Events in April

With a city-wide digital festival, creative talks, networking meetups and craft fairs, April is set to be a busy one in the calendar. 

Leeds Digital Festival at Various Venues

23rd April - 3rd May
It's back! A 2 week event across the city is in celebration of the talent and innovation in the digital and tech sector throughout Leeds. With over 170 talks and events already planned, there are so many exciting events to get involved in. Here’s our top picks...

One Night, 40 Talks From 40 Designers at Stickyeyes

Tuesday 23rd April
Where 40 designers from all backgrounds share their one best design tip - a great snapshot into the range of creatives here in Leeds. 

Leeds Loves Search at Duke Studios 

Thursday 25th April
Spend the afternoon at this mini conference where you'll rub shoulders with some industry elites and fill your mind with the latest in technical SEO, content marketing, link building and paid media. 

She Does: A Day In Digital at The Belgrave 

Tuesday 30th April 
A firm favourite (almost sold out), this jam packed day will include conversations with industry experts - from Head of Technology to Senior Product Managers. She Does always put on a fantastic event!

Elsewhere in the North…

To Affinity & Beyond – How Hyper Personalisation Changes Everything at The Round Foundry 

Tuesday 23rd April
A talk delivered by Method Analytics, where they will be looking into how, as consumers, we’re no longer happy with the notion of ‘one size fits all’. They will be going over what this means for brands and how hyper-personalisation can be implemented into business.   

CodeUp Leeds Meet Up at Aspley House 

Thursday 25th April
For anyone learning to code and in need of advice. The monthly sessions are run by friendly professionals who are happy to help you develop your coding skills for free - just don’t forget your laptop!

Northern Craft Fair at Leftbank Leeds

Saturday 27th April
If you haven't been along to one of these already, you should! With some of the best local makers there, you can peruse the handprinted posters, one-of-a-kind jewellery, designer homewares and graphic prints whilst also getting involved in workshops. All washed down with some amazing food and drink on offer - you won't leave empty handed! 

Freelance Freedom: How To Break The Cycle of Feast And Famine at We Work in Manchester

Tuesday 30th April
This is sure to be a valuable workshop for creative freelancers alike who need advice on how to find meaningful well paid work on a consistent basis.