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Animation model making Workshop

Many of the activities in the square are focussed on the drawn end of cartoons; gags, jokes and caricatures, but the festival is not exclusively about cartooning with pen on paper. Every year we have a workshop for those interested … Continue reading

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CRNI talk by Terry Anderson

The Cartoon Rights Network International is a human rights organisation fighting for the protection of creative, personal and human freedoms of cartoonists around the world. Terry Anderson is a board member and broke away from his drawing duties in the … Continue reading

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Fringe event- Art Squad Anarchy

Local interest and engagement with the Cartoon Festival has now grown to a point where independent Fringe activities are offered. Pip Bayley ran ‘Art Squad Anarchy’, a relaxed evening of life drawing, cabaret and burlesque performance. Artists of all abilities … Continue reading

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Tony Husband Talk

The festival began proper on Friday evening with a talk held at the Lion Hotel by Private Eye regular Tony Husband. ‘Take Care, Son’ is a book he produced documenting his father Ron’s experience of Alzheimer’s disease. Tony spoke powerfully … Continue reading

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Can you ever have too many cartoons?

Of course not. So, here’s some random ones, chosen at random. Just cos we like ’em.

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Blogging has begun!

Cool!, That’s the first blog page set up then. Right! Time to get blogging … Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival has shedloads of cartoonists drawing stuff for free every year, and it’s time these heroes of graphic humour had the recognition they deserve! Soon I shall … Continue reading

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