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On until
27 Oct 2018
LPW Gallery, Leicester - No one will know how happy Iíve been
An exhibition of etchings by illustrator Suzanne Balkanyi (1922-2005) from the 1950s and 1960s. This will be the first posthumous show of Balkanyiís work in the UK. As well as being an artist and illustrator, Balkanyi was a founder member of the Society of Engravers, Pointe et Burin, in Paris.
Dates: 11 August-27 October
Open: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm; Weds 10am-8pm
Where: Leicester Print Workshop, 50 St George Street, Leicester LE1 1QG
Contact: 0116 2514174 (

On until
28 Oct 2018
Bodleian Libraries, Oxford- Tolkien: maker of Middle-earth
The most extensive collection of materials related to JRR Tolkien to have been gathered together for public display since the 1950s. It includes over 200 items, many not displayed in public before.
Dates: till 28 October
Open: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm
Where: The Weston Library, Oxford
Contact: 01865 277094 (

On until
28 Oct 2018
Fry Gallery, Saffron Walden - Bawden at home
Edward Bawden was educated in Saffron Walden and spent his last 19 years living in the town. This exhibition includes over 200 artworks and other items, many of which have either not been seen before or not displayed in recent years.
Dates: till 28 October
Open: Tues, Thurs, Fri 2-5pm; Sat 11am-5pm;
Sun 2.15-5pm (closed Mon and Weds)
Where: Castle Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1DB
Contact: 01799 513779 (

On until
04 Nov 2018
The House of Illustration, London - John Vernon Lord: illustrating Carroll and Joyce
An exhibition of John Vernon Lordís
extraordinary illustrations for five books
including Finneganís Wake, Ulysses and
Aliceís Adventures in Wonderland.
Dates: till 4 November
Open: Tues-Sun 10am-6pm
Tickets: £7.70 adults; £5.50 concs; £4.40 child
Where: 2 Granary Square, Kingís Cross, London N1C 4BH
Contact: 020 3696 2020 (

On until
18 Nov 2018
The Heath Robinson Museum - Peter Pan and other lost children
An exhibition of the work of two largely forgotten, but talented Edwardian female illustrators Ė Alice Bolingbroke Woodward, the first illustrator of the story of Peter Pan, and Edith Farmiloe.
Date: 25 August-18 November
Open: Fri-Sun 11am-4pm
Tickets: £6 adults; £4 child and concs; £18 family
Where: Pinner Memorial Park, West End Lane,
Pinner HA5 1AE
Contact: 020 8866 8420 (

On until
01 Jan 2019
London Transport Museum - Poster girls: a century of art and design
A spotlight on 20th- and 21st-century female graphic designers revealing the contribution they have made to poster design over the past 100 years. Over 150 posters and original artworks by some of the leading female artists who have worked for London
Transport and Transport for London, includng work by well-known designers such as Mabel Lucie
Attwell, Laura Knight, Enid Marx and Zandra Rhodes.
Dates: till January 2019
Open: Daily 10am-6pm
Tickets: £17.50; £15 concs
Where: Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E 7BB
Contact: 020 7379 6344 (

On until
27 Jan 2019
The Higgins, Bedford - Bawdenís beasts
An exhibition showing Edward Bawdenís lifelong preoccupation with all manner of creatures Ė from delicate insects to farm grazers and domestic pets, and from exotic jungle and desert dwellers to fantastical shape-shifting beasts.
Dates: till 27 January 2019
Open: Tues-Sat 11am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm
Where: Castle Lane, Bedford Mk40 3XD
Contact: 01234 718618 (

On until
24 Feb 2019
Tate Britain, London - Edward Burne-Jones
The first major retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones (1833-98) in the UK for over 40 years. Renowned for otherworldly depictions of beauty inspired by myth, legend and the Bible, the artist was the only Pre-Raphaelite to achieve worldwide recognition in his lifetime. This exhibition brings together 150 works across painting, stained glass and tapestry.
Date: 24 October 2018-24 February 2019
Open: daily 10am-6pm
Where: Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG
Contact: 020 7887 8888 (