Brush and ink drawing of a horse from the 40th anniversary edition of Michael Morpurgo's War Horse by George Butler.

22 May – 3 July 2023

40 Years of War Horse

Celebrating the much loved classic by Michael Morpurgo

Open daily | Free entry

Image credit: No Man’s Land from the 40th Anniversary edition of War Horse by the artist George Butler © George Butler.

The exhibition will include original book covers from across the years including the very first cover artwork by Victor Ambrus, the original manuscript, and items from the National Theatre production.

There will also be illustrations from Rae Smith, the designer from the original theatre production of War Horse, and illustrations from the 40th anniversary edition by the war artist George Butler.

Join Michael Morpurgo in conversation with Exhibitions and Collections Manager, Warren Collum, on Wednesday 31 May, 2-3pm. Free entry. No booking required.


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