From 6-8 April Pixel Raiders 2, an international conference explores how artists and designers use digital technology as both a tool and a medium for their work.
Info: Phone Melissa Nisbett on 0114 2252 799 or e-mail m.nisbett @shu.ac.uk.
Venue: Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1AY.
The Surface Show London, from 31 March until 1 April, is a new architecture and design event, solely dedicated to the products and materials that cover the skin and internal shell of a building.
Info: www.thesurfaceshowlondon. co.uk.
Venue: Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1.
Restaurant and Bar from 4-7 April is an annual trade event for the hospitality industry.
Venue: G-Mex Centre, City Centre, Manchester M2 3GX.