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Angela Francis Archive

Samandal Exhibition – A Collective Experiment

We are thrilled to have Samandal, winner of the ELCAF Audience Award 2018, exhibit a collection of their works in London. Samandal are a Beirut-based publisher who have brought together works of Lebanese artists and small press in ‘Topia’ an impressive anthology of comics that will be on display at the exhibition. Find out more […]

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Buy Your ELCAF 2019 Tickets

The programme is up and running and the tickets are now on sale. We’re thrilled to have another incredible line-up of artists gathering in London to join us for a weekend of talks, workshops, books, and general festival cheer. Come one, come all! Buy your tickets here.

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ELCAF Taproom Takeover at Gipsy Hill

We’re launching another round of hoppy fresh ELCAF beer for 2019 courtesy of the fine brewers at Gipsy Hill. The artwork this year has been created by Jayde Perkin, winner of the ELCAF x WeTransfer Award, and Marcus Reed, creative director of Gipsy Hill. To celebrate, we’re launching the beer early with an event at […]

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Volunteer call out 2019!

The festival is fast approaching and we are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team! Volunteers play a crucial role in ensuring the success of the festival and we have various opportunities for you to get involved before, during and after ELCAF. If you’re enthusiastic about comics and illustration, like working with the public […]

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ELCAF x WeTransfer Award 2019

We are now taking submissions from exhibitors past and present to transform their ideas into a reality. The winner of the award will receive a £3,500 grant to print and publish their book for ELCAF 2020. Good luck to all, we’re looking forward to receiving your submissions! Artwork by Jayde Perkin, winner of the ELCAF 2018 award. […]

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Jon McNaught is our ELCAF 2019 Artist in Residence

We’re delighted to announce the brilliant illustrator, comic artist and printmaker Jon McNaught as our ELCAF artist in residence for 2019. Jon’s style is both intricate and beautiful, as translated within the visuals and identity of ELCAF 2019. His use of Hackney landmarks within the artwork has created a fitting and uniquely East London narrative […]

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