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Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 2016

Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 2016

The fourth Herne Bay Cartoon Festival takes place this month. The festival’s flagship live event will be held, as usual, in the Bandstand on the seafront, on Sunday 31 July. More than 20 cartoonists from all over the country will be there to draw big board cartoons, cartoon murals, caricatures and to host workshops. There […]

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Donald McGill

Donald McGill – The Picasso of The Pier

“The King of Comic Postcards … the Picasso of the pier” (Dennis Potter). This exhibition comprises over 100 hilarious and rumbustious cartoons by Donald McGill, the master of the saucy seaside postcard. For over six decades, his 12,000 designs provided an essential element of the British holiday, and celebrated social life at its most unbuttoned. […]

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