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June 2017

Zine Launch – Howl of the Runt

June 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Anseo, 18 camden street lower
Dublin, Ireland
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€4

After a brief hiatus, the Runt is back to baffle minds once again! For issue 10 of our beloved zine, our theme is that of Madness. Forever the booty call of controversy, we selected this theme in order to generate the question: what does it mean to be 'mad'? For some, this was a way to channel their appreciation of authors such as Lewis Carroll or Edgar Allan Poe into loving homage. Others provided some thought provoking pieces that reflected…

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OPEN LETTERS #5

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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July 2017

Fields of Wheat, a zine library by Twigs & Apples Publishing

July 7 - July 29
The Birley, Town Hall Annexe
Preston, PR1 2QE United Kingdom
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Browse the collection of 200+ zines gathered together by Twigs & Apples A Preston-based zine & print-making project which began in 2009. The collection includes self-published works on themes of art, photography, creative writing, poetry, music, activism, politics, environmentalism, feminism & more. come and have a cup of tea & biscuits / have a read and a rest / contribute to new collaborative zine Contribute: We are also taking submissions from Lancashire & North West based artists/writers etc on the theme of NAUGHTY. Following…

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Digbeth First Friday: Lucy McLauchlan’s Zine Launch

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Centrala, Unit 4, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Join us on July 7 for Digbeth Frist Friday with the final evening of Lucy Mclauchlan’s residency at Centrala! We will celebrate of the launch of Lucy’s zine documenting her investigation along the highways and byways of Birmingham. From 8pm, there will be Music, Centrala’s specialty cocktails and Craft beer!

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Khidr Collective Zine Launch

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Rich Mix London, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA United Kingdom
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£11.21

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…

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Achilles! Fanzine Launch Party

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Vinyl Deptford, 4 Tanners Hill
London, SE8 4PJ United Kingdom
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Achilles! is a fanzine about the Achilles Street area in New Cross, South-East London, which is under threat of regeneration by Lewisham council. 4 blocks of houses and 2 rows of shops face potential regeneration, a euphemism for total demolition. The zine is a space celebrating the existing area and people of Achilles Street. It is a time capsule, a love-letter, a plea for a conversation around regeneration. Featured are profiles on residents of Achilles Street, emphasising their personal histories…

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September 2017

Peachfuzz #1 Launch Party

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aatma, 1st Floor, 14-16 Faraday St
Manchester, M1 1BE United Kingdom
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Super excited to host the launch event for the inaugural issue of PEACHFUZZ, which contains art/poetry/prose collected from our super talented LGBTQ community from across the country. We'll have printed copies of the zine there available for purchase, some free drinks (for the early birds) and good vibes/our fab DJs The zine’s purpose is to bridge the gap between activism and academia by putting our grass roots talent front and centre. So come celebrate with us!! Entrance is down the…

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SAXON ZINE VOL.1 Release Party // Pussyliquor + More!

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Blue Last, 38 Great Eastern Street
London, EC2A 3ES United Kingdom
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A night celebrating music, art & creating. To celebrate the release of Vol.1 we've decided to hold an event at one of our favourite London venues. The zine will be for sale on the day (cash only plz) + we'll have bands, spoken word & art showcased by creatives featured in Vol.1! So come down and have a boogie x FREE ENTRY Line-up: - Spoken word by Rebel Yuth (John Speed) - Telekinesis - Pussyliquor : https://www.facebook.com/pxssyliqxor/ - Moon Over Sun…

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October 2017

Lost In Liberty 1/12 :: Zine Launch Party

October 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tanners Arms, 1 Byker Bridge, Ouseburn
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2NS United Kingdom
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We are releasing a monthly zine at each of our remaining parties before the Team finish university. It will be an extension of our existence and purpose. Limited to 50 copies. Get your arses to the Tanners Arms - Newcastle to get your mitts on our print. Keep it real, analogue, and trendy. Available for purchase on the night for £1 (50p for students). La Do + DJ Balanced Diet on the decks for the night. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~…

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Durham Book Festival: What She Knew Zine Launch

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
TESTT Space, 2nd floor, 25 North Road
Durham, DH1 4SG United Kingdom
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Join Papaya Press for a celebratory event to launch its latest zine, inspired by the work of writer Lydia Davis. Featuring commissioned performances from some very exciting artists and musicians. Line up to be announced. There'll also be a series of readings from our What She Knew zine contributors. *We still have a handful of open mic slots still available. Get in touch via papayapressinfo@gmail.com if you’d like to take part.* Join us at Empty Shop's TESTT Space. 19.00 -…

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