Festive Photo Fayre

16 - 20 December 2015

Festive Photo FayreOpen Eye shop © Mark McNulty© John Brewer, The Victorian PhotographerMonsoon Season in Goa © Andrea Zapp

Festive Photo Fayre

10:30AM-5:30PM / FREE ENTRY

A festive celebration of creation, replication and deviation! 

Invited are some of the UK’s finest photography purveyors, a perfect opportunity for gifts – collectors should come early! Browse stalls from independent photography book publishers including MACK, Village Books, Café Royal BooksFistful of Books and more.

We will also be showcasing self published books from Redeye, The Photography Network and emerging photographers from Hugh Baird and Manchester School of Art.

Liverpool based artist Becky Peach will be binding books for sale throughout the Festive Photo Fayre.

We’re thrilled to have unique garments featuring photo-real imagery for sale from Andrea Zapp‘s womenswear collection. The dresses on sale are sample garments from research production runs. Made from 100% silk and fully silk lined they are offered at the exclusive price of £195.00 (RRP £725.00).

Crown Building Studios will be inviting selected photographers and artists to send work whilst they print and install an ever changing exhibition over the Festive Photo Fayre, more information HERE.

Warm up and re-fuel with great coffee and cake from Bold Street Coffee‘s mobile coffee cart!


Throughout the Fayre, we will also be hosting an ongoing line-up of workshops delving into alternative photographic practices, book making and visual customisation!

Redeye Network: The Perfect Photobook
Wednesday 16 December / 6pm-8pm / Free / Booking Required

Between the Borders: Collage Making
Thursday 17 December / 1pm-5:30pm / Free / Drop in

The Victorian Photographer: Wet Plate Portrait Sittings
Saturday 19 December – Sunday 20 December / 10:30am-5pm / £20-45 / Drop in

Cyanotype Christmas Crafts
Saturday 19 December – Sunday 20 December / 10:30am-5pm / £12 / Drop in

Ilford Photo: The History of Pinhole Photography
Saturday 19 December / 1pm-1:30pm / Free / Drop in

Ilford Photo: Pinhole Photography Workshop
Saturday 19 December / 2.30pm-5pm / £25-20 / Booking required

Emulsion Lift Workshop
Sunday 20 December / 11am-1:30pm / £20-15 / Booking required

Bookbinding Workshop
Sunday 20 December / 2:30pm-5pm / £10-£7.50 / Booking required


MACK Village BooksCafe Royal Books Fistful of Books  

Redeye High Baird College Manchester School of Art Andrea Zapp

Beyond the Borders  CBS  Bold Street Coffee  Impossible

The Victorian Photographer  Ilford   Little Vintage Photography


Festive Photo Fayre