The ninth edition of Photo London took place at Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, on 16-19 May 2024, with a Preview Day on 15 May.


Ticket Information:

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Opening Times:

Wednesday 15 May: 13:00–21:00. No re-entry.

Thursday 16 May: 13:00–20:00. No re-entry.

Friday 17 May: 13:00–20:00. No re-entry.

Saturday 18 May: 12:00–20:00. No re-entry.

Sunday 19 May: 12:00–18:00. No re-entry.


Security checks will be made at the entrance to the fair. All visitors to Photo London are required to present their ticket before entering the Fair, but once inside they will be able to move freely between the halls without having to present their ticket again.

Can I keep my bag with me?

For the safety of the artwork exhibited at Photo London, large bags and backpacks are not allowed inside the fair.

The following are not allowed and must be checked into the Photo London cloakroom.

  • Backpacks of any size
  • Bags/cases on wheels
  • Bags larger than an A3 tote bag
  • Multiple bags per person

Is there a cloakroom?

Yes, Photo London has a cloakroom.

Can I bring a camera with me?

Cameras with telephoto lenses and/or tripods are not allowed inside Photo London. Cameras without a telephoto lens or tripod can be brought into Photo London.

Camera passes are for press only, not the public and this will be communicated directly with accredited press.

Eating & Drinking

Photo London has places to eat and drink within the fair at Somerset House.

Public Transport

Use the Transport for London (TfL) Journey Planner to find the best route to Somerset House.

By London Underground
Nearest stations:

  • Temple (Circle & District lines; 250 metres, 5-minute walk)
  • Covent Garden (Piccadilly line; 650m, 8min)
  • Charing Cross (Bakerloo & Northern lines; 700m, 10min)
  • Embankment (Circle & District lines; 700m, 10min)

By rail
Nearest stations:

  • Charing Cross (700m, 10min)
  • Blackfriars (1km, 13min)
  • Waterloo (1km, 13min)

By bus
Buses 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 87, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, RV1 and X68 all pass along the Strand and/or Aldwych, stopping within 100-200 metres of Somerset House.

By river
River Bus Services RB1, RB2 and RB6 all stop at Embankment Pier, roughly 600 metres from Somerset House.

By bicycle
There are bike stands on the Strand, Aldwych and Victoria Embankment, close to Somerset House. Please note that there is no bike parking in The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court or within Somerset House itself, and all bikes attached to our buildings or railings will be removed
There are several Santander Cycles docking stations near Somerset House.

By car
There’s no car parking at Somerset House, and very little on-street parking nearby. The closest car park is on Parker Street, WC2B 5NT. Somerset House’s Accessibility page contains details of accessible parking for Blue Badge-holders.
Somerset House sits within the Congestion Charge zone.

By coach
There’s a coach-parking bay on Victoria Embankment.

Book your stay in London

Photo London is delighted to provide their exhibitors, guests and visitors with a selection of the most elegant and prestigious hotels,  all of which are conveniently located in the heart of the city and a short distance from Somerset House. Plan your visit here.