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FORMAT’s 20th Birthday Party

2024 marks FORMAT International Photography Festival’s 20th Anniversary. To mark this momentous occasion, we will be taking over our HQ, QUAD with all things photography during the FORMAT24 Presents opening weekend. 

On Saturday 16 March join us for talks, workshops, family drop-in events and more. 

Local organsiations including Lens Fayre, W W Winters and Derbyshire Zine Library will be hosting market stalls alongside a host of exciting UK-based emerging photographers who will be selling their prints, zines and publications. 

Creative and engaging workshops for all ages will be on offer from Lomography UK, Make it Easy, Derbyshire Zine Library and more. 

Whether you’re a photography enthusiast or have always wanted to get into it, this event is for you! Stay tuned for announcements on all the day’s activities and workshop sign-ups. 


What’s on:  

For more information on each event see the links below 

11am – 4pm Photo Market  

12pm – 1:30pm OH… SNAP! How to get the perfect portrait on your phone – with Pictoria 

12pm – 2pm FORMAT Festival LomoWalk in Derby  

1:15pm – 3:15pm Large Format Positive Paper Workshop