Category Archives: Events

Map workshop for children at Ledbury Poetry Festival

Last weekend I was at the marvellous Ledbury Poetry Festival running a workshop encouraging children to make a giant interlinking map of magical sounds, and of course taking a few copies of my Draw It! book with me. It travels everywhere!  The venue … Continue reading

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‘Get To Know Your Character’ workshop at ShoutSouth 2017 festival

Earlier this week I joined other authors and illustrators to run workshops at this year’s ShoutSouth festival, held at London South Bank University and organised by CWISL.  Young people from eight south London schools took part in this fantastic story making event. I … Continue reading

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Coming soon – Sally Kindberg’s workshops at Swedenborg House

Later this year I’ll be running exciting workshops for children/families at  mysterious Swedenborg House in London.  More images from my interactive material here.

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Big Issue encounter – a positive story*

After the horrific news about Manchester this morning, I couldn’t settle to work and went out.  A Big Issue seller was standing on the corner of Seven Dials in Covent Garden with the latest edition, headlined Tiger Woman, the incredible life … Continue reading

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My Draw It! Pirates workshop at Barnes Children’s Literature Festival

  What a delight to take part in Barnes Children’s Book Festival yesterday, not only to see fantastic drawings by children at my Draw It! Pirates workshop but to revisit Barnes, where I once lived with my small family in a granny-flat … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s live drawing at Artis event

On March 14th to the Free Word Centre to do live drawing and give a talk about my work at a fantastic Artis Teach Meet event.  So impressed by huge amounts of energy from members of Artis who have alternative names btw, such … Continue reading

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Women’s March, London, January 21st 2017

Only there at the beginning for a couple of hours (and that included drinking hot chocolate) but a great atmosphere of friendliness and solidarity against misogyny, racism and bigotry aka Trumpery.  Women are marching in many parts of the world today, … Continue reading

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Christmas at Kindberg Towers

Great to have friends round at Kindberg Towers and celebrate Solstice and Christmas etc.  The figure on the left is a replica of one of the wonderful Lewis chessmen – a Queen discovered in Uig on the west coast of the Isle … Continue reading

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At Give A Book’s fifth anniversary celebration

On December 8th to an event at Daunts bookshop in Holland Park, celebrating five years of charity Give A Book with whom I hope to be working  in 2017. Patron Lady Antonia Fraser, trustee Victoria Gray,  Simon Jenkins, Paul Johnson, Felicity … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop at the Guardian’s Reading for Pleasure conference

Busy and buzzy day at this year’s Guardian Reading for Pleasure conference organised by Margaret Holborn and chaired by Julia Eccleshare.  Talks by successful Beetle Boy author MG Leonard, author/illustrator Emily Gravett and lecturer in literacy and children’s books Prue Godwin. … Continue reading

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