LCB Depot : Design Season 1


This Autumn LCB Depot showcases a first Design Season, celebrating the work of architects, digital designers, fashion designers, graphic designers & illustrators, designer-makers and graffiti artists. We'll present a range of events, exhibitions and activities we have planned across September and October 2018 – come along to explore and interact with our many designers and design communities.

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See our Design Season videos on our YouTube Channel

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Follow developments @lcbdesignseason on Twitter and Instagram

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Read the Leicester Mercury feature LCB Depot in Leicester plans autumn Design Season

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Partners and collaborators:

Bulb Studios
Create Leicester
GF Smith
Graff.io
Graffwerk
Grays Coffee Shop & Kitchen
Holland Alexander
Helen Howe
Jo Keogh/The Clayroom
Leicester Business Festival
Love Architecture/LRSA
Made in Leicestershire/Ruth Singer
PPL PRS - United For Music
The Unloved
We Ar Tex
Who Art Now
Will Wright

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Programme by date  :

September

3 – 29           
LOOP : graphic design & illustration open submission exhibition
until 14 Sept    
Print Room exhibition - Suzanne Balkanyi : No One Will Know How Happy I’ve Been
1 – end Dec   
GWOW4 : Gallery Without Walls exhibition
Wednesday 5         
Creative Coffee networking for creatives 10am-12pm
Thursday 6         
Design Season 1 & LOOP exhibition launch night 6-10pm (invite only)
Saturday 8             
Easy Saturday family day with graphic design & printing workshops 12-4pm
Thursday 13
We Ar Tex fashion popup with music 6-10pm
17-21
GF Smith Papers Heritage Cases exhibition
17-28
Tacit : designer-maker showcase
17 Sept - 27 Oct
Print Room exhibition - Jane Sunbeam
Thursday 20       
LOOP Late : open exhibition, workshop, talk and tours by PPL PRS and GF Smith Paper 6-10pm
Thursday 27       
Tacit Late : Makers' Yard designer-maker networking night 6-9pm
Friday 28             
LastFriday street food night 4-10pm
LOOP Closing Party 6-10pm
Sunday 30         
The Music of Minds : a lyrical journey 1.30-3pm
Sunday 30         
Graffwerk street art tours 11am-2pm

October 

1-31             
Love Architecture exhibition
DMU School of Architecture/LRSA Presidents Showcase exhibition
1-13             
Graffwerk : Leicester graffiti retrospective exhibition
Monday 1         
Artificial Intelligence : arts/science showcase 7.30-9.30pm £5
Tuesday 2         
Love Architecture : Leicester Planning Forum : the new NPPF 6pm
Graffwerk graffiti exhibition launch 7.30pm
Wednesday 3       
Creative Coffee : networking for creatives 10am-12pm
Thursday 4       
Love Architecture : regional meeting 1pm
Love Architecture exhibition launch night 6-10pm
Sunday 7     
Graffwerk graffiti jam (not at LCB Depot) 11am-5pm
Wednesday 10     
Graffwerk graffiti symposium 6-10pm
Thursday 11
Love Architecture : RIBA Access Consultancy Course 10am-5pm
Friday 12
Love Architecture : RIBA Access Consultancy Course 10am-5pm
Saturday 13         
Easy Saturday family day with Graffwerk pen & Lego workshop 12-4pm
Love Architecture : Build Your Own Lego Leicester event 12pm
Love Architecture : Cultural Quarter guided walk 12pm
Tuesday 16       
Love Architecture evening lecture : Evans Vettori Architects 6pm
Wednesday 17     
Love Architecture : Photography for Architects CPD Seminar 4pm
Thursday 18     
Create Leicester : networking for digital creatives 6.30-10pm
Saturday 20         
Love Architecture : Cultural Quarter Guided Walk - following the LRSA trail 12pm
Love Architecture : Challenge the Architect 12pm
Love Architecture : Meet the Architect 4pm
Sunday 21
Love Architecture : Architecture Ale Trail 2pm
Monday 22
Love Architecture : Pecha Kucha : Leics is More 6pm
22-26           
Makers' Yard fashion designers showcase
Wednesday 24     
Love Architecture : RIBA EM Education Committee meeting 12-5pm
Love Architecture : RIBA LRSA Branch Meeting 6pm
Thursday 25
Meet the Makers' Yard fashion designer
Friday 26           
Love Architecture : Charity Auction for Alex's Wish, at LastFriday 5pm
LastFriday street food night with fashion & street art performances 4-10pm
Monday 29
Love Architecture : Leicester Business Festival event : Working with an Architect 5.30pm

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Love Architecture events are brought to the Design Season by Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects. This is Leicester's first annual architecture festival, celebrating the city and county as a hub of architectural design and practice.

