Events and Exhibitions

Children playing with traffic cones
7 October 2019 to 30 November 2019

Common Ground is a photographic exhibition that seeks to find the connection between varying personalities, cultures and even opposing ideologies. A call to see the good in another and seek the common ground. 

Narrow section of wall with brightly coloured graffiti, surrounded by a leafy courtyard
25 October 2019 to 1 December 2019

An exhibition of photography by Wirral-based photographer Colin McPherson documents the dramatic changes which have taken place in Berlin since the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 will have its premiere later this month in Liverpool to mark the 30th anniversary of those momentous events.

Venues

Past Events and Exhibitions

River Rothay after the flood
9 October 2019 to 3 November 2019

On December 5th, 2015, Storm Desmond hit the North and West of the United Kingdom, smashing rainfall records, and causing widespread flooding and destruction. Indeterminate Land is a collection of photographs taken in the aftermath of the storm, recording its violent effect on the landscape of the Rothay river valley in the Lake District, and the many strange and beautiful changes that took place.

Manchester Art Fair
11 October 2019, 17:00 to 13 October 2019, 17:00

Manchester Art Fair is one of the UK’s most ambitious art fairs. Selling modern & contemporary paintings, sculpture, photography and editioned prints from a selection of UK and international galleries and artists on 11-13 October at Manchester Central.

BLAST! Festival Portfolio Reviews
29 June 2019, 10:00 to 17:00

The event will consist of a morning of presentations by a group of expert reviewers on key features of portfolio and professional development. During the afternoon there will be opportunities for one to one portfolio advice and reviews from 3 reviewers for 20 minutes each. This event is perfect for emerging practitioners, students and artists and will provide valuable advice and reviews from leading practitioners, curators and commissioners. Speakers and reviewers include Anthony Luvera, Liz Hingley, Niall Mcdiarmid, Sebah Chaudhry and Skinder Hundal. 

6 October 2018, 10:00 to 7 October 2018, 17:00

Back for its fifth year, Hull International Photography Festival returns to celebrate the cultural importance of photography in the region. Alongside award-winning visiting and local photographers, there will be a host of other events taking place across the city.

30 September 2018, 14:30 to 15:30

FORM is a new collective of seven artists working with photography and visual arts, based in Manchester, Birmingham, rural Yorkshire, London and Liverpool. New work by each collective member will be shown for the first time from September 29th 2018 at Brighton Photo Fringe. The collective came together as part of Redeye's Lightbox programme. 

Join FORM in the Phoenix, Brighton on Sunday afternoon, 30 Sept, for a panel discussion with members of the collective and Paul Herrmann, director of Redeye.

Manchester, San Francisco, black and white photograph
12 April 2018 to 11 May 2018

Photgrapher Andrew Susich has spent the last five years documenting life in the San Francisco Bay Area and Manchester using a 35mm Leica M6 camera and Illford film.

Opening night - 12th April 2018
Enjoy complimentary cocktails starting at 7pm provided by Absolut.  Framed images for sale as well as prints available to order in a variety of sizes.  Music will be supplied by former Hacienda resident DJ Paulette.

Exhibition opening hours
Monday to Thursday 12pm — 12am 
Friday and Saturday 12pm — 2am 
Sunday 12pm — 11pm

31 January 2018, 18:30 to 20:00

Festa Major - Vilafranca del Penedes, Catalonia by Guille Ibanez

Join us at this member-led event on the opening night of Guille Ibanez’ exhibition Tierra Santa at the Instituto Cervantes for a talk and discussion about the culture behind his photography of Spanish rituals and celebrations.

Please note this event is now sold out - advance booking is full

Millscapes poster
11 November 2017 to 4 December 2017

Millscapes is an exploration of Bailey Mill and Wellington Mill, two Saddleworth landmarks that have now vanished from the landscape. The exhibition is a mix of historic images from the Saddleworth Museum archives and those taken by photographer Andrew Marland in 2007 as the now derelict mills awaited their eventual destruction in the years to come.

© Peter Barker, Half Dropped Eye Lid
30 September 2017, 10:00 to 30 November 2017, 17:00

HIP Photography Festival is an annual event that celebrates physical art form and recognises the cultural importance photography holds. 

30 November 2017, 10:00 to 17:00

Join renowned architectural photographer and trainer Martine Hamilton Knight for a day learning about the benefits of using good photography to promote your work and practice.

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