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To champion and support the work of cartoonists, comics artists and graphic novelists whose work focuses on the drama of the everyday.

 

 

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LDC DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

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LDC LEEDS
Sunday 23 September 2018, 4-4.50pm
Laydeez Do Comics presents – Prolific
at Thought Bubble, LEEDS
Carriageworks Studio Theatre

Convention wristband required
All Ages*

Four artists present their diverse work in comics and illustration from work with major publishers, small press and self publishing.

With speakers Kate Brown (Faith Says You), Katriona Chapman (Follow Me In), Priya Kuriyan (Indira), and Jenny Robins (Biscuits (assorted)); hosted by Lou Crosby ofLaydeez Do Comics Leeds.

https://www.thoughtbubblefestival.com/calendar

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LDC Birmingham

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Run by: Charlotte Bailey & Sammy Borras
Contact: ldcbirmingham@gmail.com
£1 Optional Donation

NEXT MEETING: Monday 1st October, 2018

Venue: Quantum Exhibition Centre, The Works, 77A Upper Trinity Street, Digbeth, B9 4EG (Wheelchair Friendly)

Guest Speakers:

Tamara Webster is an animator and illustrator from Bristol. You can find her work at www.tamarawebster.co.uk

Karoline Holhjem is a Masters student in Visual Communication, specialising in illustration at Birmingham City University. You can find her work at karolinemadethis.com

 

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LDC LONDON
DATE: Monday 8  October  2018

TIME: 6.30pm-8.30pm
VENUE: VENUE: THE KOPPEL PROJECT HIVE
26 HOLBORN VIADUCT, LONDON EC1A 2AT
http://thekoppelproject.com/exhibitions/
Nearest Tube: Chancery Lane
Guests:

Jane Porter: Illustrator, author http://www.janeporter.co.uk

Cath Tate: Founder and director of Cath Tate Cards: The secrets of making a cartoon work on a card http://www.cathtatecards.com

Places are FREE but please book in advance: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/8-october-2018-laydeez-do-comics-tickets-50298489135

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LDC BRISTOL
Thursday 18 October 2018, 6.30-8.30pm

Cafe Kino,108 Stokes Croft, BRISTOL, BS1 3RU
We are happy to announce the reinvigoration of the Bristol chapter of LDC
led by our 2018 LDC award winner Emma Burleigh.

GUESTS:
Jayde Perkin: Illustrator, comics artist https://www.jaydeperkin.com
Alice Urbino: Illustrator, comics artist @Alicerrr 
Please join us! Tickets are free but must be booked
DETAILS AND BOOKING:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bristol-18-october-2018-laydeez-do-comics-tickets-49466538749

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LDC LEEDS
Monday  22 October 2108
Starts 6.30pm prompt  Ends 8.45 pm (approx)

All welcome (mixed event)
Entry: £1.50   No need to book
Wharf Chambers
23-25 Wharf Street, Leeds, LS2 7EQ
Wheelchair accessible
http://www.wharfchambers.org/

GUESTS:
Tony Pickering – Artist, illustrator and graphic novelist speaking about Diabetes: Year One

a memoir/collection of graphic poems that covers the diagnosis and experience of type 1 diabetes, and the development (realisation?) of a medical identity. www.Pick-Art.co.uk

John Swogger – archaeologist / illustratorThis year he is starting work with writer Ben Dickson on a graphic biography of Neville Chamberlain. John will talk about his past and current comics projects, and discuss what it means practically, creatively and career-wise to evolve from someone who does comics as a part-time interest, to someone who does comics full-time. johngswogger.wordpress.com

Hosted by Lou Crosby
Future Leeds meetings for 2018: 3 December

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LDC LONDON
Thursday 25 October 2018, 7.30-9.45pm
LDC EVENING OF COMEDY
New Unity Hall,
277A Upper St, Islington, London, N1 2TZ

in association with Funny women.
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An evening PACKED with laughter and joy…comics and comedy!
GUESTS
Rosie Jones
Bec Hill

Magical Toaster Pockets
with welcome words from Lynne Parker, founder of Funny Women.
Tickets must be booked in advance: £7.50, £11, £15
DETAILS AND TICKETShttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/25-october-2018-laydeez-do-comics-stand-up-tickets-49465391317

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THANK-YOU
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. 

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