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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June 2019

Strange Perfume: a queer culture book fair

June 14 @ 8:00 am - June 15 @ 5:00 pm
South London Gallery, 65–67 Peckham Road
London, SE5 8UH United Kingdom
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We're very pleased to announce the Strange Perfume Queer Book Fair will return to the South London Gallery (SLG) this summer, and we'd love you to join us! Applications are open to LGBTQ+ artists, writers, zinesters, publishers and organisations. We would particularly like to hear from people of colour, disabled, neurodiverse, unemployed and low income applicants and local community groups. The Strange Perfume weekend will kick off on Friday 14th June with an opening at the SLG, full programme coming…

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Bradford Zine Fair

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bradford City Library, 9 Aldermanbury
City of Bradford, BD1 1SD United Kingdom
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Bradford Zine Fair is happening for the second year running at City Library in central Bradford. Stalls, speakers, workshops and more, all on the theme of ‘zines with a message’, plus a special mini zine workshop next door with our friends at Impressions Gallery on the opening day of their exhibition ‘Our Plastic Ocean’ - more information here: There will be an after party at Bread and Roses cooperative space on North Parade, with food, zine readings and more.…

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July 2019

Come make Zines with the Edinburgh Zine Library for 9 to 12 year olds

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Edinburgh Central Library, 7-9 George IV Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1EG United Kingdom
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Zines are small books that you make yourself. Often, people make them to tell stories from their life, about themselves, their friends or family or where they live, to share things that they love or to teach people about things that they know about. You can draw and write and collage about whatever you want - we've got zines in the library about cats, slime, bands, buses, myths and legends, and more. Zines can be about anything! In this workshop…

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Come make Zines with the Edinburgh Zine Library for 13 to 18 year olds

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Edinburgh Central Library, 7-9 George IV Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1EG United Kingdom
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Zines are small books, pamphlets or magazines that you make yourself. Some people write zines to share their love of something - a hobby, fandom, band, type of food or a place. Sometimes people write zines to share knowledge - like a paper version of YouTube contouring tutorials. Sometimes people write zines to tell their story, especially if they feel different or like they don't see themselves reflected in magazines or TV. They can be filled with writings, drawings, photos,…

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Swindon Zine Fest

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square
Swindon, SN1 5BP
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We will be holding the second Swindon Zine Fest on the 27 July 2019! It will be held at the Central Community Centre in Swindon from 12pm to 4pm. Stallholders We accept applications from zine makers, zine distros, illustrators and small press comics. Tables will be £5 for a half and £10 for a whole table. We will give priority to women/non-binary/poc/LGBT makers. We want to make sure we have zines that represent a diverse selection of people & if the…

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Northwest Zinefest – SAVE THE DATE

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Northwest Zinefest will be taking place in Manchester City Centre on July 28th

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August 2019

York Zine Fest 2019

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Crescent York, YO24 1AW + Google Map

York Zine Fest is back for 2019, bringing together paper lovers and celebrating DIY publishing. Join us and browse over 40 zine stalls, meet the makers and enjoy some lovely food and drinks. Saturday 3rd August at The Crescent, York - 12-4pm - free entry! After Party in the front bar for anyone who wants to hang out afterwards too! Applications for traders now open - click link below to apply… Stalls are £10 and applications close on 1st…

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October 2019

Lincoln Zine Fest – SAVE THE DATE

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mansions of the Future, 15 - 16 St Mary's Street
Lincoln, LN5 7EQ United Kingdom
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more info as it's announced!

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