with Mark Richards, Collector and Carroll Scholar

October 21

from 6:00pm

£15 including drink and tea with the Mad Hatter


How Lewis Carroll’s dreamchild has been a source of inspiration for 150 years and how his books have been adapted and reinterpreted to suit each generation.



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with John Vernon Lord and Mark Richards

November 4

from 6:00pm

£15 including drink and tea with the Mad Hatter


John Vernon Lord gives an illustrated talk and discussion with an introduction by Mark Richards.


John Vernon Lord was born in Derbyshire. He is an author, illustrator and teacher. His children's books have been published widely and translated into many languages. His picture book The Giant Jam Sandwich has become a classic, having been in print for forty-five years. His illustrations for The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear and Aesop’s Fables both won national prizes. The latter won the W.H. Smith/V&A Illustration Award in 1990. He has also illustrated books of poetry, myths, legends, sagas and epics. Recently he has illustrated Ulysses and Finnegans Wake by James Joyce for the Folio Society. He has also had a career in education having been head of various departments and schools during his 56 years teaching at Brighton. He was Professor of Illustration at the University of Brighton 1986-99, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He was the chair of the Graphic Design Board of the Council for National Academic Awards 1981-84.



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with Karin from 'Celestine and the Hare'

November 11

10:00am - 4:00pm

£80 including refreshments and materials


As part of the Alice in Wonderland exhibition, I'll be running a needle felt a dormouse in a tea cup workshop. Price includes refreshments and all materials. I'll bring some old teacups or you can bring your own, or even get one of the ones specially made for the exhibiton and Mad Hatter's tea party! Gallery provide a delicious lunch or you can bring a packed lunch.


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with Hannah Willow

November 19

10:00am - 4:00pm

£150 including materials. Deposit £40


As part of our very special Alice exhibition, this is a one day workshop to make a White Rabbit or Cheshire Cat pendant, specially designed for the workshop by Hannah. Come along and make one of these in fine silver and take home your own Alice in Wonderland pendant made by your own fair hand! 

This is a one-off workshop and will only be run this one time.


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