Visual Arts


Lincs Inspire's arts development team shines the spotlight on visual arts and supports local artists to showcase their work. Talk to us today about our support to local artists, arts groups and galleries including help with accessing funding for a new project. 

Wednesday, 30th October to Thursday, 2nd January
The Albert Room, Cleethorpes Library

FREE Admission.
Open during Library opening hours (Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5:30pm. Saturday 9am to 1pm. Closed Fridays)

The BFG in Pictures is a touring exhibition from House of Illustration, featuring reproductions of Quentin Blake’s illustrations for Roald Dahl’s much loved story The BFG.

The exhibition, curated by Quentin Blake, contains 40 reproductions including illustrations that were included in first designs but then, after consultation with Dahl, not used when the book was first published in 1982. They provide a unique insight into the character development of one of the most iconic characters in children’s literature.

These are exhibited alongside reproductions of the final illustrations for the book, providing a fascinating insight into the collaboration between author and illustrator, and a glimpse of a BFG that might have been…

Friday, 1st November, 7:30pm
The Albert Room, Cleethorpes Library
£3 - book your place by calling Cleethorpes Library on (01472) 3

A talk by Olivia Ahmad from the House of Illustration about the BFG exhibition aimed at an adult audience with an interest in illustration and the work of Quentin Blake. 


For more information about visual arts in this area, including funding opportunities if you are a local artist, contact or call (01472) 323004.