloomsbury Set: TalkVisualising Portraits: The Bloomsbury Set: TalkPicture description for visually impaired visitors.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Visualising Portraits: The Bloomsbury Set: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 25th September 2014 - 2pm
Picture description for visually impaired visitors.
Edward OtchereEdward OtchereEvery fortnight, our resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a carefully crafted themed soundscape. He plays a strictly vinyl set, drawing from his huge collection.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Edward Otchere
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 25th September 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
Every fortnight, our resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a carefully crafted themed soundscape. He plays a strictly vinyl set, drawing from his huge collection.
Lecture: ¬‘When You See Me You Know Me': Likeness And Authenticity In The Portraits Of The Tudor DynLecture: ¬‘When You See Me You Know Me': Likeness And Authenticity In The Portraits Of The Tudor DynDiscussion about the most famous faces in the collection.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Lecture: ¬‘When You See Me You Know Me': Likeness And Authenticity In The Portraits Of The Tudor Dyn
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 25th September 2014 - 7pm
Discussion about the most famous faces in the collection.
Gallery Tour Suffragettes: Deeds Not WordsGallery Tour Suffragettes: Deeds Not WordsCentenary display tour.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Gallery Tour Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words
event > Tours†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 25th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Centenary display tour.
Life Drawing: Energy And EmotionLife Drawing: Energy And EmotionSocial life drawing classes.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Life Drawing: Energy And Emotion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATESFriday 26th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Social life drawing classes.
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing26th September 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATES26th Sep, 3rd Oct, 10th Oct, 17th Oct, 24th Oct and 31st Oct 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Snowdon: A Life In ViewSnowdon: A Life In ViewStudio portraits by the British photographer, from the 1950s to the 1990s, as well as his 1965 examination of the British art world, created in collaboration with the critic John Russell and the then director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery, Bryan Robertson. The exhibition is curated by Helen Trompeteler.26th September 2014Wednesday 21st January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Snowdon: A Life In View
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES26th September 2014 to 21st January 2015
Studio portraits by the British photographer, from the 1950s to the 1990s, as well as his 1965 examination of the British art world, created in collaboration w
Weekend Workshop: Portraits From Life (Day One)Weekend Workshop: Portraits From Life (Day One)Two-day portrait workshop.27th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Weekend Workshop: Portraits From Life (Day One)
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATESSaturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014 - 11am-5pm
Two-day portrait workshop.
Caught On Camera: The Photographic Work Of Rupert And Beatrix Potter: LectureCaught On Camera: The Photographic Work Of Rupert And Beatrix Potter: LectureTalk exploring the photography of father and daughter.2nd October 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Caught On Camera: The Photographic Work Of Rupert And Beatrix Potter: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 2nd October 2014 - 1.15pm
Talk exploring the photography of father and daughter.
Thrown To The Woolves: LectureThrown To The Woolves: LectureVirginia Nicholson talks about the Woolf legacy.2nd October 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Thrown To The Woolves: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 2nd October 2014 - 7pm
Virginia Nicholson talks about the Woolf legacy.
The Big DrawThe Big DrawArt workshops.4th October 2014Saturday 4th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
The Big Draw
event > Kids Events†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 4th October 2014 - 1.30pm-4pm
Art workshops.
The Big Draw: It's Our World: Workshop (Ages 14-21)The Big Draw: It's Our World: Workshop (Ages 14-21)Drawing creative workshop.4th October 2014Saturday 4th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
The Big Draw: It's Our World: Workshop (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 4th October 2014 - 1.30pm-4pm
Drawing creative workshop.
Young People's Sunday Session: Drawing On The Present: Workshop (Ages 14-21)Young People's Sunday Session: Drawing On The Present: Workshop (Ages 14-21)Journal making workshop.5th October 2014Sunday 5th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Young People's Sunday Session: Drawing On The Present: Workshop (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSunday 5th October 2014 - 1pm-4pm
Journal making workshop.
Edward OtchereEdward OtchereEvery fortnight, our resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a carefully crafted themed soundscape. He plays a strictly vinyl set, drawing from his huge collection.9th October 2014Thursday 9th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Edward Otchere
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 9th October 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
Every fortnight, our resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a carefully crafted themed soundscape. He plays a strictly vinyl set, drawing from his huge collection.
Weekend Workshop: Techniques Of The Tudors (Day One)Weekend Workshop: Techniques Of The Tudors (Day One)Techniques of the Tudors art workshop.11th October 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Weekend Workshop: Techniques Of The Tudors (Day One)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATESSaturday 11th October 2014 - 11am-5pm
Techniques of the Tudors art workshop.
Ada Lovelace: Victorian Computing Visionary: LectureAda Lovelace: Victorian Computing Visionary: LectureWith Suw Charman-Anderson, founder of Ada Lovelace Day.16th October 2014Thursday 16th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Ada Lovelace: Victorian Computing Visionary: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 16th October 2014 - 1.15pm
With Suw Charman-Anderson, founder of Ada Lovelace Day.
