Toy Tales


An exhibition drawn from several decades of British children's animation, including drawings, models, posters, animation cels and sets from television shows including 'Ivor the Engine', 'Noggin the Nog', 'Bagpuss', 'Dangermouse' and 'Wallace and Gromit'.

H.M. Bateman: The Man Who Went Mad On Paper


H.M. Bateman (1887-1970) is acknowledged as the first modern master of 20th-century British cartooning.  This major retrospective includes works from all periods of his career, from early theatrical subjects to 'The Man Who...' cartoons for which he is best known.

It also includes many examples of his wordless strips, which are masterpieces of silent comedy, as well as sketchbooks, ephemera and other private works never previously exhibited.  

Bring Me Laughter



7 Jan - 23 Feb 2014

Cartoons and caricatures by Anton, H.M. Bateman, Max Beerbohm, Peter Brookes, Jonathan Cusick, Disney Studio, Fougasse, Giles, Pont, William Heath Robinson, Donald McGill, Phil May,Matt, Ronald Searle, Trog and many others from the collection of George and Pat Walker.