Festival of Illustration News

Sir Ridley Scott illustrations confirmed for festival.

May 26 2017Original drawings from Sir Ridley Scott will be leading the celebration of all things creative at the festival of ill...READ MORE

Stuart Trotter confirmed to Exhibit

May 16 2017
Stuart Trotter, the County Durham artist, renowned for his work on the Rupert Bear annuals as well as character illus...READ MORE

Andy Capp exhibition featured in The Mirror

May 16 2017
We are honoured to be welcoming Lawrence Goldsmith and Sean Garrett to talk at the Festival of Illustration on 3rd Ju...READ MORE

Tom J Newell creates 2017 Festival of Illustration identity

Apr 04 2017
As we prepare for the 2017 Festival of Illustration, we are delighted to announce that Tom J Newell has created a new...READ MORE

2015 round up

Jul 26 2016
Over 700 hundred comic fans and art lovers flocked to see their favourite illustrators, cartoonists and artists, as t...READ MORE

Festival of Illustration wins NE Culture Best Event Teesside 2016

Apr 26 2016
2015 Hartlepool Festival of Illustration has been named the winner in the Best Event Teesside category at the Journal...READ MORE

Call for Street Traders

Apr 15 2016
Organisers for the upcoming Festival of Illustration are calling for all street traders who would like to attend the ...READ MORE

Call for Artists

Apr 26 2015
Following last month’s announcement to bring the National Festival of Illustration to Hartlepool, Cleveland College o...READ MORE

Hartlepool Festival of Illustration is launched

Mar 26 2015
Throughout June 2015 Hartlepool will become the home of world-renowned illustrators, cartoonists and comic artists. C...READ MORE