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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 2017 notebook, Swedenborgian dust, and a missing tortoise?

Recently I looked at one of my notebooks from 2017 which recorded an exploratory visit to Swedenborg House, and another with its director. A pencilled note on a Post-It fell out of the notebook’s pages and I can’t remember the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s House of Dreams workshop at Swedenborg House

  What would you put in your House of Dreams? Eighteenth century Swedish polymath Swedenborg had a special summer house where he often wrote down his ideas, including a Book of Dreams, played music, planned his garden or drew inventions. … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and Mr Swedenborg at a story map workshop

A missing skull? A Book of Dreams? Miasma and a creaking cupboard? Live drawing here at a new workshop  Saturday March 20th! Meet 18th century author, philosopher, scientist, inventor, and astronomer Mr Swedenborg.  Travel back in time to London three … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s online Swedenborg workshop (with live drawing)

Yesterday ran my first online Zoom-y workshop for Swedenborg House, preceded by a fab promotional video made by Jacob Cartwright.  Great to meet everyone and tell them briefly about polymath Swedenborg and some of the mysterious objects from Swedenborg House, … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop at Swedenborg House – back by popular demand!

When a room suddenly goes quiet (apart from sounds from the Whispering Cupboard of course), you know that everyone is happily concentrating.  And what wonderful results!  Very happy to be asked back to Swedenborg House to run another workshop, and … Continue reading

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Discover the Mysterious Treasures of Swedenborg House

Swedenborg House in Bloomsbury, London is full of mysterious items relating to the life of eighteenth century Swedish polymath and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.  It’s an extraordinary place!  My leporello of images and text will encourage children/families to visit and explore the … Continue reading

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