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Portrait of the Day: Sir Oswald Mosley

Portrait of the Day: Sir Oswald Mosley

  • Talks and Lectures

23 January 2020, 12:30
Room 31
Free

Mosley became Conservative MP for Harrow in 1918, but left the party over its Irish policy in 1920 and stood as an Independent in 1922.

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

Portrait of the Day

  • Talks and Lectures

24 January 2020, 12:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

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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Guest DJ: Richard Osborne

Guest DJ: Richard Osborne

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
24 January 2020, 18:00
Main Hall
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.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
24 January 2020, 18:30
Room 20, Floor 2
Free

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


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In Conversation: Pre-Raphaelite Sisters: A Legacy

In Conversation: Pre-Raphaelite Sisters: A Legacy

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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A part of Friday Lates
24 January 2020, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Novelist Elizabeth McNeal (The Doll Factory), writer and blogger Kirsty Stonell Walker (Pre-Raphaelite Girl Gang; Stunner: The Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth; The Kissed Mouth) and composer Howard Goodall (The Stunners Opera) talk to biographer Lucinda Hawksley (Lizzie Siddal: The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel) about the enduring fascination with women associated with the Pre-Raphaelites.


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Highlights Tours

Highlights Tours

  • Talks and Lectures

25 January 2020, 11:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Step back through time with a free highlights tour exploring our collection and building.


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Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Talks and Lectures

25 January 2020, 12:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

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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Highlights Tours

Highlights Tours

  • Talks and Lectures

25 January 2020, 15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Step back through time with a free highlights tour exploring our collection and building.


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Portrait of the Day: Jane Seymour

Portrait of the Day: Jane Seymour

  • Talks and Lectures

26 January 2020, 12:30
Room 1
Free

Born at Wolf Hall, Wiltshire, probably in 1509. She was the sister of Edward Seymour, later Duke of Somerset, and Thomas Seymour, Lord High Admiral. She came to Henry VIII's notice as a lady-in-waiting, first to Katherine of Aragon and then to Anne Boleyn.

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

Portrait of the Day

  • Talks and Lectures

27 January 2020, 12:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

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

Portrait of the Day

  • Talks and Lectures

28 January 2020, 12:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

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: Percy Bysshe Shelley

Portrait of the Day: Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • Talks and Lectures

29 January 2020, 12:30
Room 18
Free

The poet and novelist Shelley was sent down from Oxford in 1811 for professing his atheism.

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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