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October 2019

Funding Your Project: LDC Professional Development Workshop

October 26, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
John Harvard Library

led by Dr Nicola Streeten Do you have a brilliant idea that you think should be funded but don't know where to start? Bring your project outline to this practical workshop; a laptop or iPad to work on if you have one, or paper and something to write with. Nicola Streeten will guide you through a series of simple and entertaining exercises to refine your plan and translate it into a funding application. You will then work to construct example…

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Develop, pitch & promote creative ideas for a picture book for young readers: LDC Professional Development Workshop

October 26, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Westminster Library

Led by Emily Haworth Booth Lots of people have an idea for a children's book but don't know where to start... Or they like the idea of making a children's book but don't know where to look for or how to develop ideas. Come and join children's book author and illustrator Emily Haworth-Booth for a mixture of talks and practical exercises. She will show development drawings and share insights gained from making her multi-award-shortlisted debut picturebook, 'The King Who Banned…

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November 2019

The Why of Making Comics: LDC Professional Development Workshop

November 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Westminster Library

Led by Simone Lia This will be a practical workshop that will aid creators to explore and re-connect their motivation for making art. During the session, we will explore how knowing your why can help you smash through a creative crisis and how this can be the foundation for building a successful creative career. BOOK NOW  Simone Lia is an award-winning comic artist/illustrator/writer. She has written and illustrated several children's books and graphic novels, including Fluffy (Jonathan Cape) and They,…

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LDC LONDON November 14th Meet

November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cartoon M useum, 63 Wells ST
London, W1A3AE United Kingdom
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Join us for an enjoyable and stimulating evening of inspiring comics based presentations in London with guests Zara Slattery and Myf Tristram. Everyone Welcome!

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25 November 2019: LEEDS LDC

November 25, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm

Sean Azzopardi – cartoonist (Hull) will talking about his current Arts Council funded book,The Sea Shepherd. A biography about the marine wildlife conservation society, Sea Shepherd. www.phatcomics.co.uk Speaker 2 – to be announced – it could be you do get in touch if you would like to give a talk about your work or latest project

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28 November 2019 LDC West Cork, Ireland

November 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lisheens House, Wellness Center Ilen
St Skibbereen, W. Cork, Ireland
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Guests: Sarah Bowie Illustrator https://sarahbowie.com  

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December 2019

12 December 2019 LDC London WINTER PARTY

December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cartoon Museum, 63 Wells Street, Fitzrovia
London, London W1A 3AE United Kingdom
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join us for a winter comics based party in London

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12 December 2019 LDC Plymouth

December 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Clipper Inn, 65 Union Street
Plymouth, PL1 3LU
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Laydeez Do Comics is the largest women-led comics forum in the UK, open to all! We are having our first Plymouth meetup from 7-9pm on the 12th December at The Clipper, Union Street. There will be talks from three awesome Plymouth based comic creators, opportunities for participants to speak about their own projects, and a chance to meet and chat to other local comics artists and writers. Everyone is welcome but space is limited so book your ticket quickly! BOOK…

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January 2020

LONDON LDC 9 January 2020, 6-8PM

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cartoon Museum, 63 Wells Street, Fitzrovia
London, London W1A 3AE United Kingdom
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LONDON LDC: 9 January 2020, 6-8pm The Cartoon Museum, London BOOK https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-ldc-9-january-2020-tickets-87001129721 EVERYONE WELCOME! GUESTS: Michi Mathias: Comics artist and illustrator https://www.michimathias.com Rachael House presents QUEER COMICS READINGS  Fredrik Andersson: https://www.freddelanka.com/ Steven Appleby: https://www.stevenappleby.com/ Meg-John Barker: rewriting-the-rules.com, megjohnandjustin.com  @megjohnbarker Insta: @meg_john_barker Stacy Bias: http://stacybias.net/ Holly Casio: http://www.coolschmool.com/ Rachael House insta: @rachaellhouse Jacob V Joyce: http://jacobvjoyce.com/ Natasha Natarajan: @fml.comics @chikaboo.designs natasha@chikaboo-designs.com www.chikaboo-designs.com Pops Insta: pops_comixs Website: www.laneutral.com

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BRISTOL LDC: 29 January 2020, 6.30-9.30pm

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Caper and Cure, (next to cafe Kino) in the downstairs basement area, 108 Stokes Croft
Bristol, BS1 3RU United Kingdom
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Caper and Cure (next to Cafe Kino), Bristol Details and to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bristol-laydeez-do-comics-meet-up-tickets-84022572777?aff=erelexpmlt

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