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Drink & Draw November Special Edition


We are partnering up with Institut Francais for this months event! French comics veteran Alexandre Franc will be joining us on November 20th for special edition of Drink and Draw.

Alexandre Franc as the festival artist in residence this year, for the South Kensintons Kids Festival. Alexandre‘s practice is always colourful and vivid and very volatile: comic-book artist, illustrator, writer for both children’s books (La Véritable histoire de Léon or Victor et l’Ourours) and grown-ups The Real Life of Agatha Christie published by SelfMadeHero, Next year, his latest work Guantanamo Kid will be published in English.

Born in 1973, Alexandre Franc grew up in Lyon. Since 2007, he has published over a dozen graphic novels, sometimes as a solo creator (Victor et l'Ourours from Actes Sud – l'An 2), sometimes as an artist (Mai 68. Histoire d’un Printemps, with Arnaud Bureau, Berg International), sometimes as a writer (Les Satellites, with Claire de Gastold, Gallimard) and sometimes in collaboration with a writer (Cher Régis Debray, Futuropolis). He is also an illustrator for youth periodicals, educational books and the communications industry. He lives in Paris with his wife and their two children.


Hosted by Gosh’s Nora Goldberg and Broken Frontier's Andy Oliver, the Drink and Draw will begin at Gosh! at 6.30 pm with an opportunity to buy Franc’s The Real Life of Agatha Christie and get it signed before heading to The Crown at 7 pm to begin drinking and drawing!

Art supplies are provided by our sponsor Cass Art.

If you can't make it along but would like to get something signed, drop us an email to to arrange a reservation or a mail order.

Keep up with any news on the Facebook event page.

Earlier Event: 17 November
Hope Signing With Guy Adams & Jimmy Broxton
Later Event: 24 November
Gilbert Shelton Signing