A World Inside a Book: Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures

Take a trip into the brilliant 3-D technicolour world of the best loved children's author, Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, with the UK’s first immersive exhibition of their work.Read more

Luna Loves Library Day with Joseph Coelho and Fiona Lumbers

Join award-winning poet Joseph Coelho and illustrator Fiona Lumbers as they introduce you to Luna - the book-loving hero from their new picture book Luna Loves Library Day.Read more

Dinosaurium with Chris Wormell

Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore.... join illustrator Chris Wormell as he shows you his stunningly illustrated informative book all about dinosaurs.
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Myths, Maps and Monsters with Joe Todd-Stanton

Travel back in time through myths from around the world to meet magical beasts, powerful gods and brave adventurers.Read more


Join children’s author Michael Morpurgo for a reading from his new book inspired by
the Foundling Hospital, and enjoy music featured in the story.
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Animal Christmas Crackers Concert

Join the Waldegrave Ensemble for a magical animal-themed family concert.Read more

FUNBOX: Santa’s Funtastic Factory

Gary, Anya and Kevin have been entrusted by the big chap in the red suit himself, to help finish the lists for all the boys and girls before Christmas Day. But things aren’t quite going to plan. Santa’s magic machine is playing up creating Christmas chaos, mechanical mayhem and topsy-turvy toys, so it’s up to the Funbox gang to save the day!Read more