FAQs / Terms

Do I require membership to use facilities?
To use Nightlight Darkroom, all users must attend a one-to-one induction for £20. There is no additional annual membership required to use the facility.

Do I require existing darkroom experience to use Nightlight Darkroom?
Yes, you must have worked in a darkroom previously, or should attend a course/private tuition at Nightlight Darkroom before renting.

Are there discounts for longer bookings?
Yes, five sessions for the price of four when paid in advance. Full price bookings only (excludes additional 10% Shutter Hub / Redeye discount.)

When is the darkroom open for rentals?
Currently the darkroom is open for rental over the weekend, unless a Saturday workshop is fully booked – enquire for details.

What chemistry is supplied?
Multigrade developer, stop and fix for black and white, and RA4 colour.

Can I print colour and black & white in one session?
The darkroom is a dual space fitted with colour enlargers for colour and black & white printing, however it’s only possible to print one process in each session.

Is the darkroom open year-round?
The facility is open year-round excluding Christmas and during August. Please note that the colour darkroom is only available subject to the RA4 chemical schedule – email nightlight.darkroom@gmail.com to enquire.

What is the maximum print size I can print?
The maximum print size for either colour or black & white is 20″ x 24″.

How do I book rental/workshops?
Email Helen at nightlight.darkroom@gmail.com to arrange a session/book onto a workshop, full rental or workshop deposits are then be made via Paypal/bank transfer to confirm bookings.

Is there a cancellation fee?
Due to the community nature of Nightlight Darkroom, workshop deposits and rental are non-refundable in the case of cancellation.