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

Healthy Relationships: Zine Making and Workshop

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street
Manchester, M1 3HF United Kingdom
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HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS: ZINE MAKING AND WORKSHOP For the second installment of The Bi Series we are looking at relationships. Bi people rarely have the space to talk, share and learn about their relationships or learn tools to build healthy relationships. The Bi Series will be running two sessions at LGBT Foundation's community resource centre this April. Both sessions will have a zine making space for Bi people to share experiences of their relationships and dating. The zine workshop will be…

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May 2017

Damsel Zine 1.0 Launch Party

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
VFD, 66 Stoke Newington Road
London, N16 7XB United Kingdom
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-💖-DAMSEL ZINE 1.0 LAUNCH PARTY-💖- 11TH OF MAY @VFD DALSTON 💖👑💁💄❣️💋👠🍒🌺🍭🔮🎀🦄🌷💘 Hello all my fashionistas and sassy pals, Damsel is inviting u to our first ever launch party happening on the 11th of May!!!!!! Please join us @ VFD Dalston to celebrate the release of our first issue! Our first issue is all about being and feeling Absolutely Fabulous and plz expect the launch party to be just that!!!! £3+bf tickets from eventbrite/£5 on the door* KARAOKE!!!!!!! & DJ sets…

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Risographic Zine Workshop with Katie Guthrie

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Seventeen, 17 Belmont Street
Aberdeen, AB10 1JR United Kingdom
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Free taster workshop with Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums at Seventeen No previous printing experience necessary. Age 13 + This workshop will allow participants to learn how to design and print a DIY Fanzine for a real or imagined band using the versatile Risographic print technique. Seventeen was previously One Up Records, a much loved part of the Aberdeen music scene and the perfect venue to host Record Store, an exhibition featuring 36 Scottish artists who have created 12“records for…

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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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Girl Gang Manchester: See My Selfie //Exhibition & Zine Launch

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Wonder Inn, 29 Shudehill
Manchester, M4 2AF United Kingdom
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#SeeMySelfie Exactly one year ago, Girl Gang Manchester & Girl Gang Sheffield set 31 online provocations aimed at exploring the contentious nature of 'the selfie' as a vehicle for self representation. Over 200 voices replied. Now, the #SeeMySelfie project is presented as an exhibition and a stunning zine. This documentation of different voices and varied opinions provides a snapshot of online image vs the person behind the filter, while bringing this new community from phone screens to the real world.…

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Tristan Manco’s Zine Workshop

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tramshed, Pendyris Street
Cardiff, CF11 6BH United Kingdom
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Tristan Manco, respected designer and art director, will be hosting a zine (self-published book/magazine) workshop. His work includes the iconic Blur Think Tank album cover, on which he worked with the famous Banksy. The workshop will teach you the techniques to make your own zine and by the end of the day, you'll have your own physical copy of your zine to hand out or sell. Limited spaces available so apply for your FREE ticket ASAP!

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James Green Zine Workshop

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tramshed, Pendyris Street
Cardiff, CF11 6BH United Kingdom
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James Green, respected fine artist, will be hosting a collage zine-making workshop. His work has been seen in galleries in London, Peru and Mexico. The workshop will teach you the techniques to make your own collages and zines and by the end of the day, you'll have your own physical copy of your zine to hand out or sell. Limited spaces available so apply for your FREE ticket ASAP!

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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

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Zine Club #4 at The Making Space

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Making Space, The Making Space, The Media Centre, 07 Northumberland Street
Huddersfield, HD1 1RL United Kingdom
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New monthly zine club at The Making Space! Bring along your latest zine to work on, come along to learn more about zines, or just come and sit and chat with a cuppa! Zine club is free but if you want to use any Making Space materials (and there's A LOT! We may have a photocopier by then too) then a donation to the space would be lovely. Please note this isn't a zine making workshop and is more of…

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