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Midlands Zinesters

A group for people in the Midlands who make zines. We are friendly and organize meetups and events. Next one's in Birmingham.

Location: Midlands, England.
Members: 33
Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2014

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Comment by Lee Taylor on April 14, 2011 at 2:43am
Ah I see :/ yeah I'm popping down; having to coach it this year though.
Hmm yeah we could do Brum again; we'll have to see who else is coming along and where they're coming from. I don't mind travelling tbh, but you're right, there are a bunch of places we could go in Brum. As for other places, Nottingham went down well, I know Petrova's from Coventry...and that's about the extent of my knowledge of the Midlands...
Does anyone else have any ideas / come from anywhere else in the Midlands..?
Comment by ray k on April 13, 2011 at 2:45am

No Londoning for me. I am all hell of broke :( You going down?


I dunno, I'd vote for Brum cos I live in Brum and I am selfish and lazy. I wonder if we could use a room at We Are Birmingham? If it's sunny we could go hang out with the Pigeons by the Cathedral. I'm half tempted to nominate Kings Heath cos then I can just roll out of bed to meet zinesters. And we have a vegan greasy spoon now ;-)


You got any ideas? 

Comment by Lee Taylor on April 12, 2011 at 4:28pm
Yeah, that sounds like a good idea Ray; it has indeed been ages. Any thoughts on where / when? You at the London Zine Symp. on Sunday by the way? :)
Comment by ray k on April 11, 2011 at 4:24am
Should we have another meet-up soon? It's been AGES and the sunshine is lovely.
Comment by Matthew Mu on March 9, 2011 at 7:28am

The Birmingham Zine Fest is busy being organized! The day of the zine fair is July 9th and it will be held at the http://wearebham.com/ shop.


However, I'm going back to Canada in a couple of weeks, so won't have much to do with organizing it. If any of you guys are go check out the website and give them an email. http://www.birminghamzinefestival.com/


(Or if you can't get in touch with them send me a message and I'll get you in touch.)

Comment by ray k on March 9, 2011 at 7:23am

There's a zine fair in Oxford on April 9th! um, I'd post a link but I forgot to Copy it. Anyway, the event page thingy is on my profile and atbles are still available from £10!


Matthew, how's the Brum thing going?

Comment by Matthew Mu on February 4, 2011 at 4:38pm
This year's Birmingham Zine Festival is now being organized! Get in touch if you want to help out with anything.
Comment by Matthew Mu on September 14, 2010 at 2:02pm
I hope some of you made it out to the Birmingham Zine Festival this past weekend, it was incredibly fun for all involved!
Comment by Matthew Mu on August 13, 2010 at 2:33am
Well we could all try and do something small maybe? Set a limit on size/number of pages.
Comment by ray k on August 13, 2010 at 1:52am
Maaaaaaaan, all I wanna do is sleep. I still need to get round to putting together some copies of old zines. I'll think about it.

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