Programme Sep 2023-May 2024

Programme may be downloaded here: 23/24 Programme

Note members can now enter up to FOUR prints or PDIs for each competition where appropriate.

Please submit your entries via the PhotoEntry software using your personal log-in.


15 Sept 23 My lockdown projects
Speaker: Steve Williams MCPF lecturer

*22 Sept 23 *Venue changed for this date only to Christchurch, Clarendon Park Road Reportage photography
Speaker: Ady Kerry QEP ADIPP
MCPF lecturer
Submit Mono PDI one week's notice

29 Sept 23 Competition evening
Monochrome PDI
Judge: Paul Nickerson
Submit Colour PRINTS

6 Oct 23 New Zealand; from the anchor to the fish's tail
Speaker: Paul Bingham
NEMPF lecturer

13 Oct 23 Competition evening
Judge: David Kissman CPAGB BPE2

20 Oct 23 MCPF Portfolio with prints

27 Oct 23 British coastline
Speaker: Christopher Stone
NEMPF lecturer
Submit Creative digital PDI

3 Nov 23 Between reality and imagination. Using mobile phones
Speaker: Adrian McGarry ARPS
Delivered by Zoom

10 Nov 23 Competition evening
Creative digital
Judge: Sally Sallett ARPS CPAGB BPE3 AFIAP
Delivered by Zoom

17 Nov 23 Members' evening
Bring images of HUMOUR in PDI
Submit Nature PDI

24 Nov 23 New digital adventure
Delivered by Zoom

1 Dec 23 Competition evening
Nature PDI
Judge: Sue Wilson DPAGB BPE3

8 Dec 23 Creative art of photography
Speaker:Paul Hands
Submit AVs

15 Dec 23 Members' evening
Christmas Social and Audio Visuals

22 Dec 23 No meeting. Christmas break

29 Dec 23 No meeting. Christmas break


5 Jan 24 No meeting. New Year break

12 Jan 24 More wild life adventures round Ashby
Speaker: Martin Vaughan FRPS
Submit Scapes prints one week's notice

19 Jan 24 Competition evening
Scapes prints

Judge: Dave Stewart
26 Jan 24 Members' evening
Favourite prints
Bring some old or new favourites and tell us why you like them.

2 Feb 24 Derbyshire in digital Part 2
Robert Falconer
NEMPF lecturer

9 Feb 24 PAGB recorded lecture.
Looking at images, an approach to judging
Speaker: John Tilsley ARPS DPAGB APAGB
Submit monochrome prints

16 Feb 24 Members' evening
What could you do with a negative?
Malcolm Laughton
Submit Colour PDI

23 Feb 24 Competition evening
Monochrome prints
Judge: John Whitby MFIAP EFIAPd2 MPAGB BPE3

1 Mar 24 Competition evening
Colour PDI
Judge: Diane Seddon ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE3
Delivered by Zoom

8 Mar 24 China from the inside
Speaker: Lois Webb
MCPF lecturer
Submit People prints

15 Mar 24 Macro photography workshop
Presented by Marlies Chell CPAGB LRPS BPE1
President's guest speaker

22 Mar 24 Competition evening
People prints
Judge: Sue Hartley DPAGB
Submit Architecture prints

29 Mar 24 Easter Break
No meeting

5 Apr 24 Competition evening
Architecture prints
Judge: Andrzej Jablonski LPIPP LMPA
Submit Past President's set subject NOSTALGIA PDI

12 Apr 24 A little bit of me part 2. Print evening
Speaker: Andrew Lings
NEMPF lecturer

19 Apr 24 Competition evening
Past President's set subject PDI: NOSTALGIA
Judge: Past President 2022/2023 Graham Neville CPAGB

26 Apr 24 AGM

3 May 24 'Black light': practical workshop photographing transparent object
Presented by Paddy Ruske
MCPF lecturer


17 May 24 DINNER