Great Ideas exhibition

Jeremy Banx writes: So another PCO exhibition is now on show in the café at the Omnibus Theatre on Clapham Common. Hot on the heels of our last exhibition of Xmas panto cartoons for ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’, this time the theme is ‘Ideas’. And what a lot of ideas about ideas there are. No […]

The Great Greenwich Pub Exhibition of 2024!

Cartoon © Martin Rowson Pete Songi writes: A small acorn of an idea that has grown into a bit of a large tree.  Poster & cartoon © Pete Songi This event was dreamed up after some light refreshment with myself Mark Winter and Jeremy Banks one cold night in SE10, also spurred on by Martin […]

The Great British Colouring Book

Clive with the colouring book hot off the press Clive Goddard writes: Back in July 2023 cartoons hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The immigration minister, Robert Jenrick, had ordered the removal of children’s cartoon murals from the walls of two migrant centres in Kent. The colourful, cuddly Disney characters were apparently sending out […]

‘Compositor E’ exhibition at Omnibus theatre

Jeremy Banx writes: “Fuck off, you loggerheaded fool-born gudgeon!” Just one of the more acerbic lines from ‘Compositor E’; a new play written by Charles Dupré; set just seven years after Shakespeare’s death, at the Omnibus Theatre, Clapham Common. It certainly had me chuckling during the course of a thought-provoking evening at the theatre.  Dupré […]

Something Brewed

Glenn Marshall writes: In a gallery far, far away…(well not that far, just two streets) was the Herne Bay Cartoon Festival unofficial fringe exhibition ‘Something Brewing’, a mixture of art and cartoons. Photos @ Kasia Kowalska Andrew Birch and Helen Wilde at the gallery drinks opening, plus Helen and Andrew with the Independent political cartoonist […]

Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 2023 Review

Photo © Karol Steele Photos wrangled by Royston Roberstson, words mangled by Glenn Marshall This year’s festival turned out to be a resounding success despite the weather and the unavoidable move from Herne Bay Pier to the Beach Creative gallery. Against the forecast the sun came out on the main day for painting boards and after […]

Cartoonists Go To The Theatre exhibition

Poster by © Clive Goddard The Surreal McCoy writes: Monday 14 August sees the opening of our CARTOONISTS GO TO THE THEATRE exhibition at Charing Cross Library, 4-6 Charing Cross road, London WC2H 0HF with the final curtain on Saturday 26th. Times below. Mon 14 1-4PM Tues 15 1-6PM Weds 16 12-2PM & 5-7PM Thurs […]

Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 2023 Preview

Poster cartoon © Martin Rowson Royston Robertson writes: Cartoonists will be heading to Kent next weekend for the annual Herne Bay Cartoon Festival, where they will be drawing live and raising a glass to ten years of the popular event. This year’s theme is “Life’s a Beach!”, a nod to the fact that the festival’s […]

Raise Three Fingers for Myanmar at St Just Cartoon Festival

Our ‘Raise Fingers for Myanmar’ exhibition was recently shown at Saint-Just-le-Martel cartoon festival in France. This was coordinated by PCO Overseas committee member The Surreal McCoy. Cartoonist Rights Network International (CRNI) Executive Director and PCO Member Terry Anderson kindly sent photos of the displays. The exhibition poster Procartoonists Chairperson Clive Goddard wrote the following on the […]