Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Stallholder applications open now

Hey zinesters! Stallholder applications are now OPEN! This year's Wellington Zinefest will be held from 12 – 5pm, Saturday 28 November @ Ivy Bar & Cabaret, 49 Cuba St, Wellington.

Make your submission now and share it with all your pals! Let's fill up our new venue to the brim!

Also! Our friends at The French Art Shop Wellington are very kindly offering any registered stallholders 20% off all non-discounted products from now until November 20th! Just show your confirmation email either printed out or on your phone to receive the discount.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Kids zine workshops

Hey Zine Enthusiasts! 

Wellington Zinefest Committee members Ellen, Cathy and Hamish are running Kids' Zine Workshops as part of their public programme next month!
Every Sunday at 2pm in September we'll be teaching kids how to make different types of zines, at the Wellington Museum on Jervois Quay.
If you have or know of kids aged 8-12 who are budding writers, zine makers, creative geniuses, send them our way! We have a capacity of 10 kids, so book your space fast. Parents/Guardians are welcome to come along.
The French Art Shop have generously donated materials so we could make individual zine kits for you!
If you're keen to sign up, or have any questions, please email Ellen at

 (A few of us got together and tested out the activities - turns out they're super fun for all ages!)

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

ZF + French Art Shop

Hey Zinesters

This is just a quick post about the great French Art Shop. They are helping out the zinefest committee and are great for zine supplies. They have a sale on until the end of the month. Here's their facebook page for more information.

They have helped us out for the children's workshop we have planned for September. By the way, if you have any kids that would be interested in attending some zine workshops let me know by messaging the zinefest facebook page with the following link

Also a reminder that the Winter Zine Market is this Saturday, the 18th of July, at Thistle Hall. Stall places are still available but get in quick.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Application for Winter Zinefest are open!

Applications for the Wellington Winter Zine Market on July 18 are now open! Spaces will allocated on a first applied first served basis. Because the Thistle hall space is a little bit smaller than the James Cabaret space, there will be fewer spaces available so get in quick. In order to cover the costs of table hire, and posters and other admin costs, there’ll be a $5 fee for stall holders, which you can pay on the day. Everyone will get half a large trestle table. There’ll be no full-table spaces available so if have a lot of zines to sell, you may need to leave some at home. If there is enough space for us to have a full table we’ll let you know before the market. There are a couple of small tables available that someone can occupy and those are available to people that turn up early.
The zine market opens at 12 pm noon so you’ll need to be there sometime between 11 and 11.50 am to set up. If you find that you need to cancel, let us know as soon as you can, so that we can notify the next person on the waiting list. In order to make the zine market as comfortable as possible we would prefer not to have more than 3 people behind a table at any one time. At a squeeze we can maybe fit 4 people behind a table but if there’s a large group of you, consider taking turns behind the table instead of cramming everyone in at once.
Email them to What we would to know in your application is your name, contact details, the name of your zine or organisation, and whether you need seating for 1 or 2 people (so that if there’s 2 of you, we’ll get you to share a table with 1 person sitting their space and vice versa). And also please remember that the zine market is for people who want to sell (or swap) predominantly zines/small print/ self-published material so if you want to sell mostly other things please consider selling them somewhere else.
So yeah, get in quick. It’ll be awesome!

Monday, May 25, 2015

Winter Zinefest!

Wellington Zinefest is bringing you a Winter Zinefest! Book mark Saturday 18th July now and keep your ear out for the call for stall holders coming soon!