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Bradford Zine Fayre 2011

We're plotting and planning for the third Bradford Zine Fayre in 2011, we reckon it'll be in June.

If you want to join in the fun, then drop us an email bradfordzines(at)northern-indymedia.org

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Bradford Zine Fayre will be Saturday 2nd July from 12noon - 4pm at impressions gallery, Bradford city centre.

We hope to have an ace after fayre party fun time somehwere too.

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Comment by Jen Claptrap on March 17, 2011 at 7:05pm
yey! Bradford zine fayre fun!
I think we'll have another meeting soon. For anyone who is interested, here are the notes from the meeting we had at the beginning of March. We made a list of things we thought were good and bad about the last zine fayre, and threw in some good ideas too. Any ideas/suggestions/"we tried that and it was ace/didn't go so well" contributions very welcome!

- Having a film and food between the fayre and gig
fully accessible building
fabric space which we used for workshops
impressions as a venue
being in a city centre location which was easy to find
kids space
seating so people can chill and come back to stalls and meet each other
giant doodle
programme leaflet so people know what's going on
someone at the door to welcome people and let them know whats coming up/give them a programme
directions on lamp posts or in shop windows or chalk on pavement
bigger tables
ask for donations to our group to pay for overheads
Gestetner workshop (this is a type of printer)

gap between fayre and gig which lost some people
people didn't know what was going on
not welcoming enough
tables too small, cluttered, not good enough for stall holders
kids couldn't really come to workshops.
I've also written 'not enough' in this list, I assume I was going to expand on this but got distracted. But maybe I just meant not enough in general.
Comment by Michael Duckett on March 14, 2011 at 2:08pm

hi folks.

though i don't live there anymore, Bradford is still my home town so if I can, I'll definitely take part.



Comment by Jean McEwan on March 14, 2011 at 3:02am
I definately want to be involved  - emailed you a few weeks ago, will do so again
Comment by Claptrap Collective on March 8, 2011 at 5:27pm

we've had one planning meeting! It was fun!

If any of you wanna join in organising the event this summer then get in touch :)

Comment by Jean McEwan on February 23, 2011 at 4:20pm
Hi, I'm delighted you are doing another zine fayre this year. I came to last year's and I LOVED it, that was what inspired me to start making zines, and I've become a complete convert. So thanks. Would love to have a stall at this years event.

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