Martin Rowson’s ‘Life Drawing’ series on Radio 4

Martin Rowson and Julia Langdon In what is described as a series of “inky interviews”, Martin draws and interviews people who have shaped his work and wider life. During the five part series, which started on Monday and continues all week (check out BBC i>Player here), the Guardian and Daily Mirror political cartoonist (and PCO […]

Jane Mattimoe’s UK Case for Pencils (2): Bill Stott

© Bill Stott Our friend from across the pond, Jane Mattimoe of A Case for Pencils fame, turns her attention from one venerable PCO nibmeister, Ralph Steadman, to another: Bill Stott Bio: Where have I been published? Well, lots of places, but increasingly in recent years, fewer. I’ve had stuff in The Times [education section] […]

“Daily Funnies” exhibition at The Cartoon Museum

© Steven Appleby Most (if not all!) of the best loved newspaper and magazine cartoon strips from the last 100 years feature in the museum’s latest must see spectacle. As their presence on the printed page diminishes (with notable exceptions) this exhibition is a timely reminder of the pleasure cartoon strips can offer. © Maurice […]

Eaten Fish exhibition and workshop at Herne Bay

photo © @aroom4myfriend The Surreal McCoy writes: At the Herne Bay cartoon festival this summer, PCO committee member Glenn Marshall organised an exhibition of some of the cartoons drawn for PCO’s internet campaign #AddAFish for #EatenFish, the refugee cartoonist from Iran currently detained by Australian authorities on an island off Papua New Guinea. Contributing cartoonists from […]

Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 2017:<br>The End of the Pier Show

The Herne Bay Cartoon Festival main event was held on the Pier for the first time on Sunday, after four years at the Bandstand. It proved a perfect fit for a live cartooning event. The sun shone and a good time was had by all. Photos © Kasia Kowalska unless otherwise stated The cartoonists who took part […]

Martin Rowson (and mini Farage) visit the Herne Bay Cartoon Festival

Martin Rowson took part in the Herne Bay Cartoon Festival for the first time this year, where he gave a talk and was interviewed by Rosie Duffield, the first ever Labour MP for nearby Canterbury. All photos © Kasia Kowalska unless otherwise stated But the Guardian cartoonist brought an extra guest to the event at […]