Exhibitions @ Gallery 1885

A great feature of the Camera Club is that it has its own attractive ground-floor gallery – Gallery 1885 – with high-quality exhibition lighting and hanging space for around 40 exhibition prints. Monthly exhibitions feature outstanding work by one or more members, plus ‘outside’ exhibitions of national standing, as well as members' open exhibitions and competitions.

Gallery 1885 is open to the public – you do not have to be a Club Member to enjoy our exhibitions.

To see our upcoming exhibitions please visit our blog or wait for announcements on the homepage.


Open View on 11 January 

Hortus Maximus celebrates the astounding variety of natural forms, texture, and contour of vegetables and spices available today in UK.

Originally designed as a monumental site-specific installation for Cinnamon Kitchen in Bishopsgate, the following year the series was invited to lead a show at the new ArtCell Gallery, located inside CRUK Cambridge University Research Institute.  The revised selection focused particularly on chilli fruits vested with beneficial healing properties and expanded to include colour portraits of women from all over the world presenting themselves to the camera, holding vegetables as offerings or votives.

In an era of ultra-processed food, the show entices us to expand our repertoire of edible plants and delight in the spectacular shapes grown by nature. Plants which deserve to be immortalised through a photographic process - before being eaten.

Cinnamon Faye studied photography in the US, the UK and Moscow, and continues to lecture in Photographic Arts across Universities, FE colleges, and charitable venues.  She was a photographer and photojournalist for the BBCChannel 4, numerous Broadsheets and her images and sculptures have also been featured in several magazines including Wallpaper* and Creative ReviewShe has worked in several palaces and been commissioned by the UK Royal family with her portraiture collected by the Royal Academy and the National Portrait Gallery.  Her work explores almost any theme and she embraces alternative processes, as well as digital and film. 

The exhibition is opens on 05 February 2024. The Open View is on 08 February @7pm and everybody is welcome to come along. 

Past Exhibitions

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In 2023 London, Paris and Athens were filled with protest.
James Elliott
08 JAN - 02 FEB 2024
Members Annual Winter Show
The Annual members Winter Exhibition: Winner Stefon Grant.
​TCC Members
04 DEC 2023 - 07 JAN 2024
Dreamland By The Sea
In 2014, Frederique Bellec began photographing the seaside towns around London. 
​Frederique Bellec
31 OCT - 01 DEC 2023
2020 Pandemic: Visions of London After People
In London, this was the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdowns. 
​Monica A Walker
26 SEPT - 27 OCT 2023
Fragments: An in-hibition

Unique and random fractions of a second, stolen from the time
​John Mawditt
04 - 22 SEPT 2023
Annual Members Summer Exhibition 2023         

A selection of members work from 2023 so far.
​TCC Members
​07 Aug - 01 Sept 2023
Captured Visions

TCC has partnered with the London Southbank University (LSBU) to showcase BA (Hons) architecture students’ design concepts
LSBU & Gallery 1885
03 July - 05 Aug  2023
A Peculiar Moment in Time

​28 portraits of past and current members of London's LGBTQIA+ community

Stuart Hull
04 June - 01 July 2023
Lost in Los Santos

A week spent in GTA 6 as a virtual photographer during lockdown.
Enzo Peccinotti
01 May - 03 June 2023
Celestial Chaos   

A collective collaboration between David Fons Lathrop, Catarina Correia and photographer Dave Shrimpton.
02 - 29 April 2023
ImageArt and Studio Pods
​Member's Exhibition

A variety of images produced by the club members

TCC Members
05 Mar - 01 April 2023
Ian Greaves & 
Dan Bachmann

​​Veiled Portraits (Ian) & Something Between Us (Dan)

Joint Exhibition
30 Jan - 04 Mar 2023

Annual Members 
Winter Show 2022​

​​A collection of the work produced by The Camera Club members.

TCC Members
14 Dec - 16 Jan  2022  

Fred Whisker:

Gallery 1885 is pleased to announce its latest exhibition of contemporary dance photos by Fred Whisker. Fred will be turning 100 this year.

Fred Whisker
4th - 28th of October  2022

John Legate:
Who Are You?
collection of photographs that he created in the 70s in a style that has been labelled "anti-glamour."

John Legate
5th to 28th September 2022

Summer Show 2022

The Annual member's exhibition. Also featuring Thames Festival Trust’s Thames Lens 2021 winning photos

Member's Exhibition
3rd August - 28th August 2022

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