February 2nd - A day out at Ferryside followed by Kidwelly. Meet at 10.am. Wayne John's suggestion.
February 7th - Another evening with Ken Needs - Pyle and Porthcawl PS. Hand in - Competition No 5.
February 9th - A day out on the Llanelli Coastal Path.
February 11th - Urgent WPF meeting. The Welsh Photographic Federation executive is convening an urgent meeting at Ystradowen Village Hall, Cowbridge Road. Cowbridge CF71 7SY on 11th of February 2024 at 1pm. (This is the venue used by The Vale Photographic Club). All WPF members are welcome. The WPF are looking for more volunteers to join the executive committee, so if you are interested, let your club secretary know.
February 14th - Valentines Day TBA.
February 16th - Day out at Cardiff Barrage. Suggested by Tom Dee.
February 18th - WPF Memorial Day. Three Competitions - Colour Print, Monochrome Print and PDI. Date and venue TBC.
February 21st - A Practical Evening with Mike Clatworthy. Members to bring their cameras. This is a Still Life/Table top practical session. Hand in - Competition No 6.
February 23rd - A day out at Nantgarw Transport Collections Museum. Meet at 10.15 with the tour starting at 10.30. This is pre- booked.
February 28th - Competition No 5. Judge Alan Packham, Bargoed CC.
March 1st - A day out with a street shoot This is Joanna Ashburners suggestion and is putting an itinerary together nearer the date. St. David's Day street shoot in Cardiff to include the St. David's Day parade that will go through the town at 12.30pm.
March 3rd - The WPF AGM at Talbot Green starts at 2.30pm. Also it's the closing date for the Welsh Salon.
March 6th - An evening with Steve Varman LRPS, Tynedale CC. Visit Steve's website - here.
March 8th - A day out at Caerphilly Castle followed by a street shoot. Meet outside the castle for 10.am. Dave Williams' suggestion.
March 13th - An evening with Allan Pick, AWPF, CPAGB. Allan steps in as Trevor James is unavailable.
March 15th - A day out at Burry Port - Jo Ashburners suggestion. You have the choice to join Jo and go by train or go by car. Meeting times will be sent out by email nearer the date..
March 16th-19th - The Photography Show at the NEC Birmingham.
March 20th - An Evening with Mike Clatworthy.
March 22nd - A day out at Penllergaer Valley Woods. Our leader is Wayne John.
March 22nd-24th - Tenby's first Steam Punk Weekend.
March 27th - Competition No 6 with Judge Dave Bennett, Cwmbran CC.
March 29th - Good Friday - Day out TBA.
April 3rd - Gwynfa CC will visit the club to show us their work. Hand in - Competition No 7.
April 6th - Only Mono hosted by Cymru Mono at St. Theodore's Church Hall. This is the biggest monochrome battle in the UK - if not the World. Afan Nedd are taking part so come along and support your club.
April 10th - Carmarthen Cameras model shoot with Krishen Nagar. Members bring cameras.
April 12th - A day out with a guided tour around Bitton Railway Station based in Bristol - [Details].
April 17th - Get Out and Shoot with Nicky Rhodes, Newquay CC.
April 19th - A day out. Meet at Swansea Recreation ground to photograph graffiti and then afterwards visit Clyne Gardens. Lunch at the Woodman. Jo Ashburner is the leader. There may be a model or two to pose for you.
April 24th - Competition No 7 with Judge Bryan Pilot, Cwmbran CC.
Hand in - Print and DPI Image Of The Year Competition.
April 26th - A day out at Castell Coch, Our third visit but not for some time. This is a Dave M Williams suggestion https://cadw.gov.wales/visit/places-to-visit/castell-coch#prices
May 1st - Show and Tell. Members show and talk about their images with 5 or 10 each depending on how many take part.
May 4th - 6th Ragged Victorians, Blaenavon Heritage center, Bob Barkers suggestion.
May 8th - Another fun-filled Still Life/Table Top evening with Martin Smith. Members to bring cameras, toys and any other interesting paraphernalia worth photographing.
May 10th - A day out in the Brecon Beacons. Meet at the Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre at 10.am, then take a short walk to an old graveyard - this is on private land and the farmer is expecting us. Cafe at centre for lunch.
May 15th - Print and PDI Of The Year - Judge Tony Byram LRPS, DPAGB, AWPF, Hanham/Kingswood CC.
May 17th - We will take a wander around a wild garlic wood. Meet at Parc Le Breos car park for 9.30.
May 22nd - A Print Evening with John Tillsley, ARPS, Dorchester PS.
May 24th - A day out visiting the Welsh Salon of Photography at Cynon Valley Museum, Aberdare Meet at 10am.
May 29th - Our AGM. If you want to vote for motions that are put forward, then best to turn up. No weekly subs are taken.
June 5th - An evening out at Aberafan Beach - meet at the Whale for 7pm.
June 7th - A day out photographing model helicopters at Garn Goch Common with club member Mark Kelly. Meet at 10.am. Martin Smith's suggestion. Mark is the chairman of the model group. Location details - [here].
June 8th/9th - A day out at The Neath Steam and Vintage Show to be held at Llwynfelish Farm, Crynant, Neath. Paul Branchflower's suggestion.
June 14th - A day out with a walk and our second visit to the Pontardulais Viaduct. Tracey Howells suggestion. Wayne John is our leader.
June 29th/30th - The Wales Balloon Festival at the Carmarthen Showground. Sam Cheng's suggestion.
August 24th - A day out with a visit to the PAGB Masters of Print exhibition at the Winding House, New Tredegar.
August 31st-September 1st - The WPF Convention. Speakers and venue TBC.
September 4th - Days Out Days In with Gareth Martin, AWPF, CPAGB. Digital talk with 20 prints to be viewed at half time.
September 11th - An evening with Allan Pick AWPF CPAGB, Afan Nedd, Neath and Cymru Mono.
September 18th - Landscape Photography - My Passion - My Therapy with Nigel Thomas. Nigel is a past member of the club.
September 25th - Competition No 1 - Judge Martyn Pinches from Cardiff.
September 27th - Show and Tell at Morriston, 7pm start. Members let Gareth know if you want to take part.
September 28th/29th - Country and Western Festival at Brean Sands. Dave M Williams suggestion.
October 2nd - An evening with Carl Ryan from Swansea. Carl is a professional extreme sports and fashion photographer, and has had work published in the US and many magazines including vogue - [Carl on Facebook].
October 9th - My Family Album with Walter Waygood.
October 16th - The National Parks Of North America - Glyn Freeman.
October 23rd - Lighting demo with Kevin Walters, Morriston CC.
October 30th - Competition No 2. Judge is Jane Kerr, Builth Wells CC.
November 6th - 12-Way Print Battle, Judge Gary Shinner, Baglan Bay PS. Hand in Competition No 3.
November 1st/2nd - A day out with a street shoot in Llanelli followed by a visit to see the Llanelli CC Exhibition. Meet in the exhibition at 10am in St. Elli's Shopping Centre. Park wherever you like, but a Llanelli member has suggested we park at the multi-storey car park Murray Street.
November 13th - A print evening with David Bathard FRPS and Tony Cooper of Crown Mono. David makes his second visit to the club.
November 20th - Gerald Henry takes us on a photographic trip around Canada.
November 21st - Show and Tell at Cardiff CC. Members are invited to take part and show their work.
November 23rd - Stanley Schell hosted by Aberdare CC - Venue Cynon Linc. Starts 1pm.