28/9–19/10 The Lakes International Comic Art Festival brings Tom of Finland -exhibition to Kendal

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal presents Let’s Go Camping with Tom of Finland -exhibition. The exhibition brings some of Tom of Finland’s most famous work to Britain, such as Kake comic series, Camping and Dick. The exhibition will also present the work of artists inspired by Tom of Finland, born Touko Laaksonen.

The exhibition is part of the official Tom of Finland Centenary celebrations, officially taking place in 2020. It has been curated with the Tom of Finland Foundation and Cross Lane Projects, and is supported by the Finnish Institute in London.


Let’s Go Camping with Tom of Finland, Cross Lane Projects, Cross Lane, Kendal LA9 5LB, http://www.crosslaneprojects.com/, 28 September – 19 October, open Wednesday-Saturday 12–6pm
apart from 10 – 13 October, then each day 10–6pm, free admission

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, at various venues across Kendal, https://www.comicartfestival.com/buy-tickets, 11 – 13 October, tickets: prices vary

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