The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2023

LICAF will return to Bowness-on-Windermere - Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October 2023!

Our events will include live draws, interviews, presentations, workshops, exhibitions, book launches, Little LICAF activities, a Comics Marketplace and provide a chance to get up close to the best comic creators in the world!

Explore the marvellous world of manga!

A free exhibition for anyone curious about manga! Exploring the origins of manga in Japan, creative techniques and the wonder of Manga-Anime. Part of Manchester City of Literature’s Festival of Libraries, the exhibition tour starts at Bolton Library on 6 June.

Sophie Castille Prize for Comics in Translation

The Sophie Castille Awards for Comics in Translation are for the best translation of graphic novels into a variety of languages. The inaugural award, created in honour of Sophie Castille, will be for the best translation of a non-English graphic novel into English.