Quentin Blake: Illustrating Verse

january, 2022

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22jan10:00 am1:00 pmQuentin Blake: Illustrating Verse

Mr Magnolia by Quentin Blake © Quentin Blake

Event Details

Kirkby Gallery will present a touring exhibition from House of Illustration, Quentin Blake: Illustrating Verse – a free collection of 120 works by the world-renowned artist and illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake.

Sir Quentin Blake has been illustrating poetry throughout his 60-year career, creating illustrations for a huge variety of poets. The gallery will be home to a wonderful collection of these works, selected by the artist himself.

Blake is probably best known for his work with Roald Dahl and the images her created for famous novels like George’s Marvellous Medicine and The BFG. A highlight of the exhibition will be his illustrations for Edward Lear’s The Owl and The Pussy-Cat and an illustration for a poem by William Shakespeare – both writers that will be celebrated in Knowsley 2022.



(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Kirkby Gallery

Norwich Way, Kirkby

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