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Sebastiano: The Raising of Lazarus: TalkSebastiano: The Raising of Lazarus: TalkA quick insight into a single painting.18th December 2014Thursday 18th December 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Sebastiano: The Raising of Lazarus: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 18th December 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
A quick insight into a single painting.
 
Rembrandt: The Late WorksRembrandt: The Late WorksRembrandt: The Late WorksApproximately 40 paintings, 20 drawings and 30 prints from Rembrandt's final creative period are featured in Rembrandt: The Late Works, a blockbuster exhibition at London's National Gallery staged in autumn 2014. Organised by the National Gallery in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, it's the first ever in-depth, focused exploration of 18th December 2014Sunday 18th January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Rembrandt: The Late Works
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  15th October 2014 to 18th January 2015
Approximately 40 paintings, 20 drawings and 30 prints from Rembrandt's final creative period are featured in Rembrandt: The Late Works, a blockbuster exhibitio... More about this event
 
A Festive Tour Of The National GalleryA Festive Tour Of The National GalleryExplore the Christmas story through sparkling altarpieces and paintings by Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance masters and celebrate the season with crisp winter scenes by Dutch, French and German artists, including Monet and Pissarro.19th December 2014Monday 29th December 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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A Festive Tour Of The National Gallery
event > Tours
DATES  19th, 21st & 22nd and 28th & 29th Dec 2014
Explore the Christmas story through sparkling altarpieces and paintings by Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance masters and celebrate the season with crisp winter
 
Talk And DrawTalk And DrawA chance to explore a painting in two different ways.19th December 2014Friday 19th December 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Talk And Draw
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 19th December 2014 - 1pm-2pm
A chance to explore a painting in two different ways.
 
Bellini: Madonna Of The Meadow: TalkBellini: Madonna Of The Meadow: TalkAn in-depth talk about a single painting.19th December 2014Friday 19th December 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Bellini: Madonna Of The Meadow: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 19th December 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
An in-depth talk about a single painting.
 
Not Just A Pretty Face: Madame De Pompadour And Versailles: TalkNot Just A Pretty Face: Madame De Pompadour And Versailles: TalkA talk about this influential figure at the court of French king Louis XV.22nd December 2014Monday 22nd December 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Not Just A Pretty Face: Madame De Pompadour And Versailles: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 22nd December 2014 - 1pm-1.45pm
A talk about this influential figure at the court of French king Louis XV.
 
Botticelli: The Adoration of the Kings: TalkBotticelli: The Adoration of the Kings: TalkAn in-depth talk about a single painting.22nd December 2014Monday 29th December 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Botticelli: The Adoration of the Kings: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 22nd and Monday 29th December 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
An in-depth talk about a single painting.
 
Ballet Dancers: TalkBallet Dancers: TalkAn in-depth talk about a painting in the Gallery.23rd December 2014Tuesday 23rd December 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Ballet Dancers: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 23rd December 2014 - 1pm-1.30pm
An in-depth talk about a painting in the Gallery.
 
Hammershøi: Interior: TalkHammershøi: Interior: TalkAn in-depth talk about one painting.23rd December 2014Tuesday 30th December 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Hammershøi: Interior: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th, 23rd and 30th December 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
An in-depth talk about one painting.
 
Introduction To Rembrandt: The Late Works: LectureIntroduction To Rembrandt: The Late Works: LectureA lecture about the exhibition.7th January 2015Wednesday 14th January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Introduction To Rembrandt: The Late Works: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Wednesday 7th and Wednesday 14th January 2015 - 11.30am-12.30pm
A lecture about the exhibition.
 
Stories Of Art: Module OneStories Of Art: Module OneThis course is ideal for people with some existing knowledge of art history.14th January 2015Wednesday 18th February 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Stories Of Art: Module One
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  14th Jan, 21st Jan, 28th Jan, 4th Feb, 11th Feb and 18th Feb 2015 - 2pm-5pm
This course is ideal for people with some existing knowledge of art history.
 
