Cats on the Page
Cats and their capers are celebrated in rhymes and stories familiar to us from childhood. Whether raising a smile, solving a crime, wreaking magical havoc or even performing in theatre, cats take centre stage in this free exhibition.
The British Library
96 Euston Road
NW1 2DB View map
A free exhibition
Exuberant and playful? Or more mysterious and threatening? Cats come to life in books, manuscripts and artwork to captivate and inspire. Renew your acquaintance with familiar favourites including Mog, Winnie and Wilbur, and T S Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, while meeting some new friends from around the world. As they prowl the pages, these feline characters are sure to delight all ages – and especially anyone who loves cats!
Tue 27 Nov 2018
Alice in Wonderland through the (cat’s) looking glass
Mon 3 Dec 2018
Discover the person and the process behind these children’s cat classics
Mon 10 Dec 2018
From Mog to Mr Mistoffelees
Wed 12 Dec 2018
Fred, Mog, Tom Kitten and The Cat in the Hat with Julia Eccleshare