Events in November

The clocks may have gone back, but there's no slowing down the events scene in Yorkshire - there are plenty of print fairs to browse and lots of learning opportunities spread throughout November. Now's the time to get out there and make the most of these events before they start to slow down before Christmas!

Leeds International Film Festival

1st - 14th November
Did you know: the world's first film was shot in Leeds?
What better reason to join the festivities this year and celebrate some of the most amazing film on offer, in our very own city? There are events in various locations, from small pubs to town halls and outdoor areas.

Creative Networks presents Ileen Gallagher at Leeds Arts University

Thursday 2nd November
Ileen Gallagher specialises in the creative development and production of cultural, entertainment, and educational experiences. Her work spans exhibitions, archives and video production - so we're expecting a varied talk which would be of interest to those working in all areas of design.

Leeds Print Fair at Leeds Corn Exchange

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November
Timed perfectly ahead of Christmas, this affordable print fair celebrates the wares of some of our favourite local artists and designers. We're sure it's going to be a busy one, so head over early to stock up on unique presents.

DotYork at Central Methodist Church

Thursday 9th November
A one day conference split into four sessions; in each session four speakers who will deliver short talks and take part in interviews and discussions around a single topic. The speaker lineup is varied, from agency developers to an author and a gallery curator - there's no doubt this event will be rich in knowledge and inspiration.

Sheffield Print Fair at St Mary's Church

Saturday 11th November
With over 40 stalls to peruse, this event celebrates the finest designers and printmakers in Sheffield, with the added benefit of workshops and demonstrations throughout the day!

Creative Networks: An Interview with Jake Chapman at Leeds Arts University

Tuesday 14th November
Do you know the work of Jake and Dinos Chapman? Honestly, we don't and can't pretend to know - but they're being cited as two of the most controversial members of the modern art world, so we're excited to see how one half of this duo presents his practice in November's second Creative Networks event.

Published By... Adrian Shaughnessy at Sheffield Hallam University

Thursday 22nd November
Adrian Shaughnessy is a founding partner of the ever-brilliant publishing house Unit Editions. He's going to talk about the role of publishing material in the digital age, how it's evolved, and how we can embrace the change.