Membership Benefits

How can I claim my 1854 Access membership benefits?

Print magazine – Full Access members will receive the next available issue in the post, usually in the first few days of the month. Back issues and books are available to purchase from thebjpshop and as an Access Member you get a 10% discount by using the code access10 (on all non sale items in the shop).

In order to get your digital issues and back issues please follow these steps:

Please note that there are versions of the apps for both phone and tablet, the phone editions being weekly bite-sized editions, with the more in-depth monthly editions available on Android tablets and the iPad. Members can access both versions with unlimited access to past and current content, for the duration of their active membership.

1: Set password at

2: Download app (via appstore or google play)

3: You will see the editions in the app but will need to log in to access them for free (as they are available for in-app purchase)

4. To do this, open the ‘My Account’ menu. If the menu is hidden, tap the menu icon in the top left corner to open it (not the settings icon)

5. Tap ‘My Account’ and enter your email address and password (set in 1), then tap Login

6. You will see Download buttons appear on the Issues tab and should be able to access the current editions and all past editions free – if you are having an issue, please contact

For photography award entry access simply visit the relevant award website whilst it’s open for entries and choose the member option when you get to the payment/entry pages. Enter your email address and details to proceed. Here’s a list of our award websites: Portrait of Britain, Female in Focus, Open Walls, Portrait of Humanity and International Photography Award.

For paid commissions, look out for email updates and make sure to register with the 1854 Commissions platform (please note this is an independent login from your Access member account).

Keep an eye out for the monthly email newsletter for updates and other membership benefits.

Please contact for any further queries.

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