We are looking forward to our 2023/2024 season. An exciting programme of speakers covering all styles of Photography has been finalised. Club meetings will be held at the the Fear Institute in Keynsham unless otherwise stated.
Programme 2023/2024

September 2023

6 th September: Welcome Back.
Members to share photos from the summer.

13th September: Local outing / Social evening.

20th September: Share images from outing. Kingswood Salver or other competition

27th: Our own Adrian Wyatt to share his Photography Journey.

27th September: Closing date for Competition No 1.
Please note this has been changed from the 20th

October 2023

4th October: Mike Ogborne: India and Street Photography.

11th October: Judging of Competition No 1 by Lee Spencer-Rees

18th October: Lisa Rendell: Creative Photography.

25th October.
To be held at Hanham PS.

Gareth Martin:The New Talk.

November 2023

1st November: David Lingham: Monochrome Images.

8th November IMPORTANT CHANGE re speaker evening at Hanham with Laura Pearce: Fashion and Beauty photography.

The talk will now be on Zoom.

Our members have two choices:
either watch the talk at Hanham on their large screen

or via zoom link at home.

Please note the 8th is also the closing date Competition No 2. Malcolm and Stewart will be in touch regarding the delivery of prints

15th November: Alastair Chalmers: Antarctic.

22nd November: Judging for Competition No 2 by Grete Howard ARPS.

29th November: Pam and Eddie Lane: New Zealand.

December 2023

6 th December.
Zoom hosted by Hanham

David Keep:Underwater Landscape.

13th December:
Panel competition. Winter theme.
Mince pies.

Christmas Break.


January 2024

3rd January.
Leigh Preston.

10th January: Sandie Cox: Wildlife Photography.

17th January: Closing date for Competition No 3.

17th January.
Zoom hosted by Hanham

Matt Emmett.

24th January.
Simon Caplan: Still Life Images.

31st January.
Competition No 3 Judged by Alistair Ritchie.

February 2024

7th February: Social evening.

14th February:

AV competition

21st February:
David Griffiths: Photos from North Wales.

28th February: Programme Change: Emily Endeen will be joining us via ZOOM. do have a look at her website:, titled: Soulful Photography . Please do not go to the Fear.

March 2024

6th March:
Chairman's Challenge.

Closing date for Competition No 4.

13th March:
Simon Williams
‘Through an older Vintage eye’ cameras and processes - Simons work was featured on the BBC News Channel

20th March:

Judging for Competition No 4 by Steve Field

Easter Break: No club Evenings on the 27th March and 3rd April

April 2024

10th April:
Members Evening: Prints and Digital.
Please return your competition cups and trophies.

17th April: Adrian Cooke: Seaside Photography.

Prints and DPI of the Year entries by today

24th April: Practical evening. TBC

May 2024

1st May.

Judging of Print and DPI of the year: Doug Lodge

8th May.
Bill Ward: In search of ……

15th May.

AGM. Social and Awards.

Summer evening photography outings are held on the
first Wednesdays in June, July and August.


September 2022

7th September: Welcome Back Members Evening - show us what you have photographed over the summer

Kingswood Salver

14th September: Photoshoot Outing T.B.C.

21st September: New member John will talk about his work during the first half of the evening.

Closing date for Competition No 1 - PLEASE NOTE THIS HAS BEEN DELAYED TO WEDNESDAY 28TH September

The second half will offer the opportunity to tap into the collective knowledge of all our members, if any help or advice is needed.

28th September: Sue O’Connell FIPF DPAGB ABPE EFIAP/d/3 EPSA, and Peter Brisley DPAGB BPE2* EFIAP
Sue is a multi award winning national and international travel photographer, and Peter's work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions, as well as Black and White Photography magazine.

As a husband and wife team, they will be talking about: More travels Towards the Edge, and showing a selection of prints.

October 2022

5th October: Ed Collacott, will talk about his life long passion for landscapes
Joint meeting with Hanham, to be held at Hanham PS club, Hanham Methodist Church

12th October: Judging evening of Competition No. 1

19th October: Lisa Rendal specialises in ICM - intentional camera movement. Her talk will be about being more creative: Dare to be Different

26th October: Stu McKenzie FRGS ARPS: 'Journey'
Stu is an Award Winning Photographer, Adventurer, Veteran and Former Senior BBC Cameraman.


2nd November: Damion Lovegrove, Contemporary Photographer, Adventurer and Tutor
Joint meeting with Hanham, to be held at Hanham PS club, Hanham Methodist Church

Please note the closing date for Competition No 2 has been extended to 9th November for Prints and DPI's

9th November - Brian Northmore, Landscape and Outdoor Photography, will talk about his 10 year project: 'On Dartmoor'
ZOOM Evening at home

16th November: Members Evening DPI's

23rd November: Judging Evening of Competition 2

30th November: David Burnett 'Alaska Highlights'


7th December: Panel Competition. Members to submit up to 3 panels.
Judging on the night with a small buffet

14th December: Adrian Wyatt will be giving a talk about Mindful Photography, exploring the links between photography and wellbeing.

21st December Closed for Christmas Holiday
28th December Closed for Christmas Holiday


January 2023

4th January: Leigh Preston FRPS, EFIAP, MPAGB
Leigh is a member of the London Salon and describes why their emphasis is on individuality, and artistic approach.

11th January: Club Social Evening

Closing date for Competition No 3.

18th January: Julian Elliot
Julian is an award winning travel and landscape photographer and delighted us last season with his intimate images of the Mongolian Eagle Hunters.

25th January: Judging evening of Competition 3


1st February: Sandie Cox ARPS, DPAGB will talk about: ‘Gorillas, Chimps and More..’
Sandie is a Nature/Wildlife and Travel Photographer, and also a judge, having been appointed by the WCPF.

8th February:

Charles Jackson AV Competition

15th February: Adrian Cook will talk about Landscape Photography.

22nd February. Members Prints Evening.


1st March. Glyn Edmunds: ‘African Wildlife’
A talk about Glyn's favourite style of photography.
ZOOM Evening at home :

Change in program: 8th March: Chairman's challenge. Plus: ‘The club yesteryear (Old slides)’

Closing date for Competition No 4.

Moved from the 8th to 15th March: Tony Worobiec FRPS. ‘Abandoned America.’
Tony is an award winning photographer and author of 17 books. His work appears on many book covers and in more than 100 photographic magazines.

22nd March: Judging evening of Competition 4

29th March: Practical Evening

Please return competition trophies and cups this evening


5th April: Easter holiday

12th April: Easter holiday

19th April: David Bathard FRPS AWPF ‘Prints of India’
David will narrate about his travels in India through his prints.

Print and DPI of the Year closing date

26th April: Matthew Cattell ‘Natural World’.
Matthew raises awareness for our natural world through his award winning images.

May - Please note the AGM has been moved to the 17th May

3rd May: Judging print and DPI of the Year.

10th May: Practical night TBA

17th May: Annual General Meeting Social and Awards Night

Dates for Summer Photoshoot Outings TBA: