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Landseer's The Monarch Of The GlenLandseer's The Monarch Of The GlenLandseer's The Monarch Of The GlenThis autumn, arguably the world's best known painting of an animal is 'coming home' to the National Gallery for the first time in more than 160 years. The instantly recognisable painting of a stag, The Monarch of the Glen, forms the centrepiece of this free exhibition of 14 works that explore the close connections between the artist who painted it,2019-01-23T10:00:00+00002019-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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DATES  29th November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
This autumn, arguably the world's best known painting of an animal is 'coming home' to the National Gallery for the first time in more than 160 years. The inst... More about this event
 
Rachel Maclean: The Lion And The UnicornRachel Maclean: The Lion And The UnicornRachel Maclean: The Lion And The UnicornThe Scottish artist's 2012 film The Lion And The Unicorn that shines an irreverent light on Scottish-English relationships. The display of film and photographs by artist Rachel Maclean ties in with the exhibition Landseer's The Monarch of the Glen in Room 1 of the National Gallery, both open from 29th November 2018.2019-01-23T10:00:00+00002019-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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DATES  29th November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
The Scottish artist's 2012 film The Lion And The Unicorn that shines an irreverent light on Scottish-English relationships. The display of film and photographs... More about this event
 
Lorenzo Lotto PortraitsLorenzo Lotto PortraitsLorenzo Lotto PortraitsRegarded as one of the greatest portraitists of the Italian Renaissance, Lorenzo Lotto portrayed a cross section of middle-class sitters and played with symbolism to add meaning to his portraits. Alongside his paintings of clerics, merchants and humanists on display at the National Gallery are some of the objects they were painted with - carpets, s2019-01-23T00:00:00+00002019-02-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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DATES  5th November 2018 to 10th February 2019
Regarded as one of the greatest portraitists of the Italian Renaissance, Lorenzo Lotto portrayed a cross section of middle-class sitters and played with symbol... More about this event
 
Mantegna and BelliniMantegna and BelliniMantegna and BelliniGiovanni Bellini and Andrea Mantegna, two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance, who were also related by marriage, are presented side by side at the National Gallery. Through major works of art - paintings, drawings and particularly sculpture, which greatly influenced both - the exhibition compares the work of the two artists. The dis2019-01-23T00:00:00+00002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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DATES  1st October 2018 to 27th January 2019
Giovanni Bellini and Andrea Mantegna, two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance, who were also related by marriage, are presented side by side at ... More about this event
 
Bridget Riley: MessengersBridget Riley: MessengersBridget Riley: MessengersThe artist presents coloured discs painted directly onto the surface of the National Gallery's Annenberg Court. This small, free exhibition is worth a detour if you're already visiting the gallery but not worth the journey just to see it.2019-01-23T10:00:00+00002019-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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DATES  17th January to 30th June 2019
The artist presents coloured discs painted directly onto the surface of the National Gallery's Annenberg Court. This small, free exhibition is worth a detour i... More about this event
 
Burns Night Late: Friday LatesBurns Night Late: Friday LatesMusic, storytelling, games, film, food, and drink inspired by the exhibitions Rachel Maclean: The Lion And The Unicorn and Landseer's Monarch Of The Glen.2019-01-25T06:00:00+00002019-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Burns Night Late: Friday Lates
 
East: Orientalism and the British in India - The Paul Mellon lectures: Global landscape in the age oEast: Orientalism and the British in India - The Paul Mellon lectures: Global landscape in the age oExhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration.2019-01-28T18:30:00+00002019-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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East: Orientalism and the British in India - The Paul Mellon lectures: Global landscape in the age o
 
North: The Industrial Revolution And The British Isles - The Paul Mellon Lectures: Global Landscape North: The Industrial Revolution And The British Isles - The Paul Mellon Lectures: Global Landscape Literary & Education, Lecture.2019-02-04T18:30:00+00002019-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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North: The Industrial Revolution And The British Isles - The Paul Mellon Lectures: Global Landscape
 
West: The Black Atlantic And The American Sublime - The Paul Mellon Lectures: Global Landscape In ThWest: The Black Atlantic And The American Sublime - The Paul Mellon Lectures: Global Landscape In ThLiterary & Education, Lecture.2019-02-04T18:30:00+00002019-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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West: The Black Atlantic And The American Sublime - The Paul Mellon Lectures: Global Landscape In Th
 
Sorolla: Spanish Master of LightSorolla: Spanish Master of LightSorolla: Spanish Master of LightIn spring 2019 the National Gallery stages the first exhibition in the UK for over a century of the work of the Spanish artist Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida. More than sixty works displayed in Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light represent the artist's career, making this exhibition in the Sainsbury Wing the most complete exhibition of the artist's paintin2019-03-18T00:00:00+00002019-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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DATES  18th March to 7th July 2019
In spring 2019 the National Gallery stages the first exhibition in the UK for over a century of the work of the Spanish artist Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida. More ... More about this event
 
 
 

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Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

The leading international competition, open to all, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around ...More

Gainsborough's Family Album
Gainsborough's Family Album
Exhibitions | Until 3rd February 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery brings together all surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough's daughters for the first time for its major ...More

 
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

A mother holding her baby, a child from a remote village in the jungle in Sierra Leone, a series on ...More

 
Don Quixote
Don Quixote
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from National Gallery

David Threlfall, best known as Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless, and Rufus Hound reprise their roles as Don Quixote ...More

 
Notre Dame De Paris
Notre Dame De Paris
Theatre | Until 27th January 2019 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 2 minutes walk from National Gallery

Cathedral bell-ringer Quasimodo falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda in the original French production of the musical ...More

 
Joana Escoval, The Sun Lovers
Exhibitions | Until 16th February 2019 

Tenderpixel Gallery 2 minutes walk from National Gallery

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Chinese Arts Now (CAN) Festival
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd February 2019 

Various Venues London 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

The first arts festival in the UK dedicated to British-Chinese performance and culture, the Chinese Arts Now (CAN) Festival comes ...More

 
The Catherine Tate Show
The Catherine Tate Show
Comedy | Until 17th January 2019 

Wyndham's Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

The comedian and actress Catherine Tate brings her critically-acclaimed television show to the West End, appearing as the argumentative teen ...More

 
Condo 2019
Condo 2019
Exhibitions | Until 9th February 2019 

Various Venues London 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

A collaborative exhibition by 52 galleries across 18 London spaces, Condo 2019 is a month-long city-wide art festival featuring some ...More

 
London International Mime Festival 2019
London International Mime Festival 2019
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2019 

Various Venues London 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

It's all about action at the London International Mime Festival, championing cutting edge circus, physical theatre and live art. In ...More

 

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What is love?
Exhibitions | On 14th February 

Royal Institution of Great Britain

Looking for a stimulating way to spend your Valentine's evening? Join non-fiction writer Laura Mucha and lecturer in Artificial Intelligence, Kate Devlin, as they debate the heart of the matter with What is Love? at ...More

3 Little Pig Tails
3 Little Pig Tails
Theatre | From 20th February 

Little Angel Studios

A new take on the classic story of the Three Little Pigs, this funny French ...More

 
The Boy and the Mermaid
The Boy and the Mermaid
Theatre | From 18th February 

Little Angel Studios

Join three shanty singing fishermen as they weave a tale of musical merfolk, menacing monsters ...More

 
Valentine's Day Onboard Glass Room
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Seasonal | From 14th February 

Glass Room

Set sail on a romantic river dinner date ...More

 
Glass Room
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With Tom Dixon interiors, Glass Room is one of the more stylish ways to dine ...More

 
Valentine's An Evening with the Stars
Valentine's An Evening with the Stars
Seasonal | On 14th February 

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Share a romantic evening under the stars at ...More

 
One Duck Down
One Duck Down
Theatre | From 17th February 

The Vaults

Winner of Best Family Show at Vault Festival 2018, One Duck Down returns to the ...More

 
The Nadler Covent Garden
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Royal Opera: Katya Kabanova
Concerts | From 4th February 

Royal Opera House

Richard Jones's production of Janacek's intense opera, conducted by Edward Garnder, about an unhappily married woman enticed by another man. Sung in Czech with English surtitles....More

The Monstrous Child
The Monstrous Child
Concerts | From 21st February 

Linbury Theatre

Gavin Higgins's first opera, adapted by Francesca Simon from her darkly humorous young adult novel, ...More

 
Prince Charming
Prince Charming
Theatre | From 8th February 

Little Angel Theatre

A musical for children exploring anxiety and how to cope with it....More

 
Mole & Gecko: The Show
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Theatre | On 16th February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko create their own original songs for rap musical Mole ...More

 
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The Biltmore, Mayfair
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Lincoln Plaza London
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Lucknow Social
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Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
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In the city where the first Hard Rock ...More

 
Boki Seven Dials
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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