Events in May

Recently we've been inundated with digital festivals, meetups, empowering talks, and creative workshops. And this month is no different! 

Bettakultcha with Leeds International Festival at Speigeltent

Tuesday 1st May
An extra-special tech-focused event in collaboration with Leeds International Festival, sees some brave speakers have just 5 minutes to discuss the role of tech in our society and how we design for it without becoming enslaved by it. 

Camp Digital at The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester

Wednesday 2nd May
This is a world-class event for anyone serious to make it in the digital sector. With speakers from around the globe, hands-on workshops on up-to-date topics such as ethical design and behavioural psychology. A full day of refreshments provided, access to all the slides after and an invite to the after party - this is not one to be missed for agencies and students alike.

Empowering Women with Science and Tech at Leeds Dock

Thursday 3rd May
With a phenomenal line up of inspiring women, this is set to be a fiery and motivational day of talks and lectures aimed at every woman interested in or already working in the science and tech industry!

Manchester Art Jam at HATCH in Manchester

Friday 4th May
Watch local artists draw, paint and create impressive works before your eyes. With only 40 minutes and a predetermined theme, you can all the action whilst enjoy street food, beers and of course some music!

Modern Calligraphy Workshop at Chirpy

Saturday 5th May
Create your own typeface, handwritten letters or packaging labels with this introduction to calligraphy. A great excuse to get off the computer and get back to good old pen and paper!

Transform Teaser at Sheaf Street

Thursday 10th May
A little taster event of what’s to come in 2019 for this live arts festival. Chat with the artists, dance with music sets from exciting DJ’s and enjoy the BBQ and beers at this free event.

Beer By Design at Left Bank Centre

Thursday 10th May
Delving into the archives of The Brewers Design Society, you’ll get the chance to see original prints and canvases from local brewers. If you time it right, you also can wash all that design down with a beer from their own beer festival running 10-12th May!

Practical Rapid Product Development at White Rose House

Wednesday 23rd May
A fast-moving 3 hours spent with Head of Strategy, Tom Wild, who will use a proven method to get you swiftly researching, conceptualising and creating intelligent solutions for your intended audience - there’s even a prize for the best one. So thinking caps on...

Glug X Leeds Indie Food Festival at Headrow House

Thursday 24th May
Our two favourite events in Leeds teaming together to give us an evening of energetic speakers, inspirational stories from some of the best independent food and drink available in Leeds. A mecca for all food lovers! 

If you're a creative in Leeds and are looking for your next step or some design portfolio advice, then get in touch. Let us know if we have missed any events you think we should know about too!

Image copyright of Elliot Baxter Photography and Left Bank Leeds.