Joe Lycett's got your badge | Comic designs a pin to hail lockdown heroes

Joe Lycett's got your badge

Comic designs a pin to hail lockdown heroes

comedyAs an artist, Joe Lycett has already had a sculpture displayed at the Royal Academy.

And now he’s put his creative talents to designing a pin badge as a way of saying ‘thank you’ to the heroes of lockdown.

He is one of the stars who contributed to the  #PinYourThanks charity drive, which is selling enamel badges for £5 a time, with profits going to Volunteering Matters and NHS Charities Together.

Lycett’s design carries the Brummie message ‘Cheers, Bab’ with a thumbs-up and the tagline ‘heartfelt thanks’.

He said: ‘I was particularly thrilled I could bring a bit of Birmingham into my design, as I am so thankful to so many of the citizens of my home city for their extraordinary efforts in this time.

‘It’s a wonderful idea which provides a simple and meaningful way to say thank you.’

Others who have designed badges include  Keira Knightley, Ringo Starr, Emeli Sandé and footballer David James.

Badges can be bought  here.

Published: 7 Jul 2020

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