September 06 2016

President’s Night. Welcome back after the summer break. Presentation of images by various club members.

September 13 2016

Ilford Master Printer Dave Butcher presents ‘City Light,’ showing monochrome darkroom produced landscapes and cityscapes. His books will also be available.

September 15 2016

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

September 20 2016

Award winning Roger Evans FBPE EFIAP DPAGB charts his photographic journey as an accredited sports photographer providing tips and tricks along the way to taking better sports photographs.

Handing in for Print Competition No 1

September 27 2016

Print Competition No 1 We welcome back Hazel Manning ARPS DPAGB BPE3 AFIAP for our first competition of the season.

October 04 2016

Tony Gervis FRPS. ‘One Man and his Van’ takes us on a 1700 mile campervan drive across Europe, Iran and the Russian ‘Stans’

Handing in for PDI competition No 1

October 11 2016

PDI Competition No 1 Well respected Midland photographer David Yates provides his experienced and informative comments.

October 13 2016

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

October 18 2016

David Yates returns with a large format digital colour and monochrome darkroom talk with images from Iceland, Switzerland, UK and USA

October 25 2016

The London Salon. A PDI presentation of the best of this well respected international Salon and where members are encouraged to comment.

Handing in for Print Competition No 2

November 01 2016

Print Competition No 2 John Haines, provides the judgmental decisions.

November 03 2016

The first session of the Photoshop course

November 08 2016

Peter Cheetham Hon PAGB, former PAGB President and Carol Cheetham CPAGB APAGB present a print lecture’Two Together’ showing their photographic work over many years.

November 10 2016

The second session of the Photoshop course

November 15 2016

Adrian Lines MPAGB FBPE EFIAP ARPS comes down from the North West and presents ‘Altered Reality...better than the real thing?’ featuring his distinctive creative images, and talks about techniques and concepts.

November 17 2016

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

November 22 2016

‘Burning in the Shadows’ Graham Walton DPAGB will show his successful DPAGB panel, discuss various locations and the story behind each print.

Handing in for PDI competition No 2

November 24 2016

The third and nal session of the Photoshop course

November 29 2016

PDI Competition No. 2 Popular local judge David McGuire Makes a welcome return to judge tonights images.

December 06 2016

David Bowen MPAGB FBPE EFIAP from the Tamworth Photographic Club presents ‘In Pursuit’, prints covering many di erent photographic genres. Followed by PDI’s ‘with a di erence’.

December 13 2016

Our Christmas Social Evening

December 15 2016

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

December 20 2016 closed December 27 2016 closed January 03 2017 closed

January 10 2017

David Lowe DPAGB ARPS former Secretary of The London Salon shows his distinctive images.

Handing in for Print Competition No 3


January 12 2017

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

January 17 2017

Print Competition No. 3 David Lowe returns to judge our PDI competition.

January 24 2017

‘Africat Redux’. Very popular last season, Simon Palmer presents images of Namibian wildlife with Cheetahs, and talks about his conservation work.

Handing in for PDI competition No 3

January 31 2017

PDI Competition No. 3 Roger Evans FBPE EFIAP DPAGB casts an experienced eye over tonights images.

February 07 2017

Keith Burgoyne presents a PDI lecture on Infrared photography and Ireland.

February 14 2017

Members evening. A chance for Society members to display and discuss their work.

Handing in for Print Competition No 4

February 16 2017

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

February 21 2017

Print Competition No. 4 Graham Hodgkiss ARPS AFIAP MPAGB APAGB makes a welcome return to provide tonight’s comments.


February 28 2017

TV personality, Jack Perks BA Hons presents ‘Put away the 500mm lens’, an interesting way of capturing wildlife images.

March 07 2017

‘Life beyond the Judges’ David Keith Jones FRPS presents an account of his life as a professional photographer including mountaineering and extensive travelling in Africa . Followed by ‘A Journey down the Rhone’.

Handing in for PDI Competition No 4

March 14 2017

PDI Competition No. 4 Graham Walton DPAGB returns to judge tonight’s competition.

March 16 2017

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

March 21 2017

Jon Baker MFIAP EFIAP/p and Sue Baker EFIAP BPE3* present
‘An Evening with Sue and Jon Baker’, a selection of their recent work.

Handing in for Print Competition No 5

March 28 2017

Print competition No. 5 Experienced local photographer David McGuire judges this, the nal of the monthly print competitions.

April 04 2017

Ray Sturdy presents Travels in New Zealand, an amazing photographic experience covering the best that New Zealand has to o er.

Handing in for PDI competition No 5

April 11 2017

PDI Competition No 5 Jon Baker EFIAP/p , MFIAP judges the nal round of the monthly PDI competitions

April 13 2017

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

April 18 2017

Robert Millin, DPAGB EFIAP/s EPSA BPE5* LRPS, from the successful Wigan 10 club presents more of his award winning images.

Handing in for the Print/PDI portfolios and Three of Kind

April 25 2017

Portfolios and Three of a Kind. An enjoyable evening when we ourselves are the judges.

May 02 2017

Tony Dudley presents The Creative Side of Dudley, a selection of creative images shot preferably in camera but also using Photoshop.

Handing in for the Annual Print competition

May 09 2017

Annual Print Competition judged by former SPS member Mike Sharples MPAGB ARPS EFIAP BPE3. A keenly fought evening where members submit their best images from this season

Handing in for the Annual PDI competition

May 11 2017

Question and Answer evening at Stone Community Fire Station

May 16 2017

Ralph Duckett MPAGB APAGB EFIAP, judges the best of the season’s PDI images

May 23 2017

Annual General Meeting, presentation of awards and Social. Always an enjoyable evening to wind up the season and look forward to the next.