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Just let me be beside the seaside......

Martin Parr England West Bay 1996blog 02

My philosophy is use photography as a therapy, and a passion. It also justifies being a very nosey person, such as I am. - Martin Parr

We'll be packing our camera bags for a weekend away at the end of August with renowned Magnum photographer Martin Parr in one of his favourite seaside resorts: Folkestone. Martin will be guiding us on photo-shooting expeditions to the old town, the arcades, the fishing harbour, the beach and other essential tourist highlights.   

We’ll also be getting an entertaining lesson in the cultural history of swimming from Susie Parr too. 

Artist photographer Robin Maddock will be leading a guest workshop, whose work Parr is really excited about.  

So come join us whether you're a budding photographer or avid fan and bathe in all things Parr, from books, to collecting, through to the business of curating and editing.


A Holiday with Martin Parr will be taking place on Friday 31 August - Sunday 2 September.  To find out more details click here. 

...... for added inspiration visit www.martinparr.com


England West Bay, 1996  (c) Martin Parr/Magnum Photos

Posted by The School of Life on 19 July 2012

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