There’s so much going on this month, you’d be lucky get around everything even with a whole 31 days (especially with daylight savings kicking in on the 25th!). Here are our top picks so you don’t miss out:
21st Artist book Fair at The Tetley
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th March
For those of us who can’t resist a pocket size artwork to take home, the 21st Book Fair showcases the very best local and International book artists. Come browse the books, listen to contemporary artists talk about their work or take home an original for your collection.
Raspberry Jam Birthday Weekend at Swallow Hill Community College
Saturday 3rd March
Join these guys for their global birthday party weekend and celebrate with a whole host of workshops, hackspaces and plenty of time to mix with industry professionals!
Get_outthere at Sheffield Institute of Arts
Wednesday 7th March
Thinking of taking the leap and setting up on your own? Then this should be your first pit stop. With an impressive line up, 1-on-1’s and a chance to get your burning questions answered, it may not be so scary after all…
Girl Talks at Sheaf St Cafeteria
Thursday 8th March
Not just for women, this is super inclusive! The event lands on International Women's Day, so they're celebrating by bringing together a group of inspirational women to talk about what they do best and their collective commitment for equality across in walks of life. We'll drink to that!
Sustainable Fashion at Leeds Arts University
Thursday 8th March
Creative Networks continue to bring world class speakers, this month delving into the hot topic of sustainable fashion. Alexander Taylor is invited to discuss how design may just be the way to find a solution across all industries, not just fashion. Optimistic and forward thinking, these ideas are already happening.
Can you cash in & not sell out? at Northern Monk Brewery
Friday 16th March
The age old question about keeping your artistic integrity, while making money in the process. Can it be done? To muse through this almost philosophical topic will be two designers, both sharing a love for well-designed beer (both in and out of the bottle). Naturally, the night will be washed down with some of the best beer on offer!
Bettakultcha at The Belgrave
Monday 19th March
What would you do with 5 mins to present 20 slides at 15 seconds each? That’s the challenge. Same format, but you never know what the topic may be. It’s a fun, quick-fire evening, with bags of variety.
Ey Up Glug vs Ladies Wine & Dine at Duke Studios
Wednesday 21st March
A fierce combo of Leeds movers and shakers, Glug x Ladies Wine & Dine. Set to be a night of inspirational and impressive speakers in the creative and digital sectors – brace yourselves.
Geek Girls at Left Bank Leeds
Thursday 29th March
Rounding off this month nicely is this fascinating documentary centred around 'Geek Culture'. Gamers and zine makers alike, this groundbreaking film may well challenge your views and the status quo.