Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever Watercolours by Michael Foreman. Thames & Hudson®

  • Venue/Location:Danum Gallery, Library and Museum
  • Date: 11 Feb 23 - 7 Jun 23
  • Tickets:Free

To mark 100 years of Flying Scotsman Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have created the stunning children’s book ‘Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever’. 

It tells the story of Iris, who dreams of being a train driver when she grows up, just like her dad, who drives Flying Scotsman.

This exhibition presents the first opportunity see the full collection of original watercolours illustrated by Michael Foreman for the book.

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Date and time

11 Feb 23, 00:00 - 7 Jun 23, 00:00


  • Danum Gallery, Library and Museum
  • Waterdale
  • Doncaster
  • South Yorkshire
  • DN1 3BZ

Opening Times

Monday - Tuesday

11am – 5pm


9:30am – 4.30pm


1pm – 7pm

Friday - Saturday

10am – 4pm