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April Fool’s Day special: A Shrewsbury Festival If

March 31, 2008 in General


Steve Bell, creator of the ‘If’ strip in The Guardian and the current UK Political Cartoonist of the Year, will be giving an illustrated talk at the Music Hall in central Shrewsbury at high noon on Saturday 19th April. All tickets cost £4. You can book in advance via 01743 281281 or, if you live nearby, direct at The Music Hall Box Office. Cartoon courtesy of Steve Bell.
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April Fool's Day special: A Shrewsbury Festival If

March 31, 2008 in General


Steve Bell, creator of the ‘If’ strip in The Guardian and the current UK Political Cartoonist of the Year, will be giving an illustrated talk at the Music Hall in central Shrewsbury at high noon on Saturday 19th April. All tickets cost £4. You can book in advance via 01743 281281 or, if you live nearby, direct at The Music Hall Box Office. Cartoon courtesy of Steve Bell.
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Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival countdown

March 30, 2008 in General

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Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival 18th-20th April 2008. The cartoon is courtesy of Dave Brown, who has a one-man show at the event. If you can’t see anything very helpful immediately above this text – click here and download a free Flash player for your PC. If it’s still not working for you, try using an internet browser that isn’t Microsoft Explorer 🙂 This link is handy for a different, and often better, choice
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PCO Artist of the month – Dave Gaskill

March 28, 2008 in General


Our last editorial cartoon offering from Dave Gaskill who has been the PCO Artist of the Month for March 2008. If you click on the term Dave Gaskill underneath this text you can see all four pieces of Dave’s featured artwork. Bloghorn says click G for Gaskill. Bloghorn will showcase a new artist of the month for April next Friday.
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Shropshire gets ready for cartoon festival

March 27, 2008 in General

As is only appropriate, the Shropshire Star newspaper today begins the countdown to the Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival.

The event takes place on the weekend of April 18-20, but the main festival exhibition, entitled “But is it Art?”, opens this Sunday (March 30) and runs until April 26.

Click on “But is it art”, under Labels below, to see examples of many PCO members contributions to the show. Below is one from PCOer William Rudling.

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Technical notice

March 27, 2008 in General

Hello readers. Bloghorn needs to apologise for some changes which have had to be made to the automatic update services we offer you. If you have been getting a live feed of new Bloghorn content you will need to resubscribe we are afraid. You can do so at the links on the right hand side of this diary. Our apologies.
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New PCO Foghorn magazine

March 26, 2008 in General


The new issue of the super soaraway Foghorn cartoon magazine, written by and about Britain’s professional cartoonists and joke makers, will soon be available. If you commission artwork in your working life you can get a free copy by clicking the button to your right.

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Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival: Dave Brown's one-man show

March 25, 2008 in General


Here is our second preview of the one-man cartoon show which will be running at Shrewsbury next month. Dave Brown, cartoonist for the Independent, will be exhibiting work from his Rogues Gallery of art pastiches. Here is a recent example looking at the race between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama for the Democratic party nomination for the presidency for the United States.
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Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival: another preview

March 23, 2008 in General

Art critic cartoon by Chris Madden

Another sneak preview of submitted work for the “But is it Art?” show at the forthcoming Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival. This cartoon is by Chris Madden. Bloghorn says click M for Madden.

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PCO Artist of the month – Dave Gaskill

March 21, 2008 in General


We hope you will enjoy our third offering of high quality editorial cartoon drawing from the PCO Artist of the month – Dave Gaskill. If you click the term Dave Gaskill under this post you will find some drawings we showcased earlier this month and some details on his career – or, you could click G for Gaskill here.
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