IN THIS EDITION: This week at the club Return of cups, trophies and plaques SLF Finals Days – updated information New club logo Outings Future meetings   

THIS WEEK AT THE CLUB  Thursday 10 March – PDI Competition round 3
Judge: Kirsty Ralphs
  7.45pm, Bromley United Services Club    


If you have a trophy from a previous season, please clean it and bring it along to a Thursday meeting. Brian will collate them so that they are ready for the next engravings.    

SLF prints finals day is on 23 April at Sanderstead Methodist Church, 104 Limpsfield Road, South Croydon CR2 9EF. Doors open at 1.30pm and it should end at around 5.20pm. They are looking for volunteers to help set up the church hall , put up/take down prints, do the teas, pack away at the end etc. If anyone would like to volunteer please let Julie know: 

The PDI finals day is on  9/4/21 by Zoom. Bromley are not in the final but anyone can join in to watch and we have a couple of members who have submitted PDIs into the open competition. Julie is waiting for the Zoom information but please let her know if you’d like to attend and she’ll send the details when she has them: 

Members may submit up to two PDIs. These cannot be images that are already in the club print panel and images cannot be entered that have won certificates in previous SLF competitions, nor can they have been used in other disciplines i.e. as prints. Please send your entries to Julie ( before 11 March.     

At the AGM, members voted for the club to take on a new logo. If you have an idea and would like to put together a design, please talk to one of the committee members. Thank you to the members who have already sent in their ideas!    

Sunday 13 March – St Patrick’s Day Parade
We’ll find a spot along the route (Hyde Park Corner to Trafalgar Square via St James’s Street and Pall Mall) to photograph the spectacular parade. Meet at 10.30am at Charing Cross station. The parade begins at 12pm. 

Saturday 26 March – Scotney Castle and Bodiam Castle
Two castles in one day! Exact timings of the day to be agreed with attendees to make the most of each venue and sunset. The cost for both castles is £22 or free for National Trust members; attendees will need to book their own places. 

East Kent weekend – 7 & 8 May
Stopping off in Blean Woods to see (hopefully!) Exmoor ponies, longhorn cattle and bison as well as bluebells, we will then head to the East Kent coast to capture sunset and/or sunrise by the sea. There will also be time to explore seaside towns like Margate, Broadstairs or Ramsgate or nature reserves like Sandwich & Pegwell Bay. Accommodation will be at Ramsgate’s Seafront Travelodge at a cost of £99.99 (updated advertised price) for one night. If you would like to attend, please contact Charlotte and she will send payment details. 

Saturday 9 July – Kent County Show – BOOKING NOW OPEN
Tickets are £19.50 and can be booked via this link. Please book for Saturday 9 July if you want to attend with other members. 

Please email Charlotte ( if you would like to attend any of the above outings.     UPCOMING MEETINGS

Thursday 17 March – Members’ Evening – Debate: Will smartphone photography replace DSLR/Mirrorless cameras?
It is also hand-in for round 3 of the Colour Print Competition

Thursday 24 March – Colour Print Competition round 3

Thursday 31 March – Water by Daniel Bridge

It is also hand-in for the panel competition – PDI panels only

For future meetings, please see the programme.

In addition, the following inter-club competition is scheduled: Saturday 23 April – SLF Battle of the Prints, Sanderstead Church