Festival Venues & Travel


The Lakes International Comic Art Festival will be taking place from Friday 30 September - Sunday 2 October 2023 in Bowness-on-Windermere!

This year's festival promises to be better than ever, with the best comic artists, writers and creators heading to the Lake District for a packed comic art weekend spectacular.

A world of comic art is coming to Bowness-on Windermere in the beautiful Lake District for the 11th Lakes International Comic Art Festival, 30th September to 2nd October 2023!

This year we're super excited to present a comic art extravaganza in multiple venues within Bowness-on-Windermere, on the east banks of Lake Windermere.

Announcements of festival venues and locations for 2023 coming soon!



Map of Festival Venues in 2022



Travel Information

Buses to Bowness-on-Windermere

555 runs from Lancaster to Keswick and back stopping at Kendal, Staveley and Windermere

599 runs from Windermere Station to Bowness Pier and back

Download the 599 Bus Route & Timetable on the Stagecoach website

Download the Windermere & Bowness Buses Timetable on the Stagecoach website


Download the LICAF Festival Guide 2022

You can download the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Guide for 2022 on this Dropbox link