Accrington Annual Exhibition 2017

“Nightglow” winner of the Harold Blakey Cup, 2016, by Tony Hopkinson

“Nightglow” winner of the Harold Blakey Cup, 2016, by Tony Hopkinson

The Annual Exhibition will be held from Saturday the 10th June until Sunday the 30th July at the

Haworth Art Gallery
Manchester Road

Admission is free.

The gallery is fully accessible with a ramped entrance, disabled toilet and a lift to the upper floor
The gallery is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 12 noon to 4.45pm and Saturday, Sunday 12 noon to 4.15pm. Closed all day Monday.


South Liverpool Photographic Society Exhibition 2017

Grouse by Mike Lawson

Grouse by Mike Lawson

Showcasing a diverse selection of over 300 prints and projected images from members of South Liverpool Photographic Society.

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
Thurs 27th July to Wed 9th August
*Closed on Tues 1st Aug*

9 am 5pm FREE

Further information on our website –

To contact South Liverpool Photographic Society Tel/Text Irene 07702 028932 or EMAIL

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Midland Salon & SRGB Group are working together to keep prints alive – The SRGB Group club room, Southport is a Drop Off and Collection point for Print Entries for the Midland Salon. Closing date June 28th. 
Please contact through the SRGB Website Contact Page for Drop Off details etc.

Annual Individual Competition Results!

Judges - 2017 Annual Individual Competition

Judges – 2017 Annual Individual Competition.  (l-r) Leo Rich, Duncan Hill, Jim Marsden – holding winning prints from Phil Barber and Terry Donnelly.


Last weekend, the L&CPU Annual Individual Competition was held at a school in Lowton. Winner of the top award of Photographer of the Year goes to Philip Barber MPAGB BPE5, and the L&CPU Exec congratulate him on his win.

Runners up were two relative unknowns – Adrian Lines MPAGB FBPE ARPS and Christine Widdall MPAGB EFIAP FBPE!

The competition was judged by Leo Rich APAGB, EFIAP/g, ARPS, Duncan Hill MPAGB, EFIAP and Jim Marsden FRPS, APAGB, EFIAP.

Chorley lad becomes President of the PAGB!

Gordon Jenkins - President of the PAGB

Gordon Jenkins – President of the PAGB

Chorley Photographic Society member and former President of the L&CPU Gordon Jenkins became President of the PAGB at its AGM on Saturday 8th of April

‘I am sure that everyone in the L&CPU along with other federations within the PAGB would like to join with me in extending our congratulations and best wishes to Gordon Jenkins ,from the L&CPU ,in his term as the President of the PAGB.’ said Garth Tighe, current President of the L&CPU.

You can see Gordon’s first few minutes in office in the video below.

Chorley PS take top spot in Annual Clubs Competition!

This afternoon, Chorley PS took top spot in the 2017 Annual Clubs Competition. Joint second place went to the Evolve Group and Warrington PS (who were mentioned many times throughout the competition!).

The entire competition ran rapidly and smoothly, thanks to the software systems produced by Adrian Lines, and the efforts of the ‘back room boys’ under the guidance of competition secretary Bob Robinson.

Wigan 10 win L&CPU Annual Clubs competition – DPI section

DPI 2017 - Waiting for the results

DPI 2017 – Waiting for the results

Today saw the DPI section of the Annual Clubs Competition won by Wigan 10. In the morning, Chorley PS took the lead, coming first in the open colour section, but after the morning break, Wigan 10 hit back, winning the mono section.

In the afternoon, Wigan 10 put on a superb display of nature images, with the result that they beat Chorley into second place with a score of 308 points to Chorley’s 304. Third place fell to North Cheshire PS on 290 points.