Pick Me Up: Graphic Arts Festival 2016

Thursday, 21 April 2016 - Monday, 02 May 2016

Open daily 10.00 – 18.00 (last entry 17.15)
Late night Wednesdays and Thursdays until 21.00 (last entry 20.15)
Embankment Galleries
£10.00/£8.00 concessions
Festival Pass £17.50

Tickets include entry into Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress
Advance tickets must be booked by 23.59 the day prior to your visit

Tickets for 2 May can be purchased in person from the admissions desk on the day

Pick Me Up returns to Somerset House for its seventh year, featuring a fresh line-up of artists and designers bringing the best of new illustration, graphic design and related disciplines to inspire and delight. Vibrant, engaging and packed full of exciting things to see, do and buy, Pick Me Up 2016 will once again feature a whole host of different working processes and techniques ranging from traditional screen-printing to animation, risograph printing to paper craft.

New for 2016, Pick Me Up will host a retrospective exhibition of work by one of the world’s foremost typographers and printmakers, Alan Kitching. With free entry included in the ticket to Pick Me Up, Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress will feature over 100 prints, charting his career from apprentice to world-renowned designer. Alan will also bring part of his studio to the festival, offering the visitors the chance to see his letterpress in action. 
To purchase tickets, please select from the options below. Advance booking is recommended. A number of tickets are available on the day from the festival admissions desk, subject to capacity.

You should enter the festival between these times and stay as long as you like. During busy periods there may be a queuing system in place. Please note there is no re-admittance.

Concession price tickets are: Over 60, Teachers, Registered Disabled, Students, Registered Unwaged. You will need to bring ID to verify your status.

Under 12s are free (no booking required).

Festival Passes can be purchased from the admissions desk.

Festival Pass

Festival Passes allow unlimited entry into Pick Me Up and events within the Embankment Galleries, 21 April - 2 May, subject to capacity except paying workshops where specified. This does not include some talks in the Screening Room, check individual event listings for details.

Please ensure you select your correct date and time prior to checkout.
Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable.

Festival Passes can be purchased from the admissions desk.

To purchase tickets, please select your dates from the options below.

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