Friday Late at The National Gallery + Drinks Afterwards (8th March)

  • March 8, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Join us for a Friday late opening at The National Gallery. The National Gallery is one of the ten most popular art galleries in the world.

The museum features works from artists such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Constable and Monet. The gallery is home to over 2300 masterpieces. The museum has free entry and is open until 9pm on our visit. We will meet outside the main Trafalgar Square entrance at 7pm (I will have a Meetup sign). Once inside, members can either stay with our group or explore the museum by themselves. Please note this is a general visit to the permanent exhibitions rather than an official guided tour.

At exactly 9.00pm we will meetup outside the gallery and then head for a nearby local bar for a chat over a few drinks.  There are a number of possibilities (and we have already contacted a few venues that we know from previous meetups we have scheduled).  However, it has not been possible to reserve an area at the time we will be leaving the gallery as Friday nights are so busy in Central London after 9pm. So the venue we choose for drinks after we have visited the gallery will be selected on the night (my brother Terry or myself will leave the gallery 20 minutes before everyone else to find a suitable place that it is not too busy - this has always worked well on past meetups as there are so many large venues in Central London).

Cheers

Martyn and Terry

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  • lara dacombe

    i had grt evening loved the gallery. Thanks for organising it"

    March 11, 2013

  • michele

    I really did enjoy the gallery and the all evening......

    March 10, 2013

  • Juhi

    Very relaxing evening and as always it was good to see. Some familiar faces and meet some more lovely people.
    Thank you for organising such a warm friendly Meetup xx

    March 10, 2013

  • Maggie Lee

    Lovely evening. Made a nice change to visit some of my favourite paintings, and Old Shades is an excellent pub! many thanks, guys Xx

    March 10, 2013

  • javinder

    Ist meet up and Martyn was a great host!

    March 9, 2013

  • Chris

    I enjoyed it thanks!

    March 9, 2013

  • ELENI

    We are at the old shades

    March 8, 2013

  • Jonny

    Which bar we heading to?

    March 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Where are we meeting for drinks?

    March 8, 2013

  • Eric

    Not feeling well had to cancell.

    March 8, 2013

  • Declan

    Very sorry for late cancellation, thought would be able to make it before 9pm but got delayed at work :-(

    March 8, 2013

  • Ben Hopkins

    running late but on my way!!!

    March 8, 2013

  • sergio

    Apologies but I am dealing with an emergency at work and I won't be able to make it. Really gutted!

    March 8, 2013

  • Hash Panak

    Sorry feeling a bit down, next time !

    March 8, 2013

  • lucy

    Apologies i just can't get out of work in time to make it sorry

    March 8, 2013

  • lucy

    Apologies i just can't get out of work in time

    March 8, 2013

  • lucy

    I am running late so i will find you in the Gallery i hope thats ok ?

    March 8, 2013

  • Aninda

    Alas, have work issues to resolve still which will take a few hours to resolve so can't make it. Sorry. I thought I'd let you know as soon as I could to allow some of the people on the waiting list to attend.

    March 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I am pretty wiped out by tye running training.... better rest tonight.

    March 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, I really wanted to come tonight as it sounds v fun but I have to work :-( Next time!

    March 8, 2013

  • Gurjinder

    Hi Martyn, what's the status for the waiting list members? Can we still barge in?

    March 8, 2013

    • Martyn Lloyd

      Hi Gurjinder, there's still ten on the waiting list at the time of writing this message and we really are at capacity, so I would be grateful if people are patient. A lot of thought goes into numbers at each event and for this we are at capacity. You're next on the waiting list though and I'm sure someone will drop-out. Cheers, Martyn

      March 8, 2013

  • wendy

    Feeling Poorly wont be able to make it. Look foward to next time x

    March 8, 2013

  • Declan

    Sound great, may not make it for 7pm but will see you inside.

    March 8, 2013

  • lucy

    Hi, is there a meetup fee?

    March 6, 2013

    • Martyn Lloyd

      Hi Lucy, it's free and the museum has free entry too. cheers, Martyn

      1 · March 6, 2013

    • lucy

      Brill Martyn

      March 8, 2013

  • Olivia

    Bummed I changed my RSVP.

    March 8, 2013

  • Hashim

    Sorry I cancel because something just came up emergency and it's gonna be on this Friday. I hope to see you all again next time. I wish all the best and have fun.

    March 7, 2013

  • Lorraine

    Sorry I have to cancel. A friend is travelling down on Friday and I h
    ave to be here to let her in. Hope there is another meeting like this as am looking forward to coming along.

    March 7, 2013

  • lara dacombe

    looking forward to meeting you all!

    March 6, 2013

  • Claire Brooks

    Just reread it and found out where we are meeting. See you there!

    March 6, 2013

  • Claire Brooks

    Are we meeting somewhere all together before we go in at all?

    March 6, 2013

  • Terry

    The national gallery is one of my face places:)

    March 5, 2013

    • Terry

      face places?? Obviously fave places.

      March 5, 2013

  • Ele Taylor

    Can't will be recovering from my op

    March 5, 2013

  • lara dacombe

    looking forward to meeting you .

    March 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Late night gallery visit - why not?

    March 3, 2013

  • Colinette

    Can't this Friday but would love to come next time :)

    March 3, 2013

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