PhotoEast 2018

The 2018 PhotoEast Festival will take place along the Waterfront in Ipswich from 24 May to 24 June 2018. This year’s theme is Belonging.

The exhibition programme has been curated by Emma Bowkett and Josh Lustig of the Financial Times Weekend Magazine. All exhibitions and events are listed below. Please click on individual entries for opening times and other details. Please note there are some changes and additions to the programme from that published in the festival brochure. Join our mailing list to be kept up to date with PhotoEast exhibitions and events.


Previous Years

PhotoEast was launched in 2016 and runs biennially.

For the inaugural festival, a series of exhibitions and newly commissioned work was produced in response to the theme ‘Of Time and Place’.
Venues along the Ipswich Waterfront and other locations along the East Suffolk Railway Line hosted PhotoEast events in from May to September 2016.