Brum Zine Fest 2019: Comparatively Stronger

by Brum Zine Fest in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 7th July 2019 we successfully raised £5,487 with 53 supporters in 28 days

We're mobilising to resource this year's #BrumZineFest gloriously by paying artists and covering working costs despite not securing funding.

by Brum Zine Fest in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

We're 20% funded!

We're excited to report that we have reached the 20% funded mark and wanted to take the opportunity to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us so far, and share some of the things this all important £1,000 will allow us to do.

Thanks to your pledges so far, we have been able to cover the travel and other access costs for our stallholders, workshop holders and festival assistants. We've also been able to produce basic print materials such as flyers and posters to get the word out! You can also help us by using your creativity to create a poster design, with full info here.

This means the world to us, and has taken our festival budget from zero to an almost-breaking-even kinda hero. We're now close to being able to pay all workshop holders a fee for bringing their expertise and passion to our festival programme, and would love to keep going along the track as far as possible in the final weeks.

Whilst the crowdfunder is not all or nothing and we will be able to keep everything that is pledged, our goal of £5,000 is a stripped back, working cost for the festival that creates a fair exchange for those we invite to be part of it. Please do continue to share our story with whoever you think might be interested and let's see what we can achieve together; we appreciate every one of you.

The Brum Zine Fest team x

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£10 or more

Zine Homeslice

If you pledge £10 or more you'll receive a shout out online and printed THANK YOU in this year's festival programme. Cheers, homie!

£15 or more

Zine Champion

Pledge £15 for a shout out and THANK YOU, plus a special edition printed souvenir ticket for Brum Zine Fest on Saturday 6th July. That's why they call you the champ, champ!

£20 or more

Zine Boss

When life gives you lemons, you make a zesty zine! Pledge £20 for a shout out and THANK YOU, a ticket for Brum Zine Fest, plus a copy of Comparatively Weaker, a zine created exclusively for the festival featuring submissions around failure, rejection and validation by a range of artists. Thanks, boss!

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Zine Hero

Not all heros wear capes, but they still need somewhere to keep their stuff. Pledge £30 for a shout out and THANK YOU, a ticket for Brum Zine Fest, plus an exclusive Brum Zine Fest musette.

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Zine l0rd / l4dy / li3g3

Pledge £50 for a shout out and THANK YOU, a ticket for Brum Zine Fest, plus an exclusive Brum Zine Fest T-shirt. Big ups to all our honorary friends of any gender, all of whom we want to feel right at home in these threads.

£75 or more

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Zine Legend

Pledge an ama-zine £75 to receive the whole kit and caboodle: a shout out online and THANK YOU printed in the festival programme, a souvenir ticket for Brum Zine Fest, plus a copy of the Comparatively Weaker zine, exclusive Brum Zine Fest musette, and exclusive T-shirt. You deserve it, you complete and utter legend!

£100 or more

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Zine Master

Pledge £100 to receive all Zine Legend rewards, plus a place at a zine-making workshop led by the Brum Zine Fest team so you can learn the craft yourself. Absolute respect to you, oh wise zine master!

£250 or more

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Mighty Zine Team

Pledge £250 to receive a zine workshop for your whole team, led by Brum Zine Fest curator Louise Byng exclusively for you and your mighty squad to fold, cut and stick your way into a new dimension!

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