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Bailey's StardustThis spring/summer the National Portrait Gallery hosts a major exhibition of images personally selected by the British photographer David Bailey himself. Bailey's Stardust will feature over 250 portraits, spanning a 50-year career including an unseen image of an inhabitant of the Naga Hills and a recent portrait of Kate Moss. Curated thematically in rooms devoted to travel, pop iconography, celebrity and more, the exhibition will be the biggest ever retrospective of the legendary photographer's work.

 

About National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious works of exceptional artistic merit - the overriding aim of the National Portrait Gallery is to reflect the status of the sitter, not the artist - but where else in London could you hope to find The Beatles, Henry VIII, Sir Richard Branson and JK Rowling all hanging out together? The appeal of this gallery (opened in 1856) rests simply in its comprehensive commemoration of British history from the late 15th century to the present day through the medium of portraiture. More about National Portrait Gallery

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Bailey's Stardust  Kate Moss by David Bailey, 2013, copyright David Bailey  

   
Bailey's Stardust - Kate Moss by David Bailey, 2013, copyright David Bailey

Bailey's Stardust Kate Moss by David Bailey, 2013, copyright David Bailey 


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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
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St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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St Martin's Place, WC2H | Same location as Bailey's Stardust
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bailey's Stardust
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140 Irving Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Bailey's Stardust
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bailey's Stardust
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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Waxy's Little Sister
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20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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Library
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112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bailey's Stardust
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Cork & Bottle
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44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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Light Bar
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45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bailey's Stardust
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Visualising Portraits: Black ChroniclesVisualising Portraits: Black ChroniclesLearn about cultural diversity in Victorian Britain.2016-08-25T14:00:00+01002016-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Free EventToday Only
Visualising Portraits: Black Chronicles
Black Slavery/White Freedom: Two Sides Of A Coin'Black Slavery/White Freedom: Two Sides Of A Coin'A look at how racial slavery provided the conditions for metropolitan freedom in both Britain and the Caribbean.2016-08-25T19:00:00+01002016-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Black Slavery/White Freedom: Two Sides Of A Coin'
Framing the Face: Collars And Ruffs: BSL Gallery TourFraming the Face: Collars And Ruffs: BSL Gallery TourDafydd Jones focuses on the Framing the Face display.2016-08-25T19:30:00+01002016-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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BP Portrait Award 2016BP Portrait Award 2016BP Portrait Award 2016 The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 37th year at the National Portrait Gallery . The highly successful annual open competition, which attracted a record 2,748 portraits from a record 92 countries last year, is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for portrait painting. The three shortlisted portraits are shown al2016-08-25T00:00:00+01002016-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  23rd June to 18th September 2016
VENUE  National Portrait Gallery 
The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 37th year at the National Portrait Gallery . The highly successful annual open competition, which attracted a record 2,748 portraits from a record 92 countries last year, is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for portrait painting. The three shortlisted portraits are shown al... More about this event
 
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team on a chosen portrait in the collection.2016-08-25T12:30:00+01002016-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
Portrait Of The Day
Drop-in DrawingDrop-in DrawingInformal drawing session with Viyki Turnbull.2016-08-26T18:30:00+01002016-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Drop-in Drawing
Life Drawing: Carnival!Life Drawing: Carnival!Join artist Gayna Pelham in depicting the model in flamboyant motion.2016-08-26T18:30:00+01002016-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
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On Soon
Life Drawing: Carnival!
Musicke In The Ayre: From Dusk To DawnMusicke In The Ayre: From Dusk To DawnTenor Daniel Thomson and lutenist Din Ghani present lute songs through the night.2016-08-26T18:30:00+01002016-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Musicke In The Ayre: From Dusk To Dawn
The Drawing Room: Drawing On Black ChroniclesThe Drawing Room: Drawing On Black ChroniclesExplore the Black Chronicles intervention.2016-08-29T13:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Drawing Room: Drawing On Black Chronicles
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team on a chosen portrait in the collection.2016-09-01T12:30:00+01002016-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery,   St Martin's Place      WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
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Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bailey's Stardust

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Theatre | Until 27th August 2016 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from Bailey's Stardust

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Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Bailey's Stardust

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Bailey's Stardust

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
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Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bailey's Stardust

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bailey's Stardust

Marking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bailey's Stardust

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bailey's Stardust

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bailey's Stardust

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
 
 
 
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