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Portrait of the Day: King James I of England and VI of Scotland

Past event archive
12 February 2020, 12:30

Room 4


  • Talks and Lectures||LGBTQI

The personal relationships of James I included relationships with his male courtiers, and his ‘favourites’. The influence his favourites had on politics became major political issues during his reign. Join us today to find out more.

Portrait of the Day talks are given by members of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team and last for up to 30 minutes. Talks are subject to change so please call 0207 306 0055 on the day or check signage in the Gallery.

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Speak Its Name! Quotations by and about gay men and women

A collection of moving, amusing and inspirational quotations by and about prominent gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people and allies, from Oscar Wilde to Tom Daley, Radclyffe Hall to Sandi Toksvig, illustrated with images from the Gallery’s Collection.

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