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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018A mother holding her baby, a child from a remote village in the jungle in Sierra Leone, a series on the all-female teams of majorettes in South Africa and a double portrait of a pair of shoppers in London are the four photographs shortlisted for this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Open to professionals, emerging artists and amateurs alike, the major international photography award - worth 15,000 pounds to the winner - goes on display at the National Portrait Gallery and is a highlight of the autumn arts calendar each year. The prize consistently attracts a high level of expertise yet the 'open to all' caveat means there's always an element of surprise. The In Focus display at this year's exhibition shows previously unseen prints from a new body of work by Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi.

 

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The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious works of exceptional artistic merit - the overriding aim of the National Portrait Gallery is to reflect the status of the sitter, not the artist - but where else in London could you hope to find The Beatles, Henry VIII, Sir Richard Branson and JK Rowling all hanging out together? The appeal of this gallery (opened in 1856) rests simply in its comprehensive commemoration of British history from the late 15th century to the present day through the medium of portraiture. More about National Portrait Gallery

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018  Portrait of 'Strong' Joe Smart from the series Tombo's Wound by Joey Lawrence 2017 © Joey Lawrence  

   
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 - Portrait of 'Strong' Joe Smart from the series Tombo's Wound by Joey Lawrence 2017 © Joey Lawrence

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 Portrait of 'Strong' Joe Smart from the series Tombo's Wound by Joey Lawrence 2017 © Joey Lawrence 


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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  30% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
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The Inheritance: Part 2
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2018 to 5th January 2019
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
Hearts are broken and emotional wounds salved as young gay men in modern-day New York continue to wrestle with their feelings in the closing chapter of ...More
 
 
 
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
Following a sold-out run at the Young Vic, Matthew Lopez's new play, The Inheritance, comes to the West End for a strictly limited season. Directed by ...More
 
 
 
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True West
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018, 404 Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
Kit Harington - famous for his leading role in Game of Thrones - and Johnny Flynn - star of Lovesick, Beast and US TV series Genius, ...More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the week's ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | Same location as Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
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Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
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Taylor Wessing Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Portrait PrizeThe leading international competition, open to all, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world.2018-12-09T10:00:00+00002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Gainsborough's Family AlbumGainsborough's Family AlbumGainsborough's Family AlbumThe National Portrait Gallery brings together all surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough's daughters for the first time for its major new exhibition, Gainsborough's Family Album. The exhibition will showcase the twelve portraits, which feature the Gainsborough girls as young children right through to fashionable adults. Items such as The Artist2018-12-09T00:00:00+00002019-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING  With donation: £14.50-£16 | Without donation: £12.50-£14
DATES  22nd November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
VENUE  National Portrait Gallery 
The National Portrait Gallery brings together all surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough's daughters for the first time for its major new exhibition, Gainsborough's Family Album. The exhibition will showcase the twelve portraits, which feature the Gainsborough girls as young children right through to fashionable adults. Items such as The Artist... More about this event
 
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018A mother holding her baby, a child from a remote village in the jungle in Sierra Leone, a series on the all-female teams of majorettes in South Africa and a double portrait of a pair of shoppers in London are the four photographs shortlisted for this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Open to professionals, emerging artists and amat2018-12-09T00:00:00+00002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
PRICING  £5 (Adults), £3.50 (Concs), Free for members
DATES  18th October 2018 to 27th January 2019
VENUE  National Portrait Gallery 
A mother holding her baby, a child from a remote village in the jungle in Sierra Leone, a series on the all-female teams of majorettes in South Africa and a double portrait of a pair of shoppers in London are the four photographs shortlisted for this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Open to professionals, emerging artists and amat... More about this event
 
