2020 Programme


Programme changed due to COVID-19 restrictions – see below

The programme after the 29th April has been replaced with the on-line events planned through to the end of the year. All Meetings will be using Zoom and details will be sent to members by email.

Updated by Webmaster23.8.2020

Key:   Competitions     Battles     Presentations     Member evenings    Special Events  On-line Events

Date Event Description Format Judge/ Presenter Notes Committee meeting
8th Jan Member evening Evening around the table
15th Jan Member evening Show and Tell
    Bring images in for Open competition  
22nd Jan   Outside the Black Box
  Sleepy Robot
29th Jan Competition Open Print & Dpi Alan Stokes
Bring images in for Trains, Planes, Automobiles competition  
5th Feb Member evening Close up and Macro
    Help and Show. Anyone a stacker?  
12th Feb Presentation Extraordinary Ordinary
  Simon Caplan
19th Feb Competition Trains, Planes &Automobiles
Print & Dpi Paul Branchflower
26th Feb Member evening Image Appraisal Night     Bring in DPI or Prints for Appraisal  
4th Mar Home Battle
Caldicot   Vince Penticost
11th Mar Presentation Can of Worms Part 2   Rob Mitchell Bring in Prints and DPI for Sport World Competition  
13-17 Mar Photo Show       Date to be confirmed  
18th Mar Member evening Awards Evening
    Venue to be confirmed 18.30
25th Mar Competition Sporting World
Print & Dpi Peter Weaver
1st Apr Presentation Print Base Talk
  Sue Surridge Bring images in for Close up and Macro  
8th Apr Member evening subject to be confirmed
15th Apr Competition Close up and Macro
  Ralph Snook
22nd Apr Member evening Bring and buy        
29th Apr Appraisal evening Send DPI to Bea   Dave and Peter are Assessors    
6th May Presentation Succes & failure path since 2007
  Gary Shinner
An in depth look at what worked and failed  
13th May Appraisal Evening Members to submit up to 6 DPI   Nigel and Steve are Assessors Send DPI images in for Open Competition  
20th May Half Yearly Meeting
      Talk about programme and direction of Society  
27th May Competition Open   Rob Greenhill    
3rd Jun Battle v Rhonda CC
  Trevor James 20 DPIs per club  
6th Jun Ext Comp Mini Only Mono   Kylie Ann Martin Can be Viewed on YouTube  
10th Jun Battle Jubilee Cup 5 Way
  Gareth Martin

Gwent, Hay, Abergavenny & Monmouth. All entries DPI.

Send in DPI for Buildings and Architecture Competition


17th Jun Presentation Photographic  Composition
  Gerald Davis
24th Jun Competition Buildings & Architecture
DPI Dave Russell Send DPI images in for Old & Run-down  
1st Jul Presentation
A Search for Focus
  Leigh Woolford   18.30
8th Jul Competition Looking Old and Run-down DPI Les Loosemore    
15th Jul Presentation Body Painting
  Dennis Russ
22nd Jul Member evening To be arranged
29th Jul Presentation Don’t Walk Between the Lines Zoom Alan Harris    
5th Aug Members’ evening Forthcoming Programme
12th Aug Presentation Finland’s Wildlife in Four Seasons Zoom  Jenny Hibbert    
19th Aug Presentation Bermuda Revisited Zoom  Ed Cloutman    
26th Aug Presentation Turkey -“There be Dragons” & “Istanbul – Shopping” Zoom  Mark & Judy Buckley-Sharp    
2nd Sep Presentation Browse the Latest Collection Zoom  Gareth Martin    
9th Sep Presentation Psychology of Photos
Zoom David Straker
16th Sep Competition Diamond Jubilee Panel
Prints/Zoom Roy Thomas APAGB Hon.FWPF Handing In TBA  
23rd Sept Members’ Evening AV night Zoom      
30th Sep
Competition Open Competition
 Zoom Richard Speirs DPAGB    
7th Oct Presentation Art of Metamorphosis Part 1  Zoom Andrea Hargreaves MPAGB    
14th Oct PAGB Recorded Lecture The Essential Guide to Portrait & Family Photography (Part 1) Zoom EOS Training Academy    
21st Oct
Members’ evening


of PDI

28th Oct Presentation Taste of Cappadocia & Konya to the Coast


Mark & Judy Buckley-Sharp    
4th Nov Presentation Working with Textures
Zoom EJ (Janey) Lazenby    
11th Nov Competition Wilf Hathaway Competition
Prints/Zoom Clive Tanner FRPS Handing In – See email of 17-Oct-20  
18th Nov Competition Print of the year Prints/Zoom Roger Parry MPAGB Handing In – See email of 17-Oct-20  
25th Nov Competition Slide of the year Slides/Zoom Steve Bryant Handing In – See email of 19-Oct-20  
2nd Dec
Competition PDI of the year
PDI Gary Shinner
9th Dec Members’ evening Christmas Quiz Zoom Anthony Watkins    
16th Dec PAGB Recorded Lecture The Essential Guide to Portrait & Family Photography (Part 2) Zoom EOS Training Academy    
CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR Wishing All Members a Happy Christmas and a happy New year. See you all in 2021.


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