image of Sylvia Townsend Warner  by Howard Coster

Sylvia Townsend Warner by Howard Coster, 1934
© National Portrait Gallery, London

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How to book
Advance booking recommended.
Book online (transaction fee applies)

Full price £5
Full price with Gift Aid £5.50
Concessions £4.50 and £4
Members Admission free
There is a special Members allocation for all time slots therefore Members do not need to book tickets in advance. Please click here to find out more about becoming a Member.

Children 12–18 years, Senior Citizens, Registered Unemployed, Students, Disabled people with one carer. Art Fund members 50% discount

Free admission
Children under 12 years in family groups, Gallery Supporters.

Senior Citizen Offer
Every Wednesday during the exhibition visitors aged 60 years and over can see the exhibition for only £4.

Groups of 10 or more: Adults £4.50 each, Senior Citizens £4 each, Students, in organised groups with lecturers, £3.50 each (minimum two weeks advance booking required). Call 020 7312 2483


The exhibition runs from 2 July to 18 October 2009.

Opening Hours
Daily 10.00 – 18.00 Closure commences at 17.50
Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00
Closure commences at 20.50

Last admission to the exhibition is 45 minutes before the Gallery closes.

Late nights
The Gallery is open until 21.00 on Thursdays and Fridays.
Enjoy special talks from artists and writers on Thursdays and experience a variety of free music events on Fridays. Use our events calendar to find out more

The roof-top Portrait Restaurant, with its stunning views over the London skyline is also open on these evenings for dinner or a drink at the bar until 22.00, last orders at 20.30. To book call 020 7312 2490.

Special Saturday Lates
Saturday 4 July until 21.00
The exhibition will be open late as part of the Pride London festival. Relax with Jazz and a drink at the Rosé d’Anjou bar. £1 from every ticket sold on the evening will be donated to Pride.

Saturday 17 October until 21.00
Last chance to see the Gay Icons exhibition

Getting to the Gallery
For full details of access and facilities at the Gallery and a map click here

* London Underground Leicester Square / Charing Cross

* Rail Charing Cross

* Buses to Trafalgar Square

 Shop entrance in
St Martin's Place

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Type Talk: 18001