Events

Quentin Blake biography by Ghislaine Kenyon
Opening of the new maternity ward in Angers, France
Quentin Blake mural at Addenbrooke's Hospital
See Quentin Blake in conversation with Shaun Tan - 27 August 2012
Sign up now for 'Quentin Blake Virtually Live' 24 September 2012
Book now to hear Quentin talk at the V&A on 30 September
Quentin on air - in French and English
Jenny Uglow on 'The Illustrator's Magical Art' in The Guardian
Quentin Blake now on Twitter!
Quentin Blake talk, 'The Prospect of Print' at the London Original Print Fair 2013
Quentin Blake at the Hay Festival 2013
'Matilda' sells for £30,000 at auction for charity English PEN
Quentin receives the Lifetime Inspiration Award at Literally... Coventry
Quentin Blake talk at Sidcup Library, 25 June
Crack Magazine interviews Sir Quentin Blake
Listen again to Quentin giving a tour of his studio to the BBC World Service
'Fantastic Mr Quentin Blake' interviewed in 'Charlie Hebdo'
Gizmo under the hammer at the Gromit Unleashed Auction
Hastings storytelling festival: 11 - 17 November 2013
Hastings storytelling festival: 11 - 17 November 2013
Quentin at the Soho Literary Festival, 29 September 2013
The Book Bus Roadshow is coming! October 2013 to March 2014
'Open Doors' auction for the House of Illustration
'20 odd questions' answered by Quentin Blake
Quentin at the 'Imagine' Festival, 23 February
Listen to Quentin's podcast from the 'Slightly Foxed' Readers' Day 2013
Interview in 'Liberation' Weekend, May 2014
Quentin Blake in Aytre
Quentin Blake talks to Simon Schama
Quentin Blake in the 'Spectator', 5 July 2014
Listen to 'Daumier and Blake: Artists of Modern Life' podcast
Roald Dahl Day 2014: Puffin Virtually Live event
#AskQuentinBlake with the House of Illustration
Quentin Blake & Oliver Jeffers at the Southbank Centre
Charity auction of first edition books at Sotheby's
Hastings Illustrators' Festival, 6 December 2014
Quentin Blake interviewed in 'Varsity'
'The World at One' visits Quentin Blake
Comic Relief Art Auction goes live online
Art to be auctioned in aid of Hay Castle
Quentin Blake interviewed in the Observer
'Sidcup Words and Music' Festival, June 2015
Quentin at Downing College 'May Ball' 2015
Q&A interview with The Arts Desk, July 2015
Quentin attends the opening of the 'Bibliothèque Quentin Blake
Quentin supports The Prince's Trust 'Evening of Art'
'Beyond the Page' at the V&A
Quentin at Hastings Storytelling Festival 2015
Quentin Blake & Bruno Heitz: the 'Big Duo', 19 November 2015
Interview - 'From La Fontaine to Charlie Hebdo'
New 'Quentin Blake Gallery' opening in 2016 at the House of Illustration
Quentin reveals unpublished drawings from 'The BFG'
Tatton Park celebrates Roald Dahl's centenary
'Quentin Blake and France' at Kings Place
'Roald Dahl, the BFG and me' interview by Nicolette Jones
Art in Hospitals, Creativity and Well-being Week 2016
'Life under the Atlantic' launches in J Sheekey restaurant
'Life under the Atlantic' launches in J Sheekey restaurant
Giant 'BFG' banners and drawing stations welcome visitors at St Pancras International
'The Big Friendly Read' now on!
