2019 Workshops

All workshops are free of charge but may be booked up. Please ask at the communal table which will be clearly signposted.

All 2019 workshops will take place in the Learning Studio, accessible via the Engine Hall, Ground Floor, People’s History Museum unless otherwise stated.

11:30 – 12:30pm: DIY podcasting with Brown Girls Do It – FULLY BOOKED

Brown Girls Do it is a podcast and zine series by a British Pakistani Muslim woman (@iqrathebookworm) and a British Ghanaian Christian woman (@aliciaanane) about race, feminism, and the issues faced by people of colour in the UK, both within and outside of our communities.

1:00 – 2:00pm: Document it Yourself: Developing a DIY Archiving Manifesto – FULLY BOOKED

This workshop is a discussion and visioning exercise about DIY archiving and archives of DIY cultures. In the workshop we will discuss what an archive of DIY culture looks like, what’s in it, who looks after it, how the results of our creative practice and cultures are accessed and described, and if/how institutions can support us. The results of the workshop will feed into the development of a DIY archiving manifesto, which can be used as a reference for those working within archives of DIY cultures.

This workshop is led by Kirsty Fife. Kirsty is a punk archivist who is currently doing a PhD about methods for documenting and archiving UK-based DIY music spaces at UCL. Kirsty also plays in Cat Apostrophe and makes Move Under Yr Own Power and Hard Femme zine zine. This workshop will be happening as part of the research project. Everyone attending the workshop will be given a full briefing about the project, including information sheets and consent forms.

2:30 – 3:30pm : Poor Lass Patch Making – FULLY BOOKED

Join one half of Poor Lass zine/podcast in making a sewn slogan patch to support the working class, be proud of your class and show the world what you think about Austerity. All materials provided, open to first time sewers and novices, Children aged 8+ – adult! Poor Lass is a zine & podcast made by Seleena and Em about being #workingclass.

Make a Zine in a Day – drop in from 12 midday to 4pm – this will be taking place on the Tender Hands Press stall.

Facilitated by Tender Hands Press. Participants will respond to a topic and the resulting zine will be made available for free digitally as well as printed by Tender Hands Press.
Tender Hands is an upcoming education and community focused risograph press, located in Glasgow, UK. TH specialises in creative community engagement workshops and publishing + distributing DIY arts by marginalised creatives.