Our Mission Statement:
To champion and support the work of cartoonists, comics artists and graphic novelists whose work focuses on the drama of the everyday.
“Putting the yonics into comics”
Laydeez Weekend Festival
London 30-31 March 2019
Raising standards, expertise, representation and awareness of UK-based female-identifying graphic novelists.
We are thrilled with the news of an Arts Council England award to support some of our activity for the next 2 years.
Submissions to the Laydeez Awards has been opened, get information here
Deadline for entries: 9 January 2019
MEANWHILE …You Can Support Your Community!
Here’s Nicola Streetan, co-founder of LDC:
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And some words from one of our supporters:
“If you’re unaware of the vital work and welcoming ethos of the international Laydeez do Comics groups then check them out. They’ve made such a positive difference at a grassroots level for several years now and are fully deserving of your support for the work they do in promoting new comics voices.”
– Andy Oliver, Editor-in-Chief of Broken Frontier
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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Please spread the word of upcoming Meet Ups to let others know:
DATE: Monday 12 November 2018
VENUE: THE KOPPEL PROJECT HIVE
26 HOLBORN VIADUCT, LONDON EC1A 2AT
Nearest Tube: Chancery Lane
Teresa Robertson Illustrator and graphic novelist http://www.teresa-robertson.co.uk
Christina Peake Artist http://www.christinapeake.com/about/4554649545
Tickets are free please book in advance: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/12-november-2018-laydeez-do-comics-tickets-51407509244
Future Meetings 2018:
Leeds: 3 December
We would like to thank Arts Council England for supporting the activity that enabled the first Laydeez Day Festival to take place in 2018. We would also like to thank everyone who supported and backed the crowdfunding campaign that made the first Laydeez do Comics Prize to take place in 2018.