The photography competition is currently postponed while The Deep is temporarily closed, following advice from the Government. Please check back later and keep an eye on our website and social media for updates. Thank you for your understanding.

Calling all amateur photographers!

We are pleased to be hosting our first ever amateur photography competition! Enter now and help us showcase the amazing species housed at The Deep. We are looking for 20 striking images which showcase our residents, these will go on to form an exhibition on our 3rd floor gallery throughout 2021. From these, 12 images will be selected to also be included in a 2021 calendar which will be for sale in The Deepartment Store.

PLEASE NOTE: the theme of the competition is species within The Deep only.

Categories & Judging

There are 2 age categories within the competition - 

Entrants can submit up to 3 images per category, with all photographs will be judged on the following criteria:

Judges will include local wildlife photographer Les Gibbon, The Deep CEO Katy Duke and an expert from the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature).

In the spirit of the competition, entrants must not be professional photographers. 

How to enter

Simply click the 'Enter Now' button below for the full terms and conditions and to submit your entries.

The photography competition is currently postponed while The Deep is temporarily closed, following advice from the Government. Please check back later and keep an eye on our website and social media for updates. Thank you for your understanding.

Competition closing date is 23:59 on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

Plan your visit

Opening Times

  • The Deep is open daily from 10am to 6pm (last entry is at 5pm).
  • Car parking is available at a cost of £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays – alternative car parks can be found here.

Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online On the day
Adult £13.50 £15.00
Child (3 - 15) £10.57 £11.75
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE FREE
Student*/Senior (60+) £12.60 £14.00

* Students must provide a valid NUS card or proof of age is required for school/sixth form students

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Getting Here

Please use Tower Street or HU9 1TU when using a Sat Nav – this will take you to nearest main road to The Deep.

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