LICAF 2017 - Comics Clock Tower

In Words and Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017

Artist and designer Simon Russell, whose recent work includes Nearlymades, “a smattering of found stories and kipple narratives”, headed to Kendal for this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival and has kindly given us permission to cross post his account of the event… I’ve missed one Lakes International Comic Art Festival so far. A willingness toContinue reading In Words and Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 13

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast with Paula Knight, Pikkli and Plink!

Oh, all right, Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast hosts Ian and Nikki don’t really give two puppets the Podcast Probe. But the team do talk to their creators, Jonathan Edwards and the Felt Mistress, about their brand new exhibition Archipelagogo – which has just opened at the Wildman Gallery in Kendal, ahead of the start ofContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast with Paula Knight, Pikkli and Plink!

Commissioned by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival to celebrate the work of Tove Jansson, "Archipelagogo " is a spellbinding multimedia exhibition by artists Jonathan Edwards and Louise Evans (Felt Mistress) creating a group of fantasy islands and creatures.

Tove Jansson-inspired “Archipelagogo” exhibition first salvo in countdown to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Archipelagogo is an amazing-looking exhibition by Felt Mistress and Jonathan Edwards with an Andy Votel soundtrack. There’s a preview evening this Saturday (30th September) at the Wildman Gallery in Kendal in the run up to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival and we gather the town is already being taken over by comics asContinue reading Tove Jansson-inspired “Archipelagogo” exhibition first salvo in countdown to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Commissioned by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival to celebrate the work of Tove Jansson, "Archipelagogo " is a spellbinding multimedia exhibition by artists Jonathan Edwards and Louise Evans (Felt Mistress) creating a group of fantasy islands and creatures.

The Finns are In: Finnish Comics, and the Moomins, celebrated at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Continuing to promote the very best of comics from around the world, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to confirm the return of top Finnish creators Johanna Rojola and Petteri Tikkanen to this year’s event in October in Kendal. In fact, the Festival is so pleased they are creating a Finnish Village at Kendal College to celebrate the very best of all thingsContinue reading The Finns are In: Finnish Comics, and the Moomins, celebrated at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Hellboy art in the window of Wetherspoons, Kendal, in 2014.

Lakes Festival Brings Comic Art to the High Street

Kendal’s high street will again be taken over by comics in October in the run up the third Lakes International Comic Art Festival, complemented by exhibitions of art by Andy Poyiadgi and Mike Medaglia. The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is the only event of its kind in UK, celebrating all kinds of comic forms,Continue reading Lakes Festival Brings Comic Art to the High Street