Olympus' have announced several workshops and photography days taking place in the next couple of weeks which are scattered around the country and run by Olympus professional photographers. They include -

July 30 to August 2 - The Olympus Big Shoot Experience in the Midlands, involving models, makeup and bespoke styling, as well as tuition from Olympus' Principle Photographer and five-time Master Photographer of the Year, Guild Member Damian McGillicuddy.

August 1 - Urban Abstracts in Liverpool with Steve Gosling. The meeting point on the day is the city's flagship branch of retailer Wilkinson Cameras, where you'll be provided with the opportunity to grab the latest Olympus OM-D and PEN cameras, plus a comprehensive line up of accessories and lenses, for testing during the photo walk.

August 1 - Perfect Your Portraits in Dursley with highly regarded professional portrait and wedding photographer Guild Member Robert Pugh and a model. This is taking place at the Clifton Cameras branch there.

August 4 to 10 - At Fistral Beach is the Butta O'Neill Bus Tour Powered By Olympus

August 4 - Full Steam Ahead in East Sussex - Here, you can climb aboard the world famous Bluebell Railway for an afternoon of photographic inspiration, captivating sights and sensations travelling back to the golden age of steam railway.

August 7 - Graphic Urban Abstract Photography Workshop in London with Steve Gosling.

These will be great days for existing Olympus users and those wanting to try out their cameras. You can find out more about these events here.