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Sunday, May 17, 2009

May 30: Manga Shakespeare event at the Cartoon Museum, London

This is to let you know about the special Manga Shakespeare event happening at the Cartoon Museum.

We still have a few places on our Half-Term Workshops on May 27- 29.
See the website for more details

Saturday 30 May 1.30 – 4pm
Manga Shakespeare Day

Join ILYA, artist on the new Manga edition of King Lear, and Emma Vieceli,
artist on Much Ado About Nothing, for a fascinating and dramatic afternoon of exhibits, talks and slideshow presentation.

Get the inside track on how they present William Shakespeare's characters and storylines in their new Manga Shakespeare graphic adaptations, published by Self Made Hero.


ALSO: A character-from-Shakespeare design competition, open to all, free to enter, with PRIZES! Bring your pens and ideas.

Other Manga Shakespeare artists will also drop by.

Free with admission to the Museum
£5.50 Adults
£4 Concessions
£3 Students with valid student ID and Art Fund Members

Free to Under-18s and Friends of the Cartoon Museum
Children 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult
Museum Hours 10.30-5.30.
Make a Day of it!

Cartoon Art Trust Limited operating as the Cartoon Museum.
Company limited by guarantee, registered in England Number 2290220.
Registered Charity Number 327978.

Registered Office:
35 Little Russell Street
London WC1A 2HH
Tel: +44 (0)207 580 8155
Fax: +44 (0)207 631 0793

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