Comic Art Festival at the VG&M this week

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A special comic art festival featuring  will take place at the University’s Victoria Gallery & Museum (VG&M) this week.

The VG&M Comic Art Festival is inspired by the `Beyond Dredd and Watchmen: The Art of John Higgins’ exhibition which is currently on display in the VG&M

The Festival will include writing workshops, guided tours, film screening, a Q&A session and a  drawing workshop led by John Higgins himself who will demonstrate his techniques for drawing monsters.

The Festival will come to a close with a roundtable discussion about the comic process and the future collaboration between Judge Dredd and Razorjack, the comic book created, written and illustrated by John Higgins.

There will be a small charge for some events but many events are free.

Places are limited and booking is essential.  Visit this webpage to find out more and to book onto individual events.

VG&M Comic Art Festival Programme:

Friday 20 October:

11am - 1pm Comic Writing Workshop One | 2 – 4pm Comic Writing Workshop Two

(£10 charge for both workshops)

5.30 – 7pm – Film Judge Dredd  (Cert 18),Leggate Theatre

7.30 – 8.30pm – Q&A: Democracy and the Politics of Mega City One (£10) includes wine reception

Saturday 21 October:

2 - 4pm – Drawing Monsters workshop (£5)

5 - 6.30pm – Festival Finale roundtable (free)