Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children. From a bloodthirsty birth in a sinister European forest, to benign bedtime tales where “Children with their Milk
are fed with the Tales of Witches, Hobgoblins, Prophecies and Miracles” this exhibition traces the developm
Gillian Lathey, Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Roehampton London, will introduce some of these invisible storytellers and pay homage to their neglected craft.
Colin Heywood, Emeritus Professor of Modern French History at the University of Nottingham, focuses on the society and culture in which children were raised in the 19th century.
Join us for a celebration of the magical characters that inhabit children illustrated books in a fun workshop aimed at children and families.