London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Dennis the Menace visits the Cartoon Museum
Published: Thursday 31st of July 2008
Fans of the popular children's comic the Beano were in for a treat when one of its stars, Dennis the Menace, popped in for a visit to the Cartoon Museum.
The mischievous cartoon creation made his appearance to kick off the Gnashional Menace Day to celebrate the 70th birthday of the Beano, reports the Press Association.
In addition to celebrating one of the UK's much-loved comics, the anniversary will be used to raise money for the CLIC Sargent cancer charity.
Stuart Barbar, a spokesman for CLIC Sargent, commented: "The Beano is the iconic children's comic and we are the children's cancer charity, so it's a good fit."
Alan Digby, the editor of the Beano, said that while Dennis is not the perfect role model for kids, he does cheer people and lift their spirits with his pranks and antics.
Chris Chang, a 12-year-old visitor to the museum, said:" It was really fun to have met [Dennis]. I would want to be friends with him because he's so cheeky and naughty."
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Thursday 30th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Have a great time at Namco Funscape
Thursday 30th of May 2013 London attractions: Churchill War Rooms honours one of the 'greatest Britons'
Wednesday 29th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Relive the greatest sporting moments at Twickenham Stadium
Tuesday 28th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Sail through the history behind the London Canal Museum
Monday 27th of May 2013 Things to do in London: See some of the most talked-about plays at the National Theatre
Monday 27th of May 2013 There are three things that every kid loves best. Sweets, cartoons and chocolates. So if you are planning...
Sunday 26th of May 2013 London attractions:Shakespeare's Globe theatre a must for all poetry fans
Saturday 25th of May 2013 London attraction: Visit the founding fathers at Benjamin Franklin House
Friday 24th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Sing to the tune of British Music Museum
Thursday 23rd of May 2013 London attractions: Cool down at the Fan Museum
Wednesday 22nd of May 2013 Things to do in London: Walk in the 'footie steps' of legends with a Chelsea Stadium Tour