Events 24 May 2017
28/04/2017Maps for Summer Programme Walksn/a
Maps for each of the Summer Programme Walks can be found in the Members section. Log in and then click on Documents. Entry 'Summer Programme 2017 - Maps to Events' is a .pdf with all the walks included. Check the event details below for confirmation of latest dates.
23/05/2017FEN DRAYTON LAKESMark Hudson
Join Mark for a relaxed evening walk among the lakes. Opportunities for wildfowl shots and landscape images. Review your work with other members
Meet in car park NORTH of guided busway on the left hand side of roadway.
Meeting starts at 19:00
Join at the RSPB reserve just outside Needingworth.Meet in the RSPB car park at the end of the village going out towards Bluntisham.
Meeting starts at 19:00
03/06/2017Cambridge Architecture & PeopleJason Archontides
A look at some of the interesting architecture in Cambridge and combine with a bit of street photography.
One of the few meetings you can buy an ice-cream on !
Meet outside the Guildhall at 14:00
Route subject to change on the day
Join Mark for a walk along the banks of the river around the meadow. With luck the buttercups will still be in all their glory.
Meet at Oliver Cromwell’s Statue Market Hill St Ives. Retire to the Oliver Cromwell pub when the walk is over.
Meeting starts at 19:00
10/06/2017Garden Photography/ANNUAL CLUB BBQ : Book aheadMark Hudson
Mark invites you to join him at his farm as follows: ”Please leave a space in your Summer Diary for this highly sociable event. Starting the day (10:30am onward) photographing the flowers/plants in the garden and as the day wanes, watching grown men trying to pretend they know how to cook! Families and friends very welcome. Bring your own meat /fish/poultry etc for the barbeque. The club will provide a soft drink based Punch, as well as cutlery, plates, cups etc, plus bread, condiments, salads, side dishes and savoury snacks. There is a charge of £5.00 a head for this. A fantastic range of home-made desserts will finish off the evening! Fingers crossed for the weather, though it will be held under cover if it rains.”
Members will be contacted to help on the evening closer to the time.
BBQ starts at approx 17:00
13/06/2017Portholme MeadowsGary Dean
Meet at Chinese bridge Car Park Godmanchester
After the walk retire to the Black Bull pub
Meeting starts 19:00
20/06/2017RAPTOR FOUNDATION VISIT - Book ahead reqd + costChris Coakley (tbc)
Please book ahead for this meeting- e-mail for your place.
Opportunity for still and in flight photography. Join us for another visit to this impressive centre - the evening session will be exclusively for club members. There will be opportunities for technical guidance and advice throughout the evening from club members. Minimum 6 people £10 per head.
The Raptor Foundation, The Heath, St. Ives Road, Woodhurst, PE28 3BT
Meeting starts at 18:00 - Note the earlier start time !
Meet at the Ferryboat Inn car park for a prompt departure along the Great Ouse riverside. During the walk Mark will display some of his landscape prints to accentuate the scenery and assist members to capture the beauty of the riverside. Afterwards at the Ferryboat Inn.
Meeting starts at 19:00
04/07/2017ST IVES ELECTRIC BOAT TRIP - Book ahead reqd +costMark Hudson
2 hour cruise along the River Great Ouse. Leaving from the Quay St Ives.
12 maximum seats - £55 per hour cost shared. First come first served! Early booking recommended.
Meet afterwards at the Oliver Cromwell pub.
Call Mark Hudson to confirm your place. If vastly over-subscribed option to book a 2nd trip or a larger boat
Meeting starts at 19:00.
Meet at Houghton Clock Tower for an interesting stroll leaving promptly at 7.00pm. Review the evening’s highlights afterwards at the old Three Horseshoes pub!
Parking either in village centre or NT car park by Houghton Mill (normal parking charges apply)
Meeting starts at 19:00
18/07/2017HOLT ISLAND NATURE RESERVEChris Coakley (tbc)
The club is a Corporate "Friend" of the reserve and thus members have access at most times. This is an annual visit to the reserve to enjoy the ambience of this peaceful area within the St Ives.
Access the reserve over the white bridge at the end of Church Street by All Saints Parish Church.
Car parking available nearby
Meeting starts at 19:00
25/07/2017Nene Washes - Welches DamRichard Berridge
A trip to the Nene Washes. See the sun set from hides up and down this stretch of the Nene.
Note: this location is further than the usual ones so check travel times.
This meeting starts at 19:00
01/08/2017Photo challenge round St Ives - book ahead reqdIan Montgomery
30 photos to be taken in max 2 hours following a sequence of required shots. 1 Camera per person/group needed.
Required photos will be given on the evening.
Please book ahead for this so appropriate number of forms can be printed. -
More info available on request.
Meeting starts outside the Free Church, St Ives at 19:00
08/08/2017Models round St Ives - book ahead reqd+costIan Montgomery
One/two models for summer photography round St Ives / local area.
Can be split into 15 min slots for each photographer if preferred.
Please book ahead for this so numbers can be determined - e-mail
Cost will depend on number of photographers taking part.
Meeting expected to start 19:00 but will vary if individual slots taken.
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