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May 2021

Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

20th May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

20th May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

21st May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

21st May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

22nd May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

22nd May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

23rd May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

23rd May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

24th May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Reopening 20 May until 21 June 2021 Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the…

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Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper

24th May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Museum opens its doors with a remarkable new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, Painting in Coloured Light: The modern stained glass designs of John Piper, shining a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass and his exploration of this medium, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood. The centrepiece of the new display, recently beautifully conserved and rarely seen in public before, is Piper’s vibrant ‘cartoon’ or design for the stunning stained glass…

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