Picture Books For All Exhibition – The work of W.S. Cowell Ltd

Suffolk Archives The Hold, 131 Fore Street,, Ipswich, Suffolk

The Hold’s autumn exhibition, Picture Books For All, opens on Friday 21 October, and explores the history of Ipswich-based printers W.S. Cowell Ltd. A visually rich selection of books, prints, original artwork and journals will chart the local, national and international importance of W.S. Cowell. The free Suffolk Archives exhibition on Ipswich Waterfront will also look at where Cowell sits in the history of..


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This Exhibition is a Work Event

The Cartoon Museum 63 Wells Street, London

Since taking office, Boris has been the most cartooned politician in the history of our country. To celebrate - or mourn that fact depending on where you fall - The Cartoon Museum has collected a diverse selection of political cartoons detailing the different phases of his career and the wider societal impact on Britain over the last four years. From..


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Jason Jameson: The Robin & The Fir Tree

Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery 2a Conway Street, London

The Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery presents an exhibition of drawings by the London-based, internationally renowned illustrator and director, Jason Jameson. The exhibition, ‘The Robin and the Fir Tree,’ brings together a collection of 38 original illustrations from Jameson’s children’s book of the same title. This exhibition marks the first ever public showing of the complete set of The Robin and..


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The First Casualty Exhibition – George Butler

Chris Beetles Gallery 8 & 10 Ryder Street, London

'The subjects in the exhibition are the ones that get squeezed out of our relentless news cycle. These are stories found through deliberately slower reporting and I hope will stand the test of time.  Over 100 years since Senator Hiram Johnson’s statement about war and truth, and despite advances in technology, interconnectivity and accountability, society is still battling with the..


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London Illustration Fair 2022

Bargehouse OXO Tower Wharf, London

After two missed years, London Illustration Fair 2022 is back this winter in the iconic Bargehouse within Southbank’s OXO Tower Wharf. This is one of London’s largest artist-led illustration events, with three floors, ten rooms and acres of space to fill with beautiful artworks and illustrated wares. With hundreds of applications, the 70+ participants in this year’s fair have been selected..


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Talk – Simon Postgate: “Noggin the Nog” Animation, Ideas and Magic

The Cartoon Museum 63 Wells Street, London

A talk presented by The Cartoon Museum. Simon Postgate was growing up at the time of the making of many of his father Oliver Postgate's films for children's television. One of the best known was about a viking king called Noggin the Nog, first shown in black and white (1959) and later in colour (1982). Simon gives a talk with..


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Illo Grad Network: Session 2 / Finding your niche

Virtual

Advice on career paths, where you fit in, and finding your way to particular areas of the illustration and wider creative industry. Book below or via our Eventbrite. Are you recent illustration graduate, or in your final year of university? The AOI have a community events programme just for you! Leaving university and entering the illustration industry is an exciting..


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Hub Crimbo Shindig (Newcastle illustrator meet up)

Tyne Bank Brewery & Tap Room 375 Walker Road, Byker, England

Join us for a relaxed and informal festive evening of drinks, chat and hanging out with your fellow North East illustrators. Book below or via our Eventbrite. It’s party time! Due to the overwhelming demand from everyone at the last meet up and since it is the most wonderful time of the year after all, we are very excited to..


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BREW’s Christmas Do (Leeds illustrator meet-up)

Crowd of Favours 4-12 Harper Street, Leeds, England

Join us for a Christmas do with BREW - the illustration meetup for Leeds. FREE! RSVP below or via our Eventbrite.   Join us for a Christmas Do with BREW - the illustration meetup for Leeds. We’ll have a drink, a natter, and have some optional festive crafty activities for you to do! All illustrators are welcome, regardless of background,..


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DIY Christmas Art Market

Rich Mix 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, London

The D.I.Y. Art Market is a celebration of London’s independent publishers, and emerging/established artists, championing original/unique items, an art market for lovers of all that is D.I.Y. and self published. Showcasing a curated selection of over 60 artists, it’s a great place to discover a new wave of publishers/artists, all exhibiting and selling an eclectic range of original items. Items..


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The Illustrated Freelancer’s Guide w/ Heather Parry

Virtual

Join Glasgow's illustrator meet-up group for an online talk, plus Q&A, with Heather Parry - author of 'The Illustrated Freelancer's Guide'. Book below or via our Eventbrite. We've invited the author of 'The Illustrated Freelancer's Guide', Heather Parry, to reveal more about how the guide came to be and what it teaches us. The guide, and this online event, will cover..


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Bristol illustrator’s Xmas party

Left Handed Giant St Philips Brewery & Tap Room Unit 3 Saint Philips Road, Bristol, England

Pip - Bristol illustrator's meet-up - throw a Xmas party at LHG taproom. Bring your sketchbooks for festive drawing fun! Book below or via our Eventbrite. We thought we'd wrap up the year by throwing an illustrator's xmas party at one of our favourite Bristol drinking places: LHG Taproom (St Philips, near Old Market)*. We've really enjoyed meeting such a..


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Meet & Greet: Motion Design

Virtual

On Tuesday 13th December, Creative Lives in Progress will be hosting their next Meet & Greet networking event. This time, the session will be focusing on the world of motion design. This is a chance to meet a range of industry experts working in this field, learn more about their roles and ask questions. So if you’re a UK-based creative in..


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Illo Grad Network: Session 3 / Portfolio guidance

Learn how to maximise value from your portfolio projects and how to present them to clients in an online world. Book below or via our Eventbrite. Are you recent illustration graduate, or in your final year of university? The AOI have a community events programme just for you! Leaving university and entering the illustration industry is an exciting and challenging..


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The Cartoon Museum Conference

The Cartoon Museum 63 Wells Street, London

Are you a cartoonist or comic creator? Do you want to meet other cartoonists and comic creators? Do you want to learn from the best while doing it? Join in at Cartoon Conference 2023 for ideas and inspiration for how you can use your skills to survive and thrive as an artist. Learn from industry experts and specialists. Speakers (so..


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Illo Grad Network: Session 4 / Building career endurance

Kick off your new career with advice on longevity via productivity, focus, learning and confidence, while staying sane and energised. Book below or via our Eventbrite. Are you recent illustration graduate, or in your final year of university? The AOI have a community events programme just for you! Leaving university and entering the illustration industry is an exciting and challenging..


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Picturebook Making Retreat in Rome illustrator & author Dorien Brouwers

Inky Larks Studio Via Catalana, 10, Rome

Join a supportive group of creative writers and illustrators at a rooftop studio in the heart of Rome. Illustrator and author Dorien Brouwers (shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards 2022) will be on hand every day to run workshops, give you feedback and share her inside knowledge of working with publishers across Europe and America. She will also share advice..


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This Party is a Work Event

The Cartoon Museum 63 Wells Street, London

The Cartoon Museum's "This Exhibition is a WORK EVENT!" Boris Johnson exhibition will climax with a party (*ahem* work event) held on the anniversary of the first lockdown Boris called. In commemoration of the auspicious occasion, the Cartoon Museum invites you to visit the exhibition after-hours, have some discounted drinks from the bar (for the full Westminster experience) and follow..


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