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.

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November 2019

Zine the Archive! (Public workshop)

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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Free

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…

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Survivors Zine the Archive

November 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Glasgow Zine Library, pin 636 Cathcart Road
Glasgow, G42 8AA United Kingdom
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Free

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…

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Makin’ Babies and the Law: A zine-making workshop

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Summerhall, Summerhall Place
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
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Free

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…

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Glow Up: Zine Workshop

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firstsite Colchester, CO1 1JH United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

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…

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Feminist Zine Making Workshop

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road
Gateshead, NE8 3BA United Kingdom
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£4.80

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,…

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