We normally meet at the WI building, 745 Warwick Road, Solihull B91 3DG. Visitors are always made welcome. We ask for £5 (£3 for members) at the door to cover refreshments. Meetings start at 7.30pm and end at 10pm. The nearest public car parks are the Touchwood and the Lode Lane car parks.
The WI Hall is beside the United Reformed Church, opposite the Esso garage.
The programme for the remainder of the 2019-20 season has been changed due to coronavirus. We are now holding online meetings using video conferencing roughly every two weeks and we have extended the 2019-20 season until the end of August.
4th – Speaker – Les Jones with the Story of Elsie magazine
18th – Speaker – Wayne Brittle with “Another time, another place”
Due to uncertainties regarding coronavirus, we plan to continue with online meetings using video conferencing roughly every two weeks for the foreseeable future.
1st – Speaker – Anne Sutcliffe with “Glad All Over”
15th – Speaker – Phil Savoie with “Up your photography”
15th – Hand in for 1st Aggregate
29th – 1st Aggregate Competition (projected images only) – Judge Peter Cheetham
29th – Hand in for Panel Competition
13th – Panel Competition (projected images only) – Judge Steve Clifford
27th – Speaker – To be confirmed
27th – Hand in for 2nd Aggregate
10th – 2nd Aggregate Competition (projected images only) – Judge to be confirmed
24th – Our Leg of the 3 Ss Competition – Judge Dave Tucker
8th – Speaker – Ashley Franklin with “Wider world of photography”
Further dates will be added as soon as details are confirmed.
To give a flavour of our meetings, recently completed meetings were:
3rd – Speaker – Peter Gennard – PG Tips, Fresh Brew
10th – Members’ Evening – Practical studio photography. Bring your camera.
17th – Speaker – Irene Froy – Land, shore, and sky
24th – Speaker – Tim Cornbill – Architecture and Urban Photography
1st – 1st Aggregate Competition – Judge Chris Baldwin
8th – Speaker – Phil Cooling – Weird and Wonderful … ish
15th – Panel Competition – Judge Dave Tucker
22nd – Speaker – Jamie Peters – Army Photography
29th – 2nd Aggregate Competition – Judge Ken Hudson
5th – Speaker – Graham Heywood – Fresh imaginations
12th – AV Competition, Judge Richard Brown
19th – Speaker –Chris Fairweather – Photojournalism: Stories from the road
26th –3Ss Competition – Judge Louise Hill
3rd – Christmas Dinner
10th –The President’s Evening
17th – It’s a Knockout and Christmas Social
7th – Speaker – Anne Sutcliffe – Travelling Light
14th – 3rd Aggregate Competition– Judge Heather Woodhams
21st – MCPF Portfolio
28th – Speaker – Warren Alani – Seeing is believing
4th – Speaker – Nettie Edwards – Mart phone photography and beyond
11th – 4th Aggregate Competition – Judge Chris Fletcher
18th – Activity Evening – Photograph small animals provided by Warren Davis of Wildside Encounters
25th – Annual Nature Competition – Judge Robert Ings
29th – Solihull Open Exhibition of British Photography at Solihull School.
3rd – Speaker – Nat Coalson – Photography as Fine Art
10th – Inter-club Contest with Webheath Photo Club – Judge John Haines
Annual Projected Image Competition – Judged by Anne Sutcliffe using video conferencing.
2nd – Speaker – Bob Breach with Travel Audio-Visuals
16th – Workshop – Jim Hiscox on making and editing Videos
7th – Speaker – Robert Harvey with “Small is Beautiful”
21st – Workshop – Bob Breach. “How do I …”?