Welcome to the Photographic Collections Network

This new organisation aims to bring together anyone connected with photo collections or archives in the UK. The aim is to build knowledge and enjoyment of all our photographic treasures. We are open to everyone with a connection to or love of photographic archives and collections – old, new, analogue, digital, shoebox or mountain vault. All are welcome.

New team announced

The new team who will be taking the PCN forward over the next 15 months was announced on 17 February 2017. They are:

Our full website is coming soon

In the meantime, please sign up. It's free to register for the mailing list – complete our registration form. And follow us on Twitter – @ukpcn

We'll be announcing our first activities soon. These will include:

We'd very much welcome your comments and suggestions for our activities. If there's anything you'd like to see us prioritise, use our contact form.

Steering group

The current steering group is made up of people from Redeye, The RPS, the V&A, the National Science and Media Museum, plus independent specialists Pete James and Francis Hodgson. We plan to expand this group soon. We're based at Redeye in Manchester.

We are supported by Arts Council England.