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Launch night: Creating magic. That Alternative Studio - a collaboration

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Launch night: Creating magic. That Alternative Studio  - a collaboration
Launch night: Creating magic. That Alternative Studio  - a collaboration

Time & Location

12 Feb 2024, 18:00 – 21:00

H I V E • GREAT COFFEE • REAL FOOD • B L, 80-82 Church St, Blackpool FY1 1HP, UK


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Join us for fizz, live music from Acoustic Rain and meet a private viewing of our collaborative exhibition.

Creating Magic: "That Alternative Studio – a collaboration" Photography Exhibition at HIVEArts Gallery

[Blackpool-12thFeb -18th Feb] – That Alternative Studio, a collaboration of talented local freelance photographers, is set to transform HIVEArts Gallery into a realm of creativity and art with their upcoming photography exhibition. Titled "Capturing Magic," the week-long showcase celebrates the unique artistry that emerges when photographers bring their vision to a blank studio space.

Event Details:

  • Name: Capturing      Magic: "That Alternative Studio" Photography Exhibition
  • Location: HIVEArts Gallery, The Alternative Gallery Space
  • Private Viewing and Launch Party: February 12, 2024 (Invite Only)
  • Public Exhibition Dates: February 13-19, 2024
  • Theme: The theme of the exhibition revolves around the process of each local freelance photographer entering a seemingly blank studio space. Through the artful arrangement of lights, meticulous camera adjustments, and their unique perspectives, they conjure artistic and diverse compositions every time.

Featured Photography Categories: Explore a spectrum of photography types, including arty images, editorial images, brand photography, and those focused on women empowerment. This wide range of styles showcases the versatility of the studio space and talent of the local photographers.

Organizer: The exhibition is organized by Sarah Clarke-Lees, owner of That Alternative Studio. This showcase is her way of highlighting the fabulous talent the town has to offer and demonstrating the diverse results achievable in studio photography.

Photographer Information: Attendees will find information about each participating photographer, including details on their expertise and styles. Additionally, details on how to collaborate with them and connect on social media will be provided.

Participating photographers are:

Simon Arthur

Kim Scott

Bex Peoples

Jen Hilton

Richard Oughton

Brett Harkness

Event Schedule:

  • Private Viewing and Launch Party: February 12, 2024 (Invite Only) Guestlist enquiries to Sarah at
  • Public Exhibition: February 13-19, 2024 (Open to all)

Media Opportunities: Members of the media are invited to attend the private viewing and launch party on February 12th for an exclusive preview of the exhibition. Interviews with participating local freelance photographers and event organizers can be arranged upon request.

Free Admission: The exhibition is open to the public, and entry is free of charge.

Contact Information: For media inquiries, interviews, or additional information, please contact: Sarah Clarke-Lees Owner, That Alternative Studio Email:

About That Alternative Studio: That Alternative Studio is a collaboration space. Allowing passionate local freelance photographers, a dedicated studio to push the boundaries of visual storytelling. Through innovative approaches and creative exploration, they seek to redefine the art of photography.

About HIVEArts Gallery: HIVEArts Gallery is a dynamic space committed to promoting and showcasing diverse forms of artistic expression. As a hub for creativity, it provides a platform for local artists to connect with audiences in unique and meaningful ways.

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