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Explore and enjoy the galleries together with free materials and resources for families

Young children in Drawing Workshop

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Enjoy our arts and crafts workshops during school holidays and weekends

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Family activity base

Family Activity Base

Visit our art cart of art materials for you to create your own portraits

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Family exhibition ticket offer

Book an Adult or Pension Credit ticket and receive 50% off tickets for up to four children (aged 12 – 18). Under 12s are free.

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Portrait Café offer

Kids' lunchboxes available during school holidays for just £4.95

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Family-friendly facilities

Useful advice to help plan your visit to the Gallery

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Playful Portraits

Discover our hospital holiday activities for young patients and their families

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Hospital programme supported by
Additional funding provided by DIL Trust UK