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Sally Kindberg at the Fitzrovia Fete 2023

With thanks to all the Fitzrovia Fete visitors, who with my encouragement, pulled faces and/or drew them. This included newsreader and local resident Paddy O’Connell (who opened the Fete), and poet Jimmy Andrex amongst others.  There were musicians, more poets, … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at St Paul’s Covent Garden May Fair 2023

On May 14th St Paul’s (aka the Actors’ Church) Covent Garden teemed with colourful policemen, Punch and Judy performers, clowns, puppets, Pearly Queens and other assorted characters. Years ago I met Professor Leslie Press, son of another Punch and Judy … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and a Pollocks Toy Museum reunion at the Art Workers’ Guild

How lovely to meet up again with some of the Pollocks Toy Museum people at a party held last saturday in the Art Workers Guild, for chats, song, cake and a Toy Theatre performance of Jack the Giantkiller, with Jack … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s House of Delights workshop at Pollocks Toy Museum

What better venue to celebrate almost-Christmas than to run a workshop at the magical Pollocks Toy Museum in Fitzrovia, London? And what more appropriate way to travel there than by a pair of wings? Although I’d forgotten about the hazards … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg Dinosaur Wrangling in Fitzrovia

  Dinosaurs extinct? Pah, nonsense!  Lots of Dinos emerged in fantastic drawings by visitors of all ages at the wondrous Pollocks Toy Museum Fitzrovia Fete on Saturday. I had some trouble with my ears, confusing cats with dinosaurs but it … Continue reading

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Punch and Judy

Last weekend in another guise (as a Pirate Captain) at the Fitzrovia Fete, I met Robert Styles (should I call him Professor?) as he was dismantling his booth.  I’m not a great fan of the events that happen during these … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s pirate workshop at the Pollocks Toy Museum Fitzrovia Fete

Ahoy there! Pirates of all ages joined me on Saturday at the Fitzrovia Fete, organised by the magical Pollocks Toy Museum, to demonstrate that pirates have remarkably inventive drawing skills.   While pirates swashbuckled, crocodiles snapped, musicians played, Punch and … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Pollocks Toy Museum again

This week I called in again at Pollocks Toy Museum, to chat with D, ex-curator who comes in to the museum once a week to catalogue its contents – a mammoth task, as the museum has a myriad of nooks … Continue reading

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Walking in London again

A treat today when I revisited Pollocks Toy Museum in Fitzrovia, one of my favourite museums. Afterwards I walked to Bloomsbury, calling at Arthur Beale‘s shop in Seven Dials. Beale‘s, supplier of ropes and all things nautical, is due to … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s books on display, October 2020

Last week I was out and about, called in at Swedenborg House to visit their current suitably mysterious and intriguing exhibition, and happy to see some of my books on display.  The Hand Book was mentioned in the spring 2020 … Continue reading

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