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 2019

Zine Making with Disability Arts Online at Sick! Festival, Manchester

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - September 20 @ 7:00 pm
The Lowry, The Quays
Salford, United Kingdom
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When 19 September 2019 - 20 September 2019 12:00-7:00pm each day Price: Free Description Zines, or fanzines, are self-published material made for little money and distributed cheaply. Their focus is not on profit, but rather they have historically been used as a tool of political resistance, often circumventing traditional publishing and distributing standards, giving a voice to the underrepresented and marginalized. Though zines were forged in the fires of oppression, they grew and expanded to other subcultures, such as punk and…

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Gender not included – Zine making workshops

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cobalt Studios, 10 Boyd Street
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AP United Kingdom
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Gender Not Included workshop

Creative writing and zine-making workshops for 14+ LGBTQ+ people, where we will explore gender, identity, non –binary and transgender issues About this Event Hi I'm Melody! I'm a writer and performer and as apart of my solo show *gender not included, I'm running some creative writing zine making workshops for 14+ LGBTQ+ people, where we will talk about identity, representation, do writing exercises and create our own lil zines! It's a safe space for us all to relax, chat, make…

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Free workshop – BAME Lib Zine issue #02

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Stuart Hall Library, 16 John Islip Street
London, SW1P 4JU
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Who is the workshop for? The session is primarily for Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, QTIPOC librarians and informational professionals who wish to share their experiences and create a toolkit to support others in the sector. The workshop will include: Quick introduction to zines and a look at the Stuart Hall Library zine collection. Discussion on the theme of ‘Surviving the Sector’ Hands on zine-making After the workshop, he work will be collated into a digital zine to be shared online.…

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Glasgow Zine Library Re-Opening!

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Glasgow Zine Library, pin 636 Cathcart Road
Glasgow, G42 8AA United Kingdom
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Glasgow Zine Library: Grand Re-Opening

You are invited to the grand opening of the new Glasgow Zine Library! In June we ran a crowdfunder campaign in the hopes that we could raise some money to build a permanent home. Thanks to the support of everyone from the community, we were able to sign a lease. Since then, we've been working away getting things ready. We've dealt with everything shop fittings, electrics, a little bit of plastering and perhaps some ghosts, but the end is in…

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October 2019

Lincoln Zine Fest – SAVE THE DATE

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mansions of the Future, 15 - 16 St Mary's Street
Lincoln, LN5 7EQ United Kingdom
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The 4th year of Lincoln Zine Fest is here, with a new venue to welcome everyone to! The event is free and everyone is welcome. Come and celebrate all things zines and DIY culture in Lincolnshire and beyond!

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November 2019

Dundee Zine Fest

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Roseangle Church Hall, Perth Road
Dundee, United Kingdom
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DZF are now inviting submissions for stallholders at the 2019 fest! We want to celebrate the work of zinesters of all formats, shapes, sizes and paper stocks! We're looking forward to hearing from comix makers, photographers, screen printers, riso enthusiasts, pencil prone illustrators, graphic designers, small presses and distros and all printed forms in-between! Saturday 9th November 2019 11:00 - 16:00 (set up from 10:00) Roseangle Church Hall, Perth Road, Dundee Tables are approx. 6ft x 2ft. Wall space will…

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Weirdo Zine Fest 2019 (London)

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Science Gallery London, Great Maze Pond
London, SE1 9GU United Kingdom
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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…

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