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Exhibitions Coming Soon...


Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants

20 July – 3 November

Immerse yourself in Nick Sharratt’s world, find out about his childhood and what inspired him to become an illustrator, and meet a host of the characters that he has created throughout his career including Tracy Beaker, Daisy, Hetty Feather and Pirate Pete.
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The Power And The Virtue: Guido Reni's Death Of Lucretia

26 October – 20 January 2020

This is the first exhibition outside London dedicated to the Italian Baroque master Guido Reni, presenting the artist and his relevance in Western art history. This exclusive exhibition will feature unique works by the master from prestigious public and private collections that will allow to experience for the first time the mastery and the aesthetic quality of Guido Reni’s masterpieces.


Norman Cornish: The Definitive Collection

16 November 2019 - 23 February 2020

Celebrating the centenary of acclaimed artist Norman Cornish MBE, this major retrospective tells the story of his enduring career with the most comprehensive collection of his work ever assembled, including a number of previously unseen pieces.