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In light of the UK government’s advice to stop non-essential contact in order to contain the further spread of coronavirus, House of Illustration is closed to the public until further notice.

During our closure we have a reduced staff presence and most email inboxes are not being monitored.

The following FAQs should answer any queries you have about and during this closure.

When will you reopen?

Please check back here, subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Twitter for up-to-date information on cancellations, refunds, rescheduling and reopening.

Can I order items from the online shop?

The online shop is unfortunately closed at this time.

I have a query about an open order. Who should I contact?

Please email and we will respond as soon as we can.

Can I arrange a group booking?

We are unfortunately unable to arrange group bookings during our closure.

Can I book a venue hire?

We are unfortunately unable to arrange venue hires during our closure.

Can I submit an idea for an exhibition?

We are not able to accept exhibition submissions at this time.

What is happening to the Illustrator in Residence programme?

Our current resident Peony Gent is working on her residency remotely. We are not currently accepting applications for our 2020 residency.

Can I get in touch about putting on a public event?

We are not programming public events at this time.

Will the next House of Illustration Fair take place as planned?

The summer edition of the House of Illustration Fair is unfortunately cancelled. We hope to run the winter edition as normal.

Can I apply to volunteer?

You may submit an application to volunteer at House of Illustration to, but please note that applications will not be processed until we reopen to the public.

Who can I contact with an urgent enquiry?

If your enquiry is urgent please email, we will respond as soon as we can.