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Paul Bristow
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The Galoshans Play
Now that it's officially October, it's exactly the right time to start rehearsing your Galoshans Play. In 2016, Magic Torch received funding from Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland to help revive the tradition of performing The Galoshans Play.  I wrote a new ve...
The Galoshans Play
The Galoshans Play
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The Galoshans Play
It's officially October - which means it's exactly the right time to start rehearsing your Galoshans Play. Guising, trick or treating, down our way in Inverclyde, it’s “Going Galoshans”. In the nineteenth century, The Galoshans Book was a chapbook printing ...
The Galoshans Play
The Galoshans Play
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Autumn Adventures
I'm looking forward to lots of events, visits and activities over the next few weeks... With the support of the Scottish Book Trust Live Literature scheme , I'm visiting Mayfield Primary School and Dykesmains Primary School during the fabulous Tidelines Boo...
Autumn Adventures
Autumn Adventures
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Light Years
We are delighted to announce that our Light Years comic project has received £7250 of funding from players of People Postcode Lottery through Postcode Community Trust . The project will work with a group of people from the Inverclyde area to create a new co...
Light Years
Light Years
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Superhero Supermarket
I'm delighted have a new story in issue 34 of Storytime Magazine , with wonderful accompanying artwork from Josh Cleland . And it's on the cover too! You can read all about it on the Storytime blog . Storytime is a  beautifully produced illustrated story ma...
Superhero Supermarket
Superhero Supermarket
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The Stowaways
Last year, myself and artist Mhairi M Robertson, worked with Primary 6/7s in Ardgowan Primary School Greenock, to adapt a local story into a comic. The story we chose to adapt, was the tragic tale of the Stowaways on the Arran; seven young boys hid aboard a...
The Stowaways
The Stowaways
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The Stowaways
In 2016 as part of the Heritage Inverclyde - A Quest For Learning project, Mhairi and I worked with pupils from Ardgowan Primary School, to begin adapting the tragic tale of the Arran Stowaways as a graphic novel. Our version of the story is taken from the ...
The Stowaways
The Stowaways
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Magic Torch 2016 Review
22 Pages Exhibition Artwork - Mhairi M Robertson 2016 was, lets be fair, a pretty rubbish year on many levels. However, in between the moments of inescapable darkness, teetering over chasms of endless despair, Magic Torch did have great fun with our project...
Magic Torch 2016 Review
Magic Torch 2016 Review
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Superpower Christmas
With the help of a wisecracking, steampunk robot, two accidental superheroes discover that they have inherited some amazing, if unusual, abilities. Computer whiz Megan can fly (mostly sleep-flying, but she's working on it) while her best friend Cam can (in ...
Superpower Christmas
Superpower Christmas
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From Heritage to Creativity / ECAF Community Comics
In November, we're delighted to be presenting on the work of Magic Torch Comics at two fantastic events. On Saturday November 19th , we'll be up in Inverness at the From Heritage to Creativity workshop in association with Scotland's Urban Past  and the Dare...
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