London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Things to do in London: Francis Goodman featured at the National Portrait Gallery
Published: Sunday 21st of April 2013
It features work by artists from across the globe and it also boasts having the largest collection of portraits in the world.
If you are planning on a trip to the gallery over the next few months, you will get a chance to view a series of photographs by Francis Goodman (1913-89) which has hit the headlines lately.
His work takes the viewer on a trip down memory lane with over 40 black and white photographs depicting scenes within the Second World War, tourist hotspots featuring 1930s celebrities and fashion shots of clothing and style. His work is set to go on display on April 23rd.
Guests will also get a chance to see Dame Maggie Smith, actress who starred in Downton Abbey, who was invited to sit for a portrait commissioned by The National Portrait Gallery.
Other highlights of the attraction include depictions of monarchs such as Henry VII, Queen Elizabeth II and notable figures such as Florence Nightingale.
Get free entry to over 55 top London attractions with a London Pass.
Posted by Kevin Smith
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Thursday 24th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a tour of Lords Cricket Ground - the spiritual home of cricket.
Wednesday 23rd of January 2013 The cold outside does not mean people cannot enjoy the great outdoors.
Tuesday 22nd of January 2013 M&M's World is a must-see for chocolate fans visiting the English capital.
Monday 21st of January 2013 The National Theatre is one of the busiest performance spaces in London.
Sunday 20th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a trip to the National Maritime Museum.
Saturday 19th of January 2013 London Brass Rubbing Centre is a great attraction for families.
Friday 18th of January 2013 St Paul's Cathedral is one of the iconic landmarks of London, and one of the best places to go for a stunning view of the capital.
Thursday 17th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could visit a precious collection of intriguing art at Ranger's House.
Thursday 17th of January 2013 The Courtauld Gallery is one of the top London attractions for art lovers to visit.
Wednesday 16th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a visit to Kew Gardens and see the stunning orchid display.
Wednesday 16th of January 2013 The Medieval Banquet is a thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable experience.