Where will the event take place?
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Yes! The Photography Show is suitable for both University and college students (18 and over). Students studying photography are welcome to attend the show for free on our Student Day (Tuesday, 20 March). For those attending on the Saturday, Sunday or Monday, the concession fee of £10.95 will apply.
We have a limited number of GCSE student places available. GCSE students will not be admitted to the Student Conference. We offer a group booking service to teachers wanting to register groups of students. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tickets are £18 for adults and £15 for concessions.
Conferences, masterclasses and Super Stage sessions are charged for separately as are any partner-hosted workshops.
Super Stage sessions will be released closer to the show date.
All tickets can be purchased online. If you would prefer to book by telephone, please call 0844 581 1316. Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge. Our lines are open from 9am to 7pm (Monday to Friday) and 9am to 5pm (Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays).
Any discounts promoted expired at 11:59pm on Wednesday, 14 March 2018 and are no longer valid.
All Adult and Concession ticket holders will receive an e-ticket for entry to the show. This is in the form of a pdf on your confirmation email. Please print it and bring it with you. If you do not have a printer, please download it to your mobile phone.
All pro, trade and student day ticket holders will receive a badge in the post approximately a fortnight before the show.
Complimentary tickets must be completed and presented to the ticket desk on arrival.
Confirmation of any pre-booked activities (Masterclasses or Super Stage) will be emailed to you separately. Please print and bring it with you or have it ready to view on your mobile phone when you arrive at your class or at the Super Stage session you've booked.
From January, you will be able to download the show app which will tell you everything you need to know about the conference, theatre and stage programmes, and includes an exhibitor listing and a floor plan. You can also purchase a Show Guide when you register or at our Information Desk near the entrance to the show. In the meantime, check what's on and find out who will be exhibiting at this year's event.
Yes, all levels of the NEC are accessible to wheelchair users, via ramps or lifts.
The Piazza and Atrium main entrances have automatic doors. The NEC has wheelchairs and mobility scooters available for hire, please telephone +44 (0)121 780 4141 to book in advance.
There is a disabled parking area close to the venue.
If you require a carer ticket, please call our free hotline, once you have purchased your ticket, on 0800 640 5001. Our lines are open from 9am to 7pm (Monday to Friday) and 9am to 5pm (Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays).