Here’s a list of zine and DIY events coming up in the UK. If you’d like to see which ones we’ll be attending or involved with, have a look at our Events and Fairs page.

If you’re hosting or know of an event we should feature here, please contact us and we’ll add it!

Zine Nation also has listings of worldwide zine fests here.

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May 2017

Zine Fair @ BENT FEST 2017

May 27
DIY Space for London, 96-108 Ormside St
London, SE15 1TF United Kingdom
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More QUEER PUNK and exciting times are on the horizon so get yr glitter and studs ready because Bent Fest 2017 is going to be a wild one!!! Three days of punk and DIY bands from all over the UK and abroad, there will be dancing and singing at the Drag-e-oke with the one and only RUBY WATERS, and that darling of the DIY community KIRSTY FIFE is hosting a zine fair!! And of course our traditionally non-traditional, yearly one…

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Zine Fair for Cowley Club

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Cowley Club, 12 London Road
Brighton, BN1 4JA United Kingdom
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Rose Tinted Spectacular are excited to be hosting a Zine Fair as part of this weekend fundraiser for the Cowley Club. THERE WILL BE ZINES. THERE WILL BE MUSIC. THERE WILL BE RADICAL. Free entry, donations if you can.

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June 2017

Dorset Radical Bookfair

June 3 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Portfield Community Hall, Portfield Rd
Christchurch, BH23 2AQ United Kingdom
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Dorset’s first Radical Bookfair will take place on Saturday 3rd June 2017 at Portfield Community Hall, Portfield Rd, Christchurch BH23 2AQ (approximately 5 minutes walk from Christchurch railway station). Ground floor is accessible for the disabled. Free entry to the public from 10:30 to 17:30 with afterparty from 19:30 to 23:00 £5 suggested donation. Facebook event

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Can You Hear Me Now? Zine Workshop

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nexus Art Cafe, 2 Dale Lane
Manchester, M1 1J United Kingdom
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Would you like to submit to Can You Hear Me Now?, make some art or meet people who love music / want to make a positive change in the music scene? Come to our workshop on Saturday June 3rd at 2-4pm at Nexus Arts Cafe in the Northern Quarter for 2 hours of zine making to inspire and empower women to make, discover, and reclaim the music we love. Materials will be provided but bring your own if you have…

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Glasgow Science Festival: Climate Change Adaptation – Student Zine Workshop

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Glasgow,

What does climate change mean to you? How will it affect your life? Explore the issues, discover the latest research in climate adaptation and create your own mini-magazine to take home. This event is for college/university students only. Venue will be confirmed via email.

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Queer Zine-Making and Crafting!

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7XW United Kingdom
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That’s right, it's a crafternoon, but in the morning. What? A chance to sit round a table with a bunch of lovely people and chat about life, work on some projects, bring your own knitting/cross-stitch/badge making/paper/pens/snacks etc. I myself will be collaging my very first zine and yes you can borrow my scissors. It’ll be a very chill event, for people who want to pull up a chair and get stuck in as opposed to looking for a workshop/teacher. That…

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June 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hyde Park Book Club, 27-29 Headingley Lane
Leeds, LS6 1BL United Kingdom
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join us for another evening of letters, read aloud. letter-reading is open-mic, just sign up on the night. letters might be fiction or nonfiction. they might be to people, places, or things. they might never have been sent. they might be to you. PLUS : the launch of the OPEN LETTERS zine, available to pre-order or buy on the night. AND: the first 15 people buying/collecting preorders will get a free tote

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Zine Fair – The Rose Tinted Spectacular 2

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Rose Hill, 70-71 Rosehill Terrace
Brighton, BN1 4JJ United Kingdom
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Hello! Join us for our second Rose Tinted Spectacular Zine Fair at The Rose Hill! During the day there'll be an assortment of amazing artists selling zines, comics, illustration, poetry, literature and photography, and in the evening we'll be entertaining you with talks, poetry and music! The event will be raising money and awareness for Brighton based migrant charities. £2 entry fee. Kids & Dogs welcome during the day. If you would like a table get in touch through our…

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July 2017

Grrrl Zine Fair

July 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chalkwell Park, Chalkwell Avenue
Southend on Sea, SS0 8NB United Kingdom
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Grrrl zine fair are currently taking table application here

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Zine Workshop – Sick!

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
INTRA, 337-341 High Street
Rochester, ME1 1DA United Kingdom
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A workshop for those affected by invisible illnesses - guiding you to express yourself through words, images or collage to create a collaborative zine on this theme. Led by artist and printmaker Xtina Lamb, your contributions will be compiled into a small DIY publication - a 'zine', to be printed on INTRA's Risograph machine. The zine will be available free to visitors of the Sick! exhibition at Sun Pier House in Chatham, Kent in August. We'll supply collage materials, typewriters…

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