The Lakes International Comic Art Festival will be taking over our town this weekend for a fantastic celebration of all things comic arts.


Comic Arts Festival


The town will play host to over 70 special guests from across the comic world from 13th – 15th October. There really is something for everyone! If you are new to comics give the festival a try, learn from comic veterans and enjoy the opportunity to see amazing artists at work!

Comic Arts

The art of Michael Cho

The events programme includes masterclasses, talks and a chance to get up close to comic creators from across the world.

Highlights for the 2017 programme include:

We Love The Moomins: An opportunity for families to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of the Moomins!

Introducing the Lanksy by Oliver EastA celebration of Oliver’s new book ‘The Lanky’, created in partnership with the Lancaster Canal Regeneration Partnership.

The Little Mermaid Re-emerges: A chance to hear from Metaphrog, a remarkable duo based in Scotland who have won many awards and accolades for their unique work.

The Ultimate Caricaturing Masterclass: Join Tom Richmond to discover tips and tricks to perfecting a caricature

Manga ManiaJoin Miguel Domínguez as he discusses all things manga with Paul Gravett.

There is still time to buy tickets and get ready for a fun weekend in Kendal!

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