Chet Valley Photography Club

A friendly photography club

Club Calendar

 2017 Programme

Monday 13th November– Club Meeting 7 -9.30 pm 

Norman Wyatt. Our resident expert wildlife photographer with more patience than most, Norman shows us his favourite shots from over the years.


Monday 11th December– Club Meeting 7 -9.30 pm 

‘Christmas Get Together’ – Bring and Share buffet – everyone bring enough for the number in your party!  The club will provide tea & coffee as normal, or bring your own drink.  Please also bring your family!

Monthly Theme: Autumn Colours


2018 Programme

Monday 8th January – Club Meeting 7 -9.30 pm 

‘Visions through a viewfinder’ – Roger Hance. Roger has been photographing for nearly 30 years.  He took up Natural History photography in 1993 and has since won many awards. He has also say on many judging panels for National Exhibitions.

Monthly Theme to bring: Photos looking up…


Monday 12th February  – Club Meeting 7 -9.30 pm

‘Images of Norfolk’ – David Boulton. David has been interested in Nature photography for many years, photographing butterflies, wild flowers, trees, birds, fungi, animals and landscapes. His galleries include photography from around the UK, showing the beauty and diversity of the British countryside.

Monthly Theme to bring along: Sports photo showing movement


Monday 12th March  – Club Meeting 7 -9.30 pm

‘Wild Britain’ – Kyle Moore.  From the moment Kyle first picked up a camera to his most current projects, this talk gives a unique insight into his life as a young wildlife photographer, ranging from the rugged coastline to the urban streets of London. Follow his journey and stories of photographing some of Britain’s most iconic wildlife


Monday 9th April  – Club Meeting 7 -9.30 pm

‘Field Craft for Wildlife photography’ – Kevin Sawford.  Kevin gave us a talk in 2016 and returns this year. Based close to the Norfolk/Suffolk border, several years ago he was asked by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust about starting up a photography programme. These have proved very popular. In 2013, Kevin was one of the RSPB tutors for photography days on Havergate Island.


Monday 14th May  – Club Meeting 7 -9.30 pm

‘A Photographic Journey’ – Ruth Grindrod.  Ruth is a Loddon resident who has had a variety of work published and has gained various national awards.  Ruth’s passion is Scotland, particularly the Highlands.


Monday 11th June – Club meeting  7 -9.30 pm

‘Portrait Photography’ – Phil Barnes.   After his excellent talk last year Phil returns to our club. Based in Norwich, Phil offers lifestyle photography in the beautiful Norfolk countryside and relaxed photography in your own home or garden.



Monday 9th July – Club meeting 7 -9.30 pm

‘Perpetually in Motion (part 3)’ – Claire Carter.  Becoming an annual event, Claire returns for the 3rd year after giving us two really inspiring talks.  Claire is based in Shropshire, but has a real passion for the northern lights and cold places.  During the last 17 years her photographs have been used in a wide range of publications.


Monday 14th August – (To be arranged)


Monday 3rd September – Club AGM 7-8pm


Monday 10th September – Club meeting  7 -9.30 pm

 ‘Storm Chasing ‘ – Chris Bell. Originally from Houston, Texas, Chris joined the Weatherquest team in 2005.  Along with his role as a forecaster and public relations at Weatherquest, Chris also teaches part of the weather forecasting course at the UEA. He can also be seen as a weather presenter on BBC Look East.


Monday 9th October – Club Meeting  7.00-9.30 pm

At this meeting club members should bring along their mounted photos (A3 size max please) for the upcoming exhibition.  Also please fill in your entry form to make life easier for the secretary!


Monday November 13th – Club Meeting  7-9.30 pm

‘Give a Child a Camera’ – Julian Claxton.  Julian is a freelance photographer and has held numerous exhibitions. He has travelled extensively, returning to Rwanda and Uganda each year where he runs a project called “Give a child a camera” which enables African children to tell their stories through the use of photography.


Monday December 11th – Club Christmas Get Together – TBA