Bloomin' Brilliant: The Life & Work of Raymond Briggs


Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 8SP

Tel: 01273 844744

Illustrations of Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs


A new exhibition featuring never-seen-before items and artworks from one of the UK's most beloved author/illustrators in the part of East Sussex that he made his home.  

Bloomin' Brilliant: The Life & Work of Raymond Briggs is a highly personal show that will bring together 30 items from the late author's estate with over 100 original artworks from his 60-year career.

For the first time following Briggs' death in 2022, this exhibition will offer a deepy personal view of the items and objects that surrounded the author in his Sussex home, just a mile down the road in the village of Westmeston.  Featuring artworks that show why Raymond Briggs was - and still is - viewed as one of the most exceptional draughtsmen and storytellers that this country has produced, with innovative journeys of both the magical and seemingly mundane, from monsters, flying snowmen and miniscule humans to heartfelt relationships, real-life war and a hard-working Father Christmas.


Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.00 per adult
Concessions£7.00 per concession
Under 18sFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Season (27 Apr 2024 - 27 Oct 2024)
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:30 - 17:00

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