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We charge a small monthly fee (currently £5) which gives you access to book our spaces (see below) and allows us to cover some of the overheads associated with renting and running the space. You will also have access to an online members area and forum and the ability to use the spaces to run small workshops and skill sharing sessions.
Future plans will also allow you to hire equipment with your membership, including a range of cameras, slide and film projectors.


Hireable Times
Spaces are available to hire  5 days a week - Thursday to Monday 
Hire periods are 3hr15m starting at 10am or 1:30pm
Spaces can also be booked for a whole day, or together if required.

An induction session is required before any bookings take place.

BEAM Studio Hire - £15

Use of the multi-purpose BEAM studio space. This includes Bowens lighting set-up, Tripod, Multi-function coloured LED lighting, Paper backdrops, Photo wall with hanging points, Digital video projector, 16mm Steenbeck film editor, A4 print and negative scanner, Lightbox and desk as well as various studio accessories.

BEAM Darkroom Hire - £15


Use of the multi-purpose Beam Darkroom.
The space includes a range of darkroom equipment including enlargers and developing kit. 
Note: Only Stop and Fix are  provided as part of the hire but other chemicals are available to buy

Equipment Hire - Coming Soon

We will soon be setting up a photo equipment library specialising in analogue photo equipment including 16mm film projectors, slide projectors and analogue cameras.


  • Foto Club Member

    Every month
    Full membership - book spaces
    • Photo Studio Hire
    • Darkroom Hire
  • Studio Holder

    One off cost then £0 monthly for Fish Factory Studio Holders
    • Photo Studio Hire
    • Darkroom Hire
  • Fish Factory Staff

    For Fish Factory or Beam Staff only
    Free Plan
    • Fish Factory Event Bookings
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