Sunday 18 October 2015

International Urban Sketching Symposium - Manchester 2016 - NEW Facebook Group

The 2016 International Urban Sketching Symposium will be held in Manchester between 27th-30th July 2016.

The symposium is an annual educational and networking event organized by Urban Sketchers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the practice of on-location drawing.

In addition to USk Manchester, several Urban Sketchers Regional Chapters in the area are contributing to the production of the event: USk Yorkshire, USk London, and USk Birmingham. We'll be talking more about this at a later date.

Sketchers of all levels, experience, and backgrounds are welcome!

A view of the centre of Manchester from the sky - and south of Manchester

Find out more about the 2016 International Urban Sketching Symposium

The organiser, Simone Ridyard has set up a Facebook Group for all those thinking of coming who may have questions, want advice about travel arrangements, hotels etc.

JOIN THE NEW SYMPOSIUM FACEBOOK GROUP to discuss USk Symposium Manchester 2016. They're ready for your questions about travel arrangements, hotels etc - just ask a question in the group!

Plus you may also find this official website helpful if you've never visited Manchester before:


If you'd like a peek at what Manchester looks like take a look at this video by Craig Murfin

#Manchester from Craig Murfin on Vimeo.