Programme For 2023
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June 2nd - A day out at Llyn Llech Owain Country Park - meet at 10.am.
June 7th - An evening out at Mumbles Pier - meet at Verdis for 7pm.
June 9th - A day out at at Llandaff Cathedral. This is a pre-booked meet at 10.00 am. We have till 12.30 in the Cathederal.
June 10th - Barrian Cup at Barry CC - The judge is our very own Dennis Russ.
June 14th - An evening out at Ogmore By Sea. Meet at 7pm.
June 17th/18th - Vintage Hotrods at Pendine. Paul Branchflowers suggestion. 10am to 4pm.
June 21st - An evening out at Aberavon Beach. Meet at the Whale for 7pm.
June 23rd - A day out with a tour around Margam Castle and Turbine House. We can then walk around the park. Cafe on site. Tour time TBC. Meet at 10.am.
June 24th/25th - The Ragged Victorians at Raglan Castle. Bob Barker's suggestion.
June 28th - An evening out at Porthcawl sea front. Meet at 7pm by the chessboard.
June 30th - A day out at Strata Florida - this is pre-booked. Meet at 10.am time tbc. Lunch at a local pub. We will be allowed to see the archaeologists at work.
July 1st - PAGB Distictions Workshop with Rod Wheelans MPAGB MFIAP FRPS FIPF Hon PAGB Hon SPF from the PAGB. This is for members who fancy going for the CPAGB, DPAGB or MPAGB. See WPF website for more info.
July 2nd - Ace Of Prints at Briton Ferry.
July 5th - An evening out at Swansea Marina - meet at the Sail Bridge for 7pm.
July 7th - A day out at The Black Country Museum - meet inside at 10.05.
July 12th - An evening out at Dunraven Bay - meet at 7pm.
July 19th - An evening out at Langland Bay - meet at 7pm.
July 21st - A day out at Taf Bargoed Parc. Meet at 10 am. https://www.visitmerthyr.co.uk/things-to-do/attractions/parc-taf-bargoed/
July 26th - An evening out at Merthyr Mawr - meet at 7pm.
August 2nd - An evening out at Caswell Bay. Meet at Caswell Bay car park for 7pm.
August 4th - Day out at Melin Court Brook, Chapel, Graveyard and Melin Court Falls. Meet at 9.00 am at the chapel.
August 9th - An evening out at Burry Port Harbour, Tracey Howells suggestion. Meet at 7pm.
August 16th - An evening out at The Crunchie Bridge and Marina area in Swansea. Dave Williams suggestion. Meet at 7pm.
August 18th - A day out at Forest Farm. Meet at 10am.
August 23rd - An evening out at Neath Canel Park by Neath Abbey. Meet at 7pm.
August 25th - Day out at Llancaiach Fawr Manor. This is a pre-booked tour. Meet at 10.am with the tour starting just after, so please be on time. Lunch at the venue. Dave Williams suggestion. Website: https://www.llancaiachfawr.co.uk/en/
August 30th - An evening out at The Quays an ideal location for a sunset. Meet at 7pm. Address - The Quays, Brunel Way, Baglan Energy Park, SA11 2GG
September 6th - Coast To Coast To Coast with Tom Dee. Hand in for Competition No 1.
September 8th - Day out at Dunraven Bay. Meet at 10.am or before sunrise.
September 10th - The Vale of Glamorgan Ploughing & Hedging Society's annual ploughing match - location TBC. Paul Branchflower's suggestion.
September 13th - A Fungi talk with Teifon Davies, Head Gardener at Clyne Gardens.
September 20th - "Pictures from a people person" with Paul James, AWPF, Bridgend CC, and Tenby CC.
September 22nd - A day out at St Fagans suggested by Tom Dee. Meet at 10.am.
September 23rd-24th - The Elvis Presley Weekend in Porthcawl.
September 27th - Competition No 1 with judge with Mike Clatworthy, Morriston CC, Cymru Monochrome.
October 4th - Recent India Prints - David Bathard, FRPS, Crown Mono. Hand in for Competition No 2.
October 11th - Astronomy talk with Ed Cloutman EFIAP, Hon.FWPF, Llantwit Major CC.
October 13th - A day out at Clyne Gardens. Meet at 10.am or earlier. It is probably best to meet by the caravan selling drinks and cakes. Park wherever you prefer - either the bottom car park or where Gareth parks on Westport Avenue.
October 18th - Halloween Night - Members to dress up in costume for a photoshoot.
October 25th - Competition No 2 with judge Andy Leslie.
October 27th - A day out with visits to a burial chamber, a 1972 discarded Rolls Royce, a castle, a church and finally, a pub for lunch. All this in the Vale of Glamorgan. The landlady knew our member Simon Jones. So if you want lunch let Gareth know.
November 1st - Pinhole prints including an AWPF panel, Peter Thomas, AWPF, Port Talbot CC and Cymru Monochrome.
November 3rd A day out at Dinas Powis with a walk led by Anne and Dave Phillips.
November 8th - Finland - Jenny Hibbert, MPAGB, EFIAP/g, AWPF, Bridgend and Afan Nedd CC.
November 15th - A practical evening with Dennis Russ AWPF, CPAGB, BPE*, Afan Nedd CC and Morriston and Cymru Mono. Members bring cameras.
November 17th - A day out at Ferryside followed by a visit to Kidwelly in the afternoon. Wayne John's request. Meet at 10am.
November 22nd - Competition No 3 with Judge Rob Mitchell, MA Photography.
November 29th - Ten-way print battle with judge Nick Jenkins, AWPF, ARPS, Gwynfa CC.
November 31st - A day out with a walk in the Garw mountain area. Walk leader Neville Thomas.
December 6th - Christmas Dinner. Details TBA.
December 13th - Simon Jones Memorial Trophy. Two monochrome PDI per club member. Our judge will be Dai Knight of Bridgend CC and Baglan Bay CC.
December 15th - A day out with a landscape shoot in the Ogmore Castle area with Neil Holman as our leader. Meet at 8am.
December 20th - NO MEETING.
December 27th - NO MEETING.
December 29th - A day out with a walk along the Swansea Promenade.
Looking Ahead to 2024
January 3rd - Audio Visual Night. Members showing A/Vs are Bob Barker, Anne Phillips, Sam Cheng and Dennis Russ. We could do with a few more taking part.
January 10th - Distinctions Night. Members and guests show off their distinctions panels.
January 12th - A day out at one of our favourite locations. Meet at Penwyllt for 9.am onwards or for sunrise. https://www.walesonline.co.uk/lifestyle/nostalgia/gallery/decaying-remains-welsh-quarry-abandoned-25827228
January 17th - Another crazy Still Life/Table Top evening with Martin Smith AWPF. Members to bring cameras and toys.
Updated: 30th May 2023