Display Past event Monday, 18 November 2019 – Sunday, 15 November 2020

Beatrix Potter's Fairyland

From ‘honey dew’ drinking parties to Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, discover Beatrix Potter’s response to the world of fairies and fairytales.

  • Currently closed, V&A South Kensington

  • Free event

Beatrix Potter's Fairyland photo

This display explores her attempts at adapting existing tales and her invention of new ones and how, in her imagery, she took inspiration both from the natural world and the work of other illustrators.

Image: © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, courtesy Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.