Nature Group 40th Anniversary Meeting

16 October 2016

09:30 - 16:00

Smethwick Photographic Society Clubrooms
The Old Schoolhouse, Churchbridge
United Kingdom
B69 2AS

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RPS Member£10.00 
Non RPS Member£10.00 

Doors open at 9:30am for 10:00am start.

10:00 - Opening of the Meeting.

Followed by Heather Angel Hon FRPS, who will talk about the formation of the Nature Group and its early years. Heather was the Nature Group's first Chairman back in 1976, and is a former President of the RPS.

10:30 - "Wildlife of the World's most Flowery Places"

Wild flowers and other wildlife from around the world by Bob Gibbons FRPS. Bob is a very successful professional photographer, who has written and illustrated over 40 different books.

11:30 - Comfort Break

Allowing time to view the prints on display and socialise with other members.

12:00 - Mini shows by various NG members to take us up to lunch time.

12:45 - Break for lunch

Please bring your own packed lunches. The bar will be open for tea, coffee, and other drinks.

14:15 - "Wildlife between the Groynes"

Wildlife of the north and east coastal areas of Norfolk by David Osborn FRPS. David is a former Chairman of the Nature Group, and is currently Chairman of the RPS Natural History distinctions Panel.

15:15 - The official end of the meeting

Another chance to socialise with others, and to view the prints on display. Everyone should vacate the building by 16:00.

Throughout the day there will be prints on display from past Nature Group Chairpersons, together with a selection of recently successful A & F Distinction panels by Nature Group members.

The Ticket application form can be downloaded here.



From Junction 2 of the M5 follow the signs for the A4034 north towards West Bromwich. Once on the A4034 stay in the left hand lane and turn left at the first set of traffic light (approx 1/3 mile) into Park Street. At the end of Park Street turn right into Churchbridge (cul-de-sac). The Old Schoolhouse is the last but one building on the left.

Group(s): Nature