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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Learn to write and bind your own zine! In this workshop, we'll transform copies of archival material from the Women’s Aid Archive into hand-bound zines. During the first part of the workshop, we'll use archival material to tell our own stories, crafting poetry or prose through the inspirational material housed at the library. You'll then learn how to hand-bind your stories into minature books using traditional bookbinding techniques. This event is open to all. The GWL Community Room is accessible…Find out more »
Learn to write and bind your own zine! In this workshop, we'll transform copies of archival material from the Women’s Aid Archive into hand-bound zines. During the first part of the workshop, we'll use archival material to tell our own stories, crafting poetry or prose through the inspirational material housed at the library. You'll then learn how to hand-bind your stories into minature books using traditional bookbinding techniques. This event is open to self-identifying female survivors of sexual violence and…Find out more »
Norwich Millennium Zine Library has their first-ever zine fair on November 23rd. Free entry. For stallholder applications email email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
Learn about the law regulating fertility treatment and feminist critiques of the same. Explore the legislation and case law which regulates embryo production and the devastating consequences this regulation can have for people who want to make babies (particularly women, trans-men and non-binary folk). Learn about the history of zines and then contribute pages to a collaboratively created zine addressing the issues discussed. No prior knowledge/experience needed! This event is part of the Being Human Festival and is organised by the Centre for…Find out more »
BOOK TICKETS FOR THIS WITH THE ORGANISER DIRECTLY VIA THIS LINK Join in this creative workshop with Southend-based artist Lu Williams from Grrrl Zine Fair. Get hands-on and investigate health and beauty ideals promoted by social media and magazines. Reflect on diverse experiences and alternative uses of make-up and find out how grooming has been used for empowerment throughout history. ‘Glow Up’ is also an opportunity for you to learn how to make a zine (DIY magazine), take a look at…Find out more »
This will take place at Manchester Art Gallery, in Studio One (on the ground floor). This zine club will be themed on WINTER SURVIVAL. How do get through the short dark winter days? What are your self-care tips? What plans and projects do you have planned this year? What do you love about winter? Let’s get together, get cosy and get making. Zine Club is a space where anyone can read, make zines, collaborate, be shown what a zine is…Find out more »
Feminist Zine Making Workshop Sat 30 Nov 10.30 £6/£4.80* You’re invited to explore feminist self-publishing practice in a Feminist Zine Making Workshop. Led by artist Theresa Easton, you’ll produce a collective zine in response to influential feminist artist Judy Chicago and the first major UK survey of her work at BALTIC. An edition of the zine will form part of BALTIC Library's burgeoning zine collection. *Online booking fee applies. Concessions include: Students, unwaged, aged 65+ For more information about BALTIC events,…Find out more »
Weirdo Zine Fest is a self-publishing fair celebrating DIY cultural production by radical and marginalised people. Weirdo Zine Fest has previously taken place in partnership with DIY Space for London, the National Trust and Leeds Libraries. This year we’re returning to London as part of Science Gallery London’s ON EDGE season to run an edition of the fair which focuses on zines exploring anxiety! For this edition of the fair, preference for tables goes to anyone who has experience of…Find out more »
York Zine Fest is back for a very merry Festive Edition!! Join us for 40+ zine stalls, craft workshops, browse through the zine library, take some piccies in the Grotto and fill up on mince pies and mulled wine! Saturday 8th December at The Crescent, York - 12-4pm - free entry! Applications are now open, email email@example.com with your details and links to your work. Applications close 31st October. Stalls are £10.Find out more »