Inaugural Community Event

May 14th

The Kiln Coworking Space, Worcester, UK



******PLEASE FIND THE FULL SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY HERE*******

After the success of the Analogue Spotlight at The Photography Show at the NEC in September 2021, we are hosting our first independent event!

It is to be a one-day ticketed event held at The Kiln Coworking Space on Saturday the 14th of May. 

Visitors will enjoy a host of activities to expand their film photography knowledge, gain new inspiration, shoot some film, and meet and make analogue photography friends!

The day includes:

– Exhibitor pods where visitors can meet their favourite analogue photography brands, and pick up some in-person products and bargains

– Inspirational talks and demonstrations from members of the analogue photography community

– The opportunity to develop your own film (with expert guidance)

– A guided photo walk around the city of Worcester

– Exclusive gift bag and raffle entry

– Submission to an unique community photo exhibition

– A chance to meet up with friends, old and new, in the film photography community.


Exhibitor Pods

At the event there will be a number of pods where visitors will be able to interact with, ask questions, and buy products from some of their favourite UK film photography brands. There will be the opportunity to pick up film, cameras, accessories, scanning equipment, camera repairs, and much more! Confirmed so far, we have: 

  • Alfie Cameras
  • Analogue Wonderland 
  • Chroma Camera
  • Cameras by Max
  • Simon Forster Photographic
  • Ilford Photo 
  • Intrepid
  • LensFayre 
  • pixl-latr 
  • PPP Camera
  • SilverPan Film Lab
  • Solarcan
  • Zone Imaging

At The Kiln we have space for ~15 exhibitor pods. If you would like a pod to represent your business, the fee is just £35 for the day.
(More info at the bottom of the page)

Please email Holly at holly.gilman@analogueholly.com to reserve your pod!


Talks, Workshops and Photowalk

There will also be talks and workshops covering relevant and engaging topics. Including: the future of film photography, sustainability in film photography, inclusivity and social engagement in film photography, and the future of the film camera. We have also lined up a ‘Women in Film’ panel discussion to cover one opportunity of growing the film community. 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Andy Church, Kodak Alaris
  • Michelle Parr, Ilford Photo 
  • Miles Myerscough-Marris, Expired Film Club
  • Ethan Moses, CameraDactyl (live from his home in the US)
  • Kate Hook, film photographer and Tiktok star

Jack’s Lab will be running free workshops throughout the day to help you develop your own B&W film. Perfect for beginners, as well as anyone looking to refine their technique or ask questions to the experts! 

Sunny 16 podcast will be hosting a photowalk around Worcester towards the end of the day – the perfect opportunity to put into practice the things you’ve learned, the ideas you’ve had… and maybe the new gear you’ve picked up!

And MORE (click here for more)


Exhibition – sponsored and curated by FRONT

Every attendee who buys a ticket will have the opportunity to submit one of their own film photographs in advance. These will all be printed and displayed in a room during the event, alongside the photographer’s name – giving folks a simple opportunity to share a piece of their work and also be inspired by others in the community. At the end of the day you can take home your photo as a permanent keepsake of the event.


Raffle

Every ticket sale will also generate an automatic entry into a raffle – with prizes including a Snap camera, a WonderBox of film, a pixl-latr for easy home scanning, and much more!


The Plan for the Day

Please find the full schedule for the day here


Tickets are £10/person (+fees) (SOLD OUT)


Sponsorship

We are incredibly happy to announce that we have received sponsorship for this event from Ilford Photo, The Photography Show, Analogue Wonderland, pixl-latr, FRONT, LensFayre and Sunny 16 Podcast

Sponsorships have covered specific costs, donations of gifts and discounts for ticket holders as well as a few raffle prizes.


Travel and Parking

The Kiln is located in the centre of Worcester city,

The Kiln
2 Copenhagen Street, Worcester
WR1 2HB

If you are travelling by car, Worcester is just off J6 & J7 of the M5. Take J7 and follow signs for city centre. This is the location of the nearest carpark where parking is convenient but ~£10 for the day. For cheaper parking, ‘Croft Road Car Park’ and ‘St Martins Gate’ multi-storey are both less than £5 for the day.

If travelling by train, head for Foregate Street Station. Exit the station and turn left, The Kiln is at the other end of town. Shrub Hill train station is also only 15 minutes walk. Please note, Worcester Parkway is outside of town, but there are frequent connections.


Exhibitor Pods – more info:

Exhibitor pods consist of a desk, and one or two chairs with space for a pop-up banner behind if required. Exhibitors are welcome to demonstrate and retail products as they wish.

  • Promoted through event advertising
  • Desk dimensions 110x70cm
  • High speed internet provided
  • Small lockers available for storing extra stock

Note, parking is 150m down the road, so please bear this in mind when considering what to bring. This is the location of the nearest carpark. Parking is ~£10 for the day. If you wish to set up the night before the event, please get in touch.