Standard Registration for the 2016 Manchester Urban Sketchers SymposiumOpens Soon!

*Sketch by Pat Southern-Pearce

If you missed the early-bird workshop registration for the 7th International Urban Sketching Symposium (happening in Manchester, England on July 27-30 2016), not to worry, there’s still plenty of time to score your passes!  Standard registration opens on Saturday, March 5 at noon GMT. That means all Workshops Pass registrants, including the early birds, will be able to select workshops from March 5 onwards.

As we did for the previous Symposiums, we are offering passes at three levels: Workshop, Activities, and Sketching. 

The Workshops Pass gives you access to the full educational event, including all of the workshops, lectures, activities and demonstrations, as well as social encounters. This pass keeps you busy learning and sketching while meeting up with old and new friends.

With the Sketching Pass, you will have a leisurely experience, meeting with everyone for the morning gatherings, wanders in and around Manchester between meet-ups with others for organized sketch crawls twice a day, and topped off with evening meet-ups with all the other sketchers.

The Activities Pass gets you a social time with a little bit of learning. It also gets you an educational time without the commitment of the full workshop schedule. With this pass you have access to all the lectures, demos, and activities plus you’ll have time for more open sketch crawls! You also have access to the Welcome Reception, Closing Party, and of course the nightly gatherings.

Programming and faculty details are available on the Symposium Site, and the schedule is available on the Schedule page.

To register, please visit the registration site.

Important Dates:

March 1-5: Early Bird registrants select workshops and activities by logging in to the registration site.

March 5: Standard Registration begins with full schedule. All participants can select all workshops and activities at this time.

Standard Rates:

Workshops Pass  US $455

Activities Pass     US $215

Sketching Pass     US  $40

May 7: Late Registration Begins

Late Rates:

Workshops Pass  US $475

Activities Pass     US $235

Sketching Pass     US  $40

May 27: Registration Ends (no onsite registration)

See you in Manchester!

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