Arts in Parliament

People and Parliament: Film and Photography

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The Arts in Parliament programme will include screenings of films created through various projects, highlighting Parliament's ongoing public engaging work.


Accentuate supports young disabled people in the South East and other countries, to build campaigns around issues that affect them. Parliamentary Outreach team worked with Campaign! to create a film produced by disabled young people and professional filmmakers using the London 2012 games as their inspiration.

Lights, Camera, and Parliament!

A film competition run by Parliament’s Education Service and supported by members of both Houses of Parliament. Lights Camera Parliament! asked students aged 11-16 ‘If you could make one law, what would it be?’ Watch the 2012 winning film, produced by the young people themselves.

People and Parliament: Connecting with Communities

Produced by the Parliamentary Archives, these short films feature community groups and students from across the UK investigating the connections between people, communities and Parliament using unique archive resources. Designed to engage people with the history and work of Parliament, these activities involved partnerships with regional archive services and were supported by Parliamentary Outreach.

Picturing Democracy

For Parliament Week 2011, people from across the country to take part in our Picturing Democracy project, submitting photographs of people, places and events that show democracy in the UK. The photographs shown in Westminster Hall as part of Arts in Parliament have been selected by Mr Austin Mitchell MP, Chair of Parliament’s All Party Group on Photography.

Friday 6 to Tuesday 10 July

Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament

This exhibition is free and open to all.

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Public engagement with Parliament

Find out more about some of these public engagement projects from the Houses of Parliament