5 Back To School Gifts that promote Art, Nature, and Creativity

5 Back To School Gifts that promote Art, Nature, and Creativity

Whether you know a student returning to university, children going back to school, or looking to freshen up your own office this September, we have a range of unique items from Compton Verney that will inspire with art, nature and creativity!

Quentin Blake Magnetic Bookmark

From our current exhibition Quentin Blake: Birds, Beasts and Explorers, an adorable magnetic bookmark that features an original design by Quentin Blake. It reads ‘Time spent reading is never wasted’; reminding kids and adults alike of the importance of reading!

Featuring over 70 originals by Quentin Blake, visit the exhibition before 1 October.

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Exclusively Designed Compton Verney Tote Bag

Exclusively designed for Compton Verney by Rory Hutton and Tristan Sherwood. This tote bag takes inspiration from our beautiful grounds, architecture and permanent art collections. 


Mini Bike Multi-Tool

If you’re cycling to school, work, or university, this pocket-sized multi-tool has got you covered! It includes: 4.5mm and 6mm hex keys, pozi-drive screwdriver, T25 head driver and a flat head screwdriver.


Compton Verney Journal

Featuring the iconic artefacts in our British Folk Art collection, this exclusively designed journal has an elastic strap and lined pages.

Support the work we do at Compton Verney and the world of art and history with this unique notebook for September!


The Birds of America

Get the book that has inspired the exhibition touring UK that is currently at Compton Verney, Birds of America.

A stunning hardback copy of one of the best known and most valuable natural history books ever published. Faithfully recreated using one of the last few originals in the Natural History Museum.

It is the perfect gift to inspire students at the start of a new academic year who are interested in art, history, nature, birds, or illustration!

birds of america

There’s many more Back to School gifts from Compton Verney that inspire art, nature, and creativity that support the work we do as a charity. Visit our online shop below!