Brighton Zinefest was held February 21 and 22 2009. The first day consisted of workshops and a gig at the Cowley Club, a libertarian social centre. The following day was the zine fayre at the West Hill Community Hall. Both days were a roaring success, with lots of people attending. Candy floss was given away for free, people made a communal zine and the days were captured on camera. Hopefully a short film will result!
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There were also films: $100 & a T-Shirt: A Documentary About Zines in the Northwest Roll Up Your Sleeves You
On the Saturday, the bands were Serf Combat, Project Serendipity, North Pole, Top Chess and the Cut Ups. On the Sunday, there were acoustic sets from PJ and Gaby, Apologies I Have None, Mega Games Two and Liver and Lungs.
All the bands included zinesters in their ranks.
Exhibitors on over thirty stalls included Bookville, the Cowley Club, Marching Stars, Erode, Shebang and Sticks and Stones.
There was also an individual zines stall.