The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has won two awards at the Cumbria Life Culture Awards 2017 held on Friday 3rd January 2017. The festival itself won Best Festival fighting off many superb events held during 2017. All in all there were 75 finalists at the awards.
They also won Event of the Year for the premier of Dave McKean’s Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash.
The graphic novel, which pulls together the work of Paul Nash who created pieces of art from his experiences in World War 1, was launched at the 2016 festival.
It’s a well deserved set of awards and we give huge congratulations to everyone involved in the festival. Here’s to 2017.