Inspired by Alice

Step into the immersive world of Alice, with art, collectables and craft all inspired by the legacy of Alice in Wonderland.

An exploration of the origins of Alice in Wonderland and the creativity that Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece has sparked. A chance meeting in the grounds of Oxford University over 150 years ago inspired a story that continues to fire the imagination to this day. The meeting was between Charles Ludwig Dodgson and a young lady by the name of Alice Liddell. Dodgson was none other than Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell became immortalized as Alice in the Wonderland tale. This exhibition features iconic images by Dodgson and his contemporaries and examines the continuing fascination with a story that has inspired artists and craftspeople across the generations.

Image Credit: ‘Drink me’ Alice illustration by John Tenniel from The Nursery Alice, 1890

Opening Times

Monday – Saturday 10am -4pm

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