Tag Archives: The Comic Strip History of Space

Workshops at Palmers Green High School

Rather surprised to see Professor Severus Snape leading assembly when I arrived to run workshops at Palmers Green High School, but then my day was full of surprises … a Suffragette librarian, witches, rabbits and all manner of book characters … Continue reading

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Comic strip workshop at the Guardian Reading for Pleasure Conference

Monday was the day of the Guardian’s Reading for Pleasure Conference, where I was running a comic strip workshop for teachers and librarians.  Here’s an early morning picture of my Hat of Surprise ready to go, along with assorted characters … Continue reading

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Live drawing event at Half Moon Theatre

Last saturday I packed up some of my children’s books and headed to the Half Moon Theatre in Limehouse, London to join authors/illustrators Bridget Marzo, Robert Glenny and Layn Marlow for an afternoon of live drawing. Our work (and books … Continue reading

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First Woman in Space. Notes, drawings etc – and a coincidence

Visited the Science Museum in London yesterday to see an excellent mini-exhibition about Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to go into space. Enjoyed looking at all the exhibits, including a 1965 chocolate bar named in honour of Valentina’s baby girl … Continue reading

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Live drawing/space stories at Half Moon Theatre Fun Palace

Last saturday I drew pictures and told stories about space – some from The Comic Strip History of Space. – at the impressive Half Moon Theatre in Limehouse, London. One of the space book’s pages is on display in the theatre’s current exhibition. … Continue reading

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SCBWI Pictures at Play exhibition at Half Moon Theatre, Limehouse, London

Last week to the most enjoyable launch of the fabulous SCBWI Pictures at Play exhibition at the Half Moon Theatre in London’s Limehouse district. I was asked to add a spread from The Comic Strip History of Space which I’d illustrated, … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg – British Science Festival event and workshop

Last week I joined broadcast journalist Alex Fitch, ecologist Chris Sandom, writer Alex Frith, artist Daniel Locke and astrophysicist Kathy Romer at a panel discussion called Drawing On Science at the Onca Gallery in Brighton, part of the British Science … Continue reading

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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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