Create, collaborate, stay connected. Our innovative events programme offers the perfect platform for connection and exchange through a varied range of events. From our regular Talking Heads and Creative & Corporate Love gatherings to speed networking and one-off forums with our International partners, there’s something to suit everyone. Pop along today and leave feeling inspired and connected.

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2 April 2019
08.30 - 10.30

Creative Circles [ April ]

Codebase, 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 9SJ

Creative Circles is a casual monthly meetup for creatives, techies & maker folk, pop along for a cuppa, share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Drop-in anytime between 8.30 - 10.30am. *Lovely CodeBase are offering Creative Circles attendees FREE Hotdesking for the day after the event. ***In the spirit of environmental friendliness, do bring along your own keep cup or mug if you can! With thanks to our venue host CodeBase!

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9 April 2019
09:00 - 11:00

Creatives With Kids!

Tribe Porty 19 Windsor Place Edinburgh EH15 2AJ

Come along to a new Creative Edinburgh event - Creatives With Kids! This new casual meet-up is for folk from all creative backgrounds to come together and chat about the highs and lows of sharing your creative life with wee ones. Head over to Tribe Porty on Tuesday 9 April to meet like-minded creatives, share ideas and advice, and make new connections and collaborations. Babies and children are welcome too - or if your kids are at school and your just want to come along for some grown up creative company, just bring yourself. There’ll be free tea, coffee, juice and a few snacks. *** Please bring along your own keep-cup if you have one! *** This event is primarily aimed at people who work in the creative industries who have children, from artists and designers to writers and musicians, to marketing and agency folk. Get in touch if you have any questions - see you there! Creatives with Kids is held in partnership with Tribe Porty, a connectivity hub which promotes a healthy and happy community. Creative Edinburgh helps creative individuals and businesses thrive, through events, career support and advocacy. Creative Edinburgh is supported by Creative Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council. You can also come along to one of our regular Creative Circles events, which are held on the first Tuesday of every month at CodeBase and the third Tuesday of each month at Custom Lane in Leith.

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11 April 2019
08:00 - 00:00

VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2019 [ Call for Submissions ]

Calle Larga San Marco, 374 Venice

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2019 Venice . April 11 – May 3, 2019 Deadline: February 15, 2019 Venice International Art Fair is a contemporary art fair that presents collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. Founded in 2001 by ITSLIQUID Group the 11th edition will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals. The art fair features paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance. Venice International Art Fair provides artists and exhibitors with the unique opportunity to present their works to an international audience of professionals as curators, gallerists, collectors, editors and publishers who seek to acquire, publish and encourage the best contemporary art talents. Venice International Art Fair will be held in Venice, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space from April 11 to May 03, 2019, at Misericordia Archives and at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi from April 12 to May 03, 2019 and in other prestigious venues and historical buildings. Venice International Art Fair 2019 analyzes the relationship between body and space, and the hybridization between identities and cultural/physical/social/urban settings in contemporary time, through two main sections: LIQUID ROOMS and FUTURE LANDSCAPES. LIQUID ROOMS analyzes the hidden parts of our identities, through an immersive experience inside the fascinating universe of the complex labyrinths of our consciousness. The human body is a changing system that connects us with other bodies and spaces to perceive the surrounding reality; a strong communication system with its own language and infinite ways of expression. FUTURE LANDSCAPES are abstract, infinite and conceptual, associated with a sense of freedom and infinite extension. Primarily experienced with the mind, spaces redefining their limits and borders, transforming surfaces in open flow of pure ideas. This section focuses on the concept of the borders and the structures between body, mind and soul, the human identity and the city, the space and the ground. We invite artists, architects and designers to be inspired by the magical power of Venice, exploring the connection between desires, needs, fears through rituals that brings human kind to change, to transform and to evolve their inner world. We welcome any artist, photographer, gallerist to apply for Venice International Art Fair. You can submit your works or installation project, get a space or a dedicated place where you will be presented internationally. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2019 (11.59 PM of your local time)

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16 April 2019
08.30 - 10.30

Creative Circles Leith [ April ]

Custom Lane 67 Commercial St, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH6 6LH

Creative Circles Leith is hosted by Creative Edinburgh, running on the third Tuesday of every month. It's a casual monthly meetup for creative people interested in finding out more about what's happening in Leith - pop along for a free cuppa, share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Creative Circles Leith is held in collaboration with Custom Lane, a centre for design and making in the heart of the Leith community. Creative Edinburgh helps creative individuals and businesses thrive, through events, career support and advocacy. Creative Edinburgh is supported by Creative Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council. **The wonderful Custom Lane are offering a limited number of FREE Hotdesking space for the day after the event for Creative Circles attendees. ***And don't worry, Creative Circles will still run at Codebase on the first Tuesday of every month - Creative Circles Leith is an addition to our regular programme of events. With thanks to our Creative Circles Leith collaborator & host Custom Lane, a new venue for design and making in the hart of the Leith community.

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