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Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Lakes International Comic Art Preview

Published on: Tuesday 9th October 2018
Categorised under: Live , Culture, Cumbria, Events, Festivals, Kendal, Visit

Comics are a fascinating art form

Compelling to pick up and read they suck you into a fantastical universe populated by super heroes, crime fighters and out of this world creatures.

The wonderful world of comic art descends on Kendal this weekend (Friday-Sunday, October 12-14) in the Lakes International Comic Art Festival with more than 70 of the best comic artists, writers and creators in the line-up.

Epic, pretty much sums up the volley of goings on featured in this year's event, which takes over the Brewery Arts Centre and several other venues across town.

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Live drawing, talks and presentations

Activities include live drawing from some of the biggest international comic artists. Talks, presentations and masterclasses, comic art exhibitions in gallery spaces, international comic book launches and a five star bill of comic-themed films showing in the Brewery's state-of-the-art cinema screens.

Oh, and there's a cracking comic art trail bound to create a buzz throughout the town.

The festival also features the launch of Traces of the Great War, an ambitious co-commissioned comic anthology.

All weekend and day pass holders receive an exclusive set of comic art postcards.

Further details and tickets at www.comicartfestival.com.

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