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Drawn to Water: Quentin Blake Exhibition at WWT Martin Mere

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WWT Martin Mere, Fish Lane, Burscough, Nr Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 0TA

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Drawn to Water: Quentin Blake Exhibition at WWT Martin Mere

As part of the Drawn to Water: Quentin Blake at WWT partnership, enjoy a unique opportunity to explore some lesser-known works from Sir Quentin Blake’s personal archive, on display at the gallery.

The exhibition of 54 of Quentin Blake’s wetland-themed prints will be split into two parts that will be available to enjoy at different times throughout the autumn and winter.

Part one will include 29 of Quentin Blake’s prints with part two will be offering the chance to see a further 25 prints. The exhibition provides a unique glimpse into Quentin’s passion for wetlands and wildlife. 

Discover beautiful illustrations on display using everything from pens, inks and washes to quills from the birds he has illustrated to help bring their subjects to life, all rendered in Quentin’s iconic style. 

If you’re inspired by Quentin’s illustrations, make sure you collect one of the seasonal guides full of his unique drawings and explore the wonderful wetlands.  And if you’re feeling creative, there is a whole host of art and illustration activities to spark the imaginations of all ages and abilities.

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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

Follow A59 towards Preston. Through Burscough Village turn left immediately after the railway bridge onto Red Cat Lane. Follow for one mile, Martin Mere is on left.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway station is Burscough Bridge station. Martin Mere is 1.5 miles from station. Signposted walk, approximately 30 mins, or can get taxi from Burscough Village. Cyclists are always welcome at Martin Mere.

The centre is signposted from Junction 8, M61, Junction 3 on M58 and Junction 27 on M6.

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