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St Just for laughs

October 22, 2014 in Events, General, News

Simon Ellinas writes: I was lucky enough to be able to visit the Salon International Du Dessins de Presse et d’Humor at St Just-le-Martel in France. Impressively installed in a brand new building on the outskirts of this small satellite of the city of Limoges, this cartoon festival has been running for 33 years. The…

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The Round-up

October 14, 2014 in Events, General, Links, News

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival starts this Friday, 17 October, and runs through the weekend. Taking place in Kendal, it features talks, panels, workshops, screenings and more for cartoon and comic enthusiasts of all ages. Those appearing at the event include creators of graphic novels, kids’ comics and newspaper strips, such as Dave Gibbons, Scott…

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Budding cartoonists take note

October 2, 2014 in Events, General, News

Now is the time to get entries in for the annual Young Cartoonists of the Year Competition. See above for details. The contest is organised by our sister organisation the British Cartoonists’ Association with the Cartoon Art Trust, which runs the Cartoon Museum. The closing date is 10 November — so get drawing, young people!…

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Video: Cartoonists in Herne Bay

September 23, 2014 in Events, General, News

This short video covering the exhibition and live cartooning in Herne Bay last month has been posted online by David Good Videos. Former PCO chairman Nathan Ariss is our host, taking us through the background to the event and the live drawing that took place. Sue Austen of Beach Creative in Herne Bay and cartoonist…

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The Round-up

September 10, 2014 in Events, General, Links, News

An exhibition of original art by Procartoonists.org member David Ziggy Greene, drawn for the reportage strip Scene & Heard, which has appeared in Private Eye since 2011, is at the Orbital Comics Gallery, 8 Great Newport Street, London, from 12 September until 10 October. Entitled Scene & Hung, the exhibition ties in with the release of a book…

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Thinking big at mini cartoon festival

September 2, 2014 in Events, General, News

Paul Hardman reports on the first Southport Mini Cartoon Festival, which took place on the August bank holiday weekend and was arranged at the very last moment, with little or no budget or publicity I have for many years thought that my now-hometown of Southport in the North West of England would be an ideal…

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