Educational Events at Swedenborg House

Swedenborg House is a publisher, library, events space, museum, bookshop and registered charity, which has always endeavored to provide a range of educational events, free to the public and open to all. In addition to organizing lectures and conferences, exhibitions, performances and film screenings, we will begin in the summer of 2017, a new series of educational children's events which will explore the fascinating collection held at Swedenborg House. 

Discover the hidden treasures of Swedenborg House | Sally Kindberg

Children's drawing workshops

Thank you to everyone that attended the first drawing workshop, take a look at how it went on Sally's Blog!

Children’s drawing workshops | Saturday 28 October | 2.00 to 4.00pm | Free refreshments | Swedenborg House, 20/21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH | FREE | For children aged 6 to 10 | Children to be accompanied by a parent or carer


From October, we are pleased to announce the first of an exciting new series of events at Swedenborg House. The celebrated author and artist Sally Kindberg will be leading drawing workshops for children aged between 6-10 on the secrets of Swedenborg and Swedenborg House. Accompanied by artist and teacher Kylie McManus, Sally will lead the children through a unique exploration of our rare collection of artefacts and treasures, including strange mechanical inventions, powdered wigs, duck feathered pens and angels. 

SALLY KINDBERG is the author and illustrator of the popular children’s book series Draw It! and The Comic Strip History of Space, both published by Bloomsbury. Sally’s work has appeared in numerous children’s books, in comic strips for CBBC and in The Guardian. She has also delivered creative workshops at Edinburgh Festival, the Wellcome Collection and in places as diverse as Beijing and the Outer Hebrides. Sally is a City of London guide, the curator and founder of the Museum of Dust and is currently working on a graphic story called Sputnik.

Places are limited so booking is essential.