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Art Exhibition, Fri 15 Feb - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Comics

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‘Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art’ from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, explores how comic books are created by giving visitors the opportunity to explore each step in the creative process. Through Character, Setting, Plot, Style and Special Powers, comic book fans of all ages will be immersed in the in the stimulating and imaginative world of children’s comics, surrounded by interactive activities, playful props and unique, original materials.

See Desperate Dan and Dennis the Menace as they were drawn in the 1940s and 50s; find old friends like Oor Wullie, Minnie the Minx and Roy of the Rovers; imagine yourself on an adventure with Dan Dare from The Eagle.

‘Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art’ will feature Captain America, Wonder Woman, Superman and Hulk as drawn by British artist Ian Churchill. Ian works for Marvel and DC Comics, America’s largest comic corporations – Marvel and DC Comics.

Once visitors have been inspired by all the parts of a comic process, it’s time for them to create their own. By picking up a ‘DIY’ comic, everyone can bring their own characters to life in their own, unique world.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 15 Feb - Mon 22 Apr 2019 10:00 to 17:00

Prices

£3.50, children aged 4 and under go free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Disabled car park next to main visitor entrance

Address

Redhills,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0DQ

Directions

Plan route to The Rheged Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 496283  Lat: 54.64728 Long: -2.78254

Just 2 minutes from M6 jct 40, off the A66 heading towards Keswick

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Penrith station

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