Events list

23-25th March 2018
Splash Sagunt Comic Festival
Spain

2nd March 2018
TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities
University of Oxford

28th February 2018
Shoulder to Shoulder with Sally Heathcote: Suffragette
Suffragette Symposium
Edge Hill University
Ormskirk

13-15th October 2017
Lakes International Comic Art Festival
Kendal

8th October 2017
12pm Drawing on Life: Life Writing in Graphic Novels with Una and Mary Talbot
Durham Book Festival
Palace Green Library, Durham
£8/£6

3rd June 2017
Wonderlands: UK Graphic Novel Expo
University of Sunderland
City Space, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland SR1 3SD

1st May 2017
Colères du Présent Book Fair
Arras

4th April 2017
Mary and Bryan Talbot in conversation with Prof Charles Forsdick (Liverpool) about The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia
Part of the Francospheres of Resistance and Revolution conference
University of London

30th March – !st April 2017
35th Barcelona International Comic Fair

24th March 2017
5-7pm Revolutionary Women: Imagining Louise Michel
A joint presentation by Dr Laura O’Brien (Northumbria) and Dr Mary Talbot
Pottery Gallery, City Library @ Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
Free but ticketed. Tickets available here.

9th December 2016
5.30 Bryan & Mary Talbot interviewed by Alex Fitch
Part of the Graphic Brighton – Conflict and Resolution conference
University of Brighton

3rd-4th December 2016
Expocomic 16
Madrid

13th November 2016
1pm Mary & Bryan Talbot: The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia
Write Idea Festival
Idea Store Whitechapel
321 Whitechapel Road
London E1 1BU

14-16th October 2016
4th Lakes International Comic Art Festival
Kendal

8th October 2016
10am Louise Michel La Vierge Rouge
19E Rendez-vous de l’histoire
Blois History Festival

29 September – 2 October 2016
International Comics Festival “Salon Stripa”
Belgrade, Serbia

15-17th September 2016
21st Avilés Comics Festival
Spain

27th August 2016
12.30 The Irresistable Urge for Utopia
Bryan and Mary Talbot
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Garden Theatre
£12/£10

6th August 2016
Preston Comic Con

28th May 2016
Wonderlands: UK Graphic Novel Expo
University of Sunderland
City Space, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland SR1 3SD

22nd May 2016
12.30 The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia
Talk by Bryan and Mary Talbot
University of Bradford, Small Hall
Bradford Literature Festival
Tickets £6

21st May 2016
11am Comix Creatrix – Women on the Cutting Edge of Comics
Panel discussion with Asia Alfasi, Kripa Joshi, Corinne Pearlman, Mary Talbot, Paul Gravett
University of Bradford, Small Hall
Bradford Literature Festival
Tickets £6

6th May 2016
An evening with Mary & Bryan Talbot
Waterstones
The Bridges, Sunderland SR1 3LB
6pm Free entry

5th May 2016
The Red Virgin and Red Rosa: Radical Graphic Novels
Bryan & Mary Talbot and Kate Evans in discussion with Alex Butterworth
House of Illustration
2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH
7pm
£10/£7

carnation5th May 2016
Publication of The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia

4th May 2016
The Red Virgin: a talk by Bryan & Mary Talbot
The Cartoon Museum
35 Little Russell St, London WC1A 2HH
6.30-7.30pm
Free but seating limited
To reserve a seat email shop@cartoonmuseum.org or phone 020 7580 8155.
To guarantee a seat please arrive early.

12th March 2016
2-3pm Signing at Travelling Man
54 Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LF
4-6pm Keynote: Bryan & Mary Talbot
York St John Con, part of the York Literature Festival
Temple Hall, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York YO31 7EX

12-15th February 2016
San Diego Comic Fest

31st October 2015
Bryan and Mary Talbot – Sally Heathcote: Suffragette
Sunderland Literature Festival
City Library
1pm
Free

16-18th October 2015
3rd Lakes International Comic Art Festival
Kendal

12th September 2015
1pm Mary and Bryan Talbot – A Life in Graphic Novels
Guernsey Literary Festival
Guille-Allès Library. Tickets £6/£4 Available here

23rd June 2015
2pm Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
Consett Library
Victoria Road, Consett, County Durham DH8 5AT
Read Regional 2015

16th June 2015
6.30pm Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
Newcastle City Library
33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle NE1 8AX
Read Regional 2015

10th June 2015
6pm Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
Part of the Crossing the Tees Book Festival
Stockton Central Library, Church Road, Stockton TS18 1TU
Read Regional 2015

4-7th June 2015
Munich Comic Festival

30th May 2015
Wonderlands: the UK Graphic Novel Expo
University of Sunderland
City Space, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland SR1 3SD

5th May 2015
Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
For a Jesmond reading group
Jesmond, Newcastle
Read Regional 2015

29th April 2015
7.30pm Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
Skipton Library
High Street, Skipton BD23 1JX
Read Regional 2015

