Queen Victoria — Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow (May 2019)

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National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin’s Place (just off Trafalgar Square), London
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0207 306 0055

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
16th May 2019
1.15 PM to 2.15 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£4
See npg.org.uk

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Join the TV historian and chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces, Lucy Worsley, as she talks about Queen Victoria, painting her as a complex, contradictory woman who loved dancing, suffered much calamity and bereavement, and eventually became a powerful, magnificent, but also slightly eccentric old lady.

Note: This talk will take place in the Ondaatje Wing Theatre.

 

> Talk about Lucy Worsley

> Craig’s review of National Portrait Gallery – “If you're coming to London for a week then you have to find time for at least one art gallery. You can't just do fun stuff for seven days, that's not allowed. Art gallery first, then fun. Do your homework first, then you can watch some telly later. This is the art gallery that I always recommend if you aren't particularly into art, because it's half-art and half-hist… continued”

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