February 2018

Unwrapping ‘A Christmas Carol’

29th November 2017 @ 10:00 am - 25th February 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Charles Dickens Museum 48 Doughty Street
London, WC1N 2LX United Kingdom
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This exhibition  will  reveal  how  a  campaigning  article  about  the injustices  of  child  labour  turned  into  a  story  that  continues  to  inspire more  than  170  years  after  its publication. Written in six weeks in the winter of 1843 to ensure publication before Christmas, A Christmas Carol sold 6,000 copies in the six days between its release and Christmas Eve that same…

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Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

6th December 2017 @ 10:00 am - 8th April 2018 @ 5:30 pm
V&A Victoria and Albert Musuem, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 2RL United Kingdom
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The V&A exhibition explores the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh – one of the most adored fictional characters of all time. Discover the story behind the creative partnership of A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard, brought to life through sketches, letters, photographs, cartoons, ceramics and fashion. Tickets are £8.00 Illustration by Kim Raymond, Disney.

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World Illustration Awards 2017 at Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk

January 20 - February 24
Chapel Gallery St Helens Road
Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QR United Kingdom
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Chapel Gallery hosts the World Illustration Awards 2017 Touring Exhibition

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George Butler Mosul Reportage Illustration

January 23 @ 8:00 am - April 23 @ 5:00 pm
Lambeth Palace London, SE1 7JU + Google Map

Illustrator and Reportage Artist George Butler is showing his sketches from the front line in Mosul, Iraq at Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury's residence in London. The display is to provide a focus for prayer and reflection says Archbishop Justin Welby in The Observer: "The simplicity and power of his pictures pierces all our defences".

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Official Monty Python Art Show

February 2 @ 11:00 am - February 24 @ 6:00 pm
Gallery 1988 7308 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046 United States
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Posters and Artworks by a selection of artists and illustrators depicting scenes, sketches and films originally made by Monty Python. Artworks will first be available to buy on the opening night and then online from the 3rd February.

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Girls – An Exhibition by Martina Paukova

February 8 @ 10:00 am - April 8 @ 12:00 am
The Book Club 100-106 Leonard St
London, EC2A 4RH United Kingdom
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After studying illustration at Camberwell Collage of art, Paukova recently moved to Berlin where she is a celebrated illustrator for clients such as Pull&Bear, Converse, Google, Guardian or New York Times. In a world that encourages girls to be glamorous, to pose and perform at all times, in her first major London show Paukova presents a collection of images celebrating…

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Making Your Own Website Course

February 12 @ 1:30 pm - February 26 @ 3:00 pm
Digby Hall Hound Street
Sherborne, DT9 3JL United Kingdom
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A 4-hour beginners course across 2 days to build your own website, delivered by Jane Showell a digital marketing expert in website development, user experience and user interface designs. 1st Session – 13:30 – 15:00 - Monday 12 February 2018 What makes a good website How to write for website What images to use Web Builders to choose 2nd Session –…

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Quentin Blake: Arrows of Love

February 14 @ 10:00 am - April 29 @ 6:00 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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An exhibition of Quentin Blake’s rarely-seen nudes. Opening on Valentine’s Day, 18 exuberant pencil drawings depict women avoiding or embracing Cupid’s arrow. They reveal Blake's personal reflections on the joy, folly and sorrow of love with his characteristic humour. £4.00 - £19.80 AOI members can get 2 for 1 tickets at any House of Illustration exhibition! Just log in to…

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The Open Draw Night

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until 26th November 2018

Cinetol Tolstraat 182, de Pijp
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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There will be a short guest talk with artist & illustrator Helena Torres-Muga Feijoo http://helenatmf.com/ Helena is a regular guest at The Open Draw 'My paintings and illustrations are usually about our inner wilderness, our deep connection with our world, everything natural that surround us, as a woman, with our femininity, and at the same time with the cosmos or…

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CSACBI 2018 Graduation Exhibition (Cambridge)

February 21 @ 10:00 am - March 3 @ 4:30 pm
Ruskin Gallery Anglia Ruskin University, East Road
Cambridge, CB1 1PT United Kingdom
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This year’s graduates of MA Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art will be showing their work at the Ruskin Gallery.

