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Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts. the Many Adventures of Enid Blyton
Opening Saturday 4 May 2013 until February 2014.
Enid Blyton is one of the best-selling writers for children of all time, her stories have delighted generation after generation. This exhibition shows, for the first time, Seven Stories unique Enid Blyton Collection of original typescripts and illustrations.
This is a special opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in Enid’s worlds and stories, adventuring with The Famous Five, discovering Toyland with Noddy and escaping to the The Magic Faraway Tree with Silky and Moonface, all before heading to Green Hedges for tea.
Supported by Hodder Children’s Books, Heritage Lottery Fund Enid Blyton Fund for Seven Stories
Also supported by Egmont, Harper Collins and Macmillan.
Illustration (c) Hodder and Stoughton
Enid Blyton First Look Tours
Did you know that Seven Stories is custodian of a nationally important archive of children’s literature, illustrations and manuscripts including the largest collection of Enid Blyton material in the UK?
Learn about the history of Seven Stories, view rare and unseen treasures from our Collection and take part in a unique ‘white glove’ experience with some of the highlights from Seven Stories’ archive. Meet the expert team who bring the Collection to life, ask questions and find out how we ensure that our illustrations and manuscripts are safe guarded for future generations.
Thursday 9 May SOLD OUT
Sunday 19 May BOOK NOW
Thursday 6 June BOOK NOW
Sunday 23 June BOOK NOW
Booking essential. £10 per person including admission fee. £7 for annual pass holders. Includes a cream tea in the café. National Art Card holders and Friends of the National Libraries gain free access to our adult tours subject to advance bookings and can order a cream tea for after the tour for the discount price of £3.50