Quentin interviewed in new Roald Dahl documentary
Quentin Blake prints brighten up children's Ophthalmology Department
Special 'Roald Dahl Day' draw-along with Quentin
Special 'Roald Dahl Day' draw-along with Quentin
'Mrs Armitage and the Big Wave' stage tour in London
10th anniversary celebrations for The Book Bus
Collaborators Quentin Blake and Emma Chichester Clark interviewed in iNewspaper
Quentin Blake artworks in fundraising auction to support House of Illustration
'The Five of Us' comes to London Underground
Quentin Blake & Emma Chichester Clark talk to Graham Norton
Quentin interviewed about his latest work - BBC Radio London
Quentin Blake auctions announced at Christie's, London
Jerwood Gallery relaunches as 'Hastings Contemporary'
Quentin creates 'portable rainbows' as free e-cards
Behind-the-scenes 'Making of' Clown feature on All4
Quentin Blake & John Yeoman: Fifty Years of Children's Books
'The Roald Dahl Centenary Portraits' now at Hull Central Library
'The Best of All Possible Worlds' now at the Heong Gallery
'The Only Way to Travel' exhibition at Jerwood Gallery
'The Life of Birds' exhibition opens at House of Illustration
'The Bulging Portfolio of Quentin Blake' at The Artworks, Halifax
Exhibition 'Linda Kitson: Drawings and Projects' at House of Illustration until 30 April
'The Roald Dahl Centenary Portraits' on show at The British Library
'Illustrators 2016' exhibition at Chris Beetles Gallery
'The BFG in Pictures' at Tullie House, Carlisle: 5 November 2016 - 5 February 2017
'Pictures from Punch' at the Cartoon Museum
'The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots' artworks on show at House of Illustration
'Inside Stories' at National Museum Cardiff
'Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories' at Seven Stories (until July 2017)
'The BFG in Pictures' at House of Illustration: 24 June - 2 October 2016
'What are you Like?' exhibition at Chris Beetles Gallery: until 22 May
'Seven Kinds of Magic' at the House of Illustration's Quentin Blake Gallery
Griffin tapestries come to Downing College, Cambridge
Quentin Blake: The Hospital Drawings - extended until 31 May 2016
'Freedom from Torture' art exhibition and auction 2015
'Inside Stories' opens at The Lightbox, Woking
'A Quentin Blake Summer' exhibition at Chris Beetles Gallery, July 2015
'Life under Water: A Hastings Celebration' exhibition 2 July - 6 September 2015
'Draw me a Story' exhibition at The Story Museum
Authors' letters found at Reading University
Quentin Blake artworks at Montreuil
'Quentin Blake and Friends' appear at Mottisfont and Nunnington Hall
'Artists on the Beach' at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings
'Quentin Blake: Inside Stories' at the House of Illustration
'Nos Compagnons' at Galerie Martine Gossieaux
'Moving Stories' at Seven Stories
'As Large as Life' comes to Hall Place, Bexley, Kent
Chris Beetles Gallery presents 'Quentin Blake: Fireworks, Fanfares & Fancies!'
Quentin's hospital exhibition 'As Large as Life' at the Harley Gallery
Chris Beetles Gallery presents 'The Illustrators' 2013
'Picture This: Children's Illustrated Classics' at the British Library, Oct 2013 - Jan 2014
'Quentin Blake: As Large as Life' comes to The Herbert, Coventry, July-November 2013
Quentin Blake exhibition at Cross Street Gallery, Islington until 1 August
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2013
'The Art of Storytelling' at Pound Arts Centre, Corsham: June & July 2013
'Quentin Blake: As Large as Life' opens in North Wales
House of Illustration 'What are They Like?' at Swiss Cottage Gallery
'Quentin Blake: Drawn by Hand' at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge
'Quentin Blake: As Large as Life' at Bankfield Museum, Halifax
Exhibition of new Quentin Blake drawings in London and Norfolk
Octoquentinicious at Chris Beetles Gallery
Last chance to see the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2012
Quentin Blake's 'Green Ship' at RHS Garden Rosemoor
'Swimmers' exhibition opens at Clare Hall, Cambridge
'The Illustrators 1837-2015' at Chris Beetles Gallery 21 Nov - 9 January
Rare Quentin Blake drawing comes to BBC 'Antiques Roadshow'