Events in the Main Square are not charged specifically, though we ask for donations to help support and continue the festival.
There is a small charge for some events, such as some talks and lectures.
Occasionally they go off to form part of a touring exhibition. The Big Boards from the 2013 Festival with the theme of “Flight” went off to a long term exhibition at RAF Cosford.
Yes! Just ask the cartoonist what price he or she would charge. A large percentage of the fee goes to support the Cartoon Festival.
Yes! All of them are professional cartoonists. Many of them have been cartoonists for many years producing work for such publications as Private Eye, The Times, The Sun, The Spectator, The Oldie, and numerous greeting card companies.
No. All our cartoonists provide their skills for free! The Festival is regarded with considerable affection by the cartooning community and they turn up here just for the love of it really. We do provide their accommodation and food, but the cartoons they do for free. Bless ’em.