The Brighton Illustrators Group (BiG) has announced a special event at the Apple Store, Brighton on Thursday 28 October 2010.

The free event 'How Will the iPad Change the Future of Publishing?' starts at 7.45 pm and runs until 9.30 pm.

Open to all, the night will include contributions from Nye Wright, manager of Apple's Brighton Store and Deb Gaffin, Digital Product Manager at London publishers Nosy Crow.

Additionally David O'Connor will present his thoughts on using the iPad, while they will be a chance to try out Apple's tablet device and ask any questions you might have.

Refreshments will also be served on the night.

Apple Store Brighton

The Brighton Illustrators Group is not an illustration agency but a group run by illustrators for illustrators on a voluntary basis. Since BiG was formed 21 years ago, its role has been to support and advise freelance illustrators living in Brighton and the surrounding area. BiG's aim is to share information about professional practice though monthly meetings, newsletters and website as well as providing networking opportunities.

BiG members work in all areas of illustration, from editorial, children’s publishing, merchandising to the growth area of new media. Details of how to join BiG can be found here.

The Apple Store, Churchill Square address is Upper Mall, Churchill Square, Brighton, BN1 2TE, 01273 740 500. Driving directions and a map can be found here.