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Herne Bay rules the waves!

Navigating the tricky waters of the past year or so, the magnificent Herne Bay Cartoon Festival has returned with two cartoon exhibitions,  a family workshop and a live cartooning event on the Pier on Sunday August 1st. The main festival exhibition ‘Herne Bay takes to the Waves‘ is at Beach Creative until August 19th.  Featuring […]

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Draw the Coronavirus Cartoon eBook

Cartoon Museum publishes fundraising Coronavirus cartoon book

The Cartoon Museum has published a special fundraising eBook entitled #DrawtheCoronavirus: A Cartoon Mini-Challenge from the Mind of Martin Rowson. The eBook collates submissions to a ‘draw the coronavirus’ competition run on Twitter by cartoonist Martin Rowson in April 2020. It contains 193 cartoons by 71 different artists. Featuring artwork by both members of the public and […]

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The Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival 2020 - Barry the Shrew

The Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival 2020

The Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival exhibition WILL go ahead this year at the Bear Steps Gallery, Shrewsbury from 18th to 30th October. Each year the Festival adopts a theme for cartoonists to interpret. Naturally the theme for 2020 is ‘vision’. The gallery will display over 70 cartoons from 43 of the UK’s professional cartoonists. In addition, […]

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Happy 60th Birthday to us!

At 2pm on April 1st 1960, two hundred and fifty invited cartoonists crammed into The Feathers Pub just off Fleet Street London and agreed to form The Cartoonists Club, later to be known as The Cartoonist’s Club of Great Britain. Still going strong all these years later we were due to celebrate this weekend back […]

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Life in the laughs Lane, Wednesday 8 January 2020

  The life and times of three top UK cartoonists! Wednesday 8th January 2020. 7.30pm. 1 Hr 40 Min (including interval) Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts Centre, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD In this illustrated event, professional cartoonists Simon Chadwick, Tim Harries and Rich Skipworth reveal how they got started and how they continued in the […]

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