August 2017 NEW DATE! (SOLD OUT)

30 Aug - 1 Sep

Photofusion, Brixton, London

September 2017 (1 PLACE AVAILABLE)

27 - 29 Sep, 2017

Photofusion, Brixton, London

November 2017

22 - 24 Nov, 2017

Photofusion, Brixton, London

PhotoVoice's Acclaimed 3-day Training

Drawing upon PhotoVoice’s award winning expertise gained from running participatory photography projects with excluded communities around the world, we run a public training programme for practitioners who would like to learn more about the practicalities and ethics in running participatory photography projects. Our experienced trainers deliver fast paced, participatory workshops that create a forum for questions and discussions within the field.



PhotoVoice Members - £375

PhotoVoice members receive special discounts and opportunities. Find out how to become a member here. Discounted rates are only available for those attending the training in an individual capacity. They are not available for invoiced payments or those attending through organisations.

Organisations/ non-members – £525

This is the price for all non-members, organisations, charities and universities. However, if you are looking to book the training for a number of your employees or students, please do also consider our training for academic course and institutions


The course covers

  • What is participatory photography?
  • Photography as a participatory medium
  • Visual literacy
  • Workshop and project design practicalities
  • Facilitation skills
  • Ethics, informed consent and copyright
  • Understanding and working with risk
  • Creating a safe space
  • Working with text
  • Participatory editing

Course Content

The 3-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to understanding, designing, managing and facilitating a participatory photography project. The course covers key aspects of participatory photography including practicalities, methodologies, ethics, participatory tools, facilitation and participatory frameworks.

The course is suitable for a wide range of participants interested in social change and photography or digital media including: photographers, visual practitioners, voluntary sector and NGO staff, campaigners, statutory sector workers, researchers and academics.




Bespoke Training

We also design and run bespoke training courses, so if you want to incorporate participatory photography into your work, we can train your staff team to have an understanding of the practical and ethical principles of the methodology.

Calling all PhotoVoice Trainee Graduates

If you have taken the PhotoVoice training programme please join our exciting new Linkedin group. Here you will find tips, advice and articles on participatory photography. We want to hear your thoughts and experiences so please do get involved. 

Join the group here

Terms and Conditions

Normally, courses will contain a maximum of twelve participants.

PhotoVoice reserves the right to cancel courses and change workshop dates at any time without liability; in this event you can transfer your booking to another date or receive a full refund of the fee paid. PhotoVoice cannot refund any travel or accommodation expenses. 

If you have to cancel your place but have found someone to replace you no fee will be charged.

If you wish to transfer to another date no charge will apply up to 2 weeks prior to that date. For transfer made within two weeks of the date there will be an additional fee of 25% payable.  Please note: if you transfer your place you cannot receive a refund if you cancel the new date.

The following charges will apply if you wish to cancel :

  • Up to 4 weeks prior to the event – 25%
  • 4 -1 weeks prior to the event – 50%
  • 1 week 100%
  • Non attendance on the day – 100%

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