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. If Tim is […]
Suffolk Punch – Part 1 To the Suffolk chapter of the Cabaret club, and a delightful June day with two of the key members, Tim Hunkin and Ron Fuller, makers for whom their workshops are their worlds. Tim first, Ron next time. Southwold Pier, rescued and restored in 2001 by Chris Iredale and then bought […]
Tim’s little shop of chuckles Ever realised there was a product you absolutely needed but that didn’t exist? The kind of thing that chaps used to send new apprentices off to the stores for, like a jar of elbow grease or a bag of shoulder chips – only seriously?
Free CMT Cartoon History (1979-1984) by Ron Fuller As you may have read in Simon Tait’s recent mews, at the age of 15 Sue Jackson found herself at Falmouth Art School with Ron Fuller. Sue caught up again with Ron years later when he was making wooden toys, and she was opening a new crafts […]
Wanna tell you a story… If you’ve been following the Magic of Cabaret day by day you’ve got some idea of the range of what CMT does, and elsewhere on the site there’s a bit of history, but I think you ought to know the real story about how the whole thing came about, and […]