FORMAT Presents

17th May – 5th September 2021

Following the successful 3D virtual presentation of FORMAT21 International Photography Festival, selected exhibitions are being shown across Derby in the city’s cultural institutions and retail spaces. If you are in or visiting Derby come and enjoy the face to face experience of seeing some amazing photography.

QUAD, The Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Deda, The Eagle Market, Derbion Shopping Centre and the Smallprint Company are all hosting some of the exceptional photography that was shown during the full festival.

To discover which exhibitions can be visited have a look at the What’s On section below and to plan your tour of the city just click on the Map where you can find out more about the venue opening hours and exhibition dates.

If you can’t get to Derby and missed the digital presentation of the festival, you can visit FORMAT21 Online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until the spring of 2023.

  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
13 March 2021 to 5 March 2023
  • Exhibition
  • Participation Event
Currently Showing
12 March 2021 to 5 March 2023
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
19 May to 5 September 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
19 May to 5 September 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
18 May to 27 June 2021
  • Exhibition
Now Closed
17 May to 13 June 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
19 May to 5 September 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
17 May to 18 July 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
17 May to 18 July 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
17 May to 18 July 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
17 May to 18 July 2021
  • Exhibition
Currently Showing
17 May to 18 July 2021
  • Exhibition
Now Closed
18 May to 13 June 2021

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