Main Events Programme

All lectures are now back in the clubroom and in addition we are providing a live online video stream of the evening. You must be registered and logged in to join the stream.
Full details can be found HERE

Programme for 2022

January 2022

Please note that our 47th International Exhibition is regretfully no longer being held in our club rooms.
It will be delivered by our ‘Live Streaming’ service on Saturday, Thursday, Sunday only.

DateLectureSpeaker
Sat 8th, 3pm Smethwick International Photographic ExhibitionLive stream only
Thur, 13th. 7.30pmSmethwick International Photographic ExhibitionLive stream only
Sun 16th, 3pmSmethwick International Photographic ExhibitionLive Stream only
Thurs 20thLight on the LandscapeVerity Milligan
Thurs 27thMotor RacingDave Airston, DPAGB, LRPS, AFIAP.

February 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 3rdLandscapesTerry Livesley LRPS
Thurs 10thZoom lectureMartine Hamilton Knight
Thurs 17thIn search of Je ne Sais QuoiAjeks Gilka, DPAGB, EFIAP
Thurs 24th Colour Print CompetitionDavid Gibbins, ARPS, EFIAP/b, BPE5, APAGB

March 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 3rdWildlife & Work of Pejeta ConsevancyGlyn Edmunds
Thurs 10thThe Art of MacroTerry North, DPAGB, BPE5
Thurs 17thHome and AwayVan Greaves, FRPS
Wed-Sat 23rd-26thMidphot 2022
Thurs 31stPDI Competition 1Ralph Duckett, MPAGB, EFIAP, APAGB

April 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 7thBeing ThereRichard Spurdens, EFIAP/p, DPAGB, BPE4
Thurs 14thThe Eloquent LandscapeChris Palmer FRPS DPAGB EFIAP APAGB
Thurs 21stMembers AV CompetitionRichard Brown, FRPS, EFIAP.
Thurs 28thCapturing the Imagination Warren Alani, DPAGB, ARPS, AFIAP, BPE5

May 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 5thStreet PhotographyPeter Crane
Thurs 12thMonochrome Print Competition 1Leigh Preston. FRPS, MPAGB, EFIAP, FIPF
Thurs 19thDance and PortraitureDerwood Pamphilon, ARPS,
Thurs 26thShooting PeopleMike Martin

June 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 2ndColour Print Competition 2Louise Hill, MPAGB, LRPS
Wed, Thur, 8th-9thPhotofolio
Thurs 16thFinding the Beauty of NatureChris Upton, ARPS
Thur 23rdDerbyshire in DigitalRobert Falconer
Thurs 30thPDI Competition 2Richard Spiers, DPAGB, BPE2, APAGB

July 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 7thSport PhotographyBob Given, MPAGB, EFIAP, EPSA, ABPE
Thurs 14thMore Happy SnapsMike Sharples, ARPS, MPAGB, EFIAP
Thurs 21stUnseen IcelandLeigh Woolford, DPAGB, EFIAP, BPE3, HonWPF
Thurs 28thMonochrome Print Competition 2Peter Young, LRPS, CPAGB, HonPAGB

August 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 4thNature Snaps from my TravelsRalph Snook, ARPS, DPAGB, EFIAP/b
Thurs 11thThe Midland Salon
Thurs 18thVariety Pack 2David Lowe, ARPS, DPAGB, AFIAP
Thurs 25thColour Print Competition 3Graham Walton, DPAGB

September 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 1stWhere I Photograph Wildlife in the UKMalcolm Hupman
Thur, 8thCreative DifferencesJane Lines, MPAGB, LRPS, BPE5, Adrian Lines, MPAGB, FBPE, ARPS, EFIAP
Thurs 15thAnnual Nature CompetitionIan Whiston, DPAGB, EFIAP/g, ABPE
Thur 22ndSports PhotographyPeter Milsom
Thurs 29thPDI Competition 3Steve Clifford, CPAGB, BPE3, AFIAP

October 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 6thFrom Kodachrome to Select and CloneDavid Wheeler, FRPS, EFIAP/d1, MFIAP
Thurs 13thSport 1David Keep, MPAGB, ARPS, ABPE
Thurs 20th90 Shades of GrahamGraham Walton, DPAGB
Thurs 27thMono Print Competition 3Dave Tucker, DPAGB, EFIAP/g, BPE3

November 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 3rdThe Other ThingsGraham Hales, DPAGB
Thurs 10thBest of IrishDes Clinton, FRPS, FIPF, MFIAP
Thurs 17thA Look Back over 40 YearsLeigh Preston, FRPS, MPAGB, EFIAP, FIPF
Thurs 24thA Close Up with NatureDarron Matthews

December 2022

DateLectureSpeaker
Thurs 1stAnnual General Meeting
Thurs 8thBest of the Year CompetitionChris Palmer, FRPS, DPAGB, EFIAP, APAGB
Thurs 15thPresidents NightTim Pile, MPAGB, EFIAP/p, FIPF
Thurs 22thPhone Pictures Competition?