Photography News Issue 71

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Ware &District PS is hosting a lecture on 6 November by John Hooton FRPS, a distinguished scenic photographer.The event takes place at the club's new home,ThundridgeVillage Hall, Cambridge Road,Thundridge, near Ware SG12 0TU, starting at 8pm. Tickets cost £5 and are available by phoning 01920 822104. The club's annual exhibition will be held on 16 November at the above venue from 10am-4pm. Themayor ofWare will open the exhibition at 11am.There will be over 100 prints together with a similar amount of digital images on display.Admission is free. Clubmeetings are held every Wednesday from8pm,. wareps.org.uk Ware & District PS The annual exhibition of the Enfield CC takes place in the gallery of the Dugdale Centre, Enfield,Thomas Hardy House, London Road, Enfield EN2 6DS, from4 November.The show featuresmounted prints by the entire clubmembership. This has always been a well- received and popular event in the borough and has led to new members joining the club. All visitors are welcome, admission is free and there will be an opportunity to vote for favourite photographs and a wide variety of refreshments are available within the centre. enfieldcameraclub.co.uk Enfield CC Bournemouth Electric CC Bournemouth Electric CC is now settled in at its new venue,The Hamworthy Club, Magna Road, CanfordMagna,Wimborne BH21 3AP.Withmodern facilities, parking and a choice of rooms, this is a great location for the club.The club has also seen committee changes.Viv Jones stood down as chair, and was replaced by Ian Byers, while Nik Carter also stood down as membership secretary. becc.photography

Banbury CC is holding its 16th annual exhibition at the Heseltine Gallery at Chenderit School, Archery Road, Middleton Cheney OX17 2QR. The exhibition will run 5 to 8 November from 10am to 4pm and 9 to 10 November from 11am to 4pm. Entry is free. banburycameraclub.org.uk Banbury CC

Daventry PS has had to find a new venue for its annual exhibition after the local library was relocated and downsized. After a long search, the club found a local cafe called Bread & Circus, who kindly agreed to exhibit 50 images on their walls and the income from any exhibition images sold will go to charity. Exhibition entry is free and you can have a coffee, too. The cafe/exhibition is open Monday and Tuesday from The club meets every Tuesday at 7.30pm throughout the year at Mayfield Park Sports Club, Royal Star Drive, Daventry NN11 9FZ. daventryphotographicsociety.co.uk DaventryPS 8.30am to 5pm, Wednesdays to Saturdays from 8.30am to 5pm, plus 6pm to 10.30pm. The exhibition runs until 25 October at Bread & Circus, Sheaf Street, Daventry NN11 4AB.

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The club’s first Quarterly Print Competition of the season was Thanet CC

opening ceremony was performed by councillor Tommy Mulvenna. Society president Keith Hildreth thanked councillor Mulvenna for the support he has given the club over the years, and presented him with a framed print from a glass plate photograph of North Shields fish quay taken in 1898 by Joseph R King, one of the founder members of the society. An exhibition of his The Great Northern AVGroup is holding its 25th Great Northern Festival from 29 November to the 1 December at the Hough End Conference Centre in South Manchester. This is a national AV event featuring a weekend of entertainment, competitions and learning. The Saturday and Sunday are the competition days with PAGB patronage. The competition is open to all residents of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and overseas residents if they are attending. To encourage newcomers and the less experienced to enter and attend, the NewHorizons section is a category for those authors who have not previously

held on 30 September, when judge Helen Taylor had the enjoyable but challenging role of commenting on 24 intermediate and 21 advanced group entries. Ron Hawkins won the intermediate level, while club chairman Laura Drury triumphed in the advanced group. Club members are also preparing for its annual print exhibition, which takes place at the York Street Gallery, Ramsgate, which runs from 16 to 23 October. Thanet CC meets on Mondays at 7.30pm at Ramsgate Football Club, Kent CT11 0AN. isleofthanetphotographicsociety.co.uk

won awards in any major competition. Authors will be given constructive feedback on the day. The closing date for entries is 27 October. www.gnfestival.org.uk

The official opening of Tynemouth PS’s new premises took place on 28 September. The event marked the culmination of 18 months of planning as Tynemouth PS moved from its home of 62 years to its new home at 106/107 Howard Street, North Shields. The official Tynemouth PS

work was also on show together with recently discovered prints by the American photographer John F Collins (1888-1990) who is exhibited in the J Paul Getty Museum USA. The club runs a full programme of events every week throughout the year and welcomes visitors and old friends to all of its meetings. tynemouthps.org

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