Programme 2017-18

Annual Programme 2017-18

We meet at WI building, Warwick Road, Solihull B91 3DG. Visitors are always made welcome. We ask for £3 at the door to cover refreshments. Meetings start at 7.30pm and end at 10pm. We believe that parking is free at Morrison’s during the evening but you should check the notices in the car park.
The WI Hall is opposite the BP garage next to the Morrison’s car park.

Visitors are always made welcome. We meet at WI building, Warwick Road, Solihull B91 3DG. The meeting starts at 7.30pm, finishing by 10pm. £3 at the door please.


September 2017
5th   – Speaker – Maria Falconer – Performing for the Camera”
12th – Speaker – Warren Alani – “Through my Viewfinder”
19th – Speaker – Kris Askey – “From Passion to Profession” 
26th – Speaker – Emma Drabble – “Making Photography your Business”

October 2017
3rd   – 1st Aggregate Competition, Judge Chris Baldwin
10th – Speakers – Keith Cooper & Brian Swinyard – “Conventional and Digital Dabbling”
17th – Panel Competition. Judge Steve Clifford
24th – Members’ Activity – “Wildside Encounters” – Take photos of snakes, lizards, tarantulas and other creepy crawlies.
31st –   2nd Aggregate Competition, Judge Tony Broom

November 2017
7th   – Speaker – Tal Chohan – “Wildlife from Sandwell to India”
14th – AV Competition, Judge – Richard Brown
21st –  Speaker – Malcolm Imhoff – “An Audio Visual Journey”
28th –3Ss Competition, Judge Tony Dudley

December 2017
5th  – Christmas Dinner
12th – Anne Sutcliffe – Modern isn’t necessarily better!
19th – It’s a Knockout and Christmas Social

January 2018
9th  – Speaker – David Venables – “Dodgy Dave’s Digies” 
16th – 3rd Aggregate Competition, Judge – John Haines
23rd – “The Best in the West Midlands” – Exhibition and discussion of images from MCPF Portfolio
30th – Members’ Activity – Studio Evening with models. 

February 2018
6th  –  Speaker – Verity Milligan – “Finding Beauty in the Benign”
13th – 4th Aggregate Competition, Judge Tony Broom 
20th – Speaker – Chris Palmer – “The Prints and the Paper”
27th – Annual Nature Competition, Judge Paddy Ruske

March 2018
6th  – Speaker – Peter Preece – “Hide and Seek”
13th – Inter-club contest v Webheath, Judge Keith Long
20th – Speaker – Bret Charman – “Wildlife”
27th – Annual Creative Competition, Judge Dave Tucker

April 2018
3rd  – Members’ Showcase – Four short presentations by members

10th – Annual Projected Image Competition, Judge Phil Cooling
17th – Members’ Activity – Evaluating mono prints
24th – Annual Print Competition. Judge Anne Sutcliffe

May 2018
1st    – Chris Fletcher – “The Evolution of a Photographer” 
8th   – Speaker – Cliff Williams – “The game as I see it”
15th –  Informal Mobile Phone Competition, Judged by a panel of members
22nd – AGM, Awards, and Social Event (Last meeting at WI Hall)
29th – Photo Walk (Not at WI Hall)