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Behind the scenes: talk with Chief Red Collar Mick O’Halloran

Friends Week


● Fully booked

Tuesday 21 May 2019
11am — 12pm

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Mick O'Halloran, Chief Red Collar

Gain an insight into the day-to-day at the RA with Chief Red Collar, Mick O’Halloran, as he shares stories from the Academy past and present.

Since the 1790s, our trusted security staff have worn red-collared uniforms – resulting in the apt and affectionate nickname, “the Red Collars”. Join us for a talk with Chief Red Collar, Mick O’Halloran.

Taking place throughout Friends Week, we are offering Friends of the RA a unique opportunity to gain insight to the inner workings of the Royal Academy through talks, tours, workshops, stories and anecdotes from the experts.

This event is open to members of the Academicians’ Room, Friends of the RA and RA250 Friends and RA250 Supporters.

Members of the Academicians’ Room, please call 020 7300 8090 to book. Friends of the RA can book by phone or online.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Tuesday 21 May 2019

11am — 12pm

Meet in the Front Hall, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts