Due to the COVID-19 virus all of our meeting meetings until Christmas are planned to be run on-line via the Zoom platform. This programme is subject to change without notice. The zoom meeting will start at 7.30pm. and members will receive a link inviting them to join through an email. Any item greyed out have either happened or unconfirmed.

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2020-21 Season

 6 Aug (Thurs)
 Zoom Committee Meeting 7:30
 3 Sep The New Season– Join our on-line Zoom meeting for an Awards Evening and the AGM.
10 Sep Sport Photographer Rob Sloane presents his ‘Joys of Sport Photography’ talk via a Zoom meeting.
17 Sep Members photo critique session
24 Sep Martin McGing’s Portrait Talk/L&CPU Portfolio.

[Hand -in for PDI 1 by Sunday 27 Sep]

 1 Oct Keith Snell PhD EFIAP EPSA LRPS will enthral us with his talk on ‘The Islands of the Arctic’. It covers the landscape and wildlife of Iceland and Norwegian Svalbardt.
8 Oct First League PDI Competition (PDI1 2021) judged by Colin Douglas ARPS AFIAP DPAGB BPE4*
11 Oct Sun The L&CPU 2020 Novice Cup broadcast via Zoom. Judge TBA.
15 Oct International Garden Photographer of the Year, Tony North specialises in macro photography will show us this creative images via Zoom.
22 Oct TBA [Hand -in for PDI 2 by Sunday 25 Oct]
29 Oct A zoom presentation TBC..
Admin Note : Annual Returns
5 Nov Second League PDI Competition (PDI2 2021) judged by Nick Berentzen CPAGB BPE2*
12 Nov L&CPU Folio TBC
19 Nov Chris Upton will take us on one of his travelogue adventures via Zoom.
26 Nov Members Evening [Hand -in for PDI 3 by Sunday 29 Nov]
3 Dec Simon van Orden will tell how to ‘Chase the Light’ via his Zoom presentation.
10 Dec Third League PDI Competition (PDI3 2021)  judged by Jane Lines MPAGB LRPS BPE5*
17 Dec The CPS Christmas meal if circumstances allow.
24 Dec No Meeting – Christmas break. Merry Christmas everyone.

The Programme for 2021 is to be arranged

2 Jan No Meeting – Christmas break. Happy New Snapping.
7 Jan Brian Law CPAGB ARPS Street Photography talk
[HAND IN (PRINT 3 2020) Prints tonight, their PDIs by Sunday 12 Jan]
14Jan Inter-Club Competition with Alsager at Crewe. Judge Jane Lines MPAGB LRPS BPE5
Mon 20 January Committee Meeting
21 Jan Third Print Competition judged by David Graham LRPS (P3 2020)
28 Jan Be absorbed by not one but two of Geoff Reader DPAGB BPE3 talks about ‘Snowdonia Landscapes’ and “An eye to Dramatic Portraits”’.
[HAND IN (PDI 3 2020) by Sunday 2 Feb]
4 Feb Dave Barton will display our members photography from our 70th year. Plus, discuss members work.
11 Feb Third League PDI Competition (PDI 3 2020) judged by Nick Berentzen CPAGB BPE2*
[HAND IN (PRINT ANNUAL) Prints tonight, their PDIs by Sun 16 Feb]
18 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!
[HAND IN (PDI ANNUAL) by Sun 23 Feb]
22 Feb – Hand-in date for L&CPU Club Annuals
25 Feb Print Annual Competition judged by Roger Evans MPAGB EFIAP FBPE
 Sat/Sun 2/3 Mar L&CPU Club Annuals
4 Mar PDI Annual Competition judge Peter Cheetham
11 Mar Graham Currey’s talk
[Portrait competition prints may be submitted tonight]
18 Mar CANCELLED: The North Cheshire Challenges at Poynton have been cancelled. – No meeting at Crewe.
[HAND IN (PORTRAITS) Prints tonight PDIs by Sun 22 Mar]
25 Mar Members Meeting
1Apr Portrait Competitions – Projected images compete for the HOWARD EDWARDS TROPHY and prints for the MAURICE ASHWIN TROPHY. They’ll be  judged by Darrell Oakden DPAGB EFIAP BPE4* at his home.
 5 Apr *** CANCELLED*** Committee Meeting
8 Apr *** CANCELLED*** Battle with Nantwich at Crewe judged by Geoff Reader DPAGB BPE3
15 Apr *** CANCELLED*** Our Annual General Meeting and Awards Night.
22 Apr *** CANCELLED*** A celebration of the season.
  3 May – Final date for Annual Individual Competition entries TBC
May L&CPU Annual Individuals’ Competition – TBC
 October – Robertshaw Trophy – TBC
1 Nov LCPU Returns