What's On

Do something different with your evening and be inspired by our programme of regular free events.

Thursdays

Discover and debate a wide range of artists and sitters, join the conversation with talks, exhibition tours and philosophy salons.

Relax with a drink at the Late Shift bar and unwind to a live set by a guest DJ or our resident DJ Edward Otchere.

Fridays

Take inspiration from the Collection and get creative in our free artist-led drop-in drawing sessions. Suitable for all levels you can stay for ten minutes or two hours, the session starts at 18.30 and all materials are provided.

Enjoy an eclectic range of free live music performances from classical to contemporary.

Don’t forget to look out for our workshops, screenings and one off Late Shift Extra events in the listings below.

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84 events matching the search term Late Shift

The Portrait Choir Solo Song Residency

The Portrait Choir Solo Song Residency

  • The Portrait Choir

A part of Late Shift
7 May 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Members of The Portrait Choir will be giving two special solo recitals.

Lecture: Sargent in Paris, 1874-1886

Lecture: Sargent in Paris, 1874-1886

A part of Late Shift
7 May 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Rescheduled from 12 March
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Richard Ormond, curator of Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, investigates his great uncle’s training in Paris.

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
7 May 2015, 19:00
Room 20
Free

Join Queer Perspectives resident artist Sadie Lee as she talks to her special guest about works in the Collection which have a personal resonance.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
7 May 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Photographer and DJ Eddie Otchere curates a music set inspired by the Gallery.

The Portrait Choir Solo Song Residency

The Portrait Choir Solo Song Residency

  • The Portrait Choir

A part of Late Shift
8 May 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Members of The Portrait Choir will be giving two special solo recitals.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
8 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Artist Grace Adam leads our free, friendly drop-in, taking inspiration from the portraits on display. 

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
14 May 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Mr Madam combines a range of musical styles to create his sets; from Thomas Tallis to Gracie Fields; Grace Jones to John Barry; Duke Ellington to Lord Creator; if you can hum it, he will try and play it.

Lecture: Sargent’s Methods for Painting Portraits

Lecture: Sargent’s Methods for Painting Portraits

A part of Late Shift
14 May 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Tate Paintings Conservator, Rebecca Hellen, and Tate Conservation Scientist, Dr Joyce Townsend, share recent research into key works by Sargent in Tate’s collection

American Portraits

American Portraits

A part of Late Shift
15 May 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

As part of Museums at Night, enjoy a staged reading of American Portraits by Devon O’Brien, performed by RADA Graduate Workshops.

Museums at Night

Museums at Night

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
15 May 2015, 18:30-21:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late night opening by visiting an exhibition, meeting friends at the bar, enjoying live music and conversation, or participating in our popular Drop-in Drawing session.

Panel Discussion: Collecting as a Creative Art Form

Panel Discussion: Collecting as a Creative Art Form

A part of Late Shift
21 May 2015, 18:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Unlike archives, which are accumulations of things around a particular subject or process, collections are consciously built with vision and discernment. In this panel we will look at collecting as a means of creative expression, examining different models of collecting from the private and personal to the institutional.

Stephen Shore: Exploration and Innovation

Stephen Shore: Exploration and Innovation

A part of Late Shift
21 May 2015, 19:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

In this rare appearance in London, legendary photographer and colour photography pioneer Stephen Shore discusses his journey as a photographer. Introduced by Phillip Prodger, Head of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery.

Kander on Sargent

Kander on Sargent

A part of Late Shift
22 May 2015, 18:00
Meet at the exhibition entrance
Tickets: £20, Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join acclaimed photographer Nadav Kander for an exclusive guided tour of Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends.

Ketaki Sheth: On Belonging

Ketaki Sheth: On Belonging

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
22 May 2015, 19:00
Room 33
Free

Photographer Ketaki Sheth, talks about the work in her current display, On Belonging: Photographs of Indians of African Descent.

In Conversation: Todd Hido: Photography and Memory

In Conversation: Todd Hido: Photography and Memory

A part of Late Shift
22 May 2015, 19:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

One of the most exciting photographers to emerge from the San Francisco scene in recent years, Hido’s work shifts easily between portraiture, landscape, and architectural views.

Ketaki Sheth: On Belonging

Ketaki Sheth: On Belonging

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
22 May 2015, 20:00
Room 33
Free

Photographer Ketaki Sheth, talks about the work in her current display, On Belonging: Photographs of Indians of African Descent.

Guest DJ: Tim Redfern

Guest DJ: Tim Redfern

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
28 May 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Relax and unwind as DJ Timberlina provides a soundtrack to your visit.

Lecture: The Africans of Georgian Britain: Active Agents of Change

Lecture: The Africans of Georgian Britain: Active Agents of Change

A part of Late Shift
28 May 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Historian Onyeka tells the untold story of Africans in Georgian Britain and the role they played in the development of society. 

BSL Tour: Highlights of the Collection

BSL Tour: Highlights of the Collection

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
28 May 2015, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of the Collection, picking out highlights along the way. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.
Live Music: Kaz Simmons

Live Music: Kaz Simmons

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
29 May 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

The jazz and folk influenced singer-songwriter returns to perform her ethereal and intimate original songs and selected covers from the likes of Rufus Wainwright and Billy Joel.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
29 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Artist Gayna Pelham leads tonight’s session. There is a short introduction at 18.30, but feel free to drop-in at any time. 

