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Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition

We are pleased to present the Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition at the prestigious Somerset House, London, 21st April - 7th May, 2017. 

The exhibition will showcase the winning, shortlisted and commended images from the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards, and will also present a unique selection of images, books and film from legendary photographer Martin Parr. 

Bringing to London a complete celebration of photography - showcasing a variety of genres from Architecture, Daily life, Documentary, Landscape, Portraiture, Sports, Street Photography, Wildlife and many more ...

A perfect day out with the family!

Throughout the duration of the 2017 Exhibition, we will be hosting a series of events and talks with Martin Parr & other industry experts, covering a broad range of subjects and discussions. To view the events timetable, click here

To book your exhibition tickets only, click here or see below. 


We have a special limited-time-only 20% discount on Exhibition tickets to those who purchase early. To redeem the discount simply enter the promo code 'EARLYBIRD' as a promotional code at the tickets section below. 


21st April - 7th May, 2017
Somerset House, London

Exhibition Hours:
Monday to Friday 10am to 9pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday 10am to 8pm
Last entry one hour before closing

Book Tickets - 2017 Exhibition

Martin Parr talk - Book Tickets

We will be hosting a series of events and talks during the 2017 Exhibition with Martin Parr & other industry experts, covering a broad range of subjects and discussions.

About the Sony World Photography Awards 

Marking its 10th anniversary in 2017, the Sony World Photography Awards showcases the best photography in the world from the past year.

Free to enter and open to all photographers, the awards’ are an authoritative voice in the photographic industry, with the power to shape the careers of its successful photographers.

Each year a total prize fund of $30,000 (USD) plus the latest Sony digital imaging equipment is shared between winning photographers. Photographers are taken on a year-long journey, bringing untold exposure and providing a global stage on which to present their work.

About Martin Parr

Martin Parr, the “chronicler of our age” is one of the best-known documentary photographers of his generation. With over 90 books of his own published, and another 30 edited by Parr, his photographic legacy is already firmly established. 

Parr has been a member of the Magnum agency since 1994 and is currently the
President. In 2013 Parr was appointed the visiting professor of photography at the University of Ulster. Parr’s work has been collected by many of the major museums, from the Tate, the Pompidou and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Terms & Conditions


Concession* price tickets only apply to over 60s, registered disabled and students. Please bring ID or a valid student card to verify your status. Concession tickets valid weekdays only. Please note that last entry for concession tickets is at 5.30pm weekdays only.

All tickets on-site will be charged between £10 to £12 

Weekday and concessions tickets cannot be used on bank holiday Monday May 1, 2017

Under 12s are free (no booking required)

Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. There is no re-admission