Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival photo album

The ‘Plan B’ Shrewsbury Square. Photo © Tat Effby. Glenn Marshall & Jonathan Cusick write: With Storm Hannah due to roll in threatening rain and high winds the marquee company wouldn’t put up the festival’s gazebo roofing. Fear of airborne ‘para-boarding’ cartoonists made the festival organisers hastily arrange a Plan B for Saturday, which involved […]

Success for Shrewsbury festival

The Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival, which took place at the weekend, drew huge crowds and was deemed a success by all involved. And it has already been given a major boost for next year. The Shropshire Star reports that the festival has just won a £2,000 grant for next year’s event. Every penny will count as […]

Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival video report from the Shropshire Star

Here is a link to a nice video report on part of the cartoon festival. This was produced by journalist Richard Tisdale who works at the Shropshire Star newspaper. Thanks Richard.It’s British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

Shropshire gets ready for cartoon festival

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 […]