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Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK

February 23 @ 10:00 am - May 13 @ 6:00 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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The UK’s first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea reveals a style honed over decades in a closed society. Posters, sweet wrappers and stamps give an unprecedented insight into everyday life in the DPRK. £4.00 – £19.80 (One ticket covers admission to all House of Illustration exhibitions that are open on the day) AOI members can get 2…

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In Conversation with Nicholas Bonner

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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House of Illustration’s forthcoming exhibition – Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK – will show hundreds of everyday objects from the collection of Nicholas Bonner. He began gathering food packaging, ticket stubs and stamps when first visiting the country in 1993, and has since amassed thousands of items including hand-painted posters and comics. Get the inside story…

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Sketchy Bitches Monthly Sketchup

February 25 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day 25 of the month, repeating until 25th March 2018

Saucer & Spritz Upstairs at Oasis, 22 Tottenham Court Road
London, W1T 1BJ United Kingdom
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Sketchy Bitches is a creative club for female artists, illustrators and sketch addicts! Founded by Dulcimer Draws with the intent to cultivate a supportive community for creative women, spark collaboration and get everyone to draw draw and draw some more! A once a month get together in London to draw stuff, eat stuff and natter about living the 'creative dream'!…

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Dalston Comic Creators Club

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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Sales Channels for visual artists and makers

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Ferndown Village Hall Church Road
Ferndown, BH22 9ET United Kingdom
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This workshop will compare some of the online marketplaces and enthuse you with tactics to help you find routes to market along with group discussions and ideas for your creative enterprise to move forward in positive way. Attendees will go away with a clearer understanding of where and what is required to find new ways to selling their work or…

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March 2018

An Introduction to Calligraphy & Brush Lettering

March 3
Luminor Sign Co The Luminor Sign Co
London, E2 7DG United Kingdom
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Having taught calligraphy and lettering at Universities and art schools in the UK and abroad since 2013, Ged Palmer will now be offering day and weekend courses in 'An Introduction to Calligraphy & Brush Lettering' at Luminor Sign Co. They will be hosting the next one day workshop on the 3rd of March, if you are interested in joining please enquire here.

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Pop-up galleries and shops: How to create and manage your own

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Faith House Holton Lee
Holton Heath, BH16 6JN United Kingdom
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According to a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) for EE, the pop-up sector is worth £2.3bn to the UK economy. Many artists, community groups, new business start-ups, galleries, and arts and culture providers are now using these empty shops to house their products and ideas to help boost awareness and sales. Now you too can…

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Come and Draw Comics

March 10 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day 10 of the month, repeating until 10th March 2018

Southbank Centre London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and draw comics! Depending on numbers, it will begin around midday with a short drawing exercise to get creative juices flowing, followed by a roundtable show-and-tell where those who want to can share their work and give a progress update or seek any advice they're after. Also, expect lots of general chat and gossip and comics talk. New members…

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Hotel Zephyr Digital Art Party

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hotel Zephyr Hotel Zephyr
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Hotel Zephyr is proud to be featuring the artworks of the 20 winners of the ELLo-Daylighted contest and the 10 selected artists from the local digital-art community.

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The Millionaires Club

March 16 @ 8:00 am - March 17 @ 5:00 pm
Conne Island Koburger Str. 3
Leipzig, 04277 Germany
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Leipzig's annual Comics and Graphics festival, including: An exhibition by Margot Ferrick, Jul Gordon, Stefanie Leinhos, Paul Paetzel and Marc Hennes. A market with comics and posters. Lots of readings, workshops and artist talks, to be announced soon! TMC will coincide with the Leipzig International Book Fair.

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DMU Graphic Design & Illustration Poster and Sketchbook Show

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
De Montford University Queens Building,The Gateway
Leicester, LE1 9BH United Kingdom
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The 2017-2020 students of Graphic Design and Illustration at De Montford University in Leicester are exhibiting posters and sketchbooks to show you how they work and what they do. More information to come!

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Counter 2018: Plymouth Art Book Fair

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ocean Studios The Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard
Plymouth, PL1 3QQ United Kingdom
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The fourth edition of Plymouth Art Book Fair! Look out for a week-long exhibition of page-works in Ocean's café gallery space during the lead up to the art book fair. Counter draws together artists, collectives and book works to make friends, sell books, buy books, share work, share knowledge, learn something new, start conversations, ask questions, try to find answers…

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The Art of Illustration at The Oxford Literary Festival

March 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Story Museum: Story Exchange Rochester House, 42 Pembroke St
Oxford, OX1 1BP United Kingdom
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Children’s Laureate Lauren Child -- a passionate advocate for visual literacy and for book illustration as an art form in its own right -- is joined by two other exciting and internationally recognised picture book illustrators Laura Carlin and Sara Fanelli to discuss the art of illustration and why it is so important in all our lives. Child is one…

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Portland Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators Monthly Meet Up

March 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until 15th April 2018

Gregory Heights Library 7921 NE, Sandy
Portland,, OR United States
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Do you have an idea or a story for a children's book? The purpose of this Meetup is to allow authors and illustrators to share their work in a group environment, followed by group support and critique. The result is an environment of positive energy and passion about the creative process, specifically focused toward the creation of children's books. This…

