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John Vernon Lord & Chris Riddell in Conversation (Online)
Thu 24 June 2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
£8 Full price
£4 Concession/ Friends of the museum
Friends for many years John and Chris have lots to talk about. As John says; “Chris is very good at making conversation”… so join them for a pre-recorded chat at the museum where they will talk about their careers, their influences and why John is never seen without his trusty stopwatch.
The talk will be followed by a live Q&A with John.
Chris Riddell OBE was John Vernon Lord’s student at Brighton Polytechnic, and has gone on to have an incredible career as a children’s author and political cartoonist. He has won three Nestlé Smarties Book Prizes, three Kate Greenaway Medals as well as the British librarians’ annual award. On 9 June 2015, he was appointed the UK Children’s Laureate. He has worked as the Observer’s political cartoonist since 1995.