Exhibition On now until Sunday, 8 April 2018

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

This multi-sensory and playful exhibition explores the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh – one of the most adored fictional characters of all time

Most visitors will be divided into young children and those who remember the books from when they were young. There’s something for both.

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  • On now until Sunday, 8 April 2018

  • Daily: 10.00 – 17.30

    Last ticketed entry 16.00

    Friday: 10.00 – 21.30

    Last ticketed entry 20.00

  • Gallery 38

  • £8.00

    Concessions apply.
    Advance booking is recommended.
    Members do not need to book.

Experience the timeless and universal appeal of this much-loved bear and discover the story behind the creative partnership of A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard, brought to life through sketches, letters, photographs, cartoons, ceramics and fashion.

Exhibition Highlights

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'The bees are getting suspicious', pencil drawing by E. H. Shepard, from Winnie-the-Pooh, chapter 1. © The Shepard Trust, reproduced with permission from Curtis Brown

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Christopher Robin ceramic tea-set presented to Princess Elizabeth, hand-painted, Ashtead Pottery, 1928. © Royal Collection Trust

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'Bump, bump, bump', pencil drawing by E. H. Shepard, from Winnie-the-Pooh, chapter 1, 1926. © The Shepard Trust, reproduced with permission from Curtis Brown

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Teddy bear, manufactured by Margarete Steiff, 1906 - 10. Museum no. MISC.10-1970. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Winnie-the-Pooh x Cath Kidston dress, 2016. © Cath Kidston/The Walt Disney Company

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Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

Published to accompany our major exhibition, this book explores the fascinating story behind the development of Winnie-the-Pooh and friends through the creative collaboration between author A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard.

£25 Buy
V&A Winnie-the-Pooh portfolio

V&A Winnie-the-Pooh portfolio

A limited edition portfolio reproducing six E.H. Shepard drawings from the V&A collection. Stamped and hand numbered in a limited edition of 250.

£250 Buy
The bees are getting suspicious – mounted print

The bees are getting suspicious – mounted print

The bees are getting suspicious, by E.H. Shepard. Reproduced from a drawing in the V&A collection.

£15 Buy
Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic
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