The First Day of Stormont by Ian Knox (1998)

Belfast’s “Laughter in the Dark – Illustrating the Troubles” exhibition includes free workshop by 2000AD artist PJ Holden

A free political cartoons exhibition “Laughter in the Dark – Illustrating the Troubles” is running in Belfast’s Linen Hall Library for the rest of the month. The exhibition which charts the birth and rise of the political cartoon and its important role in the political landscape of Northern Ireland. It features examples of original artworkContinue reading Belfast’s “Laughter in the Dark – Illustrating the Troubles” exhibition includes free workshop by 2000AD artist PJ Holden

Treating Comics Seriously – Belfast’s Linen Hall Library

As part of their Northern Ireland Political Collection Lunchtime Lecture series, this week Belfast’s prestigious Linen Hall Library will feature talks on comics and political cartoons. The Linen Hall Library, opposite Belfast’s City Hall, was founded in 1788 and is the oldest library in Northern Ireland’s capital city as well as being the last subscribingContinue reading Treating Comics Seriously – Belfast’s Linen Hall Library