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March 30, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Art
  • Workshop
  • Young Essex

Graphic Futures

With Carl Doherty
Image of graphic artist Carl Doherty with mice on his shoulders


Lord Ashcroft Building, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ
Accompanying adult free

Box Office:

Mercury Theatre
01206 573948

Explore the fundamentals of comic book storytelling with writer and digital artist Carl Doherty. Carl will take you through visions of the future in comics and graphic novels; tell you about ‘dystopias’ and ‘utopias’; and get you thinking about how changes in the environmental might impact on our future. Come along and illustrate your own predictions of tomorrow. Suitable for 11-16 years




Science & the Imagination

This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s Science & the Imagination weekend, taking place in Chelmsford on Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 March.

Young Essex

Click here for an overview of all our Young Essex events across the county this March.

Stamp Your Passports at Festival Learning Destinations

We’re helping our good friends at Essex Children’s University to provide 5-14 year olds with exciting learning experiences outside school. Once issued with a Passport to Learning, ‘CU Learners’ collect stamps and attend a special Graduation Ceremony. All Essex Book Festival YOUNG ESSEX events are CU Learning Destinations – bring your passport, get it stamped, and enjoy your learning journey! Find out how to get your very own Passport to Learning at essexchildrensuniversity.co.uk


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Lord Ashcroft Building, Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