Author Archives: SallyK

Sally Kindberg at the Punch & Judy Festival 2024

Mr Punch’s appearance in London’s Covent Garden, first mentioned by Samuel Pepys on 9th May 1662, is cause for an annual celebration of all things puppet related in the church gardens of St Paul’s, known as the Actors’ Church.  This … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg walking in London, April 27th 2024

Walking in London, April 27th 2024

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Sally Kindberg and St Ia

A while ago my interest in early Celtic saints resulted in a series of drawings. Walking in Cornwall has always been one of my joys, and the story and image of St Ia, patron saint of St Ives, gripped my … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg, International Women’s Day and almost spring

Happy International Women’s Day which of course should be every day! It’s almost spring, and already a busy time here.  Last month I ran another House of Dreams workshop at Swedenborg House, later going to a talk about the current … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s House of Dreams workshop at Swedenborg House

Where would you keep your magic numbers?  In your paper House of Dreams of course! Just one of the many inventive drawings made on St Valentines Day this week during another workshop at Swedenborg House.  If you had a little … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshops at London Zoo

If you can’t wear a pair of special ears while you’re working at London Zoo then when can you?  Last week I was invited to run two visual narrative aka comic strip STORY workshops with Zoo staff, as part of … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and the New Year

2024 started with a bit of a drama.  Laryngitis turned into a rather vile throat infection (epiglottitis) which meant I couldn’t breathe/swallow/speak.  After a difficult night I managed to get to A&E early in the morning – can’t remember how … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and a bit of live drawing in London’s Limehouse

  Recently I very briefly joined a friend, Bridget Marzo, at a Half Moon Children’s Theatre Festival, where she was promoting her next children’s book, and joined her and families drawing on the floor.  A very small person drew my … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and a glimpse of childhood

A glimpse of childhood, originally part of Stranger, a work-in-progress but quite possibly in another form or even another story.  Struwwelpeter was a big early influence.  And the Grimm Brothers.

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Sally Kindberg at The Great British Colouring Book launch

Last week was the launch of The Great British Colouring Book at the Cartoon Museum.  The book was a brilliant idea by the Professional Cartoonists Organisation and 38degrees, an antidote to mean spirited governmental banning of images welcoming children at … Continue reading

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