John Angus posters

Poster for The Damned at Lancaster University Student’s Union, 1977 designed by John Angus. ©John Angus

We are very pleased to have be given 139 posters by the Lancaster based artist John Angus. He is best known as a designer of posters for cultural events all around the UK from 1974 to 2006. The posters are mainly screen-printed, many by hand.

Angus’s commissions have included poster designs for the Arts Council of England; The Young Vic Theatre;  the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra;  the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester; BBC Television;  the Royal College of Midwives and Lancaster University.

His work can be found in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and the Wellcome Collection in London. His work is featured in the book When Rock went To College: Legends Live at Lancaster University 1969–1985 by Barry Lucas and Paul Tomlinson, published by Palatine Books (2017).

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