It might be a festival weekend but we are busy all year round celebrating the wonderful world of comics.

This year we will celebrate the extraordinary life and work of novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Jansson.

We're delighted to announce a new competition open to students across the globe to showcase their comic art talent, as a tribute to Will Eisner.

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has published a number of comic titles as part of a developing publishing program.

Initiated by The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Black Dog – the Dreams of Paul Nash sees comic art tackling one of the most harrowing and dark periods of human history.

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s Windows on Comic Art Trail is a unique art trail, displayed in business windows across Kendal

We provide a forum for academics to meet up and network at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (The Friday Sessions) plus a series of events targeted at an academic audience.