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The V&A Museum of Childhood will be celebrating the work of Michael Morpurgo, one of Britain's best-loved authors.
A Lifetime in Stories will explore his career through the use of draft manuscripts, photographs, notebooks and correspondence, and look into the lives he created for some of his best known characters.
Also on display will be the life-size horse puppet that was used in the West End show War Horse, which was later made into a movie by Steven Spielberg, and some original artwork by some of Britain's greatest illustrators, including Sir Quentin Blake, Patrick Benson and Michael Foreman.
Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms – Every day – Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
Victorian surgery at the Old Operating Theatre – Every Sat – Enjoy a demonstration of 19th-century surgery, held in the confines of the Old Operating Theatre at St Thomas's Hospital.
If you enjoy Museum of Childhood then you might like to visit Namco Funscape (catch the train from Bethnal Green to Namco Funscape), Pollock’s Toy Museum (catch the train from Bethnal Green to Pollock’s Toy Museum) and Princess Diana Memorial Playground (catch the train from Bethnal Green to Princess Diana Memorial Playground)
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