Free Exhibition

World Press Photo 2018

1 – 25 August 2018

Penguins hop between cliff edges - a promotional image for the World Press Photo 2018 exhibition to be held at the Scottish Parliament in August.

Come and experience the World Press Photo exhibition to the Scottish Parliament this August!

We’re hosting the exhibition this year between 1 – 25 August (but we’re closed on Sundays) from 10am – 5pm. Entry is free.

World Press Photo showcases some of the most powerful and thought-provoking images of the past year. The annual photo contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures which have contributed to visual journalism throughout 2017, split into the below categories:

  • Contemporary Issues
  • Environment
  • General News
  • Long-Term Projects
  • Nature
  • People
  • Sports
  • Spot News


This year 73,000 images were submitted by 4,500 photographers from 125 countries. To find out more about the contest, and see the full list of nominees, visit

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Published by: Hannah Glen in Free Exhibition

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