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Portrait of the Portrait of the Day: Florence Nightingale

Portrait of the Portrait of the Day: Florence Nightingale

  • Talks and Lectures

20 August 2018, 12:30
Room 23
Free

Nightingale reformed hospital nursing during the 19th Century. She trained as a sick nurse and was invited to take nurses out to tend the wounded in the Crimean War (1854).

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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Portrait of the Day: Beatrix Potter

Portrait of the Day: Beatrix Potter

  • Talks and Lectures

21 August 2018, 12:30
Room 31
Free

Writer, artist and conservationist. Informally educated, Potter spent hours drawing in the Natural History Museum. Her children's stories, which she wrote and illustrated, began as letters to a child.

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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Portrait of the Day: Charlie Chaplin & his wives and girlfriends

Portrait of the Day: Charlie Chaplin & his wives and girlfriends

  • Talks and Lectures

22 August 2018, 12:30
Room 29
Free

Comic genius of the early cinema; Charlie Chaplin dubbed the world's greatest clown, began his career in London's music halls.

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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Portrait of the Day: Sir Samuel Romilly

Portrait of the Day: Sir Samuel Romilly

  • Talks and Lectures

23 August 2018, 12:30
Room 20
Free

A leading Whig law reformer, Romilly had an unrivalled knowledge of the criminal law of Britain and the Continent. Along with Sir Francis Burdett, he was one of a small group of progressive Whigs whole-heartedly in support of Parliamentary reform.

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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Portrait of the Day: Charles Ricketts & Charles Shannon

Portrait of the Day: Charles Ricketts & Charles Shannon

  • Talks and Lectures

24 August 2018, 12:30
Room 28
Free

Painter, printer, designer, writer and collector. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, to an English father and French mother. From an early age he unstintingly pursued a compulsion to live for art. In 1882 he met Charles Shannon with whom he lived for the remainder of his life.

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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ABC family activities: Pick up photography skills

ABC family activities: Pick up photography skills

  • Workshop||Family

20 August - 24 August 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Ticket required available at Gallery one hour before.
First session: 11.00 - 12.00
Second session: 12.15 - 13.15
Third session: 14.00 - 15.00
Fourth session: 15.15- 16. 15

Work with a photographer to create portraits of your family.


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Guest DJ Edward Adoo

Guest DJ Edward Adoo

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
24 August 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Known for his opinionated views on TV and dulcet tones on the radio, BBC Broadcaster Edward Adoo shares his ultimate Michael Jackson soundtrack with originals, re-edits and other artists who reflected the sound and influence of MJ including  Loose Ends, Soul II Soul and Cameo.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop

A part of Friday Lates
24 August 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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Portrait of the Day: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Portrait of the Day: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

  • Talks and Lectures

25 August 2018, 12:30
Room 20
Free

The most famous soldier and statesman of his day, Wellington's early victories were in India and the Spanish Peninsula.

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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ABC family activities: Design a t-shirt

ABC family activities: Design a t-shirt

  • Workshop||Family

25 August - 26 August 2018, 11:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Ticket required available at Gallery one hour before.
First session: 11.30 - 13.00
Second session: 14.30 - 16.00

Work with an artist to decorate your own t-shirt with slogans and designs inspired by our Votes for Women: Pioneers display. All materials provided.


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Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

21 July - 2 September 2018, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free drop-in

Lookout for FAB – our Family Activity Base - in the galleries and collect free art materials to take into the galleries and make portraits together.


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