The Darkroom is a black and white darkroom based at Beach Creative CIC. It was founded in 2014, and opened to the public in January 2016.


The Darkroom offers classes for adults and children of all experience and ability. The darkroom is also available to hire for those with previous experience within darkrooms.

The Darkroom has hosted 2 rounds of a Bronze Arts Award course & 1 round of a Silver Arts Award course for 11-25 year olds to gain an accredited qualification.

Services and workshops

-35mm tuition

-120 Film tuition

-35mm/120 Film developing service + Digitalisation

-Pinhole Camera Workshops

-Cyanotype Workshops

-Photogram Workshops


Hiring the Darkroom

The Darkroom is also available to hire without tuition to those who have previous darkroom experience.

First off, there are a few rules.

- You must have had previous experience which you can evidence to me.

-You must have Public Liability insurance to use the space independently. This costs £38 annually from www.a-n.co.uk and will cover you for all sorts!

-You must attend a 30 minute induction prior to your booking to cover the basics

How much does it cost?

£30 10am-4pm Monday-Sunday


Emily Rose Parris – 07845284782


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Twitter- @thedarkroomBC

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