May events at the National Portrait Gallery

May 1, 2009toMay 31, 2009

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16 May 2009

Family Badges at 11:30 –  and 14.30
Create a family portrait badge using a range of fabrics.
Free ticket required and available on the day one hour before the event starts from the Information Desk in the Main Hall. These sessions will last approximately 90 minutes. Places are limited to 20 per session
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The Golden Key at 14:00 and 15.00
The golden key was a complete mystery. Nobody seemed to know what the key was for. A sequence of events would change everything and very soon all would be revealed!
Suitable for ages 3+ and their carers. No ticket required. These sessions will last approximately 30 minutes.
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25 May 2009

Dandies at 11:30 and 14.30
Make a fabulous Regency bonnet or top hat and step out in style.
Free ticket required and available on the day one hour before the event starts from the Information Desk in the Main Hall. These sessions will last approximately 90 minutes. Places are limited to 20 per session
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Regency Tea at 11:30 and 14.30
Decorate a cup in Regency style and learn all about tea drinking in the early nineteenth century.
Free ticket required and available on the day one hour before the event starts from the Information Desk in the Main Hall. These sessions will last approximately 90 minutes. Places are limited to 20 per session
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27 May 2009

Regency Rooms at 11:30 and 14.30
Look at the styles of furniture that were popular at that time and make a miniature house.
Free ticket required and available on the day one hour before the event starts from the Information Desk in the Main Hall. These sessions will last approximately 90 minutes. Places are limited to 20 per session
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28 May 2009

Talking Textures at 11:30 and 14.30
Use oil pastels to make your very own sketches for a special portrait.
Free ticket required and available on the day one hour before the event starts from the Information Desk in the Main Hall. These sessions will last approximately 90 minutes. Places are limited to 20 per session
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29 May 2009

Head in the Clouds at 11:30 and 14.30
Find out about Constable and his love of clouds and skyscapes and make your very own portrait featuring a rural landscape.
Free ticket required and available on the day one hour before the event starts from the Information Desk in the Main Hall. These sessions will last approximately 90 minutes. Places are limited to 20 per session
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National Portrait Gallery
St Martin’s Place  London WC2H OHE

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