BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL 2018

Swedenborg and the English Romantics: items from the Swedenborg Collection

Emanuel Swedenborg | William Blake | S T Coleridge | C A Tulk | Philip James de Loutherbourg  | John Flaxman | J J G Wilkinson and others

OPENING EVENING: THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER, 6-9PM (with drinks and canapés) | EXHIBITION DATES: OCTOBER 17th- November 2nd MONDAY TO FRIDAY 10AM TO 5PM | Swedenborg House, 21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH | FREE but please book via our Eventbrite page

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Drawn directly from the collection at Swedenborg House, "Swedenborg and the English Romantics" explores the many previously unexplored links links between writers and artists such as William BlakeS T Coleridge, John FlaxmanJ J G Wilkinson and others, and their connection to the work of the Swedish visionary and scientist, Emanuel Swedenborg. The exhibition will include previously unseen archival material. 

IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL 2018

Discover the Hidden Treasures of Swedenborg House with artist Sally Kindberg!

Drawing workshops for adults and children (aged 6-10)  | SATURDAY 20 OCTOBER | 2.00 to 4.00pm | Free refreshments and materials | Swedenborg House, 20/21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH | FREE  | Children to be accompanied by a parent or carer 

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On the Saturday of the Bloomsbury Festival Swedenborg House will be open to host another childrens drawing workshop during the October half term! 

We are delighted after the overwhellming popularity of our previous workshop to announce a third drawing workshop by acclaimed artist, author and designer Sally Kindberg. Sally will be leading drawing workshops for adults and children (aged between 6-10) on the many fascinating items on display at Swedenborg House, and on Swedenborg himself. Visitors will be led through a unique exploration of our rare collection of artefacts and treasures, including strange mechanical inventions, powdered wigs, duck feather pens and angels.