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Monday, 16 November 2009

Hi-Ex Gets Funding Boost

Fab Scottish comics convention Hi-Ex has just secured local council funding for its next gathering in 2010.

BBC News reports the Highland Council has offered funding for the outreach programme which would see artists and writers hold workshops in schools - the first time the event has secured funding from Highland Council and a great boost for all the hard work organisers Vicky Stonebridge and Richmond Clements have been putting into the convention and their work promoting comics.

Guests at next year's event at Eden Court in Inverness from 27-28 March include Al Ewing, Alan Grant, Ferg Handley, John higgins and many others. More info: www.hi-ex.co.uk

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