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The National Gallery

Join the National Gallery on their Facebook page on 31 May from 6.30pm to explore the acts of courage taken by the Gallery during the Second World War and beyond.


Facebook Live: Courage at the National Gallery
6.30pm - 7.00pm
FREE - More information

Even during the darkest days of the Blitz, the National Gallery stayed open for business, providing an eager audience with concerts, exhibitions, talks and cakes!

From the evacuation out of London of some of the world’s finest masterpieces to the extraordinary wartime concerts put on by pianist Myra Hess, Senior Research Curator Susanna Avery-Quash and Suzanne Bosman, author of ‘The National Gallery in Wartime’, will journey through the Gallery after-hours to explore how life carried on at the Gallery during WWII.

The live broadcast will be shared on the National Gallery’s Facebook page and a replay version will be available on the channel afterwards.

Please note that this is an online-only event. Entry to the Gallery at this time will not be permitted.

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Graphic silhouette of Big Ben represented in green red and blue. Text reads: London History Day
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