Friday At Night National Portrait GalleryFriday At Night National Portrait GalleryDJ Ben Osborne specialises in playing electronic sets, from classic techno, punk-funk, galactic house, deep down and dirty disco. Taking inspiration from themes running through the Gallery's temporary exhibitions, he mixes the abstract with the literal to entertain.16th October 2014Thursday 16th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Friday At Night National Portrait Gallery
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 16th October 2014 - 6pm
DJ Ben Osborne specialises in playing electronic sets, from classic techno, punk-funk, galactic house, deep down and dirty disco. Taking inspiration from theme
Life With William Morris: A Biographer's Perspective: LectureLife With William Morris: A Biographer's Perspective: LectureDiscussion chaired by Marina Warner.16th October 2014Thursday 16th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Life With William Morris: A Biographer's Perspective: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 16th October 2014 - 7pm
Discussion chaired by Marina Warner.
Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris And His Legacy, 1860:1960Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris And His Legacy, 1860:1960Works exploring the life and ideas of the great Victorian artist, writer and visionary thinker William Morris. Through portraits, personal items and fascinating objects, many of which will be on public display for the first time, this major exhibition illustrates Morris's concept of 'art for the people' and highlights the achievements of those that16th October 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris And His Legacy, 1860:1960
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES16th October 2014 to 11th January 2015
Works exploring the life and ideas of the great Victorian artist, writer and visionary thinker William Morris. Through portraits, personal items and fascinatin
Anarchy & Beauty: WorkshopAnarchy & Beauty: WorkshopThe first Late Shift Sessions sees unique musical responses to the Anarchy and Beauty exhibition by beatboxer and vocal force Reeps One, an immersive installation by sound artist Julian Day and a new work exploring tensions between the hand-made and industrial processes from Dirty Electronics.17th October 2014Friday 17th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Anarchy & Beauty: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
PRICINGphone for prices
DATESFriday 17th October 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
The first Late Shift Sessions sees unique musical responses to the Anarchy and Beauty exhibition by beatboxer and vocal force Reeps One, an immersive installat
Getting Virginia Woolf's Goat: LectureGetting Virginia Woolf's Goat: LectureNovelist Ali Smith gives a talk on wit, playfulness, lightfootedness and mischief in Woolf's life and work.23rd October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Getting Virginia Woolf's Goat: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 23rd October 2014 - 7pm
Novelist Ali Smith gives a talk on wit, playfulness, lightfootedness and mischief in Woolf's life and work.
William Morris And His Legacy (Day One): WorkshopWilliam Morris And His Legacy (Day One): WorkshopThis two-day workshop combines art history and practical art to explore the life and work of William Morris and his circle.25th October 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
William Morris And His Legacy (Day One): Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATESSaturday 25th and Sunday 26th October 2014 - 11am-5pm
This two-day workshop combines art history and practical art to explore the life and work of William Morris and his circle.
Grayson Perry: Who Are You'Grayson Perry: Who Are You'A display of new works including a self-portrait and a tapestry, which tie in with the artist's Channel Four TV series of the same name. The portraits include politician Chris Huhne, a young female-to-male transsexual, Northern Ireland Loyalist marchers and X-Factor contestant Rylan Clark.25th October 2014Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Grayson Perry: Who Are You'
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATES25th October 2014 to 15th March 2015
A display of new works including a self-portrait and a tapestry, which tie in with the artist's Channel Four TV series of the same name. The portraits include
Half-Term Activities: Peacocks And Dragons: WorkshopHalf-Term Activities: Peacocks And Dragons: WorkshopFamily-friendly half-term activities.27th October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Half-Term Activities: Peacocks And Dragons: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop†|†PRICINGFree
DATES27th to 31st Oct 2014 - 11am-4pm
Family-friendly half-term activities.
Young People's Three-Day Workshop The Manifesto Of Everything (Ages 14-21)Young People's Three-Day Workshop The Manifesto Of Everything (Ages 14-21)Learn printing, photography and customisation techniques.29th October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Young People's Three-Day Workshop The Manifesto Of Everything (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATES29th, 30th and 31st October 2014 - 11am-4pm
Learn printing, photography and customisation techniques.
Visualising Portraits: The Real Tudors: Kings And Queens Rediscovered: TalkVisualising Portraits: The Real Tudors: Kings And Queens Rediscovered: TalkPicture description for visually impaired visitors.30th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Visualising Portraits: The Real Tudors: Kings And Queens Rediscovered: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 30th October 2014 - 2pm
Picture description for visually impaired visitors.
