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  • "Themed Competitions" 2017/2018 Season

    Post date: Thu, 20/04/2017 - 12:32

    The "themed" competitions for the 2017/18 season as announced at last year's AGM were as follows: Print Competetion - Seasons PDI Competition - Worm's Eye View The subjects for 2018/19 will be announced at this year's AGM.

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  • Places to Go

    Post date: Wed, 19/04/2017 - 13:15

    Chris has kindly provided a list of events over the coming months: http://www.pikehallharnessracing.co.uk Sun 11th June 2-00 Harness Racing http://www.darleymoor.co.uk/ Motorcycle Road Racing - check website for dates. October meeting for International riders. http://www.hawkstonemx.co.uk/ Motocross on one of the oldest courses in the country. Check website for dates - it might open up with an...

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  • Pikelow Farm & Marton Heath Trout Pools

    Post date: Sat, 15/04/2017 - 12:29

    Members may already be aware of this place, but if not, it might be of interest as there are hides for photographing birds. More information and contact details on their website: www.martonheath.co.uk

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  • Results from Easter Event at Crich Tramway Museum

    Post date: Fri, 14/04/2017 - 12:17

    World War II Home Front at Crich Tramway Museum - http://www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/list/ See link in "comments" below. Did anyone go to the Viking Event at Tutbury Castle - http://www.tutburycastle.com/?page_id=4706#

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  • Robertshaw Trophy 2016

    Post date: Tue, 11/10/2016 - 08:28

    Blythe Bridge Camera Club hosted this year's competition for the Robertshaw Trophy which was judged by Peter W Cheetham, APAGB. Fourteen of our members travelled to Blythe Bridge to witness the disappointing outcome for Leek PC coming in last place - soundly beaten by the other four clubs. The winners were Blythe Bridge with a very creditable 186 points, followed by Crewe with 180, Macclesfield...

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  • New Season 2016/2017

    Post date: Fri, 09/09/2016 - 14:11

    Leek Photographic Club meetings resume on Thursday 15th September 2016, starting at 7.30 prompt. The speakers for the opening few nights are shown below. 15th September - Tony Winfield - “Photographic Location, Location, Location”. 22nd September - Richard Knisely-Marpole - “Heritage Photography”. 29th September - Scott Latham - “From Plains to Jungles”. 6th October - Practical Night

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  • Moorlands Radio

    Post date: Wed, 24/08/2016 - 11:24

    On Wednesday 24th August, our own Bernard Beech is being interviewed on Moorlands Radio about Leek Photographic Club. Not sure yet when it will be broadcast, this afternoon's Drivetime is the earliest possibility, if we learn more we'll let you know. Moorlands Radio broadcasts on 103.7 fm, so tune in if you can.

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  • Art in the Park

    Post date: Mon, 23/05/2016 - 16:01

    Despite the weather, we had a successful exhibition at Art in the Park 2016. We had some 90 images on display, and comments made in the Visitor Book reflected the excellent standard. Thank you to all who contributed images, and to those who gave their time to help set up, take down and steward the event and made it a successful weekend.

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  • Annual Dinner & Awards Presentation

    Post date: Mon, 23/05/2016 - 15:51

    Our end of season dinner and awards presentation was held at the end of April. Congratulations to Chris Sherratt and John Coe who were awarded the Best Print of the Year and Runner Up respectively, and to Cliff Hughes and Cliff Beardmore for the Best Digital Image of the Year and Runner Up. John Coe was awarded the Mick Johnson Trophy as the most successful Natural History Photographer, and...

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  • NCPS Challenge

    Post date: Fri, 18/03/2016 - 11:06

    The annual NCPS Challenge has been held over two nights this week. On Wednesday 17 clubs took part, each submitting 5 prints. Leek came a very respectable 4th. Our entries scored as follows: Autumn Dawn in Tuscany by Chris Sherratt 16 Whitethroat with Caterpillar by Ken Tate 19 Tranquility by Cliff Hughes 18 Hadada on Perch by John Coe 15 Calla Lilies by Kevin Burton 15 On Thursday night, 21...

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