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'The Friendly Club' 


2019 Programme

17 Aug        Annual Barbecue Lunch.

(Sat)           At Jenny Gower’s home,

                  Ferndown.  Book in advance.

12 Sep       Members’ Summer Prints

                  Exhibition and presentations by members, with soft drinks and nibbles.

26 Sep       Africa : My Adventure

                  Presentation by Ian Francis, who will show us his African wildlife images.

                  Bring entries for Autumn Print Competition.

10 Oct        Autumn Print Competition

                  Prints only.  Theme: Open

                  Judge: Trevor Prince.

23 Oct         SAPA All v All Print Competition at (Weds)      Dorset Light Photographic Club.

                  7:30 pm

24 Oct        Exploring the Dorset Stour

                  Presentation by John Combes about sights and sounds of the River Stour.
Bring entries for Autumn PDI Competition.

12 Nov        SAPA All v All Projected Digital Image

(Tues)         Competition at Wareham Camera Club.

                  7:30 pm

14 Nov       Autumn PDI Competition

                  PDIs only.  Theme: Open

                  Judge: Eric Kennedy.

28 Nov       Droning On

                  Rob Barron presents photographs taken with his drone flying machine.

4 Dec        SAPA League Competition away at

(Weds)        Bournemouth Electric Camera Club.

                  7:30 pm.  Judge: John Tilsley.  

12 Dec       Christmas Social

                  Food, Drinks and Quizzes.  You are invited to bring a guest to the social gathering.


2020 Programme

9 Jan          Around The World In 800 Days

                  Andrew Smith and Emma Smart take us on a rugged road trip around (most) of the world in their 22 year old Toyota .
(Postponed from last year)

23 Jan        The Water’s Edge

                  Eva Worobiec explores coastal areas of the UK & abroad and explains how to make the best of photographic opportunities".

                  Bring entries for the Winter Print Competition

3 Feb to      Ferndown Camera Club Annual Photography

21 Feb        Exhibition at St. Mary’s church, Ferndown.

13 Feb        Winter Print Competition

                  Prints only.  Theme:  Open
                  Judge: Rob Barron.

27 Feb        SAPA League Competition

                  At home against Boscombe Camera Club.

                  Judge: Paul Thackeray.

12 Mar       What Makes A Good Photograph

                  Andrew Mills takes a look at what made a good photo historically.  Should provide plenty of inspiration for everyone.
Bring entries for the Spring PDI Competition

24 Mar       Guy Edwards – Seeing The Light

(Tues)         The award-winning photographer presents 25 years of Nature and Landscape Photography techniques.

                  To be held in the Barrington Theatre.  Entrance fee £5 for members, £6.50 for non-members.

24 Mar        SAPA League Final

(Tues)         At Wareham CC.  7:30 pm.

26 Mar       Spring PDI Competition

                  PDIs only.
Theme: A Touch of Red.

                  Judge: Ashley Francis.

9 Apr         An Evening of Innovation

                  An evening when members can bring their cameras and try their hand at unusual and experimental photography.

15 Apr         SAPA Best of the Season Competition.

(Wed)         At Bournemouth Electric.  7:30 pm

23 Apr       40th Anniversary “Ruby Challenge”

                  A competition with Ferndown, Ringwood,  Shaftesbury and Salisbury camera clubs.  Judge: Leo Rich.

14 May      My Whirlwind Journey

                  Sue Sibley, a member of Southampton Camera Club, New Forest Camera Club, and Chairman of the Southampton International Exhibition presents some of her outstanding prints.

28 May      AGM  followed by:

                  An attraction from a club member.



Club competitions maximum number of Prints and PDIs:
Intermediate and Premier classes: 3 prints or PDIs.
Advanced class 2 prints or PDIs.


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