The 14th Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival is this April, with a theme of Food and Drink!
What this year’s festival has on offer;
1st-23rd April Cartoons and Cakes S-mile trail
10th-29th April Eat, Drink and be Funny’ exhibition at the Bear Steps
1st April-27th May, exhibitions at Theatre Severn
21st April Tony Husband Charity Talk;’From a Dark Place’, 8pm, Unitarian Church
22nd April ‘ A Feast of Live Cartooning in the Square’
22nd April Workshops and Hunt Emerson talk at the Central, Claremont St.
A unique event which brings a small army of professional cartoonists from all over the UK and overseas to draw for the public. The event draws a huge audience every year with live drawing of giant cartoons in Shrewsbury Town Square as its centrepiece, alongside live caricaturing by some of the UK’s top professionals. There are also cartoon workshops for aspiring cartoonists and exhibitions of themed cartoons.
The festival presents a unique opportunity for the public see cartoonists at work, meet them in person and learn some tricks of the trade. It’s a brilliant day!