East Midlands Region Book Making and 65 Years of NHS

16 November 2014

10:30 - 16:00

ParkInn by Raddison Nottingham
Mansfield Road
United Kingdom

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Please Note the Concession tab in bookings is for the buffet meal only not for seats.  Seats can be booked till the Saturday of the event but food must be booked a week before.

Rod has been a keen collector of Photobooks for over 30 years, and has made over 30 books himself; as well as being involved in several joint book making projects. Rod joined the Society in 1992 and obtained his Licentiate in the same year. He joined the Contemporary Group in 2004 and was awarded an Associateship in Contemporary Photography in 2005. He was the SW Regional Organiser from 2005 to 2009 and is currently the Deputy Chair of the Contemporary Group. His talk will cover a brief history of the Photobook, with examples from his collection (of over 300 books), and he will show some of his own Blurb/ Mac books. He will give advice on the selection, sequencing, and layout of books, and let the delegates look at the photobooks he has brought along, and delegates will have the opportunity try to their hand at laying out a book.

Stewart Wall NHS65 65 years of the NHS  

Professional Photographer of 36 years Stewart Wall joined the RPS Contemporary Group in 2013 and the investigation of Contemporary Photography it ignited has totally changed the way he now approaches both his personal and professional photography.He will talk about both this and the well known book project he has been working on with the North east Contemporary Group, The NHS65.

Stewart wife is a sub editor and layout designer on local newspapers and national titles such as the Daily Telegraph. She will talk about professional tricks of the trade with book and page design if required

Everybody welcome RPs member or not.


Two course Buffet Lunch can be purchased at £6:95 or venues close by.  For online booking please see concession. Currently this only allows for one booking at a time.

No own food allowed.

A very favourable rate has been agreed for overnight accomodation including breakfast.  £70 for a double room including breakfast. Book direct with Hotel quote RPS or if any problems ask for Alicia conference manager.





Opening times


Cancellation policy

one week in advance.

Hearing and access requirements

Access for wheelchairs and less able

Ralph Bennett
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Region: East MidlandsGroup(s): Contemporary, Contemporary NE, Contemporary NW, Contemporary SW