A list of anarchist, artist, illustration, indie, letterpress, LGBTQ, small press, wayzgoose and zine UK book fairs.

Events are free unless indicated.

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Biennial events not taking place this year and ones where dates are not yet known are in brackets.

Last updated 20 May 2024

Table covered in colourful small books and postcards by John Dilnot.
John Dilnot table at Small Publishers Fair 2023

February
Falmouth Art Book Fair, Wednesday 7 February 2024, 11am to 2pm, Outside Woodlane Art Shop, Falmouth University, TR11 4RH
Artists Book Market 2024, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February 2024, Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, EH1 1DF (annual)
DIY Art Market Peckham, Saturday 10 February 2024, Copeland Park & Bussey Building, Copeland Industrial Park, Copeland Road, London, SE15 3SN (biannual)
Bodleian Libraries Zine Fair, 11am to 4pm, Saturday 24 February 2024, Weston Library,Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG (new)

March
Printed Bound 2024, Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March 2024, 10am to 4pm, £3 entry, under 12s free, Sunny Bank Mills, 83-85 Town Street, Farsley, Pudsey, LS28 5UJ
Sheffield Radical Bookfair, Saturday 9 March 2024, 11am to 4.30pm, Sheffield Trades and Labour Club, 200 Duke Street, S2 5QQ (annual)
Stroud Wayzgoose Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March 2024, 11am to 5pm, Trinity Rooms, Stroud GL5 2HZ (biennial)
Into the Fold, Winchester School of Art Artists’ Book and Zine Fair
, Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March 2024, Winchester School of Art, Westside Foyer, SO23 8DL, (new)
The Alternative Book Fair London, Saturday 16 March 2024, 10am to 5pm, Islington Central Library, 2 Fieldway Crescent, London, N5 1PF (new)
York Zine Fest, Tuesday 19 March 2024, 6pm to 9pm, The Crescent, York, YO24 1AW (annual)
(Paper Ink Print Festival, March 2025, Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, London, TW11 9NN (biennial))
(PAGES Artists’ Book Fair, March 2025, Leeds (biennial, alternates with BABE))

April
Free Verse Poetry Book and Magazine Fair, Saturday 20 April 2024, St Columba’s, London SW1x 0BD, (returning)
Northern Publishers Fair, Saturday 27 April 2024, 11am to 3.30pm, Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester, M2 5PD (annual)
St Bride Foundation Wayzgoose, Sunday 28 April 2024, 14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ (annual)

May
Glasgow Zine Fair, Friday 3 May 2024, CCA Theatre, 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD, (annual)
Duplicate Publishing Fair, Friday 3 and Saturday 4 May 2024, Eastside Projects, 86 Heath Mill Lane, Birmingham, B9 4AR (annual)
DIY Art Market Walthamstow, Sunday 12 May 2024, 11am to 5pm, Big Penny Social, 1 Priestley Way, London, E17 6AL (biannual)
Offprint London, Friday 17 to Sunday 19 May 2024, Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1 9TG, (annual)
CMYK Festival, Saturday 18 May 2024, Hereford College of Arts, College Lane Campus, HR1 1EB (annual)
Sussex Ink Paper and Print, Saturday 25 May 2024, Lewes Town Hall, High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2QS (new venue)
City of Literature Publishing Fair Sunday 26 May 2024, 10am to 4pm, National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall, Norwich NR1 1QE (annual)

June
Book Arts Day (organised by Society of Book Binders, London & South Region), Saturday 1 June 2024, 11am to 4pm, Kentish Town Congregational Church, Kelly Street, London NW1 8PH (annual)
Pushkin House Zine Fair, Saturday 1 June 2024, 5a Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA, (biannual)
Newcastle Ewan Brown Anarchist Bookfair, Saturday 1 June 2024, Star and Shadow Cinema, Warwick St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1BB (annual)
States of Independence Saturday 8 June 2024, DeMonfort University, Clephan Building, Oxford Street, Leicester, LE1 5XY (annual)
The Uncorrected Independent Publisher’s Fair, Saturday 8 June 2024, The Peckham Pelican, 92 Peckham Road, London SE15 5PY, 11am to 6pm (annual)
Inventory Art Book Fair, Friday 7 to Sunday 9 June 2024, Cromwell Place, London, SW7 2JE (new)
BABE – Bristol Artists Book Event Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June 2024, Bower Ashton Campus, Bristol (biennial; alternates with PAGES Artists’ Book Fair in Leeds)

July
The Illustrators’ Fair, Saturday 13 July 2024, Kings Cross N1C Community Centre, 1 Handyside Street, London N1C 4BQ (annual)
Seadog Publisher’s Fair, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July 2024, Margate Caves, CT9 1FG (new)

August

September
Wales Artists’ Book Fair, Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2024, Hafon yr Afon, Newtown, Powys (annual)
Chapter 13 Artists Book Fair, Saturday 14 September 2024, 11am to 4pm, Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading, RG1 2ST (annual)
DIY Art Market Peckham, Saturday 28 September 2024, 5pm to 11pm, Copeland Park & Bussey Building, Copeland Industrial Park, Copeland Road, London, SE15 3SN (biannual)

October
London Spanish Book & Zine Fair, Saturday 5 October 2024, Conway Hall, London WC1R 4RL, (annual)
Anarchist Book Fair, Saturday 12 October 2024, 4 venues in east London, (annual)
Peterborough Radical Book Fair Saturday 19 October 2024, The George Alcott Centre, PE2 8QS (annual)
(Lincoln Zine Fest October 2024 date tbc, Central Libary, Lincoln LN2 1EZ (annual))
Small Publishers Fair Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October 2024, Conway Hall, London WC1R 4RL (annual)

November
Manchester and Salford Anarchists Book Fair, Saturday 2 November 2024, People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 3ER (annual)
Nottingham Book Arts Fair, Saturday 2 November 2024, 11am to 5pm, Minor Oak, Sneinton Market Unit 6, Gedling Street, Nottingham, NG1 1DS (biennial)
Edinburgh’s Radical Bookfair, Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 November 2024, The Assembly Roxy, EH1 2LU (annual)
Bound Art Book Fair November 2024 dates tbc, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester M15 6ER (annual)
(Oxford Fine Press Book Fair, December 2025 dates tbc, Examination Schools, Oxford (biennial))

December
DIY Christmas Art Market Peckham, Saturday 7 December 2024, 11am to 5pm, Copeland Park & Bussey Building, Copeland Industrial Park, Copeland Road, London, SE15 3SN (biannual)
(Letterpress Collective Wayzgoose, December 2024 date tbc, Centre Space, 6 Leonard Lane, Bristol, BS1 1EA (annual))
(Brighton Illustration Fair (BIF), Winter Fair, December 2024 dates tbc, Wagner Hall, 2 Regency Road, Brighton BN1 2RU (annual))
(City of Literature Publishing Fair December 2024 date tbc, National Writers Centre, Dragon Hall, 115-123 King Street, Norwich NR1 1QE (annual))