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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
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Free EventToday Only
Young People's Showcase: The Manifesto Of Everything: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 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
Today Only
Life Drawing: Life In Shadows: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Friday 31st October 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Social life drawing classes.
 
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.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventEnds Today
Young People's Three-Day Workshop The Manifesto Of Everything (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 30th and Friday 31st October 2014 - 11am-4pm
Learn printing, photography and customisation techniques.
 
Half-Term Activities: Peacocks And Dragons: WorkshopHalf-Term Activities: Peacocks And Dragons: WorkshopFamily-friendly half-term activities.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventEnds Today
Half-Term Activities: Peacocks And Dragons: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 30th and Friday 31st October 2014 - 11am-4pm
Family-friendly half-term activities.
 
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingTake inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventEnds Today
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 31st October 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.
 
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 that31st October 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Ongoing
Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris And His Legacy, 1860:1960
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  16th 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
 
Portrait Of The Day: TalkPortrait Of The Day: TalkA talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection.31st October 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Portrait Of The Day: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st September to 30th November 2014 - 12noon
A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection.
 
Snowdon: A Life in ViewSnowdon: A Life in ViewSnowdon: A Life in View"There can be few photographers as privileged as Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon" notes The Telegraph review of Snowdon: A life in View, a free display at National Portrait Gallery. This exhibition is "a whistle-stop tour", an "amuse-bouche rather than a hearty feast of a show" which shows Snowdon's "ability to get the in31st October 2014Wednesday 21st January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Snowdon: A Life in View
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  26th September 2014 to 21st January 2015
"There can be few photographers as privileged as Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon" notes The Telegraph review of Snowdon: A life in V... More about this event
 
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.31st October 2014Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Grayson Perry: Who Are You'
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  25th 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
 
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.31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  17th 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
 
The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens RediscoveredThe Real Tudors: Kings and Queens RediscoveredThe Real Tudors: Kings and Queens RediscoveredThe National Portrait Gallery's oldest portrait, of Henry VII, is displayed with a Book of Hours inscribed by the king to his daughter as part of The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered, a major exhibition at the gallery starting on 12th September 2014. Portraits of key figures in the Tudor dynasty are displayed alongside a personal item -31st October 2014Sunday 1st March 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  12th September 2014 to 1st March 2015
The National Portrait Gallery's oldest portrait, of Henry VII, is displayed with a Book of Hours inscribed by the king to his daughter as part of The Real Tu... More about this event
 
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.31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  13th 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.31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  30th October and 31st October 2014 at 10am-9pm & 1st November 2014 at 10am-6pm
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 who31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st July 2014 to 1st February 2015
This display will cast a spotlight on the stars of the music halls, musical revues and comedies who
 
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.31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th 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 Bure31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st 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.31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  9th 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 the31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  10th 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.31st October 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  9th 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
 
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 EventOn Soon
Young People's Sunday Session: Imagined Paper: Workshop (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 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 EventOn Soon
Black Poppies: Britain's Black Community & the Great War: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 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 EventOn Soon
Edward Otchere
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 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
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Queer Perspectives: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 6th November 2014 - 7pm
Conversation with guest about works in the Collection.
 
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingTake inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.7th November 2014Friday 7th November 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 7th November 2014 - 6.30pm-6.30pm
Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.
 
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
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Embroidery: Arts And Crafts Style (Day One): Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Saturday 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 EventOn Soon
Thursday at National Portrait Gallery
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Pop | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 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
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Lecture: Moustaches, Whiskers And Beards: A History Of Facial Hair
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 13th November 2014 - 7pm
Lucinda Hawksley looks at examples of facial hair.
 
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeJessica Fulford-Dobson, Birgit Puve, Blerim Racaj, and David Titlow are the four photographers shorlisted for the 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Their works have been picked from the 4,193 submissions entered by 1,793 photographers from which 60 portraits have been chosen for the exhibition, running at the National Portrait Galler13th November 2014Sunday 22nd February 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
event > Exhibitions
DATES  13th November 2014 to 22nd February 2015
Jessica Fulford-Dobson, Birgit Puve, Blerim Racaj, and David Titlow are the four photographers shorlisted for the 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Pri... More about this event
 
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingTake inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.14th November 2014Friday 14th November 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 14th November 2014
Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.
 
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 EventOn Soon
Duo Van Vliet
event > Concerts > Classical | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 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 EventOn Soon
Family Art Workshop: (Over 5s)
event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 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
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Storytelling For Families
event > Kids Events > Storytelling | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 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 EventOn Soon
Pick Up A Pencil: (Ages 14-21)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 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 EventOn Soon
Lunchtime Lecture: 'Something Of Me' - Portraits Of Cecil Beaton
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 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 EventOn Soon
Edward Otchere
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 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
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Lecture: Warhol/Morris
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 20th November 2014 - 7pm
Jeremy Deller talks about his exhibition influenced by Warhol and Morris.
 
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingTake inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.21st November 2014Friday 21st November 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 21st November 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.
 
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 EventOn Soon
Laura Zakian Trio
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 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 EventOn Soon
The Drawing Room: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 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 EventOn Soon
Visualising Portraits: William Morris In The Collection: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 2pm
Picture description for visually impaired visitors.
 
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 EventOn Soon
Thursday at National Portrait Gallery
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Pop | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 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.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
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Highlights Of The Collection
event > Tours | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of the collection.
 
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingTake inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 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 | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.
 
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
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Life Drawing: Four Paintings, Four Poses
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  Friday 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
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Voice
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 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
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Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  Saturday 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
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The Portrait Choir: Singing Day
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 30th November 2014 - 10am-3.45pm
A talk and performance exploring the music of Handel, Purcell and their 18th-century music contemporaries.
 
Sargent: Portraits Of Artists And FriendsSargent: Portraits Of Artists And FriendsA collection of portraits by John Singer Sargent of his friends, including Robert Louis Stevenson, Claude Monet and Auguste Rodin.12th February 2015Monday 25th May 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
 
Sargent: Portraits Of Artists And Friends
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  12th February to 25th May 2015
A collection of portraits by John Singer Sargent of his friends, including Robert Louis Stevenson, Claude Monet and Auguste Rodin.
 
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
DATES  10th 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
DATES  Thursday 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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No End Of A Lesson: The Boer War, 1899-1902
Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2014 

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Drop-In Drawing
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2014 

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Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery....More

Life Drawing: Life In Shadows: Workshop
Exhibitions | On 31st October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

Social life drawing classes....More

Young People's Showcase: The Manifesto Of Everything: Workshop
Exhibitions | On 31st October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

Young person's drama and performance workshop....More

Half-Term Activities: Peacocks And Dragons: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

Family-friendly half-term activities....More

Young People's Three-Day Workshop The Manifesto Of Everything (Ages 14-21)
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

Learn printing, photography and customisation techniques....More

The World Of Rupert Potter: Photographs Of Beatrix, Millais And Friends
Exhibitions | Until 16th November 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

Photographs from the 1870s to the 1900s by Beatrix Potter's father, including portraits taken as references for the paintings of ...More

Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver Cromwell
Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Recent investigation of the portrait of Sir Arthur Hesilrige, using the latest infra-red technology, has revealed what appears to be ...More

Keep The Home Fires Burning
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

This display will cast a spotlight on the stars of the music halls, musical revues and comedies who...More

Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

This display includes photographs of Emmeline Pankhurst and Mary Richardson, notorious for attacking the 'Rokeby Venus' by Diego Velasquez at ...More

 
 
 
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