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June 2024

June 1st/2nd - World War 1 re-enactment at Blaenavon Ironworks 11.am to 4pm.
June 5th - An evening out at Aberafan Beach - meet at the Whale for 7pm.
June 8th - The Barrian Cup with Barry CC at the St Francis’ Millennium Centre, Park Road, Barry, CF62 6NX.
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 12th - We are invited to take part in the Sosban Print Battle to be held at Llanelli CC.
June 14th - A day out at Singleton Park. Meet in the Botanical Gardens. The gardens open at 10.am.  Park wherever you like - Eversley Rd and side streets have on road parking.

June 19th - An evening out at Dunraven Bay - meet from 7pm onwards.
June 21st - A street shoot in Swansea. Meet outside the Glyn Vivian Art Gallery for 10.am.  Park wherever you prefer.
June 20th-22nd - The Wales and West Photography Show at the Celtic Manor.
June 22nd/23rd - The Pendine Sands Hot Rod Races. Bob Barker's suggestion.
June 26th - An evening out at Mumbles. Meet at 7pm outside Verdis.
June 28th - A table-top shoot at the TwoCann Cafe, St Pauls in Port Talbot. Martin Smith suggestion and leader. Please don't bring or use flash guns at this shoot - window/daylight only. First nine to reply to Martin's email are booked in. There may be more dates booked later on if there's a lot on the reserve list.
June 29th/30th  - The Wales Balloon Festival at the Carmarthen Showground. Sam Cheng's suggestion.

July 2024

July 3rd - An evening out in Porthcawl. Meet at the chessboard for 7pm.
July 5thA day out to Tretower Court and Castle. Meet at 10.am for a guided tour This is our first visit here.
July 10th - An evening out at Kenfig nature reserve meet at 7pm.
July 17th - An evening out at Neath Canal, Park at Neath Abbey meet at 7pm
July 19th - A day out with a street shoot in Llandovery. Meet at 10.am at the castle car park.
July 24th - An evening out at Merthyr Mawr. Meet by the swing bridge car park for 7pm.
July 26th - A day out at Cwymystyth - meet at 10.am. [Location].
July 27th - A day out with a shoot at the Black Country Museum with Morriston CC.

August 2024

August 1st - The new committee meets for the first time at 1pm.
August 2nd - A day out at Neath cricket ground. Bob Barker's suggestion. Start time TBC.
August 9th - August 11th - Brecon Jazz Festival https://breconstory.wales/whats-on/brecon-jazz-festival-2024
August 16th - A day out with a street shoot in Carmarthen. Gareth's and Joanna's suggestion. Meet at 10.am., Some members may arrive earlier.
August 19th - August 25th -  Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival - [details].
August 23rd - A day out at the Victorian Festival in Llandrindod Wells. Meet at 10.am onwards.
August 31st-September 1st - The WPF Convention. Speakers and venue TBC.

September 2024

September 4th -  Chairman's evening which includes presentation of the club trophies for 2023/24. Days Out Days In with Gareth Martin, AWPF, CPAGB.  Digital talk with 20 prints to be viewed at half time.
September 6th - A day out with a visit to the PAGB Masters of Print exhibition at Bedwellty House, Tredegar. Meet at 10.am  [Details]
September 11th - Montana in Monochrome Prints - with Trevor James. Hand-in for Competition 1 which will be judged cold.
September 18th - An evening with Emma Woodhouse of RPC.
September 20th - A day out at Great Wedlock farm and deer park. Meet for 10.am - [Details].
September 24th - Rhondda Open Battle held at the Dai Davies Community Centre, High St, Cymmer CF39 9EU.
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 2024

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]. Hand-in for Competition 2.
October 9th - My Family Album with Walter Waygood.
October 11th - A day out at the Forest of Dean including the medieval Staunton Church and
Waterloo Screens lake.  Bob Barker's suggestion. Meet at 10.am. Meeting place will be announced nearer the date.

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 2024

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. Hand-In for the Simon Jones Memorial Mono PDI Competition.
November 15th - A portraiture shoot at the TwoCann in Port Talbot This is restricted to 6 photographers and two models. Only one space left.
November 16th - Stanley Schell hosted by Aberdare CC - Venue Cynon Linc. Starts at 1pm.
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.
November 27th - Competition  No 3 with judge Ken Jacobs of Abergavenny CC.

December 2024

December 4th - A Christmas Evening in the club. Details TBA.
December 11th - The Simon Jones Memorial Mono PDI Competition. Our judge is Trevor James BA (Hons) Photography, AWPF, ARPS, Gwynfa CC.
December 18th - Members Show And Tell.
December 25th - Happy Christmas - No Meeting.

January 2025

January 1st - Happy New Years Day. No meeting.
January 8th -
Oh No! - Not another Practical Evening with Martin Smith. Hand -In for Competition No 4.
January 15th - A tour of New Zealand with Rob Evans.
January 22nd - ‘Out In All Weathers - Event Photography’ with Helen Jones and Stephen Jones of Dorchester CC. Helen is currently the WCPF President.
January 29th - Judge Dave Russell of Cardiff CC.

February 2025

February 5th - An evening with Swansea-based photographer Jo Evans. Those of you that are on Gareth's Facebook groups such as Afan Colour and Just Scapes will know her photos. Hand-In for Competition No 5.
February 12th - Members Audio Visual evening. Members showing their work so far are Glyn Freeman, Sam Cheng, Rob Evans, Jayne Libby, Dennis Russ and Dave Brown.
February 19th - A BW print evening with David Lingham FRPS Gwynfa.
February 26th - Competition no 5 with judge Julie Morgan, AWPF, Abergavenny CC.

March 2025

March 2nd - WPF AGM at Talbot Green 2.30pm delegates from the club attend this meeting.
March 5th - Cardiff CC visit us to show us their work.
March 12th - An evening showing Roger Harrison's collection of large cameras. The night will include prints and PDI. Roger is a member of Barry CC and Cymru Mono.


 

Updated: 12/06/24
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