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An afternoon with John Kenney

Last week I spent an afternoon surrounded by the artwork of the Ladybird artist John Kenney.  I went to The MERL (Museum of English Rural Life) in Reading where the Special Collections are stored.  I’ve talked about MERL and the…

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A few updates

Just before I went off on my holidays I led an evening session at the  House of Illustration, the establishment in Kings Cross, London currently hosting the latest incarnation of the Ladybird Exhibition.  My talk was on the reasons why…

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What’s on in Ladybird Land

There are a lot of exhibitions taking place connected with Ladybird’s so-called ‘Centenary’ year. It’s quite hard to keep track of what has happened, what has been planned and what’s on. I thought a round-up might be helpful. 1) The…

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Maidstone Museum: A Ladybird Childhood

Maidstone Museum’s new exhibition: A Ladybird Childhood is having its preview tonight and opening tomorrow.  I’d love to go to the preview – but it’s just to far from Hertfordshire in Friday evening traffic.  I’m sure I’ll make it down…

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