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South London PS kicks off again on 16 September. This small, informal group of keen photographers meets weekly to share their images, ideas and questions. Meetings take place at 8pm in the Perry Rise Baptist Church, Perry Rise, Forest Hill, London SE23 2QL. Established in 1889, it is one of the UK’s longest-running photographic groups. South London PS Theimageshownbelow,Moonlight, was taken by SLPS member Richard Evans who joined because he wanted a route back into photography. “I found that it was friendly,” he says. “I love the regular competitions but the best thing about the group is the gentle encouragement and advice of themembers and judges.” southlondonps.org.uk
Leighton Buzzard PC starts on 6 September at 7:30pm for 8pm. Visitors can have one or two free meetings then it is £3 entrance fee per meeting plus membership. LBPC’s season ended on 26 June when club trophies and certificates were handed out to those who had been successful in the club competitions through the season. The presentations were made by chairman Mike Kitchingman, assisted by Paul Searle. Leighton Buzzard PC
Beauvale PG’s annual exhibition takes place on 6 and 7 September, 10am to 3pm, at Eastwood Town Council Community Hall, 120 Nottingham Road, Eastwood, Notts NG16 3NP. The group, which is non- competitive, is entering its fourth Weekly meetings start at 7.30pm on Thursdays at the Gate Inn, Awsworth, Notts. This season starts on 5 September. Beauvale PG year. It provides a forum where those interested in photographic art and techniques can meet on a friendly and social basis.
The club’s new season kicks off at 7.30pm on 2 September at Ramsgate Football Club. Memberswill be showing photos taken during the summer break. The club is open to everyone with an interest in photography. Club members have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share and there’s an excellent programme of talks planned. Isle of Thanet CC
For those who are more competitive, we have some great print and digital image competitions lined up. Finally, just a reminder that the club’s annual exhibition takes place at York Street Gallery, Ramsgate from 16 to 23 October.
Chichester CC’s annual exhibition takes place at the Assembly Room in North Street, Chichester, PO19 1LQ. There’s a total of 293 prints and 149 projected images to be viewed. It is on until 17 August, 10am to 5pmeach day, free entry. Chichester CC
Coventry PS and George Eliot
Beeston an exhibition of member’s work at the Canalside Heritage Centre, Weir Cottages, Beeston Lock NG9 1LZ. The exhibitions run from 1 September until Thursday, 31 October 2019, 9:30am to 4:30pm. Admission is free. There will be approximately 40printsondisplay inthe cafeteria and also upstairs in the Weir Room where there will be a continuous slideshow. There’s also a photographic competition for exhibition visitors. All images will be judged by an CC is holding
accredited PAGB judge. The top three images will be printed on A3 paper andmounted for the winner to keep. The top twenty images will have their images critiqued with appropriate feedback to the authors, and also have the images displayed on Beeston CC’s website. Beeston CC meets every Thursday at 7:30pm from the first Thursday in September to the last Thursday in April at The British Legion, 16 Hallcroft, Beeston NG9 1EL.
Coventry PS is pleased to announce its collaboration with the George Eliot Fellowship for a series of exhibitions during 2019 and 2020 linked to the George Eliot bicentenary celebrations. A 1919 newspaper article revealed that members of Coventry PS undertook a pictorial survey of the locations used by George Eliot in her books and those prints formedpart of a George Eliot centenary exhibition. Some of the original images were printed in a book, a copy of which is held by the Culture CoventryHistory Archives (CCHA). Its discovery
prompted members to undertake a similar exercise to celebrate Eliot’s bicentenary in 2019. The exhibitions will display copies of the original photographs taken in 1919 and images taken of those locations in 2019 by members. The exhibitions start in September at the George Eliot Heritage Centre in Nuneaton and then at the Albany Theatre, Coventry. Details will be on the CPS’s and the Fellowship’s sites. georgeeliot2019.com coventryphotographicsociety. co.uk
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