All events are free except where indicated. Book tickets online, call 020 7306 0055 or visit the Gallery.


EXHIBITION TOURS
Free, but tour tickets required and available on the day from 17.00 on a first come, first served basis in addition to a timed exhibition ticket.

Friday 29 October, 19.30
Led by John Wilson in BSL and interpreted into English.

Friday 5 November, 19.00
Lucy Peltz, Exhibition curator and the Gallery’s 18th Century Curator.

Thursday 16 December, 19.00
Professor Aileen Ribeiro, The Courtauld Institute of Art, looks at costume and jewellery.

Thursday 6 and Friday 21 January, 19.00
Clarissa Campbell Orr, Anglia Ruskin University, looks at Lawrence and Court Culture in the 1790s.

Thursday 28 October, 19.00
PANEL DISCUSSION
The Contemporary Thomas Lawrence?
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £5/£4 concessions

Part of the Inside Out Festival
The panel will debate who in the contemporary art world might fulfil the role that Thomas Lawrence played in the 18th century. With Professor Eileen Hogan, Mark Pomeroy (Royal Academy of Arts), Tot Taylor (Riflemaker) and David Barrie. Chaired by Jonathan Derbyshire (Culture Editor, New Statesman).

Thursday 18 & Friday 19 November
CONFERENCE
Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power and Brilliance
This one and a half day conference will address Lawrence’s work and historical context focusing on a range of issues from gender to representation. Speakers include Marcia Pointon, Shearer West (University of Birmingham), Jacob Simon (National Portrait Gallery), Mark Hallett (University of York), Ludmilla Jordanova (King’s College, London), David Solkin (Courtauld Institute of Art), and the curators of the exhibition, Peter Funnel and Lucy Peltz (National Portrait Gallery).

Thursday 18 November, 18.00
LECTURES
Thomas Lawrence: Inventing the Regency
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £5/£4 concessions

The biographer and author, Richard Holmes, discusses Lawrence and his impact and legacy.

Thursday 9 December, 13.15
Mr Tom: Sir Thomas Lawrence & the Kemble Family
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Frances Hughes discusses the life and times of Lawrence and his relationship to the theatre, especially Sarah Siddons and the Kemble family.

Thursday 25 November, 13.15
Heroics and Glamour
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Writer Matthre Dennison discusses Lawrence’s depiction of heroics and glamour in the British monarchy.

YOUNG PEOPLE
Events for 14–21 year olds. To book call 020 7312 2483 or email youthbookings@npg.org.uk

Wednesday 27–Friday 29 October, 11.00–17.00 Daily
3-D Identity Creation
Three-day Workshop

Create your own 3-D digital character with digital artist Marianne Holm Hansen and games designer Ethan Kennedy at both the Gallery and the Roundhouse in Camden. Travel between venues will be arranged. In partnership with the Roundhouse.

John Philip Kemble as Cato by Thomas Lawrence, 1812 Purchased with help from the Art Fund, Gift Aid visitor ticket donations and the Garrick Club, 2009. Photograph Hugh Kelly © Joseph Friedman Ltd; Collection National Portrait Gallery, London

John Philip Kemble as Cato
by Thomas Lawrence, 1812
Purchased with help from the Art Fund, Gift Aid visitor ticket donations and the Garrick Club, 2009. Photograph Hugh Kelly © Joseph Friedman Ltd; Collection National Portrait Gallery, London