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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.
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Latest Activity: Nov 25, 2016

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Comment by Matthew Mu on May 26, 2010 at 8:33am
My route goes to Euston, dunno about yours.
Comment by ray k on May 26, 2010 at 8:19am
I thought London Midland (ie from Snow Hil)l terminated at Marylebone?
Butif you need to get from Euston to this Rag Factory you wanna take the Northern line south to Moorgate St then change and get the Hammersmith & City Line to Aldgate East. It's a few mins from there : http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF8&q=E1+5LJ&fb...

I would come with you,but I am flat-piss-broke :-/
Comment by Matthew Mu on May 26, 2010 at 8:12am
I know Rachel's going down, and I believe Lizzy is tabling. People just don't post here ; p
London Midlands will bring you to Euston, and then from there you can take the tube to....it looks like Aldgate East is the closest station to the zine symposium. I'd take the Northern Line south from Euston to Moorgate, then the Hammsmith and City line East to Aldgate East. It looks like it's about 5-6 blocks from there to the rag factory.
I'll probably be aiming to be in London by 10ish... so that I can find the place and set up and everything before hand. If you're there about the same time give me a txt.
Comment by Lee Taylor on May 26, 2010 at 7:58am
Righto, so it's looking like out of all of the Midlanders zinesters (except Matt), I'm having to go by myself? Fan-bloody-tastic.
This London Midlands thing; does anyone know if their trains go anywhere near the Rag Factory, because their map just ends at Euston Station, which according to Google Maps is an hour and a half walk away. Handy.
I'm pretty useless with trains and directions and pretty much everything else, so it's looking more and more like I won't be there either :/
Comment by ray k on May 23, 2010 at 10:56am
I'm not going cos I'm poor. Remember that capitalism holds within it the seeds of its own demise.
also, if I could afford to support the capitalist regime I probably could, but I can't, because of capitalism. go figure.,..
Comment by Kirsty-Louise Hillman on May 23, 2010 at 10:44am
That londonmidland thing is cool. My brother's taking advantage of that deal next Sunday but he doesn't know where he's going yet. ;)

I hadn't posted here in at least a week so I just decided to now.

In other news, I finally have completed content for a zine! I just need to kind of...sort it...neatly...and all that.
Comment by Matthew Mu on May 23, 2010 at 10:41am
I'm tabling and running an artist trading card workshop (you better come!).
London Midlands currently has a deal on: http://www.londonmidland.com/ £10 for a ticket anywhere on their lines.
Comment by ray k on May 23, 2010 at 2:23am
I'd been planning to go, but I'm flate-broke :-(

Don't forget to check out Mega Train! I got a return for london for 4.50 recently and it takes less than hal;f the time of the coach (1hr26mins).

Man, Ishould work for Mega Train PR or sumthin.
Comment by Lee Taylor on May 22, 2010 at 4:14pm
Just thought I'd ask who is going / thinking of going to the London Zine Symposium next Saturday? I figure if a few people from the Midlands are going it might be an idea to go down together maybe? I was thinking of coaching it from Brum if anyone had a similar idea..? Thought I'd post this now as I need time to book my ticket.
Comment by Kirsty-Louise Hillman on May 11, 2010 at 2:06pm
Hehe. My main problem here is to come up with something worthwhile to put in there. So for I have an article about a dog (don't ask) and a list of what I'd do if the world was flat.
To put this simply, it's not looking hopeful for me right now.
But I'm gonna give it a go. Just don't hang around for me.

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