For information and booking onto course and cancellations please read our Booking Courses Guide

Spring & Summer Workshops

Over the next few months we are offering a series of short course and workshops exploring various aspects of analogue photography.

Workshops take place on a Thursday evening 6-9pm at our darkroom on Western Road. Materials will be provided

We’ll also be organising photo walks and social events over the summer as well, so keep an eye out on here and social media for events as they crop up

(Each course is limited to 6 places)

Newspaper Negatives


Saturday 8th June – 9am -4pm

A whole day to explore the experimental and unpredictable world of making images from newspaper and magazine cuttings. All materials provided.


[6 places available]

Introduction to Film & Print

A series of one-week courses that introduce you to the basic of analogue photography. You can book onto just 1 or 2 weeks or all 3 (and make a bit of a saving)

Week 1 –  Film processing.


Learn how to process a black and white film. We will start with a quick photo walk, then back to the darkroom for processing. Film and cameras provided.


[6 places available]

Week 2 – Basic darkroom printing


Learn how to print photographs from your negatives. You will be show how to choose what image(s) to print, how to produce test strips and how varying the contrast filters will affect the contrast of your image. You will need your own black and white negatives, paper will be provided.


[6 places available]

Week 3 – Advanced darkroom printing


Learn how to dodge and burn and split grade print to really make your images stand out. You will need your own black and white negatives, paper will be provided.


[5 places available]

All 3 weeks

If you wish to attend all 3*, book below and save £10 on the individual prices

All 3 courses – £70  

*also save an extra £10 on a year membership if you wish to join after the course (new members only)

Introduction to book binding

20th & 27th June (2 week course)

Back by popular demand – Learn how to make your own books using the Japanese stab binding technique. All materials provided, but if you have any fancy paper you would like to use, bring it along.


[5 places available]