Poem, Story and Scape in the work of Kevin Crossley-Holland

Tuesday 29 March 2022
10:00am - 5:00pm
Art Gallery, The Stanley and Audrey Burton
Every day
Saturday 20 August 2022
General public

Delve into the world of writer Kevin Crossley-Holland in this new exhibition.

Discover the long and celebrated career of Kevin Crossley-Holland through items from his archive, held by the University of Leeds. Objects from his private collection will also be on display.

Kevin Crossley-Holland is well-known for his poetry, novels, traditional tales and translations. He has won prizes including the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. He is also beloved by generations of readers for his Arthur Trilogy.

Themes of myth, magic, landscape and history are found throughout Crossley-Holland’s work. This exhibition reveals the roots of these fascinations in his own childhood, and beyond.

With original artwork on display, the exhibition also focuses on the illustrators who Crossley-Holland has worked with.

The manuscripts, objects, and artwork exhibited show Crossley-Holland's lasting commitment to story-telling.

Visit to discover the worlds, stories and spaces which have inspired this prolific author.