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!
Our crowdfunding campaign made good strides towards our target
and fundraising is a continuing activity to ensure the prize becomes annual.
If you missed the chance to back our crowdfunder and feel able to donate right here to support us we extend our thanks to you
“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:
A special extended evening to include books and zines for sale
arrive ready to shop!
Forthcoming Ldc London dates:
VENUE: THE KOPPEL PROJECT HIVE
26 HOLBORN VIADUCT, LONDON EC1A 2AT
Nearest Tube: Chancery Lane
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.