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Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd March to 18th June 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The National Portrait Gallery presents Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends, the first exhibition of portraits by the leading British artist. Hodgkin's paintings are not related to what ...More
 
 
 
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Antony Gormley: Object
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th September 2016 to 7th September 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A life-size cast-iron sculpture by Antony Gormley has been dramatically suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall of the National Portrait Gallery, visible ...More
 
 
 
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Luc Tuymans: Glasses
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th October 2016 to 2nd April 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, Mayfair, London WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
"Glasses bring a kind of distortion to the face," says Antwerp-based artist, Luc Tuymans, whose paintings of spectacle wearing sitters go on display at National Portrait ...More
 
 
 
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Cezanne Portraits
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th October 2017 to 11th February 2018
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
In a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 CĂ©zanne Portraits from collections across the world for the first time, with some ...More
 
 
 
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BP Portrait Award 2017
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd June to 24th September 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual ...More
 
 
 
Gillian Wearing And Claude Cahun: Behind The Mask, Another Mask
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th March to 29th May 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The National Portrait Gallery brings together the work of French surrealist Claude Cahun and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing for the first time this March for ...More
 
 
 
Joao Loureiro
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 31st March 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The Portuguese guitarist performs a programme of original music taking inspiration from his childhood and family....More
 
 
 
Matshidiso
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 21st April 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The classically trained pianist, composer, arranger and singer-songwriter performs her own music inspired by folk, hip-hop and singer-songwriters of the 1970s....More
 
 
 
Concert Theatre: The Tenant
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 28th April 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A reimagining of Anne Bronte's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall through live classical music played on the piano and performance....More
 
 
 
Guest DJ: Timberlina
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 6th April 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The performance artist mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages including spoken word, classical, jazz, hip hop, word, prog rock, new wave, ...More
 
 
 
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 30th March 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Take advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar....More
 
 
 
Guest DJ: John Sizzle
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 20th April 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The drag artist and DJ, John, will be spinning a selection of music in the gallery as part of the Late Shift programme. Music will be ...More
 
 
 
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Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th January to 26th March 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The Fourth Plinth commissions, filling the empty plinth with a modern work of art, have become a hotly anticipated and much-debated fixture in Trafalgar Square. And ...More
 
 
 
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Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th February to 21st May 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The National Gallery displays Cagnacci's Italian Baroque masterpiece, The Repentant Magdalene, this February - the first time the piece has been on display in the UK ...More
 
 
 
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Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th October 2017 to 2nd April 2018
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from other museums for the first time. ...More
 
 
 
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Monochrome: Painting in Black and White
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th October 2017 to 18th February 2018
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Discover the origins of black and white paintings with The National Gallery's new exhibition, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White. From its beginnings in the Middle ...More
 
 
 
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Australia's Impressionists
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th December 2016 to 26th March 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The National Gallery showcases four innovative Australian Impressionist artists in a new exhibition this December. The first UK exhibition of its kind, Australia's Impressionists gives Londoners ...More
 
 
 
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Michelangelo & Sebastiano
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 25th June 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This major exhibition at the National Gallery focuses on the artistic relationship between the two Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo, who became friends as ...More
 
 
 
Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th April to 28th August 2017 - 10am-6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The Turner Prize-winner unveils a new tapestry, handwoven by Dovecot Tapestry Studio featuring imagery which reflects his ongoing interest in classical mythology and the stories, magic, ...More
 
 
 
The Song Of Mary
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 12th May 2017 - 6pm-7pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The Choir of St Pancras Church performs a programme of works by contemporary British composers, including John Tavener, Francis Pott, Cecilia McDowall, Kerry Andrew, Tarik O'Regan, ...More
 
 
 
Rubens And Rembrandt
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd March to 16th July 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A display of selected works by the two 17th century artists....More
 
 
 
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Gangsta Granny
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th July to 3rd September 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Neil Foster adapts the popular children's book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams for the stage in 2017. Transferring to the Garrick Theatre for a limited summer ...More
 
 
 
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Tape Face
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 6th June to 22nd July 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The Boy With Tape On His Face returns with his new show, Tape Face, and serves up a Neapolitan ice cream of genres: mime with noise, ...More
 
 
 
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The Miser
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st March to 3rd June 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Griff Rhys Jones takes the title role and comedian Lee Mack stars in a major revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser with Sean Foley directing ...More
 
 
 
Horrible Histories: More Best Of Barmy Britain
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th August to 2nd September 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Birmingham Stage Company's rollicking stage version of Terry Deary's books....More
 
 
 
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Susan Stroman directs Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New York brain surgeon, who inherits a Transylvanian castle from his ...More
 
 
 
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The Glass Menagerie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th January to 29th April 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Director John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to revive his ...More
 
 
 
National Theatre Of Scotland: Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th May to 2nd September 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Adapted from the novel by Alan Warner, this energetic musical comedy created by Lee Hall and directed by Vicky Featherstone concerns six feisty Catholic schoolgirls on ...More
 
 
 
Joyful Company Of Singers
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 6th April 2017 - 7pm-9pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The company are joined by the Brandenburg Sinfonia for a performance of Mozart's Misericordia Domini and Requiem plus Caldara's Stabat Mater. Conducted by Peter Broadbent....More
 
 
 
London International Gospel Choir
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 5th April 2017 - 8pm-10pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Naveen Arles conducts a performance of feel good gospel and jazz songs....More
 
 
 
 
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Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Concerts | Until 31st March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Kasper Holten ends his tenure as The Royal Opera's Director of Opera with this new production of Wagner's opera about ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Illumination Chamber Choir: Songs For My Mother
Concerts | On 26th March 2017 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Alexander Campkin conducts a special Mother's Day performance of works by Bruckner, Mendelssohn and Tavener among others....More

Lucy Cavendish Singers
Concerts | On 26th March 2017 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

A programme of traditional and classic songs, including Samuel Barber's powerful setting of James Agee's poem Sure On This Shining ...More

Sure On This Shining Night
Concerts | On 26th March 2017 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Live Music, Choir....More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

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 National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

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 10th September 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

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

 
Masters Of Show Choir
Theatre | On 26th March 2017 

Arts Theatre 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

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School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 

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