Discover the Hidden Treasures of Swedenborg House with Artist Sally Kindberg

Swedenborg House, 20/21 Bloomsbury Way, London
Discover the Hidden Treasures of Swedenborg House with Artist Sally Kindberg image
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This event ended on Saturday 14th of December 2019

Free but booking is essential. Email [email protected] to reserve your place.

Venue Information

Swedenborg House Bookshop
Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2TH

Nearest Stations

Holborn 0.13 miles


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Drawing workshops for adults and children (aged 6+) | Saturday 14 December | 2.00 to 4.00pm | Free refreshments and materials | Swedenborg House, 20/21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH | FREE | Children to be accompanied by a parent or carer

Email [email protected] to book! Places are very limited so get your free ticket now.

Come and explore the secrets of Swedenborg House! We are delighted after the overwhelming popularity of our previous workshop to announce a another drawing workshop by acclaimed artist, author and designer Sally Kindberg on Saturday 14 December, from 2-4pm. Sally will be leading drawing workshops for adults and children (aged 6+) on the many fascinating items on display at Swedenborg House, and on Swedenborg himself. Visitors will be led through a unique exploration of our rare collection of artefacts and treasures, including strange mechanical inventions, powdered wigs and duck feather pens.

Key features:

-Children will learn comic book skills from Sally Kindberg, one of the UK’s leading comic book authors;
-Children will learn to draw with duck quill pens;
-Children will be encouraged to explore the mysterious museum at Swedenborg House, a Grade II listed eigtheenth-century building in Bloomsbury;
-Children will receive free refreshments and art materials.

SALLY KINDBERG is the author and illustrator of the popular children’s book series Draw It! and The Comic Strip History of Space, both published by Bloomsbury. Sally’s work has appeared in numerous children’s books, in comic strips for CBBC and in The Guardian. She has also delivered creative workshops at Edinburgh Festival, the Wellcome Collection and in places as diverse as Beijing and the Outer Hebrides. Sally is a City of London guide, the curator and founder of the Museum of Dust and is currently working on a graphic story called Sputnik.

Places are limited so booking is essential. Please email [email protected] to book a place!

No specialist skills required. All materials will be provided including duck feather pens and ink, paper, pencils and Sally Kindberg’s unique Swedenborg Leporello.


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