23rd April 2015
7pm Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
Part of a World Book Night event
Venue to be confirmed
Teesside University
Read Regional 2015

22nd April 2015
2pm Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
By school invitation only
North Bridlington Library
Martongate, Bridlington YO16 6YD
Read Regional 2015

16-19th April 2015
Barcelona International Comics Fair

25th March 2015
1.30pm Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
By school invitation only
Wallsend Customer First Centre
The Forum, Station Road, Wallsend NE28 8JR
Read Regional 2015

15th March 2015
2.30pm Storytelling & Adaptation: With graphic novelists Mary and Bryan Talbot choreographer Bettina Carpi and composer Gary Lloyd
The Theatre, North Huddersfield Trust School
Woodhouse Hall Road, Huddersfield HD2 1DJ
£3(£1.50 conc.) FREE to students, parents/carers and teachers of the school
Huddersfield Literature Festival

12th March 2015
‘Dotters, Babbos and a Costa: Reflections on Literary Celebrity and Genre Bending’
Keynote lecture for a Discourse on Literary Celebrity across Genres colloquium
Part of the ‘Authors and the World’ project
Lancaster University

7th March 2015
3pm Sally Heathcote Suffragette: an illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
Part of an International Women’s Day event at Hull Central Library
Albion Street, Hull HU1 3TF
Read Regional 2015

5th March 2015
5.15pm ‘Dotters, Babbos and a Costa: Reflections on Literary Celebrity and Genre Bending’
For postgraduates in English
Queen Mary University
Lock-keeper’s Cottage, Mile End Campus, London

21st -22nd February 2015
Sunderland Comic Con
Seaburn Centre, Sunderland

7th December 2014
Wigan Comic Con
10am – 5pm Robin Park Sports Centre

14th November 2014
6-9pm Comic Creations
A Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels event with Bryan and Mary Talbot, Isabel Greenberg, Fumio Obata, Nicke Hayes and Steve Bell
Bristol Festival of Ideas
Watershed, Bristol
Tickets £10/£9 Available here or phone 0117 927 5100

25th October 2014
Comics Lab 2014
Dundee

23rd October 2014
7.30pm Mary and Bryan Talbot and Kate Charlesworth
Chester Literature Festival
Chester Town Hall
Tickets £8.50 Book here

17-19th October 2014
2nd Lakes International Comic Art Festival
Kendal
See Digital Story Engine’s trailer

12th October 2014
4.30pm Bryan and Mary Talbot discuss their stunning new graphic novel, Sally Heathcote, Suffragette.
Ilkley Playhouse – Wildman
Ilkley Literary Festival

11th October 2014
10.30am Laura Bates: Everyday Sexism. Chaired by Mary Talbot
Durham Town Hall
1.30pm Bryan and Mary Talbot and Kate Charlesworth: Sally Heathcote, Suffragette
Palace Green Library
Durham Book Festival

28th September 2014
4pm Suffragette. An illustrated talk by Mary and Bryan Talbot
Small Wonder Festival
Charleston House, East Sussex BN8 6LL
Tickets available here

23rd August 2014
12.30pm How Women Won the Vote, Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot
Royal Bank of Scotland Garden Theatre
8.30pm IDP2043: Part 2 with Denise Mina, Irvine Welsh and friends
ScottishPower Foundation Studio
Both part of the Stripped2014 series of events
Edinburgh International Book Festival
See Post

22nd August 2014
Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot discuss their graphic novel, Sally Heathcote, Suffragette at the Edinburgh Book Fringe 2014
1pm Word Power Books, 43-45 W Nicholson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DB

14th August 2014
12pm Tove Jansson’s Moomins: Their Legacy and Influence Panel discussion with Kate Laity, Lynda Rucker, Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson, Mary Talbot and Karrie Fransman
Capital Suite 13 (ExCeL)
6pm Rewriting Gender Defaults Panel discussion with Roz Kaveney, Alex Dally MacFarlane, Julia Rios, Geoff Ryman and Mary Talbot
Capital Suite 9 (ExCeL)
16th August 2014
11am Revealing the Real World through Comics Panel discussion with Maura McHugh, Dominick Grace, June Madeley and Mary Talbot
Capital Suite 9 (ExCeL)
17th August 2014
11am Writing and Pitching Comics Panel discussion with Maura McHugh, Paul Cornell, Mike Carey, Debbie Lynn Smith and Mary Talbot
Capital Suite 10 (ExCeL)
1.30pm Autographing Space (ExCel)
All events at Loncon 3: The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, ExCeL, London Docklands
See post

14th July 2014
Shoulder to Shoulder with Sally Heathcote, Suffragette.
Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot in conversation about the making of the historical graphic novel.
7pm Lit & Phil, Newcastle

12th July 2014
The Inside Story of the Fight for the Vote
Ways With Words Festival
4pm The Barn, Dartington Hall, Devon

30th May 2014
Graphic Lives panel with Sarah Laing and Evie Wyld
Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts 2014
4pm King’s College, The Strand, London WC2R 2LS
See post, containing link to Panels Borders podcast

