Programme 2023 – 2024



Thursday 7th

Opening night – Welcome back and welcome new members. Introduction to the new season’s programme. Short Picture Share

Thursday 14th

Speaker – Des Ong – Nature Photography – Crewe will join us.

He is now joining us in person.
Images to Iain for Printing for competition 1

Thursday 21st Picture share 1  – Competition critique on request
Thursday 28th
Dummy competition – Darrell will use one of his competition sets. Chance to see into the mind of a judge.
Entries for internal competition 1



Thursday 5th

Internal Competition 1 + Bill Duffin Open Competition. Judge – Peter Gennard

Thursday 12th

Speaker – Vincent Sparks (IT Consultant) Mobile Imaging Technology Update.

Thursday 19th

PIcture share 2  – Competition critique on request
Images to Iain for Printing for competition 2

Thursday 26th

 Speaker – Peter Gennard – PG Tips latest brew. 




Thursday 2nd  L&CPU Folio + Malcolm Hart
Thursday 9th

Project – Choose your own theme

Entries for internal competition 2 

Wednesday 15th Five Towns Mono Competition – Hosted by Mid Cheshire – Ray Hill TBC
Thursday 16th

Internal Competition 2 + Bill Duffin Open Competition

Judge – Paddy Ruske

Thursday 23rd Speaker – Erica Oram – “The View from Here” Crewe will join us.
Thursday 30th Speaker – Stephen McNally – Photographic Cubism – How to construct an image.




Thursday  7th Photo Poker – Rob Hockney
Thursday 15th L&CPU Folio & Mince Pies.
Thursday 21st No Meeting




Thursday 4th
No Meeting
Thursday 11th

Speaker – Justin Garner – HDR Techniques    
My approach – Picking a Subject.


Thursday 18th

External Competition with Crewe at Crewe–  Judge TBC

Images to Iain for Printing for competition 3   

Thursday 25th

Picture Share 3 – Competition critique on request





Thursday 1st

Speaker – Mark Gilligan – “In His Element”.

Entries for Internal Competition 3

Thursday 8th

Internal Competition 3 + Bill Duffin Open Competition

Judge Nick Berentzen

Thursday 15th External competition with Holmes Chapel at Alsager
Thursday 22nd

Speaker – Andy Philips – “The Inner Landscape” – Crewe will Join us.

Images to Iain for Printing for competition 4   

Monday 26th

Millennium Inter-Club Competition – Newcastle

 THursday 29th
Wayne Brittle – “Another Time – Another place”. Tips and advice on locations, equipment and techniques.

MARCH 2024


Thursday 7th

Picture share 4 – Competition critique on request

Entries for Internal Competition 4

Thursday 14th

Internal Competition 4 + Bill Duffin Open Competition

Judge – Ralph Duckett

Thursday 21st

L&CPU Folio + Darrell “Image and photo tips”.

Tuesday 26th External Competition with Nantwich at Nantwich – Judge TBC
Thursday 28th

No Meeting – Easter

APRIL 2024

Wednesday 3rd

External Competition with Winsford at Winsford – Judge Dave Tucker

Thursday 4th

Speaker – Martin Pickles – Mono.

Thursday 11th

Speaker – Barry Quatermass – “My Life with a digital camera”

Thursday 18th

Home Grown Trio- Andrew Parkes-Smith “India” – Geoff – Darrell.
Thursday 25th Speaker – Simon Buckley – Street Photography.


MAY 2024

Thursday 2nd Picture share 5 – competition critique on request.
Thursday 9th Annual Competition – Judge Erica Oram
Thursday 16th AGM
Thursday 23rd Field Trip 1


June 2024

Thursday 6th Field Trip 2
Thursday 13th Field Trip 1 and 2 Picture Share
Thursday 20th Field Trip 3
Thursday 27th Field Trip  4


July 2024

Thursday 4th Field Trip 3 and 4 Picture share


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