Winter programme 2017-18

Here is our winter programme for 2017-18. Except where stated, all meetings are held at St. Mary's Centre, Pilsley S45 8EX, Monday nights, 7.15 for a 7.30 start.

A new feature this year: we're inviting you to give feedback on what you thought of our competition lecturers. Below is a link to a feedback form: this will get sent back to N&EMPF so that they can keep a friendly eye on how the lecturers are doing. Please fill it in and hand it to the programme secretary or chairman within five days of the date of the meeting.

Lecturers feedback form


2017

August
Sat 26th August: Opening of the Clay Cross Photographic Society Hardwick Exhibition, runs until Friday 1st September

September
Mon 4th; “Getting the ‘A’ in Black and White”; Lecture by Paul Bloomer ARPS AFIAP AMPA from Nottingham (NEMPF)
Mon 11th: “Chasing the Light”; Lecture by John Webster ARPS MPAGB from Northallerton (NCPF)
Mon 18th: “Iceland”; Lecture by Robert Falconer from Chesterfield (NEMPF)
Mon 25th: Open Competition - DPI’s; Judge Erica Oram AFIAP CPAGB BPE2* from Sheffield (YPU).

October
Mon 2nd: Improvers Competition and Geoff Hicks LRPS to do a presentation
Mon 9th: “From the Other Side of the Fence“; Lecture by Vincent Scothern DPAGB,BPE4*,PPSA,AFIAP from Loughborough (NEMPF)
Mon 16th: Nature Competition; Judge Gary Langley DPAGB from Nottingham (A&DCC)

Mon 23rd: “Wild Queensland and the Red Hot Centre”; Lecture by Gianpiero Ferrari FRPS DPAGB MBPE from Quorn (Silesby PS & PAGB)
Mon 30th: “Boots to Ballet Shoes”; Lecture by Caroline Bridges from Belper (portrait and commercial photographer)

November
Mon 6th: Open Competition; Judge Jacqui Jay Grafton EFIAP/B DPAGB BPE4* from Nottingham (BCC)
Mon 13th: Members Evening
Mon 20th: Interclub Battle Belgium PS
Mon 27th: “Wet and Wild”; Lecture by Dave Stewart LBPPA from Peterborough (NEMPF)

December
Mon 4th: Open Competition; Judge Alan Young FRPS EFIAP DPAGB BPE3* PSA3* from Nottingham (Nottm & NPS & NEMPF)
Mon 11th: Ladies' Night
Mon 18th: Christmas Buffet and improvers' competition.
Mon 25th: NO MEETING - Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to All!

2018
January
Mon 1st: NO MEETING - NEW YEARS DAY
Mon 8th: “Why Photograph Railways?” Lecture by Les Nixon DPAGB BPE4* from Hope Valley (B/well CC & NEMPF)
Mon 15th: Open Competition; Judge Rob Palmer ARPS AFIAP from Annesley, Notts.
Mon 22nd: Chairman’s Night
Mon 29th: Pie and Pea Supper and improvers' competition

February
Mon 5th: N&EMPF Digital projected image exhibition & DVD.
Mon 12th: Landscape competition; Judge Malcolm Sales QEP ABIPP ARPS from Bingham (NEMPF)
Mon 19th: “A Life in Photography"; Lecture by Phil & Gwen Charnock FRPS MFIAPs from Wigan. (PAGB & NEMPF)
Mon 26th: “The Travels and Adventures of a Wildlife Artist”; Lecture by Paul Dyson from Nottingham (professional wildlife and wilderness artist)

March
Mon 5th: “The Wider World of Photography Part 1” Lecture by Ashley Franklin ARPS ABPPA APAGB from Milford (NEMPF)
Mon 12th: Improvers' Competition; Discussion and mentors' evening.
Mon 19th: Projected DPI’s and prints image of the year competition; Judge David Gibbins APAGB ARPS EFIAP/b BPE5 from Nuthall (BCC & NEMPF)
Mon 26th: James Maude inter-club battle round 2; Judge Dave Hollingsworth CPAGB from Newark (NEMPF)

April
Mon 2nd: NO MEETING - EASTER MONDAY
Mon 9th: “City Light”; Lecture by Dave Butcher ARPS from High Peak (L&CPU)
Mon 16th: “My Photography”; Lecture by David Gibbins ARPS APAGB EFIAP/B BPE5* from Nuthall, Nottingham (Beeston CC & NEMPF)
Mon 23rd: Clay Cross Exhibition/ presentation evening.
Mon 30th: “The Wider World of Photography Part 2” Lecture by Ashley Franklin ARPS ABPPA APAGB from Milford (NEMPF)

May
Mon 7th: NO MEETING - MAY DAY
Fri 11th: Annual dinner and presentation
Mon 14th: “Seeing Opportunity” Lecture by Erica Oram AFIAP CPAGB BPE2* from Sheffield (YPU)
Mon 21st: Annual General Meeting: your chance to have your say in how to run the club, and volunteer to help.
Mon 28th: NO MEETING - BANK HOLIDAY
June 4th: Summer Programme Begins



N&EMPF and other EVENTS 2017/18

2017
13th October: N&EMPF Memorial lecture, Duchess Theatre, Chatsworth Centre, Long Eaton. Speaker - Tom Dodd.
20th October: Closing Date for N&EMPF Annual exhibition entries.
29th October: PAGB Inter-club championship at Westholme School, Blackburn
17th December to 31st January 2018: Opening and closing date for entries for Clay Cross PS national projected image exhibition.
Sat December 17th to 31st January 2018: exhibition opening & prints on display - Mansfield Museum

2018
6th January to 10th February: N&EMPF exhibition on display at Patchings Art Centre, Calverton Notts
24th March: The Photography Show, NEC Birmingham
21st and 22nd April: PAGB awards for Photographic Merit – Hosted by SPF
TBA: Inter-club print championship, St. Mary’s Hall, Woollaton, Notts.
14th July: PAGB Inter-club PDI championship–Warwick University.

NB. Some of these dates are provisional, so please check with the N&EMPF website closer to the date.