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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April 2017

Hatch Zine Fest 17

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hatch, The Academy, Belmont Street
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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TABLE APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED! COMMUNAL TABLE STILL AVAILABLE! Here at Hatch we are big fans of zines, so we have decided to start running a Zine Fest! Come along and grab some great work from Gray's School of Art students and other creative talent! Hatch Zine Fest 17 will take place on Saturday April 15th from 11:00am - 5:00pm. There will also be a little something something opening on the 14th and running alongside the Zine Fest, more info on…

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SEASON Issue 03: Love Launch

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, 100 Shoreditch High Street
London, E1 6JQ United Kingdom
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Join us to celebrate the launch of our LOVE issue with an afternoon of panels, socialising, activities, and FA Cup watching. Panel 1: The Female Fan Experience in 2017 Since launching SEASON last year, we’ve met brilliant female football fans also striving to improve the perception of women in the game by revelling in our reality. Four of our favourites sit on this panel alongside our Editor in Chief to discuss their experiences, their work and the impact it’s making.…

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Glasgow Zine Fest

April 29 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Glasgow Zine Fest is an independent publishing festival that champions DIY art and empowerment. Zines - self-made magazines - have their roots in punk and protest movements. The medium has become an accessible way to share art, ideas and cat photos. This tradition continues at GZF with a programme focused on equality and engagement. GZF will feature a slate of events, including screenings, talks, seminars, and a series of practical workshops in zine-making. The main event of GZF is a…

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May 2017

Bristol Anarchist Zine Fair

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kebele social centre, 14 Robertson Road
Easton, Bristol, BS5 6JY United Kingdom
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Zines, pamphlets, booklets… whatever you want to call them, many of us can agree that they’re a great way to spread information and share ideas easily and accessibly. So this May, as a build up to this year’s bookfair, we are having a Bristol anarchist zinefair! There will be activist and distro stalls including our own distro of the bookfair collective’s favourites. There will also be a zine making workshop and other workshops and discussions. Kebele vegan cafe will be…

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DIY Cultures 2017: Zines, comics, activist day festival

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rich Mix London, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA United Kingdom
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DIY Cultures is an annual day festival centred around a zine, small press and artists' book fair that simultaneously takes place over 4 floors of Rich Mix arts centre. Running since 2013, the extended programme consists of exhibitions, new art commissions, workshops, contemporary craft, panel discussions,comics, illustration, video art, digital animation, poetry and music exploring DIY practice. The festival has established itself as a leading national forum for artists-run initiatives, social justice and alternative publishing, . #DIY2017 is the 5th…

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Fair Play illustration & zine fair May

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
North Laine Brewhouse, 27 Gloucester Place,
Brighton, BN14AA United Kingdom
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Fair Play Illustration and Zine fair Sunday 21st May 2017 12 - 5.30pm North Laine Brewhouse - after a great success with the first Fair Play event here is our second! 20 stalls of illustrators and zine makers DJS - BOSSY Live art/illustration fun/good shit/nice people only/zines/totes/prints/bring your dogs/listen to TLC/buy some art/support your local artists/arty hang outs/BEER PLAY FAIR AND FAIR PLAY to apply email fairplaybrighton@gmail.com

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Zine Fair @ BENT FEST 2017

May 27
DIY Space for London, 96-108 Ormside St
London, SE15 1TF United Kingdom
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£20

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

London Radical Bookfair 2017

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grand Hall, Goldsmiths University, University of London
New Cross, London, SE14 6NW United Kingdom
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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…

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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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£2

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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