Life Drawing: Tackling Tone

Life Drawing: Tackling Tone

A part of Late Shift
29 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Inspired by Goya's mastery of tonal contrast and line in his portrait of the Duke of Wellington, join artist Robin-Lee Hall for an evening of life-drawing capturing dramatic lights and darks.

In Conversation: Portraits of a Choreographer and Composer

In Conversation: Portraits of a Choreographer and Composer

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
4 June 2015, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Ashley Page and Colin Matthews, sitters for abstract portraits by Jack Smith, talk to Matthew Flowers.

Resident DJ: Edward Otchere

Resident DJ: Edward Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
4 June 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

The Portrait Choir: Triumph and Passion

The Portrait Choir: Triumph and Passion

  • The Portrait Choir

A part of Late Shift
5 June 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

In connection with the Gallery’s Wellington exhibition, The Portrait Choir will perform works from Monteverdi’s eighth book of madrigals, Madrigali dei Guerrieri e Amorosi.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
5 June 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist  Grace Adam for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Guest DJ: Ben Osborne

Guest DJ: Ben Osborne

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
11 June 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Ben Osborne plays an electronic set, from classic techno, punk-funk, galactic house, to deep down and dirty disco.

Lecture Frank Auerbach: Speaking and Painting

Lecture Frank Auerbach: Speaking and Painting

A part of Late Shift
11 June 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Art historian Catherine Lampert and film-maker Jake Auerbach give a rare insight into artist Frank Auerbach.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Live Music: Lunn and Belloy: Here’s to Life!

Live Music: Lunn and Belloy: Here’s to Life!

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
12 June 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A new piece of musical theatre celebrating relationships.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
12 June 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Marc Woodhead for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery. 

Lecture: Drawing People

Lecture: Drawing People

A part of Late Shift
18 June 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Roger Malbert, Hayward Gallery, explores the enduring fascination with drawing the human form.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
18 June 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: Joseph Paxton and William Blackaby

Live Music: Joseph Paxton and William Blackaby

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
19 June 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Gypsy jazz and folk music from this talented violin and guitar duo.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
19 June 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Guest DJ: Timberlina

Guest DJ: Timberlina

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
25 June 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Timberlina mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages to reflect the Collection.

Lecture Poufs and Politics: Fashion at the Court of Louis XVI

Lecture Poufs and Politics: Fashion at the Court of Louis XVI

A part of Late Shift
25 June 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Historian Kimberly Chrisman- Campbell explores the fateful relationship between fashion and politics in late 18th Century France

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

BSL Gallery Tour: Favourites: Art and Power, 1600-1800

BSL Gallery Tour: Favourites: Art and Power, 1600-1800

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
25 June 2015, 19:30
Meet in Room 16
Free

Join John Wilson for a tour of the display, led in BSL.
Live Music: Concordia Foundation: The Lord Mayor’s Table

Live Music: Concordia Foundation: The Lord Mayor’s Table

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
26 June 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Music from Walton to Lerner and Loewe.

Life Drawing Looking at Lines and Exploring Styles

Life Drawing Looking at Lines and Exploring Styles

A part of Late Shift
26 June 2015, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist Robin-Lee Hall explores different approaches to drawing the figure.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
26 June 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Grace Adam  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

In Conversation: Sir Portrait: 30 Portraits of Roy Strong

In Conversation: Sir Portrait: 30 Portraits of Roy Strong

A part of Late Shift
2 July 2015, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

The sitter Sir Roy Strong and the photographer John Swannell discuss their collaboration on a unique photographic project to mark the sitter's 80th birthday.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
2 July 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: John Metcalfe

Live Music: John Metcalfe

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
3 July 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Music from the composer’s latest album, The Appearance of Colour.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
3 July 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Marc Woodhead  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
9 July 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Listen and unwind at the Late Shift bar as DJ Neil Prince creates a set in response to the works on display.

Lecture: Audrey Hepburn: Becoming a Modern Icon

Lecture: Audrey Hepburn: Becoming a Modern Icon

A part of Late Shift
9 July 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Helen Trompeteler, co-curator of Audrey Hepburn discusses the development of her public image.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Screening: Roman Holiday (1953, U)

Screening: Roman Holiday (1953, U)

A part of Late Shift
10 July 2015, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Fall in love with Audrey in her breakthrough role, for which she won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. Directed by William Wyler, 118 min. Starring Gregory Peck.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Live Music: The BRIT School

Live Music: The BRIT School

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
10 July 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Creative responses to the BP Portrait Award 2015 exhibition

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
10 July 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Gayna Pelham  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Lecture: Audrey Hepburn: Assessing an Icon

Lecture: Audrey Hepburn: Assessing an Icon

A part of Late Shift
16 July 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Pamela Church-Gibson looks at Audrey Hepburn's status within the fashion industry, past and present.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
16 July 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Screening: Sabrina (1954, U)

Screening: Sabrina (1954, U)

A part of Late Shift
17 July 2015, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Hepburn earned a second Oscar nomination for her title role in this romantic comedy in which the young heroine is caught between two very different brothers.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Live Music: Blondel: England be Glad

Live Music: Blondel: England be Glad

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
17 July 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Music for the Tudor Monarchs performed on shawms, bagpipes, recorders and curtails.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
17 July 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
23 July 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Mr Madam combines a range of musical styles to create his sets; from Thomas Tallis to Gracie Fields, Grace Jones to John Barry, Duke Ellington to Lord Creator; if you can hum it, he will try and play it.