A Portrait Of Britain: LectureA Portrait Of Britain: LectureTalk about the history of the Gallery and the development of the Collection.30th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
A Portrait Of Britain: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 30th October 2014 - 7pm
Talk about the history of the Gallery and the development of the Collection.
Young People's Showcase: The Manifesto Of Everything: WorkshopYoung People's Showcase: The Manifesto Of Everything: WorkshopYoung person's drama and performance workshop.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Young People's Showcase: The Manifesto Of Everything: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 31st October 2014 - 5pm
Young person's drama and performance workshop.
Life Drawing: Life In Shadows: WorkshopLife Drawing: Life In Shadows: WorkshopSocial life drawing classes.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Life Drawing: Life In Shadows: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATESFriday 31st October 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Social life drawing classes.
Young People's Sunday Session: Imagined Paper: Workshop (Ages 14-21)Young People's Sunday Session: Imagined Paper: Workshop (Ages 14-21)Paper architecture workshop.2nd November 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Young People's Sunday Session: Imagined Paper: Workshop (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSunday 2nd November 2014 - 11am-4pm
Paper architecture workshop.
Black Poppies: Britain's Black Community & the Great War: LectureBlack Poppies: Britain's Black Community & the Great War: LectureExploring the military and civilian wartime experiences of Britain's black community.6th November 2014Thursday 6th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Black Poppies: Britain's Black Community & the Great War: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 6th November 2014 - 1.15pm
Exploring the military and civilian wartime experiences of Britain's black community.
Edward OtchereEdward OtchereEvery fortnight, our resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a carefully crafted themed soundscape. He plays a strictly vinyl set, drawing from his huge collection.6th November 2014Thursday 6th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Edward Otchere
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 6th November 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
Every fortnight, our resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a carefully crafted themed soundscape. He plays a strictly vinyl set, drawing from his huge collection.
Queer Perspectives: TalkQueer Perspectives: TalkConversation with guest about works in the Collection.6th November 2014Thursday 6th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Queer Perspectives: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 6th November 2014 - 7pm
Conversation with guest about works in the Collection.
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing7th November 2014Friday 7th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 7th November 2014 - 6.30pm-6.30pm
Embroidery: Arts And Crafts Style (Day One): WorkshopEmbroidery: Arts And Crafts Style (Day One): WorkshopEmbroidery workshop inspired by William Morris.8th November 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Embroidery: Arts And Crafts Style (Day One): Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATESSaturday 8th and Sunday 9th November 2014 - 11am-5pm
Embroidery workshop inspired by William Morris.
Thursday at National Portrait GalleryThursday at National Portrait GalleryDJ Richard Osborne plays every genre of music within his sets, including pop, rock, jazz, soul, disco and rock and roll, creating sets that correspond to specific temporary exhibitions taking place at the Gallery.13th November 2014Thursday 13th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Thursday at National Portrait Gallery
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Pop†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 13th November 2014 - 6pm
DJ Richard Osborne plays every genre of music within his sets, including pop, rock, jazz, soul, disco and rock and roll, creating sets that correspond to speci
Lecture: Moustaches, Whiskers And Beards: A History Of Facial HairLecture: Moustaches, Whiskers And Beards: A History Of Facial HairLucinda Hawksley looks at examples of facial hair.13th November 2014Thursday 13th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Lecture: Moustaches, Whiskers And Beards: A History Of Facial Hair
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 13th November 2014 - 7pm
Lucinda Hawksley looks at examples of facial hair.
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeShowcasing the work of the most talented professional photographers, photography students and gifted amateurs across the world, the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize regularly attracts over 5,000 entries by more than 2,000 photographers who compete for the prestigious prize, not to mention the £12,000 which goes to the winner. The exhibiti13th November 2014Sunday 8th February 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
event > Exhibitions
DATES13th November 2014 to 8th February 2015
Showcasing the work of the most talented professional photographers, photography students and gifted amateurs across the world, the Taylor Wessing Photographic...†More about this event
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing14th November 2014Friday 14th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 14th November 2014
Duo Van VlietDuo Van VlietThe pair performs Britten's Lachrymae.14th November 2014Friday 14th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Duo Van Vliet
event > Concerts > Classical†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 14th November 2014 - 6.30pm
The pair performs Britten's Lachrymae.
Family Art Workshop: (Over 5s)Family Art Workshop: (Over 5s)Children's family portrait art workshop.15th November 2014Saturday 15th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Family Art Workshop: (Over 5s)
event > Kids Events†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 15th November 2014 at 11.30am-1pm and 2.30pm-4pm
Children's family portrait art workshop.
Storytelling For FamiliesStorytelling For FamiliesThemed story telling and activities.15th November 2014Saturday 15th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Storytelling For Families
event > Kids Events > Storytelling†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 15th November 2014 at 10.30am-11.15am and 1.30pm-2.15pm
Themed story telling and activities.
