Seven Stories Touring Exhibitions

Seven Stories has been touring exhibitions since its inception in 1996 and has continued a touring programme since opening its Visitor Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2005.  We are now dedicated to touring all of our exhibitions to a national audience.

If you are a Museum, Art Gallery or other venue that is interested in hosting one of our exhibitions, you can download our latest touring brochure by clicking here

To make an enquiry or discuss a booking, please contact the touring department by calling 0191 495 2707 or email


Click on the logos below to see images of the exhibitions that are currently for hire.  Please note the dates on the list below for more detail on available hire periods.






Fully booked, but still available to visit:




Below is a list of venues where you can see Seven Stories Exhibitions, both now and in the future:


Michael Morpurgo, A Lifetime In Stories (Fully Booked)

The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock: August 2018 to Jan 2019

Leeds City Museum: February 2019 - June 2019

Burton at Bideford, Devon Summer 2019


Bears! (One slot remaining: Autumn/Winter 2019)

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery: February – April 2019

River and Rowing Museum, Henley: August - October 2019

Beacon Museum, Whitehaven: 28th March - 28th June 2020


Comics! Explore and Create Comic Art with Seven Stories (One slot remaining, Spring 2020)

Rheged: 8 February – 28 April 2019

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Telford: June – Septmber 2019

The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock: September – Dec 2019

Dorset County Museum: June - September 2020


Time to Get Up! (Available for hire February 2019 to February 2021)

Beacon Museum, Whitehaven: 30th March - 283rd June 2019


Where your Wings Were, Journeys with David Almond (Available for Hire July 2019 - July 2021)

A timelapse video of the build process for our David Almond exhibition:



Judith Kerr: The Tiger Who Came to Tea (Fully Booked)

Celebrating 50 years of Britain’s best loved picture book with the National Trust.

Saturday 7 July – Sunday 2 September: Mottisfont, Hampshire
Saturday 8 September – Sunday 28 October 2018: Quarry Bank, Cheshire
Saturday 3 November – Sunday 6 January 2019: Acorn Bank, Cumbria

Saturday 12 January – Sunday 3 March: Blickling Estate, Norfolk
Saturday 9 March – Sunday 28 April: Gunby Hall, Lincolnshire
Saturday 4 May – Sunday 30 June: Belfast, County Antrim and County Down
Saturday July 6 July – Sunday 1 September 2019: Newark Park, Gloucestershire
Saturday 7 September – Sunday 3 November 2019: Bateman's, East Sussex
Saturday 9 November – Sunday 5 January 2020: Knole, Kent

Saturday 11 January – Sunday 1 March: Osterley Park, Middlesex
Saturday 7 March – Sunday 29 April: Dyffryn Gardens, Vale of Glamorgan


Enquire about hiring any of our exhibitions by contacting the touring department on  0191 4952707 or email