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BP Portrait Award 2018BP Portrait Award 2018BP Portrait Award 2018The popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 39th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which regularly attracts over 2,500 entries, is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for portrait painting. The shortlisted portraits are shown alongside around 50 or so selected works in a free exh2018-08-22T00:00:00+01002018-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES14th June to 23rd September 2018
The popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 39th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which regularly at...†More about this event
Michael Jackson: On the WallMichael Jackson: On the WallMichael Jackson: On the WallFor Michael Jackson fans and super-fans - and it doesn't get more committed than the 16 singing Thriller in Candice Breitz's 'King' - the National Portrait Gallery's major exhibition on the man in the mirror will be a must-see. Almost a decade after his death, and continuing on what would have been his 60th birthday, on 29th August 2018, Michael Ja2018-08-22T00:00:00+01002018-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING£15.50-£20
DATES28th June to 21st October 2018
For Michael Jackson fans and super-fans - and it doesn't get more committed than the 16 singing Thriller in Candice Breitz's 'King' - the National Portrait Gal...†More about this event
Edward AdooEdward AdooThe DJ spins dance music inspired by Michael Jackson.2018-08-24T18:00:00+01002018-08-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Edward Adoo
Michael Jackson Birthday CelebrationMichael Jackson Birthday CelebrationA special Jackson-themed DJ set with resident DJ Eddie Otchere.2018-08-29T10:00:00+01002018-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Michael Jackson Birthday Celebration
Eddie OtchereEddie OtchereHouse, hip hop, jungle, acid jazz and soul courtesy of the resident DJ.2018-08-31T18:00:00+01002018-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Eddie Otchere
SumsuchSumsuchThe DJ spins dance music inspired by Michael Jackson.2018-09-07T18:00:00+01002018-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Sumsuch
Eddie OtchereEddie OtchereHouse, hip hop, jungle, acid jazz and soul courtesy of the resident DJ.2018-09-14T18:00:00+01002018-09-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Eddie Otchere
Claudia WilsonClaudia WilsonThe DJ spins dance music inspired by Michael Jackson.2018-09-21T18:00:00+01002018-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Claudia Wilson
Eddie OtchereEddie OtchereHouse, hip hop, jungle, acid jazz and soul courtesy of the resident DJ.2018-09-28T18:00:00+01002018-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Eddie Otchere
Ruby SavageRuby SavageThe DJ spins dance music inspired by Michael Jackson.2018-10-05T18:00:00+01002018-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Ruby Savage
Eddie OtchereEddie OtchereHouse, hip hop, jungle, acid jazz and soul courtesy of the resident DJ.2018-10-12T18:00:00+01002018-10-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Eddie Otchere
Just VibezJust VibezThe DJ spins dance music inspired by Michael Jackson.2018-10-19T18:00:00+01002018-10-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Just Vibez
Eddie OtchereEddie OtchereHouse, hip hop, jungle, acid jazz and soul courtesy of the resident DJ.2018-10-26T18:00:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Eddie Otchere
Gainsborough's Family AlbumGainsborough's Family AlbumGainsborough's Family AlbumThe National Portrait Gallery brings together all surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough's daughters for the first time for its major new exhibition, Gainsborough's Family Album. The exhibition will showcase the twelve portraits, which feature the Gainsborough girls as young children right through to fashionable adults. Items such as The Artist2018-11-22T00:00:00+00002019-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICINGWith donation: £14.50-£16 | Without donation: £12.50-£14
DATES22nd November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
The National Portrait Gallery brings together all surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough's daughters for the first time for its major new exhibition, Gains...†More about this event
 
 

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