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Royal Photographic Society 155th International Print Exhibition

Saturday 17th November - Saturday 5th January

Tuesday – Saturday 10am until 4pm. Closed from 23rd December - 3rd January and on Saturday 8th December for Rook Lane Retro.

Private View : Friday 16th November from 6pm

The Royal Photographic Society is the foremost Photographic Society in the world. It was founded in 1853 when photography was in its infancy, and has been a leading force in its advancement ever since.   The International Print Exhibition is the longest standing exhibition of its kind, having been staged almost every year since The Society’s formation.

The Exhibition showcases a wide range of genres and styles of photography, with cutting-edge prints being shown alongside traditional work – from the artistic to documentary, from portraiture to natural history. This has ensured that it is unique within the photographic world.

The Society invites professional, student and amateur photographers worldwide to submit their work for consideration for the Exhibition. The prints are selected by a panel of 5 well-qualified photographers from differing backgrounds and opinions.

This is the first time this exhibition has visited Frome and Rook Lane are delivering a series of related workshops and events for the local community with professional photographers in conjunction with the exhibition, including…

Friday 16th November / 6pm until 9pm
RPS 155th International Print Exhibition private view

Saturday 17th November / 10am until 4pm
RPS 155th International Print Exhibition launch day workshops

Saturday 24th November / 10am until 4pm
Camper Obscura by FotoNow

Tuesday 27th November / 7pm 
Ian Beesley lecture and discussion

Wednesday 28th November / 7pm
Aliceson Carter: Kodachrome – The End

Saturday 1st December / 10am until 4pm
Photographers Day workshops

Monday 3rd December / 7pm
Lecture – Vanessa Slawson

Thursday 6th December / 8pm
Lecture – Mervyn Clingan: A history of photography as an art form


All of the activities and workshops are free to members of the public. Donations are very welcome.

Contact Claire Carroll, Arts Coordinator for more information on any of the activities taking place, or to book spaces for workshops.

The events in this programme have been made possible with help from Frome Town Council.

Admission

Free entry to the exhibition.

All of the activities and workshops are free to members of the public. Donations are very welcome.

Contact Claire Carroll, Arts Coordinator for more information on any of the activities taking place, or to book spaces for workshops.

The events in this programme have been made possible with help from Frome Town Council.


More Information

To find out more, please visit our recommendations online:

The Royal Photographic Society Official Website

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