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Programme by design type:

Architecture

October

1-31
Love Architecture exhibition
DMU School of Architecture/LRSA Presidents Showcase exhibition
Tuesday 2
Love Architecture : Leicester Planning Forum : the new NPPF 6pm
Thursday 4
Love Architecture : regional meeting 1pm
Love Architecture exhibition launch night 6-10pm
Thursday 11
Love Architecture : RIBA Access Consultancy Course 10am-5pm
Friday 12
Love Architecture : RIBA Access Consultancy Course 10am-5pm
Saturday 13
Easy Saturday family day with Graffwerk pen & Lego workshop 12-4pm
Love Architecture : Build Your Own Lego Leicester event 12pm
Love Architecture : Cultural Quarter guided walk 12pm
Tuesday 16
Love Architecture evening lecture : Evans Vettori Architects 6pm
Wednesday 17
Love Architecture : Photography for Architects CPD Seminar 4pm
Saturday 20
Love Architecture : Cultural Quarter Guided Walk 12pm
Love Architecture : Challenge the Architect 12pm
Love Architecture : Meet the Architect 4pm
Sunday 21
Love Architecture : Architecture Ale Trail 2pm
Monday 22
Love Architecture : Pecha Kucha : Leics is More 6pm
Wednesday 24
Love Architecture : RIBA EM Education Committee meeting 12-5pm
Love Architecture : RIBA LRSA Branch Meeting 6pm
Friday 26
Love Architecture : Charity Auction for Alex's Wish, at LastFriday street food night 5pm
Monday 29
Love Architecture : Leicester Business Festival event : Working with an Architect 5.30pm


Designer-makers

September

Thursday 6
Design Season 1 launch night 6-10pm
Tacit : designer-maker showcase
Thursday 20
Tacit Late : Makers' Yard designer-maker networking night 6-9pm

October

22-26
Makers' Yard fashion designers showcase
Thursday 25
Meet the Makers' Yard fashion designer


Graphic design, digital design, illustration, art, street art

September

3 – 29
LOOP : graphic design & illustration open submission exhibition
until 14 Sept 
Print Room exhibition - Suzanne Balkanyi : No One Will Know How Happy I’ve Been
1 – end Dec
GWOW4 : Gallery Without Walls exhibition
Thursday 6 
Design Season 1 & LOOP exhibition launch night 6-10pm (invite only)
Saturday 8
Easy Saturday family day with graphic design & printing workshops 12-4pm
17 - 21 
GF Smith papers Heritage Cases exhibition
17 Sept - 27 Oct
Print Room exhibition - Jane Sunbeam
Thursday 20
LOOP Late : open exhibition talk 6-10pm
Friday 28
LOOP Closing Party 6-10pm at LastFriday street food night
Sunday 30
Graffwerk street art tours 11am-2pm

October

1-13
Graffwerk : Leicester graffiti retrospective exhibition
Monday 1
Graffwerk graffiti exhibition launch 7.30pm
Sunday 7
Graffwerk graffiti jam (not at LCB Depot) 11am-5pm
Wednesday 10
Graffwerk graffiti symposium 6-10pm
Saturday 13
Easy Saturday family day with Graffwerk pen & Lego workshop 12-4pm
Thursday 18
Create Leicester - digital design networking 6.30-10pm



Fashion

September

Thursday 6
Design Season 1 launch night 6-10pm
Thursday 13
We Ar Tex fashion popup with music 6-10pm


October

22-26
Makers' Yard fashion designers showcase
Thursday 25
Meet the Makers' Yard fashion designer
Friday 26
LastFriday street food night with fashion & street art performances 4-10pm






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