Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective

The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB

  • Mon, 17 May 2021 - Wed, 18 August 2021
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  • £5.00
  • Save to calendar 2021-05-17 00:00:00 2021-08-18 00:00:00 Europe/London Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective, on tour from House of Illustration, is the first ever exhibition dedicated to the author-illustrator behind some of the most popular and influential children’s books and graphic novels ever published. Hampshire Cultural Trust is delighted to be the inaugural venue of the tour.This long-awaited retrospective will show never-before-seen material from Briggs’ personal archive, revealing the origins of titles that have become household favourites, literary classics a... The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8SB Sophie Adnitt
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Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective, on tour from House of Illustration, is the first ever exhibition dedicated to the author-illustrator behind some of the most popular and influential children’s books and graphic novels ever published. Hampshire Cultural Trust is delighted to be the inaugural venue of the tour.

This long-awaited retrospective will show never-before-seen material from Briggs’ personal archive, revealing the origins of titles that have become household favourites, literary classics and international phenomena.

The exhibition includes over 100 original artworks from iconic books, celebrating Briggs as an exceptional draughtsman, typographer and storyteller. Find your favourites including, Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age (2001), Ethel & Ernest: A True Story (1998), Fungus the Bogeyman (1977) and The Snowman (1978).

Image: Top of the Plant page layout, Jim and the Beanstalk © Raymond Briggs, 1970


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