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair

March 26 @ 9:00 am - March 29 @ 6:30 pm
Bologna Exhibition Centre Piazza Costituzione 6
Bologna, 40128 Italy
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The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is one of the biggest events in the publishing year’s calendar built around children’s content. Publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, literary agents, authors, translators, mobile developers, licensors and licensees, packagers, printers, distributors, audiobook professionals, booksellers, brands, librarians and teachers flock to the event each spring to experience the business world of books and multimedia products in…

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Dalston Comic Creators Club

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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EQUINOX: A Spring Time Exhibition

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - March 31 @ 6:00 pm
The Island Gallery Space 1st Floor, Bridewell Street
Bristol, S1 2LE United Kingdom
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A week of spring time! Showcasing artists from Bristol and beyond, with workshops hosted by the curators of the exhibit: Ruby Lou Hinton and Sophie Filomena. WORKSHOPS Tuesday 27th March: Ruby Lou Hinton’s draw your feelings workshop 10am - 1pm Thursday 29th March: Sophie Filomenas fimo workshop 10am - 1pm EVENTS: Friday 30th March - private party 6-10pm Saturday 31st…

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April 2018

SPACE Toolkit: How to Sell Successfully

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SPACE Colchester 37 Queen Street
Colchester, CO1 2PQ United Kingdom
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A workshop led by Kate Faragher/Genevieve Grant, beSpoke Skills Who do you sell to? Why do they buy? How do you keep your customers coming back? Through a range of case studies and practical activities, participants will learn how to create their individual selling cycle, understand the “spectrum of intent” and improve their ability to attract, retain and deepen the…

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MoCCA Fest

April 7 @ 11:00 am - April 8 @ 4:00 pm
MoCCA 128 E 63rd St
New York, NY 10065 United States
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A 2-day multimedia event MoCCA Fest is Manhattan's largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival, drawing over 7,000 attendees each year. The festival includes 400 exhibiting artists displaying their work, award-winning honorees speaking about their careers and artistic processes and other featured artists conducting workshops, lectures and film screenings.   More information to come!

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Margate Comic Art Festival

April 14 @ 10:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
Winter Gardens Theatre Hall Fort Cresent
Margate, CT9 1HX United Kingdom
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A brand new 2 day event set in the historical Winter Gardens Theatre Hall in the coastal town of Margate, a short train journey or drive from London. There will be 20 international and national guests and there will be a full programme of exclusive events for all the family to enjoy. Already confirmed: Local artist Rufus Dayglo of 2000ad…

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Come and Draw Comics

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Southbank Centre London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and draw comics! Depending on numbers, it will begin around midday with a short drawing exercise to get creative juices flowing, followed by a roundtable show-and-tell where those who want to can share their work and give a progress update or seek any advice they're after. Also, expect lots of general chat and gossip and comics talk. New members…

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Picture books – from initial idea to publication

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
London Metropolitan University Old Castle Street
London, E1 7NT United Kingdom
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A Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk Fiona Woodcock is a London based illustrator and picture book author. Having worked in animation for many years, Fiona now specialises in picture books. Fiona's talk will cover the transition from animation to picture books, and detail the process of creating a book from the initial idea and development, right through to publication. This…

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Sketchy Bitches Monthly Sketchup

April 29 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Saucer & Spritz Upstairs at Oasis, 22 Tottenham Court Road
London, W1T 1BJ United Kingdom
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Sketchy Bitches is a creative club for female artists, illustrators and sketch addicts! Founded by Dulcimer Draws with the intent to cultivate a supportive community for creative women, spark collaboration and get everyone to draw draw and draw some more! A once a month get together in London to draw stuff, eat stuff and natter about living the 'creative dream'!…

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Dalston Comic Creators Club

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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May 2018

Swansea Zine Fest

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Volcano Theatre 27-29 High Street
Swansea, United Kingdom
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A celebration of fanzines and DIY self-publishing with stalls, craft space, zine readings and more! Created in aid of Discover: Student Volunteering Swansea. Free and open to all at an accessible venue.

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Dalston Comic Creators Club

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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June 2018

Dalston Comic Creators Club

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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July 2018

ICON10 The Illustration Conference

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm
Westin Book Cadillac Hotel 1114 Washington Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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ICON10 brings together top illustrators, designer, educators, representatives, and art buyers to explore the future of illustration. Since 1999, ICON have produced conferences in Santa Fe, Philadelphia, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Providence, Portland and Austin. ICON is committed to providing a diverse forum for an ongoing dialogue that serves the Illustration, Design, Publishing, Advertising, and Academic communities. Speakers…

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Dalston Comic Creators Club

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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September 2018

Dalston Comic Creators Club

September 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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