Barry Fantoni


The Fairfield that I remember

Posted on November 23rd, by Barry Fantoni in Culture. 7 comments

Private Eye cartoonist, artist and writer Barry Fantoni knew the Fairfield Halls in their earliest days. A place for the music is what matters, he says

When I taught painting at Croydon Art School back in the mid sixties I would often find myself finishing at six, and if I wasn’t teaching an evening class I’d pop next door to the Fairfield Halls and see if there was a concert that … Read More »



Celebrity interview: Private Eye cartoonist Barry Fantoni returns to Croydon, Saturday 27th June

Posted on July 3rd, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

Un-drawing, undressing and hot-desking in Sixties Soho – Liz Sheppard-Jones listens and regrets an unpopped question

Barry Fantoni returned to Croydon on Saturday 27th June. It had been a while.

In the fifty or so years since he taught at Croydon School of Art, he’s done OK: Private Eye magazine and the Times’s celebrated cartoonist, artist on the BBC TV series ‘That Was The Week That … Read More »



Private Eye cartoonist giving talk in Croydon

Posted on June 8th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

As part of Croydon Heritage Festival’s celebration of famous people in Croydon, an audience with Private Eye magazine’s celebrated cartoonist Barry Fantoni is being hosted by Hale Man, artist in residence at her ground floor artist studio in the Whitgift Centre. 

Release begins: The  event, ‘An audience with Barry Fantoni’, will be held on Saturday 27th June, 2:00pm  -5:00pm.

From 2:00pm – 3:00 pm, Barry Fantoni will … Read More »