The Crafts Council’s new touring exhibition, A Curious Turn: Moving Mechanical Sculpture will celebrate 40 years of British automata and a preview of the exhibition will open 15 September at Habitat’s King’s Road Platform Gallery as part of London Design Festival before the full exhibition with 40 automata embarks on a two-year nationwide tour.
An original ‘Ron Fuller Toy’ bi-plane from the early 1980’s. This brightly painted wooden bi-plane is a typical Ron Fuller design, with the Union Jack, three saluting airmen, and the ominous ‘Present from Joe’ below. The propellor and wheels turn. Length 30cm x Height 20cm x Depth 23 cm – One Only. 325GBP (excluding VAT).
Cabaret Mechanical Theatre @ Space Station Sixty-Five 29th June 2012 to 7th September 2012 Open Tuesday to Sunday 11 am to 6 pm Closed all Mondays – including Bank Holiday Monday 27th August Space Station Sixty-Five (East Dulwich) 65 North Cross Road London SE22 9ET Free Entry As London celebrates an historic summer, Space Station […]
Ron Fuller (a.k.a. The Village Toymaker) always makes a few ‘Stocking Fullers’ each Christmas. This AutoStirrer is one of our favourites. ‘Be one up on your office pals, see the look on their faces when you take this out of your pocket and AUTOSTIR your coffee”. It makes the ideal gift for a coffee or […]
Tonight we have a free download of Ron Fuller’s detailed diagram of how the Lion Tamer automata is put together, including details of materials used and sizes. Useful research if you are planning to make your own automata. Lion Tamer Diagram – Free PDF Download Ron Fuller’s Circus was a popular exhibit in the foyer […]