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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November 2017

Eca Eps: DIY Zine/Tote Bag Printmaking Workshop

11th November 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ort Gallery, 500-504 Moseley Road
Birmingham, B12 9AH United Kingdom
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Eca Eps in collaboration with SHOUT leads a workshop at Ort Gallery in provocative DIY printmaking, using a satirical take on anti-LGBT propaganda and helping you to design and create your own zine or tote bag to take away. All abilities welcome. http://ortgallery.co.uk http://www.shoutfestival.co.uk

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Zine Club! Manchester

25th November 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Partisan, 19 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M4 4FY United Kingdom
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Zine Club is a space where anyone can read, make zines, collaborate, be shown what a zine is and how to make one, work on an existing project, or ask more seasoned zine-makers any practical questions. Just come and have a nice hang out and a chat with us! Zines to read and materials will be provided, but feel free to bring along anything you might want to use or donate. All welcome. Zine Club is FREE but donations will…

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#2050StartsNow – Zine Making Workshop

29th November 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Summerhall, Summerhall Place
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
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Our climate is dramatically changing, yet where are all our stories to reflect this? We hear about climate change in news reports and scientific studies, but why is it missing from other narratives - art, literature, music. In order to shift to a more just and sustainable society, what kind of stories should we be telling? As part of Book Week Scotland, #2050StartsNow - Zine Making Workshop is an interactive, hands-on session making a one-of-a-kind publication! If you are a…

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December 2017

MAKE STUFF: Zine making workshop

15th December 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Goodstock, 6A Oxford Road
Manchester, M15QA United Kingdom
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⎔ Intro to zine making👋🏽 If you want to make some zines/spend some quality crafty time with your pals/learn how to make small publications with limited resources then pop in to Goodstock (Oxford road, Manchester). ✄ MAKE STUFF is a series of skill-sharing & open access workshops to help you enhance your skills, encourage collaboration & participation. What you will be learning/ receiving: ✐ Your very own zine making starter pack. ✐ Learning about different ways to make mini zines.…

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BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby) Parent & Child Zine Workshop

15th December 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birdsong London, 11 Pearson Street
London, E2 8DY United Kingdom
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BYOBaby! Make a cute zine for friends and family together with your bab. We'll be joined by seasoned zine makers including artist Megan Pickering , and provide paper and crafting materials. Bring some magazines or photographs to collage, and we'll show you some fun techniques.

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LGBTQ Zine Workshop

16th December 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Travelling Man Newcastle, 43 Grainger Street
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE United Kingdom
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Travelling Man and members of LGBT History Project NE will be running an LGBTQ+ Zine day. We will be basing the day around creating zines on and around queer identity. Zine making is drop in/drop out and if you've never made a zine before, this is the time! There will also be a talk about zine culture, queer culture and queer history and the overlap of these subjects as well as the many ways of how to make a zine.…

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Zine Club! Manchester with Shy Bairns

16th December 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Partisan, 19 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M4 4FY United Kingdom
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Shy Bairns will be running a workshop using collage materials and a risograph printer, aiming to create a collaborative zine loosely based around themes of community and local identity. Shy Bairns is multi-disciplinary collective specialising in DIY arts publications. Their first publication in their self titled series, The Only Pizza Shop Where I Live Burnt Down, was released December 2016, with a second,Where's Your Coat You're Going To Be Cold, following in April 2017. Both zines intended to gather northern creatives together on one platform, creating a community regardless…

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Christmas Zine making

21st December 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Place To Be, York Place
Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 2AH United Kingdom
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£3

Come and share your love for Christmas and make your own mini-magazine, and then fill it with writing, pictures or stick things in that are all about your favourite Christmas things. £3 per person, material provided

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Printmaking for Zines – Sick! workshop

30th December 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
INTRA, 337-341 High Street
Rochester, ME1 1DA United Kingdom
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A workshop for people who want to learn how to use printmaking to communicate ideas and stories in visual ways. In two hours, artist Xtina Lamb will show you simple methods to create effective graphics with print techniques including relief printing and stencils. Zines are small self-published magazines, focused on a particular topic or theme. We'll be looking at printmaking methods that go particularly well with zine-making. All the materials you need will be on hand, and we'll have a…

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January 2018

Drop-in workshop: Zines & artist’s books with simple bookbinding

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
INTRA, 337-341 High Street
Rochester, ME1 1DA United Kingdom
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The last in a series of four drop-in creative workshop days, looking at ways to create DIY publications and explore self-expression. This workshop offers a chance to try out, practice, or combine skills from our previous workshops in the series, working on a theme of living with invisible illness. Try writing about your experiences, express your ideas with simple printmaking techniques, drawing, or collage and create your own zine, or bind your pages as a pamphlet or artist's book. The…

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