Online | Bedtime Stories

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
06 Sep 2021 — 31 Dec 2021
  • Family
Join us for a series of children’s bedtime stories read by members and friends of the Museum.

Online via our YouTube channels

Join us for a journey into the imagination each evening and settle down to a bedtime story read by people close to the Museum.

Dame Prue Leith reads Cockatoos, illustrated and written by Quentin Blake, and published by Red Fox.
Former Pupil John Caldicott reads John Patrick Norman McHennessy, the boy who was always late, illustrated and written by John Burningham, and published by Red Fox.
Author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay OBE reads Oh No George, written and illustrated by Chris Haughton, and published by Walker Books.
Graduate of the Foundling Museum Tracing Our Tales traineeship Sofia Oliviera reads Goodnight Moon, written by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd, and published by Two Hoots.
Premieres 10 September – Visitor Engagement Manager Tabitha Paterson reads Not Now Bernard, written and illustrated by David McKee, and published by Andersen Press.
Premieres  11 September – Children’s author and illustrator Lauren Child CBE reads Tales for the Perfect Child, written by Florence Parry Heide, illustrated by Victoria Chess, and published by Magnet.

Bedtime Stories is part of our #LaurenChildCurates series of events, all curated by children’s author and illustrator, Lauren Child CBE, which runs alongside our exhibition Quentin Blake: Gifted.