Kibworth artist John Kenney honoured with commemorative plaque

15/06/2019

On Thursday 13th June 2019,  Kibworth commemorated artist John Theodore Kenney, the man who illustrated Thomas the Tank Engine and Ladybird Books and painted superb images of the south-Leicestershire landscape.

Depite heavy rain, a crowd gathered outside the Hunny Hive Nursery in Smeeton Road, near to where John and Peggy Kenney lived, to watch Leicestershire County Council Chairman Cllr Pam Posnett unveil a green commemorative plaque.

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(Photograph courtesy of Andrew Carpenter)