This is one of Martin McGing’s portraits which did so well in the Maurice Ashwin Trophy for prints last week. The winner was actually another portrait of his called Pippa. The trophy is one of two portrait awards we make the second being the Howard Edwards Trophy which is for prints. The Howard Edwards winner was Peter Robinson whose picture was shown last week..

Next Thursday (20 April) is our AGM and Awards Evening. We always welcome visitors and this week is no exception but be prepared for a lot of goings on which only mean things to us! We can find time to talk to you about the club though, 

Thursday 27 April 7:30 for 7:45pm
 Final Meeting of the Season
  Lifestyle Centre, Moss Sq., Crewe
Parking CW1 2DH

The postcode for the centre is CW1 2BB but may not work on your satnav, use CW1 2DH for the car park (Civic Centre)
You are welcome to join us at any meeting, meanwhile please explore the website by clicking the tabs above.

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♦ The Monthly Forum Theme for April is One Subject – 3 different photographs Here’s your chance to be creative!
♦ Les Simpson has been investigating the mystery of the Victorian ‘Crewe Circle’. Read about Les’ research and other documents on the case here. 
  ♦ Peter Robinson & Martin McGing win our two portrait trophies (6 April 2017) – Results
♦ Crewe PS  8th in North Cheshire PS PDI Knockout Thursday 23 March and
♦  6th in North Cheshire Challenges (Prints) Wednesday 22 March –  Results
♦ Crewe PS v Nantwich CC – Nantwich win by one point (in 600!) – Results
♦ PDI Annual 16 March – Results
♦ Crewe PS Sandbach PS Inter-Club competition – Results
♦ Nantwich CC – Andrew Brooks – 28 Mar (See flyer below)
♦ LCPU Annuals: Crewe PS 11th overall in PDI competition on Saturday 4 March and 10th overall for prints on Sunday
5 March

Front page slideshow of recent work  HERE.


 Here is a selection of photographs from our 2016 Season


On the FORUM

Saul Leiter, Monthly Forum Theme etc etc

 • “Be Careful What You Wish For” is a personal account of art photography since 1970 by Ian McNab.
Ian writes with authority and clarity and we expect the article to be of wide interest. 


There are two local events coming up soon. Sorry about the short notice, but as you probably already know this Easter weekend Nantwich is hosting its annual Jazz festival. Check what’s going on at its web site- Nantwich Jazz Festival

The other event is the ever popular Kelsall Horse Trials which takes place the weekend after Easter between Friday 21stApril and Sunday, 23rd. Their website can be found at Kelsall Horse Trials


For our full listing, see EVENTS 


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