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Sally Kindberg’s weekend visit to Copenhagen and Ven island in Sweden

Walked round Copenhagen, climbed towers, and followed in the footsteps (except he rode his horse) of Peter the Great up the twisting cobbled ramp of the Round Tower, referred to by Hans Christian Andersen in his fairy tales.  Then tea at … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Space drawing workshop at LICAF 2016

What happens when beings from Outer Space nip down to the wondrous Lakes International Comic Art Festival and plan to steal Kendal Mint Cake?  More than 25 participants at my comic strip workshop had some pretty marvellous ideas, and one or two visitors from … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Space workshop at the Guardian Big Draw 2016

Huge fun with lots of families and artists at yesterday’s Guardian Big Draw, held at King’s Place, London.  Mostly Earthlings took part, but a few extraterrestrials sneaked in after mask making with Marion Deuchars.  There were spacecraft, aliens, and strange planets … Continue reading

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Workshops at Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books, Newcastle

Dinosaur activity?  Visitors from outer space?  It was all happening at Seven Stories on June 18th!  Accompanied by copies of Draw It! Dinosaurs and The Comic Strip History of Space, I travelled north-east to meet some young Earthlings …

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Sally Kindberg and Tycho Brahe at Netley Careers Day, north London

Lovely morning yesterday with delightful Year 3s at Netley School in north London.  I was there to take part in their Careers Day, give a talk about my work and do a drawing workshop, but the class got distracted by the story … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s comic strip Space workshop at Primrose Hill School, London

Great fun to be asked to Primrose Hill School in north London, where my daughter went many years ago, and run a comic strip Space workshop with Year 4s. We had a look at The Comic Strip History of Space … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Book Festival Day 2

  This morning’s comic strip workshop about space was sold out – hooray – with brilliant results from young wannabe astronauts and comic strip artists.  Book signing afterwards, then to the Authors’ Yurt to warm my sandalled toes at its roaring stove.  It’s now … Continue reading

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