Wrekin Arts Photographic Club Newsletter 16 2017/18 20 March 2018

This Friday we welcome Margaret Salisbury FRPS, APAGB, MFIAP, FIPF (Supported by Fotospeed) with her talk “Lucky Dragon”

Friday is also the hand in night for the Landscape Competition. As explained in the email sent on 18 March please submit your PDI and Print entries via the online system http://www.photocompentries.net/?org=WrekinClub and also email your PDI images and print titles to Sheila at wrekinartspc@gmail.com

You can enter up to 3 prints and 3 PDIs but remember that all work must be new, not having been entered in any previous club competition. Full rules can be found at the rules section on this page http://wrekinartspc.com/competition-links-organisations-and-club-guides/ 

There won’t be a meeting next Friday 30 March (Good Friday) So the next meeting will be on Friday 6 April when Richard Spiers DPAGB, APAGB, BPE2* will judge the Landscape Competition.

MidPhot Exhibition of Midlands Photography http://www.mcpf.co.uk/midphot-2/ is open between Wednesday 21 and Sunday 25 March at The Old School House, Churchbridge, Oldbury, B69 2AS. Times of opening, subject matter and cost can all be found in the link.

Starting on Saturday 24 March there is a series of exhibitions, events and talks with Paul Hill and Maria Falconer at the Photography Place in Ludlow http://www.thephotospace.co.uk/en/page_17433.html The season starts with an exhibition of images of Ludlow in the 1960s.

Severn Valley Railway has an extra special treat on 24, 25, 31 March and 1 and 2 April when all trains will be steam hauled http://www.svr.co.uk/NewsItem.aspx?a=829 

Finally, a date for your diaries. The MCPF Print and PDI Championships take place at Leicester on Saturday 21 April when clubs from the Midlands will be chosen to represent the MCPF in the PAGB PDI and Print Championships later in the year. Tickets for the Leicester event will be £7 each and available later.

Meeting Cancellation 2 March 2018

There’s heavy snow forecast overnight and into tomorrow and we’ve taken the decision to cancel tomorrow night’s meeting (2 March) which is the third merit PDI competition.

This competition will be rearranged and I’ll let you know the new date as soon as we can agree it with the judge.