Welcome to Bedford Camera Club

Established 1906


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 Win awards. Critiques from external, qualified judges. Internal competitions include 5 opens, Points of View (6 images), Audio visual, Architects Trophy, Philip Lepper and Stan Searle (people). Other competitions include inter-club battles and wider area external competitions

Summer 2018


During each summer recess some members, outside of the club, organise a number of group events open to all. The events are non-profit raising thus shared costs may be incurred. Please see here for details as they become available.

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Interesting talks given throughout the year by visiting photographers. These cover a variety of topics including techniques, projects, practicals, design and software. 

See our fabulous programme for this year

Club meetings - October to May

We meet at Scott Primary School, (AKA Scott Lower School) Hawk Drive, Bedford MK41 7JA (map) on most Tuesday evenings 7.30pm to 9.45pm, see calendar for details.

We have a large hall, easy parking and state-of-the art projection/audio facilities. We look forward to seeing you there.


Recent News

Sage Corner

It’s not a photograph until it’s a print

— David Burnett

Upcoming Events

6:00 pm Herons and Woodland Walks @ Rushmere Country Park
Herons and Woodland Walks @ Rushmere Country Park
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
There are some lovely woodland walks at Rushmere with abundant wild flowers and  rhododendrons in bloom. There is a sculpture trail and if, thinking of next season’s competitions,  you are looking for something unusual there is ‘Woollen Woods’, a knitted trail of creatures native to Bedfordshire only for the week 26th May to 3rd June.[...]
9:30 am High Street Showcase @ High Street
High Street Showcase @ High Street
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Bedford’s Big High Street Showcase 2018 Saturday 2 June 2018 High Street, Bedford Bedford High Street is set to be taken over by a very special summer festival of fun on Saturday 2nd June. The annual event is organised by Bedford Borough Council and will feature entertainment and activities provided by a large number of[...]
11:00 am Vintage Cars Picnic
Vintage Cars Picnic
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vintage Cars Picnic
Photo Opportunity from the Letchworth Garden City Classic & Vintage Car Club  http://lgccvcc.co.uk/
10:00 am BCC Exhibition Bromham Mill @ Bromham Mill
BCC Exhibition Bromham Mill @ Bromham Mill
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm
BCC Exhibition Bromham Mill @ Bromham Mill | Bromham | England | United Kingdom
Many BCC members have supplied images for this photographic exhibition.  The exhibition and picturesque mill are free to visit every day between 10am and 4pm between 3rd to the 30th June There is a car park, cafe and children’s play area Bedford BC web site The Mill and cafe get an 88% approval rating on[...]

Major Sponsors

The club wishes to thank all of our sponsors who have helped them over the years.