Pick Up A Pencil: (Ages 14-21)Pick Up A Pencil: (Ages 14-21)Drop-in drawing session for young people.15th November 2014Saturday 15th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Pick Up A Pencil: (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 15th November 2014 - 2pm-4pm
Drop-in drawing session for young people.
Lunchtime Lecture: 'Something Of Me' - Portraits Of Cecil BeatonLunchtime Lecture: 'Something Of Me' - Portraits Of Cecil BeatonDr Benjamin Wild considers Beaton's self-perception and examines the changing perspectives of the legendary photographer and designer.20th November 2014Thursday 20th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Lunchtime Lecture: 'Something Of Me' - Portraits Of Cecil Beaton
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 20th November 2014 - 1.15pm
Dr Benjamin Wild considers Beaton's self-perception and examines the changing perspectives of the legendary photographer and designer.
Edward OtchereEdward OtchereAn eclectic set from the resident DJ.20th November 2014Thursday 20th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Edward Otchere
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 20th November 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
An eclectic set from the resident DJ.
Lecture: Warhol/MorrisLecture: Warhol/MorrisJeremy Deller talks about his exhibition influenced by Warhol and Morris.20th November 2014Thursday 20th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Lecture: Warhol/Morris
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 20th November 2014 - 7pm
Jeremy Deller talks about his exhibition influenced by Warhol and Morris.
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing21st November 2014Friday 21st November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 21st November 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Laura Zakian TrioLaura Zakian TrioRe-workings of standard and modern songs by the vocalist and her accompanying musicians.21st November 2014Friday 21st November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Laura Zakian Trio
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 21st November 2014 - 6.30pm
Re-workings of standard and modern songs by the vocalist and her accompanying musicians.
The Drawing Room: WorkshopThe Drawing Room: WorkshopDrop-in drawing session for disabled visitors.24th November 2014Monday 24th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
The Drawing Room: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESMonday 24th November 2014 - 1pm-3pm
Drop-in drawing session for disabled visitors.
Visualising Portraits: William Morris In The Collection: TalkVisualising Portraits: William Morris In The Collection: TalkPicture description for visually impaired visitors.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Visualising Portraits: William Morris In The Collection: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 27th November 2014 - 2pm
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Thursday at National Portrait GalleryThursday at National Portrait GallerySadie Lee spins classics, pop, covers and foreign-language lounge.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Thursday at National Portrait Gallery
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Pop†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 27th November 2014 - 6pm
Sadie Lee spins classics, pop, covers and foreign-language lounge.
Highlights Of The CollectionHighlights Of The CollectionChisato Minamimura leads a tour of the collection, picking out highlights along the way. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Highlights Of The Collection
event > Tours†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 27th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of the collection, picking out highlights along the way. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In Drawing28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 28th November 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Life Drawing: Four Paintings, Four PosesLife Drawing: Four Paintings, Four PosesSocial life-drawing classes.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Life Drawing: Four Paintings, Four Poses
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATESFriday 28th November 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Social life-drawing classes.
VoiceVoiceThe vocal group from London led by Clemmie Franks performs a selection of love songs.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Voice
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 28th November 2014 - 6.30pm
The vocal group from London led by Clemmie Franks performs a selection of love songs.
Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic PortraitsWeekend Workshop: Classic Photographic PortraitsPhotography workshop.29th November 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATESSaturday 29th and Sunday 30th November 2014 - 11am-5pm
Photography workshop.
The Portrait Choir: Singing DayThe Portrait Choir: Singing DayA talk and performance exploring the music of Handel, Purcell and their 18th-century music contemporaries.30th November 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
The Portrait Choir: Singing Day
event > Concerts > Classical
DATESSunday 30th November 2014 - 10am-3.45pm
A talk and performance exploring the music of Handel, Purcell and their 18th-century music contemporaries.
Opera North: The Marriage Of FigaroOpera North: The Marriage Of FigaroOpera North presents a production of Mozart's opera The Marriage Of Figaro, a comedy based on love and desire. Sung in English.10th March 2015Saturday 14th March 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Opera North: The Marriage Of Figaro
event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
DATES10th to 14th Mar 2015 - 7pm
Opera North presents a production of Mozart's opera The Marriage Of Figaro, a comedy based on love and desire. Sung in English.
La Vida Breve/Gianni SchicchiLa Vida Breve/Gianni SchicchiAn opera double-bill. A performance of De Falla's tragic love story La Vida Breve, sung in Spanish with English surtitles, and a performance of Puccini's light-hearted Gianni Schicchi, sung in Italian with English surtitles.12th March 2015Thursday 12th March 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
La Vida Breve/Gianni Schicchi
event > Concerts > Opera
DATESThursday 12th March 2015 - 7pm
An opera double-bill. A performance of De Falla's tragic love story La Vida Breve, sung in Spanish with English surtitles, and a performance of Puccini's light
 
 

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