Events at The National Gallery

In Conversation with Ed Balls at the National Gallery
Join us at the National Gallery Sainsbury Wing Theatre on Thursday 14th September from 12:00 – 14:00 for a special event with Ed Balls to discuss his life and career, his journey around stammering and the importance of keeping mentally well as part of the Mental Wealth Festival. 
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Relax with Paintings at the National Gallery
Wednesday 13 September - 15:00 - 16:30
Thursday 14 September - 15:00 - 16:30
Suspend your expectations and knowledge of art and immerse yourself in a single painting from the collection.
Join a small group in a closed-off room and be guided towards a deeper connection with a painting. Christina Bradstreet will lead an immersive exploration of the work.
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Relaxed Talk and Draw - Sessions for those with learning disabilities
Wednesday 13 September with Sittingbourne book club  - 12:00-14:00
Thursday 14 September with Canterbury Book in Hand book club- 12:00-14:00
Both sessions are fully booked

A Picture of Health at the National Gallery by Tina Gwynne-Evans
Wednesday 13 September - 16:00 - 17:15
Thursday 14 September - 16:00 - 17:15
Explore health and wellbeing, from food and physical exercise to mindfulness and madness, on this guided tour of the National Gallery, considering works by artists including Beuckelaer, Titian, Hogarth and Van Gogh. 
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