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2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition

The world’s best contemporary photography from the past year will return to Somerset House in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition, from Thursday April 18 to Monday May 6, 2019. 

Tickets will go on sale March 5, 2019 at 13:00 GMT

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"The world's most diverse photography competition" - Time Out London

"Stunning images that capture the world around us" - BBC News

"Incredible images" - London Evening Standard



From landscape to portraiture, wildlife to fine art, this major exhibition celebrates photography in all its diversity, and showcases incredible talent from across the globe. All artworks are selected from the winning and shortlisted entries of the Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world’s most acclaimed international photography competitions.

About the Venue

Somerset House is a large Neoclassical building situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, overlooking the River Thames.

Offering a diverse and dynamic public programme of contemporary arts and culture, they are also a home to a large community of creative businesses, artists and makers, including Somerset House Studios. One of the city’s most spectacular and well-loved spaces, Somerset House is a place where art and culture is imagined, made and experienced by over 3 million visitors every year.

Full address:
Strand, London WC2R 1LA




Important Info

All requests for press tickets to the exhibition must be requested in advance via

Please note, press tickets are not available for the last weekend of the exhibition, and presentation of a press card on arrival will not gain you admittance.



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