War Horse: Fact and Fiction

© James McCauley
National Army Museum , Chelsea Wednesday January 30 2013 0:00
This exhibition explores the real-life history behind Michael Morpurgo's novel 'War Horse', with objects from the collection, interactive displays and material from Morpurgo's archive, as well as material from the National Theatre production, examining the vital role of the horse during times of conflict. There are also costumes and props from the Steven Spielberg 'War Horse' film, plus illustrations by the film's equine artist, Ali Bannister. At the centre of the exhibition is a life-sized barbed-wire sculpture of a horse by artist Laura Antebi.
Venue name: National Army Museum
Address: Royal Hospital Rd
Opening hours: The museum is closed for redevelopment until 2016
Transport: Tube: Sloane Square