Going North: Balke And The Conquest Of LandscapeGoing North: Balke And The Conquest Of LandscapeTwo-week course exploring the work of Peder Balke.15th January 2015Thursday 22nd January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Going North: Balke And The Conquest Of Landscape
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Thursday 15th and Thursday 22nd January 2015 - 11am-1pm
Two-week course exploring the work of Peder Balke.
 
Ter Brugghen And CandlelightTer Brugghen And CandlelightTutored life-drawing classes.16th January 2015Friday 16th January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Ter Brugghen And Candlelight
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Friday 16th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Tutored life-drawing classes.
 
The Vertical, From Nelson's Column To The Ruthwell MonumentThe Vertical, From Nelson's Column To The Ruthwell MonumentGiven by Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain.19th January 2015Monday 16th February 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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The Vertical, From Nelson's Column To The Ruthwell Monument
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  19th Jan, 26th Jan, 2nd Feb, 9th Feb and 16th Feb 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
Given by Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain.
 
How Do Paintings Tell A Story: CourseHow Do Paintings Tell A Story: CourseA short taster course looking at the gallery's collection.23rd January 2015Friday 23rd January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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How Do Paintings Tell A Story: Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 23rd January 2015 - 2pm-4pm
A short taster course looking at the gallery's collection.
 
Joseph Wright Of Derby: An Experiment On A Bird In The Air PumpJoseph Wright Of Derby: An Experiment On A Bird In The Air PumpA talk in front of the painting followed by a discussion in the conference room.24th January 2015Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Joseph Wright Of Derby: An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Saturday 24th January 2015 - 10.30am-1pm
A talk in front of the painting followed by a discussion in the conference room.
 
The Horizontal, From Westminster Abbey To Keith ArnattThe Horizontal, From Westminster Abbey To Keith ArnattPenelope Curtis delivers The Paul Mellon Lecture.26th January 2015Monday 26th January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
 
The Horizontal, From Westminster Abbey To Keith Arnatt
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 26th January 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
Penelope Curtis delivers The Paul Mellon Lecture.
 
Bringing Out The Big GunsBringing Out The Big GunsJoin Katy Tarbard from the Education Department and discover why the largest artworks pull the biggest crowds and the challenges involved in making them and transporting them.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
 
Bringing Out The Big Guns
event > Leisure
DATES  Friday 30th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm
Join Katy Tarbard from the Education Department and discover why the largest artworks pull the biggest crowds and the challenges involved in making them and tr
 
Wall Of Water Concerto And DiscussionWall Of Water Concerto And DiscussionThe English Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kenneth Woods, performs Deborah Pritchard's violin concerto, a musical response to paintings by Maggi Hambling on display elsewhere in the gallery. Followed by a discussion featuring the composer, the artist and the violinist.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
 
Wall Of Water Concerto And Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 30th January 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
The English Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kenneth Woods, performs Deborah Pritchard's violin concerto, a musical response to paintings by Maggi Hambling on
 
The Closed, From Pandora's Box To Damien Hirst: LectureThe Closed, From Pandora's Box To Damien Hirst: LectureOne of the Paul Mellon Lectures.2nd February 2015Monday 2nd February 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
 
The Closed, From Pandora's Box To Damien Hirst: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 2nd February 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
One of the Paul Mellon Lectures.
 
The Open, From Martin Creed To Castle Howard: TalkThe Open, From Martin Creed To Castle Howard: TalkA talk by Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain.9th February 2015Monday 9th February 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
 
The Open, From Martin Creed To Castle Howard: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 9th February 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
A talk by Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain.
 
The Ensemble, From Bethan Huws To Rilke's Rodin: LectureThe Ensemble, From Bethan Huws To Rilke's Rodin: LectureAn enquiry into the underlying forms of sculpture.16th February 2015Monday 16th February 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
 
The Ensemble, From Bethan Huws To Rilke's Rodin: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 16th February 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
An enquiry into the underlying forms of sculpture.
 
