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Remembering Raymond with Chris Riddell 

Thu 9 May
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm

The Talk

In this illuminating talk, renowned illustrator Chris Riddell OBE will share his memories of being taught by Raymond Briggs in the 1980s.

Chris will examine Raymond’s influence on his own career in children’s books and political cartooning, sharing insights and memories of one of the country’s most famous illustrators.

About the Speaker

Chris Riddell is an author, illustrator and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has written and illustrated an exceptional range of books and is winner of many illustration awards, including the UNESCO Prize, the Greenaway Medal (on three occasions) and the Hay Festival Medal for Illustration at the 2015 Hay Festival where he was described as ‘the greatest illustrator of his generation.’

Image: Raymond Briggs Estate

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