In Conversation: BP Portrait Award Judges

In Conversation: BP Portrait Award Judges

A part of Late Shift
23 July 2015, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Pim Baxter, Deputy Director and Chair of judges, is joined by fellow judges, artist Peter Monkman and Kim Mawhinney (Head of Art for National Museums Northern Ireland), to assess this year’s competition.

Live Music: Juliet Fraser

Live Music: Juliet Fraser

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
24 July 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Fraser presents Morton Feldman’s rarely performed Three Voices.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
24 July 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Lecture: “How Do I Look?” The Mystery of Audrey Hepburn

Lecture: “How Do I Look?” The Mystery of Audrey Hepburn

A part of Late Shift
30 July 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Guardian film critic Peter Bradshaw deconstructs the look and the sound of Audrey Hepburn.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

BSL Gallery Tour: Collection

BSL Gallery Tour: Collection

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
30 July 2015, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of the Collection, picking out highlights along the way. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
30 July 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: English Folk Dance and Song Society: Jack Harris

Live Music: English Folk Dance and Song Society: Jack Harris

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
31 July 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Literate, narrative songwriting backed by intricate guitar work.

Life Drawing: Sculpting the Body on Paper

Life Drawing: Sculpting the Body on Paper

A part of Late Shift
31 July 2015, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist Gayna Pelham shows you how to ‘sculpt’ on paper, working from a life model and letting the form emerge from darkness or light.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
31 July 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery. 

Guest DJ: Richard Osborne

Guest DJ: Richard Osborne

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
6 August 2015, 18:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

DJ Richard Osborne plays every genre of music within his sets, including pop, jazz, soul, disco and rock and roll, creating sets that correspond to specific temporary exhibitions taking place at the Gallery.

Conversation: Queer Perspectives

Conversation: Queer Perspectives

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
6 August 2015, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Resident Artist Sadie Lee discusses works in the Collection which have a personal resonance.

Live Music: Snowden: Sir Duo

Live Music: Snowden: Sir Duo

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
7 August 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

The award-winning violin and guitar duo present their own transcriptions and compositions.

Screening: Love in the Afternoon (1957, PG)

Screening: Love in the Afternoon (1957, PG)

A part of Late Shift
7 August 2015, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Hepburn stars alongside Gary Cooper and Maurice Chevalier in Billy Wilder’s comedy, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
7 August 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Gayna Pelham  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
13 August 2015, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

See this year’s selection of the very best of contemporary portraiture.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
13 August 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Screening: Funny Face (1957, U)

Screening: Funny Face (1957, U)

A part of Late Shift
14 August 2015, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Fred Astaire’s fashion photographer lures Audrey Hepburn’s beatnik bookshop clerk to Paris for a photoshoot, in her first musical role.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Live Music: English Folk Dance and Song Society: Rosie Hood

Live Music: English Folk Dance and Song Society: Rosie Hood

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
14 August 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A concert by the young singer and recent BBC Performing Arts Fellow.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
14 August 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Guest DJ: John Sizzle

Guest DJ: John Sizzle

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
20 August 2015, 18:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

‘The Gallery is a special, quite sacred space so I like to start of with something gentle and soothingly familiar before moving onto more challenging and experimental pieces.'

Lecture: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Emancipation

Lecture: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Emancipation

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
20 August 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Historian Andrew Roberts investigates the relationship between Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Screening: The Nun’s Story (1959, U)

Screening: The Nun’s Story (1959, U)

A part of Late Shift
21 August 2015, 18:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

In this BAFTA Award-winning and Academy and Golden Globe nominated role, Hepburn plays Sister Luke, a young nun facing crisis after crisis of faith.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

Live Music: Apple of my Eye

Live Music: Apple of my Eye

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
21 August 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

The folk group sing sweet songs of love, loss and transformation.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
21 August 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

BSL Gallery Tour: BP Portrait Award 2015

BSL Gallery Tour: BP Portrait Award 2015

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
27 August 2015, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

See this year’s selection of the very best of contemporary portrait painting from around the world. Interpreted into BSL.
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
27 August 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: Peter Sheppard Skærved

Live Music: Peter Sheppard Skærved

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
28 August 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

The violinist presents music by Tartini and Olofsson.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
28 August 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Marc Woodhead  for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Life Drawing: After the Camden Town Group

Life Drawing: After the Camden Town Group

A part of Late Shift
28 August 2015, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Working from a life model, and inspired by the artists of the Camden Town Group, explore tone and colour in your drawings.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Tuesday 12 May 2015.