The wonderful House of Illustration has a new name. It’s now known as the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration and always has a plethora of exhibitions, workshops and news updates across the UK. Not only that, they’re transforming a fascinating but forgotten heritage site in Clerkenwell into the UK’s centre for illustration, opening 2025. Watch this space!

About Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake is an artist, author and illustrator, having had his first illustration published in Punch magazine in 1949 when he was still at school. He has written and/or illustrated more than 500 books, been a teacher of illustrators and created murals for hospitals, galleries and community spaces.