National Historic Ships UK
National Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK) is a government funded, independent organisation which gives objective advice to UK governments and local authorities, funding bodies and the historic ships sector on all matters relating to historic vessels in the UK.
It maintains the National Register of Historic Vessels which lists over 1,500 significant craft. It also manages the Shipshape Network, set up to regenerate traditional maritime skills, promote training initiatives, encourage regional activities and connect the sector.
The Photography Competition
The NHS-UK Photography Competition has been running since 2010 and is part of a wider Awards programme recognising volunteer achievement, excellence in conservation, skills development and historic vessel outreach. Awards are made at an annual ceremony with winners taking home a certificate and prize.
For the second year running we are delighted to host the National Historic Ships Photography Competition exhibition. The images featured in this exhibition are from the 2022 competition which had a theme of ‘Journeys’ and showcase a fascinating range of traditional heritage vessels captured by amateur photographers around the UK.
|Location?||Pipe Bending Floor Galley, No.1 Smithery|
|Times?||10am – 4.30pm|
|Cost?||Entry to the exhibition is included in a Dockyard ticket.|
Entering the 2023 Competition
The 2023 Photography Competition is open for entries from 1st May to 31st August 2023 and this year’s theme is ‘In All Weathers’.
Find out more about the categories and prizes, meet the judges and sponsors, or submit your entry online.