Events / November 2019

Check out this months LGNN comic book / graphic novel monthly meetup groups happening across London in November

 

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Shoe Lane Comic Forum
Tuesday 5th November
5:30pm – 7pm
Shoe Lane Library, Hill House, 1 Little New St, London EC4A 3JR

A fun and informal book group dedicated to the understanding and enjoyment of the multifaceted medium of comic books and graphic novels. Make friends, converse, get recommendations and choose from a wide selection of books to borrow and take home. From novices to fanatics: open to all.

For more info please get in touch

 

Islington Comic Forum
Tuesday 5th November
6:30pm – 7:30pm
North Library, Manor Gardens N7 6JX

Like comic books / graphic novels? On the first Tuesday of every month Islington Comic Forum have the pick of the best of the Islington library comic book stock for your selection. Meet and talk with other members. Hear recommendations. Tell us what you think. Borrow titles to take home.

For more info: facebook page here

 

Visual Storytelling Studies
Sunday 3rd November
11am – 1pm
5th Floor Foyer/Bar of the Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX (map)

After a hiatus, the Visual Storytelling Studies (VSS) group is finally returning as Chloe and Elsbeth are taking over the group!

This session is going to be an introductory session. Everyone will be able to introduce themselves, share what they would like to get out of the group, and we may have a fun writing/drawing exercise to do as well.

If you would like to share what you want to learn about visual storytelling before coming along, add it to this padlet: https://padlet.com/clostarling/yieoht7uwmnw

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WIP Comics
Saturday 9th November
11:30am – 3pm
5th Floor Foyer/Bar of the Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX (map)

This month it’s on the 1st Saturday of the month! Originally known as Graphic Novels and Comics, Critique and Collaboration Meetup was established by Michal Ingram in July 2011 who came up with the idea of bringing comic creators together for the purpose of collaborating and giving each other feedback.

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Brompton Library Graphic Novel Reading Group
Monday 11th November
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road, SW5 0BS

The reading group takes place on the second Monday evening of every month. There may be a pub quiz afterwards if you want to join in!

For the next session, MONDAY 11th November (6.30pm) we will be discussing Paper Girls Vol 1.

“In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this smash hit series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.”

 

Church Street Library Graphic Novel Club
Monday 11th November
6:30pm – 8pm
Church Street Library, 67 Church St, Marylebone, London NW8 8EU

An opportunity for new readers and veterans of the medium to meet, discuss and share knowledge and opinions on anything related to the Graphic Novels.

 

Laydeez Do Comics November Meet
Thursday 14th November 
6pm – 8pm
The Cartoon Museum, 63 Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A 3AE

It’s proven that real events boost mental health and productivity. The comic events we host are the perfect place to meet fellow creatives and comic fans! So take a look at our upcoming activities and join the community. Guest speakers for November are:
Zara Slattery: Illustrator, Comic Artist and Teacher.
Myfanwy Tristram: A comics artist with a focus on politics, parenting and the lived experience age.

 

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Barbican Comic Forum
Thursday 21st November
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Barbican Library, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

The Barbican Comic Forum is an informal group dedicated to the understanding and enjoyment of the multifaceted medium of comic books and graphic novels. Make friends, converse, get recommendations and choose from a wide selection of books to borrow and take home. From novices to fanatics: open to all. Three things to note: 1. If you don’t have a City of London library card you can now join online (Anyone can join – you don’t have to live or work in the city to be a member: so come on – what’s stopping you?). 2. If you’re a little late – don’t worry about it. You can still just grab a chair and join in. 3. For those of you old enough: when the session finishes there will be a few of us heading to the pub.

For more info: Facebook / Email

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S.M.A.S.H.
Saturday 23rd November 
5am – 8pm
Barbican Library, Silk St, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DS

Getting philosophical about the art of comics. Three subjects. Three panels.
Informal chat – followed by audience Q&A.

Featuring:
Claire North (84K) David Hine (Sonata) Joe Stone (Leftovers) Dan Watters (Lucifer) Lucy Sullivan (Barking) Frazer Irving (Annihilator) Jennie Gyllblad (Skal) Zara Dinnen (The Digital Banal) Sarah Lippett (A Puff of Smoke) Rob Davis (The Motherless Oven) Charlotta Salmi (Queen Mary University) Leila Abu El Hawa (Post-Apocalyptic Book Club)
Hosted by Joel Janiurek (Barbican Comic Forum)

BOOK HERE

 

Dalston Comic (creators) Club
Monday 25th November

6:30pm – 7:30pm
Dalston CLR James Library, Dalston Lane, E8 3BQ

Dalston Comic (creators) Club: A monthly meet up for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month, 6:30pm – 7:45pm at Dalston CLR James Library, Dalston Lane, London, E8 3BQ. The mission of the Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is to provide an environment that fosters creativity and an open community, where every session can be someone first, where participant learn from each other, in order to develop their storytelling and sequential narrative chops.

For more info: Facebook / Tumblr / Instagram / Twitter / Email

 

Comica Social Club
Wednesday 27th November
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Central Bar, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX

The Comica Social Club is a monthly meetup for people interested in comics, manga and graphic novels. It is informal. You can chat, greet, gossip or network. Talk about your stuff, your big plan, your collection list (but we may run away) or what awaits in the reading nook?The Comica Social Club is every last Wednesday in the month—except December. We all look forward to meeting you. Come and Have Fun and Make New Friends!

For more info: Facebook Group

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