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WEA Course: Savage Ink: The Cartoon & The Caricature

WEA Course: Savage Ink: The Cartoon & The Caricature

A five week Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) course

28 February 2018

28 February 2018 - 28 March 2018, WEA Course, Savage Ink, The Cartoon & The Caricature. Plum Pudding in Danger by James Gillray

Time 13:00 - 15:00

Duration 2 hours

Cost £31 or free to those in receipt of means tested benefits

This course will examine the ‘Golden Age’ of the political prints of the 18th century, including the work of William Hogarth, James Gillray, and George Cruikshank.  The course will also look at more recent developments in caricature, from ITV’s 1980s satirical puppet show Spitting Image to the work of cartoonist Steve Bell, considering the use of cartoon and caricature in contemporary politics. Workers' Educational Association

The course includes a guided tour of the museum’s Savage Ink exhibition.

A five week learning experience from the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) in association with the People’s History Museum.

Suitable for 19 years and over

  • Treat yourself to 10% off in The Left Bank cafe bar and 10% off in the museum shop when you attend an event at the People’s History Museum

Booking Requirements:

  • Booking required by contacting WEA on 0151 243 5340 or booking online via WEA’s website, please quote course ref C3841271
  • Please note attendees are required to book onto all five weeks of the course
  • Coures runs Wed 28 February to Wed 28 March