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 2018

Bradford Zine Fair 2018

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bradford City Library, 9 Aldermanbury
City of Bradford, BD1 1SD United Kingdom
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A zine is a handmade, small-circulaton publication. Zines have historically been a way for groups or individuals to express opinions that may fall outside the remit of traditional publishing. Bradford Zine Fair 2018 is brought to you by three local zine makers, Munaza Kulsoom, Mike Barrett and Jean McEwan in collaboration with Bradford City Library Featuring: STALLS 20 stalls featuring the work of local and national zine-makers on the theme of ‘Hidden Histories and Activism' TALKS Hamja Ahsan - renowned…

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July 2018

Brum Zine Fest

July 1

Introducing Brum Zine Fest, Sunday 1st July 2018 | #BrumZineFest celebrates independent publishing and DIY making, bringing people together using zine approaches, methodologies & formats. Sign up here to get involved:

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Solid Gone presents Birmingham zine, comic & DIY Art Fair

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Centrala, Unit 4, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Celebrating self publishing and handmade art in Birmingham. The fair will be open to the public from 12:00 - 18:00 and the Centrala bar and cafe will be open all day. Currently taking stall applications (£10 for 1/2 table) from zine makers, illustrators, photographers, writers, book binders, distros, etc. by emailing

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Fair Play illustration & zine fair

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Laine Brewhouse, 27 Gloucester Place,
Brighton, BN14AA United Kingdom
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SUN 8th JULY 2018 12 - 5pm Come and check out or little independent illustration fair - supporting artists and zine makers from Brighton and beyond! AND it’s in a pub WEY!!!! So have yourself a Sunday afternoon beverage and peruse some local artists. Applications are open to stall - email with a link to your work 20 stalls with a variety of illustrators selling their wares DJs from Anti-Ghost Moon Ray records.

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South London Comics & Zine Fair 2018

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill
London, SE25 6
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South London Comic and Zine Fair returns to Stanley Halls for a second year! We will once again host a cornucopia of London's most talented zine and alternative comic creators and throw a spotlight the capital's most exciting micro publishers. There will be over 30 artists and independent publishers selling their comics, zines, prints and DIY art. Plus we’ll have our famous communal table, this year co-ordinated by top comics blog Broken Frontier! This is an open invitation to all…

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Process! Festival

July 21 - July 22
Somerset House, Strand London
London, WC2R 1LA United Kingdom
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As part of Print! Tearing It Up, Somerset House and Somerset House Studios residents OOMK, present PROCESS!, a two day festival celebrating independent media and making, bringing together established and emerging designers, artists, activists and publishers to explore, interrogate and share approaches to creative and collaborative process. In the context of high speed media and access to infinite information, how do we create time, space and approaches that can enable us to process the social and political climate and create new media and outputs? Somerset…

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York Zine Fest

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Crescent York, YO24 1AW + Google Map

Yorks very first Zine Fest, bringing together paper lovers and celebrating DIY publishing. Saturday 21st July at The Crescent, York - 12-5pm - free entry! Join us for zine stalls, craft workshops, browse through the zine library and enjoy some lovely food and drinks. Application details for stall holders will be announced soon...

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Indie Book & Zine Fair Edinburgh

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Dalmeny Street
Edinburgh, EH6 8RG United Kingdom
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Newsflash: we have a venue! The fair will take place at Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, on 21 July 2018, 12-5pm. Message/email me ( if you're interested in having a stall. Get the date in your diary. Come and discover new print publications and celebrate DIY publishing. Plus have a cuppa in the cafe and check out work done by the brilliant Out of the Blueprint risograph print studio. Keep an eye on this page for…

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August 2018

Swindon Zine Fest 2018

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square
Swindon, SN1 5BP
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Swindon will have its first zinefest on the 18th of August this year! Applications are now open for zine makers, illustrators, comic artists & self-publishers to apply for Swindon Zine Fest 2018! It will be held at the Central Community Centre in Swindon on the 18th August from 1pm to 6pm. Priority will be given to women/non-binary/poc applications! We want to make sure we have zines that represent a diverse selection of people & if the table fee is an…

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September 2018

Lincoln Zine Fest 2018

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Lincoln, pin University of Lincoln Brayford Pool
Lincoln, LN6 7TS United Kingdom
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Lincoln Zine Fest returns for another year, mainly thanks to the wonderful people who pledged to the kickstarter! Applications will be open soon!

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