Ben OsborneBen Osborne2018-12-28T18:00:00+00002018-12-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and OliverElizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and OliverElizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and OliverSmall is beautiful and nowhere more so than at this National Portrait Gallery display, the first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years. Showcasing the most skilled artists of the period, Nicholas Hilliard and French born Isaac Oliver, Elizabethan Treasures includes portraits of Elizabeth I, Sir Walte2019-02-21T00:00:00+00002019-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING  £10, £12 (with donation)
DATES  21st February to 19th May 2019
VENUE  National Portrait Gallery 
Small is beautiful and nowhere more so than at this National Portrait Gallery display, the first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years. Showcasing the most skilled artists of the period, Nicholas Hilliard and French born Isaac Oliver, Elizabethan Treasures includes portraits of Elizabeth I, Sir Walte... More about this event
 
Only Human: Photographs by Martin ParrOnly Human: Photographs by Martin ParrOnly Human: Photographs by Martin ParrBritain in the time of Brexit is seen through the lens of Martin Parr, a photographer famous for his wry observations of Britishness. The new works form just one section of Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr which opens at the National Portrait Gallery this spring. Featuring portraits of people from around the world, the exhibition examines nat2019-03-07T00:00:00+00002019-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING  £18, £20 (with donation)
DATES  7th March to 27th May 2019
VENUE  National Portrait Gallery 
Britain in the time of Brexit is seen through the lens of Martin Parr, a photographer famous for his wry observations of Britishness. The new works form just one section of Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr which opens at the National Portrait Gallery this spring. Featuring portraits of people from around the world, the exhibition examines nat... More about this event
 

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Gainsborough's Family Album
Gainsborough's Family Album
Exhibitions | Until 3rd February 2019 

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery brings together all surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough's daughters for the first time for its major ...More

 
Mantegna and Bellini
Mantegna and Bellini
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

Giovanni Bellini and Andrea Mantegna, two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance, who were also related by marriage, ...More

 
Lorenzo Lotto Portraits
Lorenzo Lotto Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 10th February 2019 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

Regarded as one of the greatest portraitists of the Italian Renaissance, Lorenzo Lotto portrayed a cross section of middle-class sitters ...More

 
Don Quixote
Don Quixote
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

David Threlfall, best known as Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless, and Rufus Hound reprise their roles as Don Quixote ...More

 
Summer and Smoke
Summer and Smoke
Theatre | Until 19th January 2019 

Duke of York's Theatre 1 minute walk from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's "shiveringly beautiful production" (The Sunday Times) of Tennessee ...More

 
St Martin's Voices
Concerts | On 10th December 2018 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

The choir performs programme of arias and ensembles for Christmas, including works by Handel and Bach....More

St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 30th December 2018 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

St Martin-in-the-Fields is a perfect venue for any kind of service or concert - especially when candlelit and on a ...More

 
Carols 2018
Concerts | Until 21st December 2018 

Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

Almost 40 carol groups each sing for an hour beneath the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square to raise funds for ...More

Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree & Carols
Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree & Carols
Seasonal | Until 25th December 2018 

Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

Since 1947, stately Trafalgar Square has received a majestic Norwegian Christmas Tree as an annual gift from the people of ...More

 

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Lyric Hammersmith

An exciting new production from TV writer Matt Jones, the world premiere of Leave to ...More

 
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After a successful run in 2017, Justin Audibert's child-friendly version of The Winter's Tale returns to the National Theatre this February, just in time for half term. Created to introduce young audiences to Shakespeare, the ...More

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Coming to the National Theatre direct from its debut at Steppenwolf, Chicago, Downstate is a ...More

 
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More than three decades since it premiered at the Royal Court, Caryl Churchill's powerful feminist ...More

 
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Director Blanche McIntyre and writer John Donnelly present a new take on Moliere's comic masterpiece, ...More

 
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Following his success with The Motherfucker with the ...More

 
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Directed by Genesis Award Winner Lekan Lawal, April De Angelis' Wild East is staged at ...More

 
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The second in an Arthur Miller double-bill, The Old Vic presents an all-star production of All My Sons. Co-produced with Headlong and directed by Jeremy Herrin, the production sees Sally Field, Bill Pullman, Jenna Coleman ...More

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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

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