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Cartoonist Peter Brookes awarded CBE in 2017 New Years Honours

Times cartoonist Peter Brookes has been awarded the CBE – Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire- for services to the media in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list, announced earlier this evening. The full list of honours (PDF link) includes sportsmen and women, actress Patricia Routledge (already a CBE, now aContinue reading Cartoonist Peter Brookes awarded CBE in 2017 New Years Honours

A familiar face provides the humour in this Peter Brookes cartoon. More info here. © Peter Brookes

Peter Brookes Exhibition opens at Chris Beetles Gallery

An exhibition of over 150 cartons by The Times’ political cartoonist Peter Brookes has just opened today at London’s Chris Beetles Gallery. All of the satirical works are up for sale. Peter Brookes was born in Liverpool in 1943, the son of an RAF officer. After failing to finish a three-year pilot’s course for the Royal Air Force in the 1960s, heContinue reading Peter Brookes Exhibition opens at Chris Beetles Gallery

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Looking for Charlie Hebdo in the UK?

  (Last updated 21st January 2015): If you’re looking for a copy of the new “survivors issue” of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, out today, we found this Reddit discussion offering some pointers to London stockists. The Guardian has also published a handy stockists guide, noting the title normally sells on about 30 copies a week in theContinue reading Looking for Charlie Hebdo in the UK?

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Young Cartoonists of the Year Competition launches

(via ProCartoonists.org): The Young Cartoonists of the Year Competition 2013, which is run by London’s Cartoon Museum and the British Cartoonists Association, has opened – and for the first time, they are accepting artwork that has been created digitally. Judges for the competition are cartoonists Martin Rowson (who is also chairman of the British CartoonistsContinue reading Young Cartoonists of the Year Competition launches

Conservative Leader Cameron Focus of Cartoon Exhibition

Brilliant British cartoonists site Bloghorn draws our attention to two political cartoon exhibitions featuring cartoons lampooning Conservative leader David Cameron open in London next week, at the Chris Beetles Gallery and the Political Cartoon Gallery. Peter Brookes: The Best of Times, is at the Chris Beetles Gallery from Monday 12th October until the end ofContinue reading Conservative Leader Cameron Focus of Cartoon Exhibition