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Venture Arts, 43 Old Birley Street, Manchester, M15 5RF

+44 0161 232 1223

We’re always happy to hear from journalists and writers who are interested in Venture Arts and our work. Please contact Debbie Cowley, Marketing and Communications Officer, on 0161 232 1223 or email

Leslie Thompson

Illustration Book


My New Favourite Shop is a book of illustrations inspired by Leslie's visits to Affleck's Palace in Manchester.

"The Good Afflecks Palace Star Wars shop is the best place to have fun to spend on action figures" - Leslie Thompson

My New Favourite Shop is a collection of illustrations that eventually led to Leslie creating his signature action figures.



Illustration Book


Leslie Thompson, My New Favourite Shop

Full colour illustration book

10 in stock

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About the artist

Leslie Thompson

Leslie has been attending Venture Arts studios for over thirty years. He has a highly developed drawing style.

Leslie Thompson's cartoon drawing of Monica Rambeau in 1982


We are delighted when people want to commission work from us and our artists. This can either be as a group project or an individual artist creating one of their unique pieces for you.

To find out more and to arrange a studio visit please contact Katherine Long on 0161 232 1223 or email

An arm holding a white pen leaning over a large piece of art painted orange.