If anyone would like to be considered for becoming a member of the Executive Committee please speak to or e-mail Val and she can give you more information.
What’s on soon
Greenwich is getting to be a mecca for photography.
Firstly there is a RPS South-East London exhibition at the White House Café in Greenwich Park see http://www.rps.org/events/2017/july/01/se-london-group-present-their-exhibition-my-greenwich. One of our members (David Lewis) has 4 images on display so why not pop along and see his work. The exhibition is due to end on 31 August, though it may be extended.
Secondly there’s an LIP exhibition at the Greenwich Gallery, see http://www.londonphotography.org.uk/exhibitions/2017/07/24/ga10-tenth-greenwich-annuale
This one’s due to end on Sunday 27 August.
And finally, there’s the Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition in the Stockwell Building, see http://www.tpoty.com/exhibitions/london. This one’s open until 3 September.
London Street Photography Festival – Friday 25 to Sunday 27 August – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Stour Place, 7 Roach Road, London E3 2PA –
Street photography is one of the best art forms for capturing the candid moments and untold stories of our city. London Street Photography Festival offers a platform for those stories to be told with a three days of exhibitions, talks and workshops for emerging photographers at Stour Space in Hackney.
Open Afternoon at Devonshire Road Nature Reserve – Sunday 27 August – 1:00pm – 5:00pm at 170 Devonshire Road, SE23 3SZ
Forming part of the Forest Hill to New Cross Gate railway cutting, this is a Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation as it contains probably the finest suite of railside wildlife habitat in London.
Devonshire Road Nature Reserve is dedicated to providing and protecting the habitats and species within this very urban setting.
Trinity Circus, Clowns Gallery-Museum – Sunday 27 August (Holy Trinity Church. Beechwood Road [entry is on Cumberland Close at the back of the church] E8 3DY)
Spend time clowning around at The Clown’s Gallery and Museum’s Trinity Circus. Prepare for flower-squirting, red-nose-honking and pratfalls and there’s a candyfloss machine. Find out more here.
Notting Hill Carnival – Sunday 27 and Monday 28 August
This free annual celebration of the capital’s Caribbean communities has been taking place since the ’60s. It’s Europe’s biggest street festival – two days of fantastic live music, from reggae to dub to salsa, and a vivid spectacle representing London’s multicultural past and present. See website for more info and timings.
KCPA Audio Visual Competition 2017.
Even if you have not joined in an Audio Visual competition before, why not make this the year that you do? The competition is open for entries between Sunday 30 July and Sunday 24 September. On the website http://www.kcpa.co.uk/av-comp-2017/ you will be able to find all the information you need to enter, including the entry form, conditions of entry and competition rules.
A payment of £10 entitles you to attend the event on 28 October and submit one or two sequences at no extra cost. You will receive a catalogue and free hot drink and biscuits throughout the day – including on arrival. Even if you do not submit any sequences, you will still enjoy the event and be able to see what happens and learn more and perhaps be inspired to enter next year’s competition. The instructions to enter are clear. However, if you have any questions please feel free to contact Philip Smithies (TCC) via firstname.lastname@example.org.