This evening we have four sets of 25mm (1″) badges featuring some of our most loved automata. Wonderful stocking fillers, or a great excuse to adorn your jacket or bag with your favourite piece. Classic – has detail from The Poisoned Milk, The Barecats, Spaghetti Eater and Manet’s Olympia (Anubis) Dynamic – features the couple […]
A moving science story There’s a symbiosis about Cabaret and this little outfit behind the railway line at Acton with the national impact and the global connections that makes you think they must have been joined at the hip, but this is their first project together. Steve Pizzey’s Science Projects are creating CMT’s long-wished-for travelling […]
An exhibition of work from Ron Fuller and Guy Richardson opens at Craftco in Southwold, Suffolk this Saturday. Ron says, “Mine is a special retrospective show one example of every toy I’ve ever made over the years (43 to be exact). It should be worth a visit to see some unusual creations and be of […]
Beastly time You know about Chronophage, the weird and wonderful clock/creature created by John Taylor that has adorned the corner of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, for the last couple of years, but you don’t know its younger brother yet. These monsters are multiplying.
Ron, the village toymaker We’ve been to Suffolk to visit the workshop of, first, Tim Hunkin, about whom more news later. But a few miles nearer the border with Norfolk in the village of Laxfield is another workshop belonging to another of Cabaret’s presiding geniuses, perhaps the first: Tim’s friend Ron Fuller.