Ladybird Books Montage

The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition opens in Leicester

The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition has just opened at New Walk Museum in Leicester, offering not just an insight into the art and the many books published, but a visual history of 20th Century Britain in microcosm. This exhibition, which we’ve previously featured here at previous venues, for children of all agesContinue reading The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition opens in Leicester

Roy of the Rovers Exhibition 2019 - Football Museum

Manchester’s National Football Museum’s 65th anniversary Roy of the Rovers exhibition opens next week

Celebrate the 65th anniversary of Roy of the Rovers with a visit to the dedicated pop-up exhibition at Manchester’s National Football Museum, which opens next week, on Friday 19th July. The Melchester Rovers legend made his first appearance in Tiger comic in 1954, and remains a comic book icon to this very day. His exploitsContinue reading Manchester’s National Football Museum’s 65th anniversary Roy of the Rovers exhibition opens next week

Barbarella film poster, 1968, United Kingdom Release

Florida’s Norton Museum of Art hosts major Dwight M. Cleveland Collection film poster exhibition

If you’re heading to Florida on holiday this summer, then you may want to pop along to the  Norton Museum of Art, which is presenting the first, extensive museum exhibition of classic movie posters from one of the most prominent private collections in the world. Coming Soon: Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection,Continue reading Florida’s Norton Museum of Art hosts major Dwight M. Cleveland Collection film poster exhibition

Art from Camping by Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland Centenary exhibition announced as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 is to celebrate the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the birth of Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen), the world’s best loved queer artist, comics creator and gay icon with a special exhibition in Kendal in October. From the 1940s on, Tom pushed the boundaries of gay erotic art,Continue reading Tom of Finland Centenary exhibition announced as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Bromyard’s Time Machine Museum set to close in September

There’s sad news for fans of The Time Machine Museum of Science Fiction based in Bromyard, Herefordshire, which, it’s been announced, will close its doors in September – and all assets will be sold at auctionContinue reading Bromyard’s Time Machine Museum set to close in September