Meetings start at 7.45pm, with doors opening 7.30pm. All dates are Thursdays and at Crewe Lifestyle Centre except where stated.
Previous Programmes: 2017-18 Programme – click HERE, 2016-17 Programme – click HERE, 2015-16 Programme – click HERE, 2014-15 Programme -click HERE.
|19 May – LCPU ANNUAL INDIVIDUALS COMPETITION|
|26-27 May – PAGB APMs in AV at Wilmslow Guild
||7 July CPS will be presented with the Birkenhead Plate for their third place in the Nature PDI section of the L&CPU Club Annuals 2018
| 14 Jul
||Sat 14 Jul PAGB PDI Club Championships at Warwick, see DOCUMENTS to book tickets|
| 20 August (Mon) Committee Meeting 7:30 in Asda’s Community Room
|6 Sep 2018||The New Season – Be inspired by the L&CPU’s Portfolio to see what the regions photographers are up to. A Selection of the best images from the 2018 Annual Individuals Competition plus 2017 PAGB entries will be shown and discussed|
|13 Sep||Talk by a club member. TBC|
|20 Sep||AV for beginners by John Smith APAGB CPGB|
|27 Sep||A Practical Workshop (details later).
[Entries for PDI 1 2019 – to be submitted by Sunday 30 Sep]
|(Admin Note: 1 November L&CPU Returns to be made)|
Crewe PS Exhibition in Crewe Library throughout October
|4 Oct||Tony Redford’s AV show.|
First League PDI Competition (PDI 1 2019) judged by Sheila Giles DPAGB
also this evening, ROBERTSHAW TROPHY at LEEK PC
|Sat 14 Oct L&CPU Big Day in Eccles – includes 2nd Novice Cup|
|18 Oct||Garry Waidson visits Iceland|
|25 Oct||First League Print Competition (P1 2019) judged by Terry Donnelly MPAGB FRPS FBPE EFIAP
[Entries for PDI 2 2019 – to be submitted by Sunday 28 Oct]
|Sun 8 Oct PAGB Print Championships at Blackburn|
|1 Nov||Roy Wainwright. Insight into the works of E. Chambré Hardman, an eminent Liverpool Photographer in the period between 1930 to 1950.|
|8 Nov||Second League PDI Competition (PDI2 2019) judged by Graham Curry|
|15 Nov|| L&CPU Portfolio
|Sat 17 Nov LCPU PDI KO|
|22 Nov||A Practical Workshop for members to enjoy.
|Tues 27 Nov||The Alan Challinor Trophy Competition (Monochrome Prints) hosted by Nantwich.
|29 Nov||John Morton’s talk
[Entries for Print 2 2019 – to be handed in and then PDIs of prints by Sunday 2 Dec]
|6 Dec||L&CPU Folio – A Selection of the best images from the 2018 Annual Individuals Competition plus 2017 PAGB entries.|
|13 Dec||Second League Print Competition (P2 2019) judged by Nick Berentzen CPAGB BPE1|
|20 Dec||Short talk by a club member and a Christmas Celebration (light comestibles and a soft drink!)
|27 Dec||No Meeting – Christmas break.|
|3 Jan 2019||
No Meeting – Christmas break.
|10 Jan||Snowdonia in pictures and Print by Graham Curry
[Entries for Print 3 2019 to be handed in and then PDIs of prints by Sunday 13 Jan]
|17 Jan||Inter-Club Competition at Alsager CC.
|24 Jan||Third League Print Competition (P3 2019) judged by Janice Barton CPAGB BPE3*|
|31 Jan||Martin Berry’s Lantern Slide Show Part 2
|7 Feb||A Practical Workshop for members to enjoy.|
|14 Feb|| Third League PDI Competition (PDI 3 2019) judged by Bob Dennis APAGB CPAGB AFIAP BPE4
[Entries for Print Annual to be handed in and then PDIs of prints by Sunday 17 Feb]
Bebington Salon of Photography – The showing of this exhibition is one of the great annual events for us. Bob Dennis APAGB CPAGB AFIAP BPE4 will make the presentation in his usual inimitable style and a great evening is guaranteed for us all. Let us hope that members in the audience have some acceptances to cheer for!
[Entries for PDI Annual 2019 – to be submitted by Sunday 24 Feb]
|28 Feb||League Print Annual Competition judged by Robert Millin MFIAP, FBPE, EFIAP/p, MPSA, DPAGB, SPSA, GPU Hermes|
|Sat/Sun 2/3 Mar L&CPU Club Annuals|
||PDI Annual Competition judged by David Bibby EFIAP CPAGB BPE3|
|14 Mar||Battle with Sandbach at Crewe judged by Roger Evans MPAGB FBPE EFIAP|
|20 Mar-21 Mar||Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 March are the dates of the North Cheshire Challenges – No meeting at Crewe – members are invited to go to Poynton to see the event.
Wednesday, 20st March is the date for the PRINT COMPETITION for the North Cheshire Challenges Trophy and the PDI KNOCK-OUT COMPETITION for the Alan Adshead Memorial Trophy takes place on the following evening, Thursday, 21nd March
[Entries for Porttait Competitions must be submitted as PDIs by Sunday 24 Mar]
A Practical Workshop for members to enjoy.
[Print entries for Portrait Competitions (already entered as PDIs) can be submitted tonight)]
|4 Apr||Portrait Competitions – Projected images compete for the HOWARD EDWARDS TROPHY and prints for the MAURICE ASHWIN TROPHY Judge: Tillman Kleinhans ARPS EFIAP/b DPAGB BPE|
|11 Apr||In My View’ by Christine Widdall MPAGB EFIAP FBPE|
|16 Apr||Battle against our local rivals away at Nantwich.
|18 Apr||Our Annual General Meeting and Awards Night.|
|25 Apr||A celebration of the season|
|18/19 May L&CPU Annual Individuals’ Competition|
|1 Nov LCPU Returns|
|16 Nov LCPU PDI KO|