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Quentin Blake Inside Stories

Quentin Blake: Inside Stories celebrates the work of one of the world’s most important and best-loved illustrators and offers a unique insight into some of his most characteristic and popular creations.

Enjoy the wonderful creations of one of the world’s most important and best loved illustrators. Quentin Blake: Inside Stories offers a unique insight into some of Quentin Blake’s best known and popular creations.

Blake himself introduces illustrations for his own books and collaborations with other writers, bringing together rough drawings and finished artwork to demonstrate how his ideas evolved into unforgettable illustrations and bestselling books.

Featuring a huge range of his witty illustrated characters including Roald Dahl’s books such as The Twits, BFG and Matilda to The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams, or Michael Rosen’s Sad Book this exhibition includes over 140 original works, many never seen before outside Blake’s studio, as well as some of his artists tools.

Blake’s candid personal commentary and extensive selection of works make this his most intimate and revealing exhibition to date Full event details.

FREE entry for Members

School groups: Explore how illustrators Quentin Blake and Jackie Morris (The Lost Words), bring works of literature to life. The learning programme includes a tour of both exhibitions with a member of the learning team exploring character development and the link between descriptive writing and visual imagery followed by a series of activities to develop literacy, creativity and drawing skills.


Schedule

Date Time
Saturday 18th November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Sunday 19th November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Tuesday 21st November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Wednesday 22nd November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday 23rd November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Friday 24th November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Saturday 25th November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Sunday 26th November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Tuesday 28th November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Wednesday 29th November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday 30th November11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Friday 1st December11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Saturday 2nd December11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Sunday 3rd December11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Tuesday 5th December11.00 am to 5.00 pm

Contact information and location

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Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

Tel: 01926 645500
Email: Click here to email Quentin Blake Inside Stories

Website: http://www.comptonverney.org.uk/thing-to-do/quentin-blake-in

Contact Information

Tel: 01926 645500
Email: info@comptonverney.org.uk

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Quentin Blake: Inside Stories celebrates the work of one of the world’s most important and best-loved illustrators and offers a unique insight into some of his most characteristic and popular creations.

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EXHIBITION
Lost Words

The Lost Words

Venue: Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park