Kibbo Kift Unkovered

By guest on 16 Oct 2015
John Hargrave addressing  the Althing (annual camp), 1923John Hargrave addressing  the Althing (annual camp), 1923

Kibbo Kift Leader John Hargrave addresses the Althing (annual camp), 1923

Who were the Kibbo Kift?

Were they the pacifist and feminist version of the Boy Scouts? Were they banker-bashing radicals or performance artists? Were they, as some accused, secretly fascists, communists, or connected to the Ku Klux Klan? Now, for the first time in decades, this extraordinary and visionary social movement of the 1920s and 30s is back in the London spotlight.

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News from the capillary universe

By beatrice behlen on 17 May 2011

I cannot believe it was more than a month ago that I last posted an entry. How time flies when you have deadlines to meet and wedding memorabilia to collect (more on this once the Collections Committee has had its say in a few weeks’ time). While trying to find a new home for an Alice band type thing, I took out our hair box (don’t ask) and while it turned out not to be the right place for the Alice band type thing I rediscovered this most fabulous object (apologies for the polystyrene head, will try to do better […]