Masterpiece Tour: Canaletto's A Regatta On The Grand CanalMasterpiece Tour: Canaletto's A Regatta On The Grand CanalA much-loved work from the National Gallery Collection A Regatta On The Grand Canal by Canaletto is going on the road and travelling the UK as the second painting in the three-year Masterpiece Tour.7th March 2015Sunday 3rd May 2015 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
 
Masterpiece Tour: Canaletto's A Regatta On The Grand Canal
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
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DATES  7th March to 3rd May 2015
A much-loved work from the National Gallery Collection A Regatta On The Grand Canal by Canaletto is going on the road and travelling the UK as the second paint
 
 
 

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Rembrandt: The Late Works
Rembrandt: The Late Works
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

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Approximately 40 paintings, 20 drawings and 30 prints from Rembrandt's final creative period are featured in Rembrandt: The Late Works, ...More

 
Sebastiano: The Raising of Lazarus: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 18th December 2014 

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Thursday at National Portrait Gallery
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th December 2014 

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Resident DJ Edward Otchere creates themed soundscapes....More

Snowdon: A Life in View
Snowdon: A Life in View
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

"There can be few photographers as privileged as Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon" notes The Telegraph review ...More

 
The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery's oldest portrait, of Henry VII, is displayed with a Book of Hours inscribed by ...More

 
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
Exhibitions | Until 22nd February 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Jessica Fulford-Dobson, Birgit Puve, Blerim Racaj, and David Titlow are the four photographers shorlisted for the 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic ...More

 
Lunchtime Lecture: Did She Kill Him' A Victorian Tale Of Deception, Adultery And Arsenic
Exhibitions | On 18th December 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Kate Colquhoun recounts the scandal of the Maybrick murder case....More

Visualising Portraits: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014: Talk
Exhibitions | On 18th December 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Picture description for visually impaired visitors....More

The Spirit Of Christmas: The Annual Celebration
Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Performances of Vivaldi's Winter from the Four Seasons and Blake's Walking in the air intermingle with a carol medley for ...More

 

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Christmas Events and Attractions in London
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There's never a dull moment in London town, and this Christmas there are plenty of weird and wonderful activities ...More

 
London Christmas Shows & Pantos
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With a glitzy line-up of sensational shows, star-studded pantos and seasonal events taking place across the city, there are plenty ...More

 
Clean Bandit
Clean Bandit
Concerts | On 13th March 2015 

Alexandra Palace

The London-based four-piece performs deep house and baroque pop with heavy classical and electronica influences. Hotly tipped chart-toppers Clean Bandit ...More

 
The Black Keys
The Black Keys
Concerts | On 3rd March 2015 

The O2 Arena

Contemporary blues-rock from the award-winning American two-piece, The Black Keys, comes to London's 02 Arena as part of their Turn ...More

 
London's Chinese New Year
London's Chinese New Year
Seasonal | On 22nd February 2015 

Trafalgar Square

Chinese New Year in London is one of the most spectacular in the West with over ...More

 
Alice's Adventures Underground
Theatre | 9th April 2015 - 31st May 2015 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Les Enfants Terribles present an immersive, theatrical adaptation, of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo ...More

UVNYE Party at Bounce
UVNYE Party at Bounce
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Bounce

See in the New Year with a little healthy competition at the home of ping pong, Bounce. Hosting a UVNYE ...More

 
Snaps & Rye
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Opened 30th November 2014 

Breakfast on homemade Danish pastries and enjoy traditional Danish rye bread for lunch at Snaps & Rye where meatballs and ...More

 
Jago Restaurant
Jago Restaurant
Opened Early December 2014 

Jago, the Shoreditch restaurant with Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influences, is the first solo form Louis Solley ...More

 
Bo Drake
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Opened 30th November 2014 

This casual-dining Korean restaurant is the brainchild of Jan Lee, alumni of the award-winning Roka, who grew up in his ...More

 
 
 
 
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