The Club is now into its summer break. I’ll still be sending Newsletters but not necessarily every week.
Next Bromley Camera Club Outing
Come on a trip to photograph butterflies, bees and flowers at Hutchinson’s Bank, New Addington – Saturday 9 June – 10:00 – 13:00. See attachment for more details.
Congratulations to Vera Stevens whose print “Sandy Path to the Beach” was the winner of the public vote at the Exhibition with 4 votes. The runners-up all with 3 votes were Paul Lehane’s “Pirouette”; Brian Davies’ “Who Ruffled my Feathers” and Mohmed Besnik’s “Eleanors Teatime”.
Bromley Camera Club outing to Chatham Docks’ “Salute to the 40s” event on Saturday 15 September
Just a reminder to let Charlotte and Matt (who are organising the event) know if you will be going. It looks to be an amazing event with a huge range of photographic opportunities; wartime displays, people in vintage outfits, a 1940s street scene, military vehicles, big band. More information is available on the dockyard’s website http://thedockyard.co.uk/whats-on/salute-to-the-40s/
|Salute to the 40s – Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
Take part in our 1940’s family vintage festival at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, and be transport back in time, for a weekend of vintage delight..
Tickets are £14.50 for adults and £12.00 for concessions but if we manage to get a group of 15 together then we may qualify for discounted rates. If you’re up for it, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name (even if you signed up on the sheet at the club) and if you are buying an adult or concession ticket. We’ll let you know how payment will work once we know how many people are coming. In terms of transport, there is a direct train from Bromley South to Chatham and a bus from Chatham station to the Chatham Historic Dockyard but I’m sure we can also arrange car sharing.
What’s on this Weekend and Soon
London Bridge City Summer Festival – Friday 1 June to Sunday 3 September
Join the festivities at the launch of “Summer by the River” along the south bank of the Thames, near London Bridge. The three-month programme of events kicks off with a night of music from Full Tilt Collective and vintage vocal trio, The London Belles. After a dance, tuck into food from Flat Iron Square vendors and sip on a cocktail from Look Mum No Hands. See website for more info.
KCPA Exhibition 2018
Now on at The Crypt Gallery, Church Street, Seaford and until Sunday 3 June
The London to Brighton Classic and Kit and Sports Car Run – Sunday 3 June – 8:15am – 11:15am
returns to Greenwich Park for the 2018 start location.
Over 400 vehicles will be starting from the park as they make their way on their annual visit to Brighton.
The London to Brighton Classic Car Run celebrates its 30th anniversary with vehicles from the pre-war era sharing the trip with classics from the 1950‘s to the 90’s. The kit and sports vehicles follow their own route to Brighton and this run is for modern day sports cars, replica cars and kit cars.
London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival – Sunday 3 June – 10:00am – 6:00pm
London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival provides an excellent opportunity to experience Chinese culture and is the biggest event of its kind in Europe.
Throughout the day, the spectacular action out on the water will be provided by more than 40 competing club, corporate and amateur teams. Drama unfolds as novices do battle with some of the UK’s greatest paddlers, as well as the elements, to take home 6 cups.
On land, the event’s South East Asian food festival will represent the culinary tastes of each country in the region while entertainment including live music and martial arts displays will be provided on the East West Festival stage, showcasing new artists from the East and West, with traditional Chinese lion dancing proceeding the ‘dotting of the eyes ceremony’ to launch the event.
Royal Docks Adventure, Dockside Road, London E16 2QT
This exhibition by award-winning photographer Jim Grover commemorates the 70th anniversary of the arrival of Caribbean migrants on the ship Empire Windrush. It’s a celebration of the British African-Caribbean community and a portrait of the UK as it embraced an increasingly multi-racial identity.
PAGB Sony Inter Federation Print and PDI Competition/Exhibition – Saturday 9 June – University of Greenwich, Medway Campus.
This year the KCPA are hosting the event and members can book their place via the KCPA website here, tickets are only £10 and this includes a buffet lunch. See attached poster for more details.
Open Gardens Squares Weekend – Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June
Take a peek behind the gates of London’s private gardens and discover hidden grassy gems during the Open Garden Squares Weekend, which takes place across 27 London boroughs.
More than 200 London gardens, from the historic and traditional to the new and experimental, are opened up to the public for one weekend every year. Venture into private gardens, roof gardens and community allotments, as well as gardens belonging to historic buildings, museums, churches and universities. See website for more info.
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