Darkroom & Film Developing

Darkroom Printing

We have a fully equipped darkroom, consisting of 12 enlargers. We are able to print all sizes of negatives up to 5×4.

We currently only offer black and white printing but are looking into printing colour – stay tuned for updates.

We open the darkroom on a Wednesday evening 6-9pm.

If this is your first time printing, don’t worry, we’ll show you what to do.

Cost per evening:

  • Members – £7.50
  • Non Members – £15
  • Students – members – £4.00
  • Students – Non members – £7.50

Film Developing


We have facilities to process most sizes of film, 110, 35mm, 120, 126, 127, and 5×4 (we can always work out ways to process vintage non standard formats. We also have the facilities to process 8mm and 16mm cinefilm. If you haven’t developed before, or it’s been a while, don’t worry, we’ll show you what to do.

We can process all black and white and colour films, and stock a small selection of different developers for you to experiment with.


Non MembersMembers and
student (non members)
B/W Film dev – per film£6.00£3.00£2.00
Colour Film dev – per film£8.00£5.00£3.50

E6  Slide film – we can process slide film, although the chemicals have a very short shelf life, we shall be running regular sessions just for E6 processing.

We open on Wednesday evenings 6-9pm.

Film & Paper

We stock a small selection of film and paper which can be purchased on a Wednesday night, or at workshops.


The darkroom is in the basement of a 200 year old church. Currently there is only access via stairs.

Opening Times

We open on Wednesday evenings 6-9pm.

Bishop Street Methodist Church,

Bishop Street, Leicester, LE1 6AF