World Press Photo Exhibition

Various Artists

    This summer, World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition returns to the Scottish Parliament. We’ll be hosting the exhibition this year between Wednesday 1st August to Saturday 25th August (closed on Sundays) from 10am – 5pm, and entry is free.

    WPP 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
    General News
    Long-Term Projects
    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

    Find out how to visit the Scottish Parliament

    • Gallery
      The Scottish Parliament
    • Address
      Scottish Parliament Building, Edinburgh, UK
    • Website