Oh We Did Like To Be Beside The Seaside!

In the ‘old normal’ this weekend would have seen cartoonists flocking like seagulls to the wonderful Herne Bay Cartoon Festival. With this year’s event c19ncelled here’s a trip down memory lane with the fabulous posters from previous years and links to the festival holiday snaps. 2013 Poster by © Hunt Emerson The Herne Bay event started […]

Herne Bay Cartoon Festival approaches

With the scorching hot weather we’re having, it’s a good time to think about planning a trip to the seaside. And Herne Bay in Kent is just the place to go. The third Herne Bay Cartoon Festival begins later this month with an exhibition called Lines in the Sand opening at the Beach Creative gallery […]

Duchamp in Herne Bay: the Movie

The organisers of last year’s Marcel Duchamp in Herne Bay Festival, which many Procartoonists members took part in, have released a rather nice video of the event, above. It was put together by David Good. The festival is one of the nominees in the East Kent People’s Awards. You can vote for it here. Those […]

Cartoonists make mark on Herne Bay

They came, they drew, and they even made the odd Marcel Duchamp-style “art statement” … We hope you enjoy this small selection of photos from the Live Cartoonists in the Bandstand event, which was part of the Duchamp in Herne Bay festival that kicked off at the weekend. Nathan Ariss, chairleg of Procartoonists.org, said: “Herne […]

Event: We are not dead, we are in Herne Bay

Whether or not you believe in art or artists, the man who coined the quote is responsible for this weekend’s cartoon activities at what is sure to be a sunny Herne Bay in Kent. Pack your fur coat and don’t forget to pick up a copy of the Duchamp event programme or enjoy this homage to […]

The Round-up

Kipper Williams – pocket cartoonist for The Guardian, member of Procartoonists.org, and the man behind the excellent cartoon above – has provided the illustrations for a new book of anecdotes from record shops. Read more here. Ian Hislop and Richard Ingrams – editors of Private Eye and The Oldie respectively – will be joined by […]

Duchamp in Herne Bay

  We are pleased to be able to share more details of the Duchampions cartoon event with the help of the fantastic event poster made by Hunt Emerson. It gives a great idea of some of the events we have highlighted that will be taking place in Herne Bay, Kent, on Saturday 3 August Cartoonists […]

The Round-up

Arts venue mac birmingham is planning to host an exhibition of more than 100 artworks by Bert ‘Gemini’ Hackett, long-time cartoonist for The Birmingham Post. Donations are being sought towards the running of the show, and the appeal closes on 16 June. The exhibition will run from 29 June until 1 September. More details can […]

Announcing Duchampions

We are pleased to announce that Procartoonists will be working at the first Duchamp in Herne Bay this summer. The event celebrates the anniversary of a famous association between Marcel Duchamp – father of the conceptual art movement – and the great British seaside at Herne Bay in Kent. It should be a giant cone plus […]