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, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. 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 “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.