This weekend Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival will bring a small army of professional cartoonists from all over the UK and overseas to draw for the public.
The event draws a huge audience every year with live drawing of giant cartoons in Shrewsbury Town Square as its centrepiece, alongside live caricaturing by some of the UK’s top professionals.
Highlights over the weekend include
‘Political Animals’ – Friday 26th April, 7.30pm
Steve Bell will share his lifelong close-up study of ‘Political Animals’, from Tarzan Hesletine to Leopard May.
‘The Wolf of Baghdad’ – Sat 27th April 11am
Cartoonist The Surreal McCoy (Carol Isaacs) presents a preview of her audio-visual graphic memoir.
‘Cartoon workshops’ – Sat 27th April
Clive Goddard, Zoom Rockman and Jonathan Cusick will be presenting fun workshops for anyone to join in and improve their cartooning skills.
Check out Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival Website for full details of all events and exhibitions.