Major Winnie-the-Pooh opens at the V&A next month

Winnie-the-Pooh - Tigger

Ernest H Shepard’s coloured crayon drawing titled ‘Tiggers Don’t Like Honey’

Get ready for the UK’s largest ever exhibition on Winnie-the-Pooh, for ages two to one hundred and two.

A multi-sensory and playful exhibition, Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring A Classic will explore the magical world of the charismatic bear, star of the most popular children’s book of all time.

Around 230 works from the 1920s to the present day will be on show, including original illustrations, manuscripts, proofs and early editions, letters, photographs, cartoons, ceramics and fashion, all featuring the much-loved character and his friends.

• Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring A Classic opens Saturday 9 December at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London | Full details here on the V&A web site

With thanks to Richard Sheaf

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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