In December 2022 the LCB creative programme is exploring graphic design, illustration and animation and more, with exhibitions, a screening, networking and creative family activities.
The exhibition features work from established artists and new talent from Leicester and beyond. Visit weekdays 9am-5pm from Mon November 28th to Fri December 16th (+ when we’re open for events). You can also see the exhibition on social media @lcbdpeot with a new creative profiled every day.
Fri November 25th, Season Launch at @lastfridaylcb street food night. Main exhibition entry free. Last Friday only £2 in advance. tickets via https://www.wegottickets.com/event/561411
Sat 3rd & Sunday Dec 4th 1-5pm Midlands Makers Winter Market exciting contemporary makers’ market with live music and local food and 52 indie makers – think house plants, acrylic jewellery, screen printed clothing & tattoo-inspired accessories. Entry is FREE but we do ask for donations for our local food bank at Help the Homeless, a charity which relies solely on community food donations to survive. Find out more here
Sat 10th, 12-4pm. Creative Family Day. Join us this month to explore drawing, zine making and more. Part of @cqearlies, creative activities in venues across Leicester’s Cultural Quarter FREE. More info https://www.facebook.com/events/919968366054886
Weds 14th, 7pm Phoenix at LCB Screening Drew: The Man Behind the Poster . Dir: Eric Sharkey, USA 2013 97 mins Most people’s first interaction with a film is the sight of the poster, and those crafted by master poster artist Drew Struzan are instantly recognisable. Having designed and painted posters for blockbuster hits such as Star Wars, The Thing, Back to the Future, the Indiana Jones franchise, and the Harry Potter franchise, this documentary explores the landscape of the industry and the changing times in which profit casts a shadow above artistic talent. More info and tickets via Phoenix
Artists and Designers
Agency: Orange Fox Studios | Animation & Illustration: Nicola Bilbie | Story & Direction: Lee Tomes & Nicola Bilbie
Aslı Eylem Kolbaş
Blobb.TV & Cassius Lambert
Clare Charnley with others
Kino Bino – with ‘Of all the Thing’s’ BFI Network Midlands concept artwork by Kathryn Flynn & Mhari Sibeth
Lucy Crewe, Creative Cat FX
Lead image: Phoebe Cho