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England's Big Picture: Urban Beauty (11 - 17 November)


Each day we feature an interesting photograph shared with us from across England.

This week's theme is 'Urban Beauty', which was inspired by suggestions from Esther Johnson and Phil Lilley.

Upload your images or find out how to submit them below. For inspiration, view some top tips from three of England's Big Picture photographers.

image copyrightIan Knight (@zort70)
image captionIan Knight took this photograph in Hanley, Staffordshire
image copyrightAnthony Coleman
image captionAnthony Coleman took this photograph during a cycle ride in Rotherhithe, London
image copyrightRobert Cheeseman (@Robisthebob)
image captionThis photograph was taken by Robert Cheeseman on a train in Farnborough, Hampshire
image copyrightElliot Shearer
image captionThis photograph of Lincoln Cathedral was taken by Elliot Shearer
image copyrightPaul Bennell (@paul_bennell_photography)
image captionPaul Bennell took this photograph of "Colour Transfer" by artist Liz West in Paddington, London
image copyrightIan Styler
image captionThis photograph was taken by Ian Styler at Steep Hill, Lincoln
image copyrightSue Warner (@souxsnaps13)
image captionSue Warner took this photograph at St Mary’s Church in Kingsclere, Hampshire

How to submit a picture

Upload your images or email us at, post it on Facebook or tweet it to @BBCEngland. You can also find us on Instagram - use #BBCEngland and #englandsbigpicture to share an image there. There is a recent archive of pictures on our England's Big Picture board on Pinterest.

When emailing pictures, please make sure you include the following information:

  • The full name of the person who took the pictures (as this person owns the copyright);
  • Confirmation that the copyright holder gives permission for the BBC to use their pictures across all its outputs;
  • The location, date and time that the pictures were taken;
  • Your telephone number so we can get back to you if we have any further questions;
  • Any other details about the pictures that may be useful for us to know.

Please note that whilst we welcome all your pictures, we are more likely to use those which have been taken in the past week.

The Takeover

If you run a photography group and would like to host an England's Big Picture gallery Takeover, please email your details to

Elsewhere in the UK?

Email your photographs to our colleagues in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Terms and conditions

If you submit a picture, you do so in accordance with the BBC's Terms and Conditions and the BBC's privacy policy.

In contributing to England's Big Picture you agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to publish and otherwise use the material in any way that we want, and in any media worldwide.

It's important to note, however, that you still own the copyright to everything you contribute to England's Big Picture, and that if your image is accepted, we will publish your name alongside.

The BBC cannot guarantee that all pictures will be used and we reserve the right to edit your comments.

At no time should you endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or infringe any laws while collecting any kind of media.

Related Topics

  • Photography