Exhibition: Ladybird Book artists at the Museum of Gloucester
- Credit: Candia McKormack
How many of us had our childhoods shaped by the iconic Ladybird books?
An exciting touring exhibition, The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists, curated by Helen Day, has landed at the Museum of Gloucester.
Helen has spent more than 20 years researching the company and collecting items, and this beautiful and colourful exhibition shows an unparalleled collection of books, original artwork and artefacts, including the breathtaking 4.85 x 2.24m Wall of Books.
The exhibition is supported by a variety of family activities, including bug hunts, music, dancing, storytelling, gallery trails and lots of vintage books to browse and share.
Not to be missed!
- Lost Ladybird Book Trail: until Sep 26, 2021
- Make a Bug Costume: Jul 23, 2021
- The Bug Ball: Jul 23-Aug 26, 2021
- The Creepy Crawl: Bug Hunt: Jul 26-Aug 9, 2021
- Making Music in the Museum: Aug 16, 2021
- Magical Storytelling & Crafts: Aug 18-21, 2021
The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists is at the Museum of Gloucester until September 26. Tel: 01452 396131 / museumofgloucester.co.uk
Entry to the exhibition is by donation, simply pay what you think. It's advisable to book museum admission tickets online to avoid disappointment: museumofgloucester.co.uk/exhibitions and/or visit gloucesterticketshop.co.uk directly to book tickets.