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A world class photography festival for the East of England 24 May - 25 June 2016

Talks and Workshops Programme Programme

PhotoEast Festival 2016: Talks and Workshops

The 28th May will see a day of talks and workshops as part of the PhotoEast Festival 2016. Including names of international standing and those who work within different areas of the photographic industry it is a chance to indulge in what photography is and…

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Volunteer with us

PhotoEast Festival 2016 is actively looking for enthusiastic and energetic volunteers to help deliver Suffolk’s first photography festival from 24 May – 25 June.  From setting up, stewarding, chaperoning photographers, handing out programmes and engaging audiences with the Festival, there are numerous roles to fulfil….

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PhotoEast on ICR FM

ICR FM invited Ben Driver of PhotoEast to join Nelleke and Graham on their breakfast show to talk about what we can expect from the PhotoEast Festival 2016, Suffolk’s first festival of photography. The interview starts at 1:05:00 and you can listen below.    

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PhotoEast on IO Radio

Ben Driver of PhotoEast was invited by IO Radio, an online young persons’ radio station in Ipswich to talk about the PhotoEast Festival 2016. Listen back to the full interview here:  

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UCS Photography Department Tours

The PhotoEast Festival will provide an opportunity to take a look at the state-of-the-art facilities used by those who study photography at University Campus Suffolk (soon to be the University of Suffolk).   Tours will be on Saturday 28 May at 11am and 2pm.  …

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Fiona Shields

Talk led by The Guardian Picture Editor Fiona Shields. Fiona will share her extensive experience and knowledge of picture editing for news. Fiona will provide first-hand insight into the decision making surrounding some of The Guardian’s biggest stories and the use of staff photographs versus agency material. She…

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Tim Mitchell and Stuart Grimwade

Join photographer Tim Mitchell and Ipswich Maritime Trust Director Stuart Grimwade as they discuss exploring the extensive picture archive of the Ipswich Maritime Trust as part of the Port Authority Heritage Project. See images from the Port Authority Heritage Project on display along Ipswich Waterfront during PhotoEast.  …

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Chris de Bode

Chris will talk about his experience of finding stories and hope in the midst of humanitarian emergencies, from Sudan to Syria.   Advance registration has now ended. You can still attend all talks by coming along on the day and  registering in the Waterfront Building,…

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