Beatrix Potter Reimagined: "Fooled" by Beatriz Lostalé Seijo

Lakes Festival’s “Beatrix Potter Reimagined: Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival’s Beatrix Potter Reimagined competition have been announced. A creative project by the organisation, supported by the University of Cumbria, the competition attracted entries from across the UK. The overall winner is artist Beatriz Lostalé Seijo, for her entry “Fooled” and the runners up are Ian F, for “Tod & Brock” and Katie Watkins, forContinue reading Lakes Festival’s “Beatrix Potter Reimagined: Competition Winners Announced

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Lakes International Comic Art Festival – Frequently Asked Questions and Top Tips

One of this weekend’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s most dedicated team members, Sharon Tait, has been answering questions about the weekend-long on their Facebook page, with a mix of useful information and some very funny answers. They’re so good – and so useful! – we thought we’d share them here, too. The Lakes International Comic ArtContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival – Frequently Asked Questions and Top Tips

Luke McGarry's "Windows Trail" art in the window of Kendal's Pizza Express

Lakes Festival “Windows Trail” Launched, Kendal comes alive with comics-inspired shop windows

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s Windows on Comic Art Trail has just launched in Kendal in the run up to the weekend-long comics event. It’s a unique art trail, displayed in business windows across the town, and provides a fabulous opportunity for the town to get behind the festival and for a wide range of artists toContinue reading Lakes Festival “Windows Trail” Launched, Kendal comes alive with comics-inspired shop windows

Art by Dave Crane

Artist Dave Crane announces new Electricomic anthology project, appeals for strips

Comic artist and illustrator Dave Crane is one of the guests at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (14th – 16th), with an exhibition, a workshop for grown-ups and Family Zone activities. The official Electricomics team will be there too, and Dave tells us he’ll collecting a few of his unpublished strips intoContinue reading Artist Dave Crane announces new Electricomic anthology project, appeals for strips

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Lakes International Comic Art Festival releases full programme

Simply crammed with information about this year’s three day-long Lakes International Comic Art Festival weekend (14th – 16th October) in Kendal, in addition to full coverage of the event on event’s web site, the 2016 Festival Programme is available to view and download now. This year’s Festival offers an absolutely packed programme this year, including guest talks,Continue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival releases full programme