Programme Sept 2019 - Apr 2020

All meetings are on Wednesdays from 7.30~9:30pm in the New Science Block, Wellington School unless shown otherwise.

Click on any blue text to link to the speaker's/judge's own websites or other linked page.

Date Speaker / Event Details
August 2019
Wed 14th Informal Meeting The Arts Centre, Eight Acre Lane, Wellington. From 8 pm. Time to chat and catch up. Please bring pictures (any size - but mounted), cards, mugs etc for the flower show.
Sat 31st Wellington Flower Show Alan Rogers Building, Wellington School. Helpers please to set up 10.00~12:00 am. Volunteers needed for manning the display 2:15~4:45 pm. Please bring in any items to display by
September Start of the new season - Welcome back!
Weds 4th Talk: Sheila Haycox 'An Evening with Sheila Haycox': Sheila returns to WDCC bringing some
ARPS, DPAGB, EFIAP, MPAGB-AV new prints and a selection of AVs.
Weds 11th Talk: Club Members Members' 10 minute talks on anything you have done, seen, visited or are passionate about! Please advise Peter T. beforehand so he can allocate times.
Hand in for September competitions ‘Street Life’ and Open (PDI)
Weds 18th Print Demo Evening The WDCC team will show you how to improve your prints. From printer profiles to printer papers to mounting your images.
Weds 25th September Competitions ‘Street Life’ and Open (PDI). Judge: tba
Weds 2nd Talk: Jane Kearney Jane returns to Wellington with 'A Trip to the Carmargue'. A fabulous
CPAGB romantic region in the South of France. Horses, flamingos, bull running and…mosquitoes!!
Weds 9th South Devon Salon South Devon Salon - sit back and enjoy a variety of excellent pictures.
Hand in for October competitions ‘The Blues’ and Open (Prints).
Tue 15th Committee Meeting. Venue tba.
Weds 16th In House Battle An evening of irreverent fun as teams try to best each others' pictures. Please bring several pictures on a wide variety of subjects - preferably mounted.
Weds 23rd October Competitions ‘The Blues’ and Open (Prints). Judge: tba
Weds 30th Talk: Duncan and Deborah Armour Duncan and Deborah return with 'Kusafiri' - a new talk on Africa. Kusafiri is Swahili for 'To journey'. Images of wildlife, people and travel with stories around their visits to Africa. Not to be missed!!
Weds 6th Talk: Tommy Hatwell Alan Rogers Building, Wellington School. 'Round the World and Back Again'. A new speaker for us, travel and portrait photographer Tommy tells of his adventures around the remoter areas of the world, sharing special moments along the way.
This is our annual invitation meeting, open to all our members, members of other clubs and the general public.
Admission by ticket £5, available in advance or on the door.
Weds 13th tbc Subject tbc
Hand in for November competitions ‘Sports’ and Open. (PDI)
Weds 20th Talk: Alyn Wallace Alyn travels from Wales to bring us his incredible landscape and astrophotography images.
Weds 27th November Competitions ‘Sports' and Open (PDI). Judge: tba
Weds 4th Talk: Paul Carter More cold adventures with Paul. Aurora, bears, whales and much more
LRPS, CPAGB, BPE3* There may even be a never before seen penguin in there.
Weds 11th Seasonal Event. Christmas Party. Bring and share supper.
Quiz. The competition this year is to make a 'Festive Mask'!
Please bring a plate of food to share. Coffee and tea available.
Weds 18th No Meeting -
Weds 25th No Meeting -
January 2020 Happy New Year
Weds 1st No Meeting -
Weds 8th Talk: Alex Wolfe-Warman Award winning street, travel, and landscape photographer from Weston Super Mare. Alex will talk about his professional life and book. Alex works mostly in mono.
Weds 15th Talk: Laura Pearce 'Don't Walk on the Grass - Think of Breaking Rules'.
Hand in for January competitions ‘Mono’ and Open (Prints).
Sat 18th Annual Dinner Oake Manor Golf Club, 7.30 pm for 8 pm. Please book with Peter E.
Weds 22nd Competition Bring in items, other than prints, made using your pictures, e.g. mugs, t-shirts, calendars, cards, etc.
These items will be judged!!
Tue 28th Committee Meeting. Venue tba.
Weds 29th January Competitions ‘Mono' and Open (Prints). Judge: tba
Weds 5th Battle! Wellington v Chard. Always a great evening! Judge: tbc
A nice cake or two would be most welcome for our guests!
Weds 12th Talk: Sue O'Connell 'Travels Toward the Edge', an enthralling talk from award winning
ARPS, DPAGB, EFIAP/p, BPE5* photographers with a passion for travelling to less frequented destinations.
and Peter Brisley Featuring out-of-the-way people and places - from camel herders in the Gobi
ARPS, DPAGB, BPE1* Desert and eagle hunters from West Mongolia to the nomadic peoples of Gujarat, plus a visit to the world's largest wetlands - the Pantanal in Brazil.
Hand in for February competitions ‘Wet’ and Open (PDI).
Weds 19th Members' Evening 'Tips n Tricks': More 'how do I ...?' help from the WDCC team. Please pass your 'need to know' requests to Peter E. or Paul C.
Weds 26th February Competitions ‘Wet’ and 'Open' (PDI). Judge: tbc
Weds 6th Portrait Practical Alan Rogers Building, Wellington School. Bring cameras and tripods.
Weds 11th Talk: Linda Wevill 'An Evening with Linda Wevill FRPS' One of the most admired photographers in
FRPS her field. Creative in her work - her pictures are a joy (whatever the subject).
Hand in for March Competition ‘Nature’ and Open (Prints).
Weds 18th WCPF Travelling Exhibition A group critique evening on some of the best images in the West Country.
Weds 25th March Competitions ‘Nature’ and Open (Prints). Judge: tbc
Weds 1st Battle! Wellington v Dulverton. Pistols at dusk again!!
Please bring refreshments.
Weds 8th Talk: Peter Tickner The Chairman entertains!! (Will a train be popped in somewhere?)
Hand in for April competitions ‘Portrait’ and Open (PDI)
Tue 14th Committee Meeting. Venue tba. Items for discussion at the AGM should be submitted to Peter E. before this meeting.
Weds 15th Talk: Peter Crane 'Street Photography'. All the way from Swindon, Peter's talk on street photography
ARPS will feature images mostly from London's East end, as well as techniques, tips and equipment used.
Weds 22nd April Competitions ‘Portrait’ and Open (PDI). Judge: tbc
Weds 29th AGM

Summer Programme

Dates tbc Various Outdoor Activities With and without cameras. Ideas and suggestions for events to Peter T. anytime up to and including the AGM please.
Weds 14th Informal Meeting The Arts Centre, Eight Acre Lane, Wellington. From 8 pm.
Sat 29th [tbc] Wellington Flower Show Alan Rogers Building, Wellington School.