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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September 2017

Publish Cardiff

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Clwb Ifor Bach, 11 Womanby Street
Cardiff, CF10 1BR United Kingdom
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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: Access to zine fair is free, RSVP: TALKS 12:00 pm - Live Q&A with Dazed's…

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October 2017

UK and Ireland Zine Librarians London meetup

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tate Britain, Millbank
London, SW1P 4RG United Kingdom
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UK and Ireland Zine Librarians invite you to our 2nd annual meetup in London at Tate Britain. Our London meet up is a chance to meet other zine librarians and chat about collecting, cataloguing, storing, and providing access to zines. This will be an informal meetup and in the weeks leading up we'll start to gather a list of possible topics for discusison via JISC discussions list: UK and Ireland Zine Librarians meetup is open to anyone working with…

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Bristol Comic & Zine Fair 2017

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Station, Silver St
Bristol , BS1 2AG United Kingdom
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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…

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Zine making workshop

October 7 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Devonshire Collective DC3 Workshop Space, 1-5 Seaside
Eastbourne, BN22 7NA United Kingdom
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A zine is a DIY created publication for self-expression. It can be about anything you want, like personal experiences and stories, drawings, poems, photography, music, films... health, travel, cats, food… Zines can be put together by one person or a group of people and are often photocopied in black & white and stapled. In this zine making workshop, with zinester Julius Smit, we will make a collaborative zine using cut and paste, writing, drawing, rubber stamp lettering, typewriter. Each participant will be…

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Too Young for What? Zine making and collage art

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS
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Join us for an innovative programme of free events, installations and special performances and celebrate the creativity of Jean-Michel Basquiat Too Young for What? provides opportunities to develop young people’s creativity and showcases a range of new work with and by young people from across east London and beyond. The day explores what Basquiat and his practice means to young and emerging artists through a range of art forms including music, performance, street art and poetry. Highlights include a talks…

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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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Fanzine Tea Party

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Rose Hill, 70-71 Rosehill Terrace
Brighton, BN1 4JJ United Kingdom
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I AM NOT ASHAMED zine (by YA authors Harriet Reuter Hapgood and Eleanor Wood) presents THE BRIGHTON FANZINE TEA PARTY. Come and spend a cosy afternoon with us, making zines and celebrating DIY culture – with cake and music and glitter. Teens welcome! Make your own zine Chill in the zine library Buy personalised zines and books Browse the jumble sale Drink tea and eat cake What you get: Everything you need to go home with a master copy of…

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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 if you’d like to take part.* Join us at Empty Shop's TESTT Space. 19.00 -…

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Grrrl Queer Nightlife Zine Fair, Panel Discussion & Screenings

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sutton House, 2 Homerton High Street,
London, E9 6JQ United Kingdom
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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…

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Zine Club Manchester: October

October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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