18th May 2014
Norfolk and Norwich Festival
4.45pm Norwich Cathedral Hostry
See ‘On the road with Sally Heathcote’ post

17th May 2014
2-3pm  Book signing by Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot
Gosh! 1 Berwick St, London W1F 0DR
6.30-7.30 Shoulder to Shoulder: Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot in conversation.
Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell St, London WC1A 2HH

15-16th May 2014
2pm Panel discussion: ‘Waves of Amnesia and Awakening’
Shoulder-to-Shoulder: Female Suffrage, Second-Wave Feminism and Feminist TV Drama in the 1970s
Birkbeck University of London, The Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London

15th May 2014
10.37am Woman’s Hour, with Jenni Murray, BBC Radio 4

12th-23rd May 2014
Exhibition of Sally artwork
Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London

12th May 2014
Feminism Special: The Vagenda and Sally Heathcote, Suffragette
Vintage podcast

8th May 2014
6pm Talk and Book signing by Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot
Waterstone’s
The Bridges, Sunderland
£3 (redeemable against cost of book on the night)

2nd May 2014
6.30pm Bryan and Mary Talbot, with Kate Charlesworth
Conference Centre, British Library
A screening of the documentary Graphic Novel Man: The Comics of Bryan Talbot, followed by Bryan, Mary and Kate Charlesworth in conversation with Rachel Cooke of The Observer.
See post
See the trailer for the Graphic Novel Man and buy here

WSPU BADGE1st May 2014
Publication of Sally Heathcote, Suffragette

8-9th March 2014
Newcastle Film & Comics Con
Metro Radio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle, NE4 7NA

22-24th November 2013
Getxo Comics Festival, Bilbao
See post

18-20th October 2013
Lakes International Comic Arts Festival, Kendal
See posts on 24th September 2013 and 22nd October 2013

25th August 2013
Stripped events: interview and 9th Art Award judging.
Edinburgh International Book Festival
See post

29th June 2013
Sally Heathcote, Suffragette: The Women’s Suffrage Campaign in a Graphic Novel.
Part of the Suffragette Celebration Weekend at Beamish Museum, County Durham
See post

5-9th June 2013
Sicily tour
5th June 2013
Orto Botanico, Palermo
6th June 2013
Barcellona
7-9th June 2013
Etna Comics Festival, Catania
See post

26th May 2013
Drawing the Story
Discussion of the graphic novel form, with Glyn Dillon (Nao of Brown) and Stephen Collins (Gigantic Beard that was Evil). Chair: Paul Gravett.
Part of the London Literature Festival, Southbank Centre

28th April 2013
Dotter talk then interviewed by Billy Proctor.
Hexham Book Festival

30th March 2013
Dotter talk and Q&A with students on M.Litt. Comics Studies.
Dundee Comics Expo
BBC R3 Verb
25th January 2013
The Verb, BBC Radio 3
Cowboy Junkies, Jacob Sam-La Rose, Bryan and Mary Talbot, Pete Jordi Wood
Presenter, Ian McMillan

2nd January 2013
Dotter of her Father’s Eyes won the Costa Biography Award

23rd November 2012
Dotter of her Father’s Eyes shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award

14th November 2012
An Evening with Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
See post

9th November 2012
Interviewed by Kim Newman
Foyles, London
Download podcast here

25th August 2012
Dotter presentation and signing.
Plan B Books, Glasgow

24th August 2012
Edinburgh International Book Festival
See post

9th June 2012
Interviewed by Stacey Herbert on the making of Dotter.
Dublin Writers Festival
See post

25th May 2012
Talk on issues of gender and health in Dotter.
Comic(s) Bodies: A Multidisciplinary Symposium
Nottingham Contemporary
See post

18th April 2012
Top 10 Graphic Memoirs in The Guardian

13th April 2012
Dotter presentation at The Continental, Preston

23rd March 2012
Interviewed by Pádraig Ó Méalóid on the making of Dotter at Phoenix Convention IX
Irish Writers’ Centre, Dublin

28th February 2012
Dotter presentation at The Lit and Phil, Newcastle

2nd February – 2nd March 2012
Art Exhibition at Orbital Comics, London

2nd February 2012
Publication of Dotter of her Father’s Eyes

21st January 2012
Interviewed by Nicola Streeten about the making of Dotter.
First Fictions Festival, Brighton
Download interview podcast here.

10th December 2011
Preview of Dotter of her Father’s Eyes at the first Canny Comic Con
Newcastle Library

7th December 2011
My Best of the Year 2011 on the FPI blog

20th November 2011
Preview of Dotter of her Father’s Eyes as part of a panel on Women in Comics.
Thought Bubble Festival, Leeds

17th September 2011
Previewed Dotter of her Father’s Eyes at the Helsinki Comics Festival.
The special themes for 2011 were British comics and 100 years of Finnish comics.

23rd May 2011
The first preview of Dotter of her Father’s Eyes.
Laydeez Do Comics, London

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