Bring Me Laughter

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 23RD FEBRUARY 2014

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Mon-Sat 10.30am-5.30pm | Sun 12pm-5.30pm
 
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Included with entry ticket to the main museum galleries: Adult £7, concession £5
 
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Bring Me LaughterBring Me Laughter will focus on exhibiting some of the funniest items from the archives of the Cartoon Museum, with cartoons and caricatures by over 40 artists including HM Bateman, Maz Beerbohm, Walt Disney Studio, Fougasse, William Heath Robinson, Ronald Searle and many others.

 

About The Cartoon Museum

Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals on loan from The Beano, The Dandy and Topper, The Cartoon Museum is a place for reminiscing over childhood favourites whilst contemplating cartooning controversies of recent years. More about The Cartoon Museum

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Bring Me Laughter  Morecambe and Wise, 2013 © Jonathan Cusick  

Bring Me Laughter - Morecambe and Wise, 2013 © Jonathan Cusick

Bring Me Laughter Morecambe and Wise, 2013 © Jonathan Cusick 

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Underground Stations

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Holborn Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  35% off
    Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 1 minute from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £88  21% off
    9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 1 minute from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  39% off
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 3 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    The Cartoon Museum
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    35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | Same location as Bring Me Laughter
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    British Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    53 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 1 minute from Bring Me Laughter
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    London Review Bookshop
    London > Shopping > Books
    14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    30 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Bring Me Laughter
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    5 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Bring Me Laughter
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    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Leisure > Arts Centres
    24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 4 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    The American Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Bring Me Laughter
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    Alice In CartoonlandAlice In CartoonlandAlice In CartoonlandThe Cartoon Museum continues the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with Alice in Cartoonland, looking at how artists have portrayed the heroine and the curious creatures from Lewis Carroll's topsy-turvy world over the years. When Carroll was seeking an illustrator for Alice he chose John Tenniel, the leading 2015-09-30T18:30:00+01002015-11-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    The Cartoon Museum, 35  Little Russell Street      WC1A 2HH
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    event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
    DATES  15th July to 1st November 2015
    VENUE  The Cartoon Museum 
    The Cartoon Museum continues the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with Alice in Cartoonland, looking at how artists have portrayed the heroine and the curious creatures from Lewis Carroll's topsy-turvy world over the years. When Carroll was seeking an illustrator for Alice he chose John Tenniel, the leading ... More about this event
     
    Madhatting: Hat Making WorkshopMadhatting: Hat Making WorkshopJoin the Cartoon Museum and Petersham's Millinery for an evening of Alice in Wonderland-themed hat making. We will supply all you need to make a ready-to-wear fascinator.2015-10-07T18:30:00+01002015-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    The Cartoon Museum, 35  Little Russell Street      WC1A 2HH
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    Madhatting: Hat Making Workshop
    A Taste of GillrayA Taste of Gillray2015-11-26T18:30:00+00002015-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    The Cartoon Museum, 35  Little Russell Street      WC1A 2HH
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    The Alley Cat 4 minutes walk from The Cartoon Museum

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    Concerts | On 30th August 2015 

    12 Bar Club 4 minutes walk from The Cartoon Museum

    The American band that contains members of System Of A Down performs its alternative metal material. With support from Fireyed, ...More

    Sunday Salsa: Intermediate & Advance
    Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015 

    Salsa! 5 minutes walk from The Cartoon Museum

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    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
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    Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

    Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from The Cartoon Museum

    A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

     
    Royal Opera House Backstage Tours
    Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

    Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from The Cartoon Museum

    Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

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    Theatre | Until 21st December 2015 

    Ambassadors Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Cartoon Museum

    Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody ...More

     
     
     
     
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