Now in its 15th year, the States of Independence Festival will take place on Saturday 8th June between 10 am and 4 pm at De Montfort University, Clephan Building, Oxford Street, Leicester, LE1 5XY.

Stalls can be reserved for a fee of £10 per table. Any queries can be directed to

New to States? We welcome the following to be part of our book fair:

  • Independent publishers and presses
  • Independent authors
  • Zine makers
  • Artist collectives & Writing clubs
  • Literature organisations

To confirm your attendance please fill out the form below by 31st March 2024.