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Friday 5th April 2024

















1 - 2pm, The Queery 

Trans representation in comics and animation panel discussion

Where is all the trans representation in comics and animation and why is this important? Come and join the discussion with creators from animation and graphic novels including Hamish Steele creator of the Netflix series and graphic novel Deadend(ia) and Lewis Hancox of My Genderation and author of graphic novel Welcome to St. Hell. and more!

This event has a BSL interpreter, if there's any BSL users please email

Tickets are free but need to book

3 - 5pm, The Queery 

Modern Queer Heroes life drawing class

Come and join this life drawing class with a twist – each pose is based on a different LGBTQ+ icon. Based on the animation Modern Queer Heroes the class is set up as a game where in addition to drawing each pose at the end you have to guess which queer hero each pose represents. Winner gets 2 x tickets to the Queer as F++K screening

This event has a BSL interpreter, if there's any BSL users please email

Pay what you can, all donations go to Mermaids charity

6 - 8pm Alcampo Lounge 

Festivus meet up

Festivus is a regular animation industry meet up and they will coming to mingle with us in Brighton!  Come down and have a drink and meet some new animation friends and contacts, at the private area of Alcampo Lounge when you in walk to the left. From humble beginnings in the back streets of London in the early 2000s, the FESTIVUS community has grown over 20 years, via regular in-person events and an active social media presence, to being a hub of animation talent, with over 11,000 global members. 

No ticket needed – just show up!

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