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.
Leeds Zine Fair 2017 - Sunday 10 September. 60+ stalls, food, bar & more. Same venue and format as last year. We'll start taking bookings in the spring, but for now save the date.Find out more »
On Saturday 16th September, the curators of Re:Jacqueline Morreau - Mythologies and the Marginalised will be holding an ALL DAY ZINE FAIR at Bow Arts, The Nunnery Gallery. The fair features feminist zines, trans collectives, the exhibition publication, women in the arts, and more. The zine fair will be followed by a participatory discussion on the topic of zine culture and self-publishing as a way of circulating marginalised narratives, lead by The Feminist Library. Confirmed stall-holders: Vagina Dentata Dysphoria Collective…Find out more »
Bored of the lack of representation, access to alternative education methods and support creatives receive outside London from the press, Editor and Welsh native Tori West has created Publish Cardiff - a day of talks, networking and celebration of all things print. Join us for the day on the 30th of September and support emerging talent at Clwb Ifor Bach. Purchase talk tickets here: bit.ly/PublishCardiff Access to zine fair is free, RSVP: RSVP@bricksmagazine.co.uk TALKS 12:00 pm - Live Q&A with Dazed's…Find out more »
Bristol Comic and Zine Fair celebrates the world of DIY and independent publishing. The fair brings together artists, writers, and publishers from across Bristol and further afield for a one-day market. 2017 will be our 7th year. BCZF was established in 2011 to give artists interested in self-publishing a chance to sell their work and to invite new audiences to see what the UK’s vibrant DIY arts scene is up to. BCZF 2017 returns to The Station, Broadmead, a city-centre…Find out more »
As part of Light After Dark, an exhibtion celebrating past, present and future queer nightlife of London, Grrrl Zine Fair is hosting a feminist, queer zine fair and DIY art market, film screenings and a panel discussion on Sunday 15th October. Curated by Kat Hudson and hosted by Sutton house (National Trust's 15th Centurary, oldest domesticity in East London!) Light After Dark explores the trends and topics that surround the club scene today, remembering lost venues and the history of…Find out more »
Lincoln Zine Fest 2017 will be held at the LPAC at University of Lincoln on Saturday 28th October from 11-4pm in Studio 1. Applications will be open from Saturday 1st July to Saturday 2nd September! - apply here Facebook event here.Find out more »
Dizzy Ink and Artist Hannah Whitlow will be holding the fourth annual Nottingham Zine Festival at Rough Trade Nottingham, with a huge selection of Zine makers, publishers, and poets gathering to celebrate the best of print and creativity in the City. FREE ENTRY - NO TICKET NEEDED. SATURDAY 4TH NOVEMBER, FROM 12PM-6PM. "Last year saw over five hundred people come throughout the day. This year we are expecting it to be even bigger, with more zine makers, distros, publishers, poets and creatives…Find out more »
A fabulous feast of self-published goods! Come one, come all, and browse the delights from an excellent array of local artists (and one anomalous non-local zine team hailing from Cork, Ireland!). Starting from 1pm we'll be hosting a cosy afternoon of zine browsing/ buying with lots of fantastic stalls, and will also have a PATCH ATTACH stall with the wonderful Abby J. where you can buy patches by local artists and attach them to things right away! Also present will…Find out more »
Come gather round people, wherever you roam! The waters around you may well have grown! But the Rose Hill is still standing, and the Rose Tinted Spectacular is still celebrating zines, lovely lovely zines, while calling for an end to borders. If anything, with greater gusto than ever before. Join us on 2nd December for zines lovely zines from 3pm, and zines + hilarious and amazing performances from 7. Yes we have talks! Yes we have stand-up philosophy! Yes we…Find out more »
Grrrl Zine Fair are bringing the bunting, paste ups and tinsel to RAW Labs. We're creating a feminist christmas party hosting a zine, art and craft fair, interactive workshops and film screenings throughout the day, a zine library, a panel talk and the most finely tuned holiday playlist, creating an immersive alternative Christmas environment with traditional influences such as carols, festive foods, stocking embroidery and card making but with more glitter and less awkward relatives. The venue will be decorated…Find out more »