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What's OnFree activities to keep your kids entertained at the National Portrait Gallery

Want to keep the kids entertained whilst you enjoy an art exhibition? Check out these free, family-friendly activities and make a day of it with a delightful Afternoon Tea.
  • Dates 12/04/2019 - 04/05/2019
  • Location St. Martin's Place, WC2H 0HE
  • Price ££
Want to keep the kids entertained this Spring?Offering exciting, free and family-friendly activities inspired by current exhibitions, the National Portrait Gallery is the perfect place spend your Spring.Check out the Family Activity Base, also known as FAB. ‘Cos it’s fabulous for families. Take a range of free printed resources and art materials with you as you explore the current exhibitions and displays.Plus, on Saturday 4th May you can attend a free drop-in session, Shadow Portraits, inspired by the silhouette portraits on display in the current exhibition, Photography: A Living Art – Then and Now. The perfect addition to your family day out.Children can capture their creative side and cut out pictures to make collages, portraits or anything else they want to!To attend, simply arrive at the Gallery on the day and look out for more details on sign posts on display.Afternoon Tea in the Portrait RestaurantJust a stone’s throw from Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus, sits the elegant family-friendly National Portrait Gallery’s Portrait restaurant.Offering one of the best panoramic London landscape views, the Portrait Restaurant is the perfect place to settle down after your free family activities.So why not sit back and relax to a delightful Afternoon Tea?Taste scrumptious light bites filled with delicious delights including crunchy cucumber and fresh cress to smoked salmon and glazed gammon, from the Afternoon Tea menu.Enjoy all this whilst feasting your eyes on a dreamy city-scape view. Look out over Nelsons column in Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London eye, there really is nowhere better to be to celebrate Spring.To make a reservation call 020 7312 2490 or click the button below.

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