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PROGRAMME 2017/2018


A printable version of the programme can be found on our Download page.


* Practical Evenings:  Please note that detailed instructions on what equipment and items to bring will be made available prior to the practical evening and will also be available on our website.


PLEASE NOTE:  The birds of prey and reptile evenings will take place at  the Aldridge Church Centre, Walsall, WS9 8NH.



 Monday 11th

Open Evening with Exhibition

Launch of the New Season

(An open invitation for people to come along and see our work.)


Monday 18th

Scott Latham

A Walk on the Wild Side 2


Monday 25th

Member’s Evening

Some members of our club show their work to include Macro and Portrait photography



Monday 2nd


Carl Baggot – How to mount prints Mike Taylor – Silhouettes


Monday 9th

First Merit Competition

Judge: Stephen Clifford


Monday 16th

Patrick Hickey

Digital Mobile Photography


Monday 23rd

Colin Walls

The Opportunist Photographer


Monday 30th

Roger and Judith Parry

Using the Light



 Monday 6th

Tony Thomas

Further along the Road


Monday 13th

Second Merit Competition

Judge: David McGuire


Monday 20th

Paddy Ruske

Garden Naturalist - How to make a wildlife sanctuary in your garden


Monday 27th


Night photography – opportunity to take pictures outside with long exposure




Monday 4th

Darren Leeson

Street Photography


Monday 11th

Third Merit Competition

Judge: John Haines


Monday 18th

Christmas Meal Out

Toby Carvery, The Broadway Walsall 7.30pm (£5 deposit required)


Monday 25th

No Meeting

Christmas Day



 Monday 1st

No Meeting

New Year’s Day


Monday 8th


Bob Park with his Birds of Prey

IMPORTANT: Change of venue, see note above


Monday 15th

MCPF Portfolio


Monday 22nd

David Grounds

Sutton Park and Vintage Sports Car Moments


Monday 29th

Fourth Merit Competition

Judge: Paddy Ruske



 Monday 5th


Dave Cope

Macro Photography


Monday 12th

Keith Burgoyne

A print and Digital talk


Monday 19th

Tony Winfield

How to improve your picture taking skills


Monday 26th

Peter Warner

Judges and composition



Monday 5th


Reptiles - An opportunity to take photos of snakes, bearded dragon, hedgehog, tortoise plus others

IMPORTANT: Change of venue, see note above


Monday 12th

Tony Gervais

One man and his van – photos from a

solo drive in his campervan across Europe


Monday 19th

Graham Walton

East and West and inbetween


Monday 26th

Warren Alani

A digital talk about his photos



To be announced



 Monday 2nd

No Meeting



Monday Tuesday 9th

Exhibition Competition to include B&W photos for Tony Woodvine Trophy

Judge: Ken Hudson


Monday 16th

Fish And Chip Supper

Followed by a table top sale (bring any camera equipment you want to sell)


Monday 23rd


Tudor Ladies


Tuesday 24th

Photo Battle with Acton Trussel

At Acton Trussel


Monday 30th

Barbara Lawton

Nature Talk



Monday 7th

No Meeting

May Day Bank Holiday


Monday 14th

Annual Members Meal

Toby Carvery, The Broadway Walsall 7.30pm


Monday 21st

Annual General Meeting

Including presentation of awards.


Monday 28th

No Meeting

Spring Bank Holiday



 Monday 4th

Outdoor Practical Evening

Park Lime Pits (will we see the deer again!!)