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.
Radical booksellers, publishers, artists and activists of all stripes are setting up in the Great Hall at Goldsmiths University to host the 5th London Radical Bookfair. With over 130 exhibitors and 20 guest speakers, this will be a unique gathering of progressive readers, thinkers and doers, in a celebration of radical publishing and politics. The free event is organised by the Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB), which formed in 2011 to raise awareness of the radical book trade. The fair…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
In our current context of Trump in the Whitehouse, austerity and crises across Europe, the rise of the far right and the ever looming threat of catastrophic climate change it can be hard to find hope for radical social change these days. In this participatory workshop we'll explore what it feels like to live in this world and examine the role speculative fiction, such as Ursula Le Guin' - The Dispossessed or Marge Piercy 's - Woman on the Edge…Find out more »
Exchange hosts it first zine fair! As well as launching our second edition of The Exchange, zines will be available from HYSTERIA Doomed Gallery Dalston Ana Soria Blame Your Parents Press Dead Tress & Dye Maxwell Rushton Jess & Jim Amongst others! If you're interested in having a table, message me!Find out more »
The Art for All workshops are back at North Chingford library! A free monthly programme for adults exploring different art styles facilitated by professional artists, where all levels are welcome. Whether your artistic skills are equivalent to Michaelangelo or fingerpainting, everyone can enjoy these free, fun and practical classes that use art to explore and share stories about our community. There workshops happend every first Wendesday of the month, 10:30-12:00. Wednesday 5th July - ART Zines A workshop in…Find out more »
Over the last few months, we've been hard at work to create a bi-annual magazine for young Muslims, by young Muslims. We are excited to share the zine & all the amazing content. Why do we need this? We all know how badly represented Muslim communities are in the media. From the Evening Standard to so called self-appointed spokes people, think tanks and organisations. These organisations and individuals cause are community more harm than good. Why are they always theorising…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Weirdo Zine Fest is a self-publishing fair celebrating DIY cultural production by radical and marginalised people. Preference for tables goes to women, queers, POC, disabled people, trans people, fat people, sex workers and anyone who is otherwise marginalised. The first fair was last year at DIY Space for London and it’s back for a second year in collaboration with Sutton House and Breaker’s Yard in Hackney! This year’s fair will include 20+ stallholders, as well as an afterparty featuring music…Find out more »
A brand new comic and zine fair at Stanley Halls SE25 on the 15th July focusing on London based self & micro publishing Exhibitors include Avery Hill, OOMK zine, Cat Sims, and Darren Cullen. There will be a communal table for visitors to leave their zines and comics to be sold free of charge, and a kids drawing area.Find out more »