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CONTACT THE VERBAL ARTS CENTRE TO BOOK PLACES FOR WORKSHOPS AND TALKS.

E: info@verbalartscentre.co.uk T: 02871 266946

TICKETS FOR HEROES & LEGENDS AND FORCE TRAINING CAN BE PURCHASED FROM THE MILLENNIUM FORUM BOX OFFICE. www.millenniumforum.co.uk

THURS 30th MAY: Schools workshops at Verbal Arts Centre.

FRI 31st MAY: Schools & Public workshops at Verbal Arts Centre / 2D Evening Sessions: Panel Discussions at Sandinos.

SAT 1st JUNE & SUN 2nd JUNE: 2D Comics Fair featuring ‘Heroes & Legends’ show at the Millennium Forum / 2D Evening Sessions: Panel Discussions at Sandinos.

COMICS FAIR: Opening Hours: Sat 10am - 5pm & Sun 11.30am - 4.30pm. The Comics Fair on Sat 1 & Sun 2 June at the Millennium Forum is FREE to attend and will play host to a great mix of comic stalls, children’s workshops, talks and other activities. Come along to meet the world’s best comic creators, who will be sketching, signing and selling loads of cool stuff. We will also have fantastic prize giveaways and spot prizes for cool costumes - Dress to Impress!

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2D Comic Fair event

Sunday 2nd June

2D Comics Fair, Education, Industry

Talk: Eclectic Micks - Where did it all go wrong?

Once a promising group of Irish comic creators, what has become of the Micks? Bad jokes aside, a mixture of determination, great work ethic and sheer talent has seen core members of the Eclectic Micks sketch group rise to the very top in the comics industry. Not only doing well, but creating some of the most dynamic and exciting work out there at the minute. Here - Declan Shalvey, Will Sliney and Stephen Mooney will be discussing their work and meteoric rise… and where it all went right. Contact the Verbal Arts on 02871266946 for booking.

Audience: Adults

Venue: Millennium Forum

Times: 2.30pm – 3.30pm Millennium Room.


FREE event

Free. Early Registration is advised as places are limited.


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2D Comic Fair event

Sunday 2nd June

2D Comics Fair, Industry

Talk: The Losers


The Losers was a seminal, award winning comic that topped the New York Times graphic books list. The main dream team behind this top drawer publication, writer Andy Diggle, artist Jock and top DC Comics editor Will Dennis reunite to discuss the success of the comic, their experiences working together and the subsequent Hollywood movie adaptation. Contact the Verbal Arts on 02871266946 for booking.



Audience: Adults / Children

Venue: Millennium Forum (Millennium Room)

Times: 1.30 - 2.30pm


FREE event

Early Registration is advised as places are limited.


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2D Comic Fair event

Sunday 2nd June

2D Comics Fair, Industry

Creating the World of Game of Thrones


Visionary artist Will Simpson will be hosting a talk, presentation and Q & A about his remarkable storyboarding and concept work for the Emmy and Bafta award winning HBO TV Show, ‘Game of Thrones’. Contact the Verbal Arts on 02871266946 for booking.



Audience: Adults

Venue: Millennium Forum (Diamond Room)

Times: Noon - 1pm


FREE event

Early Registration is advised as places are limited.


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2D Comic Fair event

Sunday 2nd June

2D Comics Fair, Industry

Talk: Writing Pictures


A great chance for aspiring and established writers to gain an insight into writing for Comics. A host of leading Comics Writers will discuss their processes and experiences working in the comics industry and beyond, with writers David Hine, Tony Lee and Simon Furman. Contact the Verbal Arts on 02871266946 for booking.



Audience: Adults / Children

Venue: Millennium Forum (Diamond Room)

Times: 1.15pm – 2.15pm


FREE event

Early Registration is advised as places are limited.


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