BSL events page

The Gallery offers a programme of monthly events interpreted with British Sign Language (BSL) or led in BSL on the last Thursday of each month at 19.30. Quarterly events are also programmed for families and young people with either BSL or communication support available.

Keep up to date with all BSL events and activities at the Gallery by joining our new Facebook page where you can find information on the full BSL programme, view photos from past events and share feedback on our regular sessions.

Supported by the Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson Foundation.

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Upcoming BSL events

Events (6)

BSL Gallery Tour: A Century of Photography, 1840-1940

BSL Gallery Tour: A Century of Photography, 1840-1940

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
30 March 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Join Chisato Minamimura for a tour of a display celebrating photography from 1840 – 1940. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.

Sunday Session: Crafted Identities

Sunday Session: Crafted Identities

  • Workshop||Young People
  • BSL

2 April 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Create work inspired by the First World War Poets display with Sarah Corbett from the Craftivist Collective and artist Shelly Wain. For ages 14 to 21 years only. To book your free place, email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483. Communication support on request/BSL Sign

Holiday Activities: Transform

Holiday Activities: Transform

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

5 April 2017, 15:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join dancers from New Adventures & Re:Bourne for creative dance, games and movement sessions exploring themes of gender, identity, masquerade and performance. A fun physical workshop for all the family.

Please note this workshop at 15:00 will be BSL interpreted.

BSL Gallery Tour: Akram Zaatari

BSL Gallery Tour: Akram Zaatari

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
27 April 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Discover Lebanese artist Akram Zaatari’s selection from photographer Hashem el Madani’s archive from 1950s Lebanon.

In Conversation: Masked/Unmasked

In Conversation: Masked/Unmasked

A part of Late Shift
11 May 2017, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Novelist and cultural critic Diran Adebayo, poet and novelist John Burnside, novelist Jay Griffiths and international teacher and director of theatre John Wright discuss how masks can both hide and reveal. This event will be British Sign Language interpreted.

 

BSL Gallery Tour: Speak its Name!

BSL Gallery Tour: Speak its Name!

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures||LGBTQI
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
25 May 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

John Wilson leads a tour of a display which features portraits accompanied by quotations from the sitters discussing their own experience of ‘coming out’. Led in BSL.


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