Welcome to Bedford Camera Club

Established 1906

Exhibition Take-Down

Cleaning up after the club held a successful print exhibition and sale June 3rd to 30th 2018 at the Bromham Mill Gallery.  Photo gallery here


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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 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



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

Tell me, I’ll forget, Show me and I may remember, involve me and I’ll understand

— Chinese Proverb

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Upcoming Events

all-day Bedford Supersprint Triathlon @ Bedford Park
Bedford Supersprint Triathlon @ Bedford Park
Jul 22 all-day
The day begins with swimming at 8am followed by a 24k bike ride and ends with a 5k run. The action is all syncronised at Robinson Pool.  The cycle park is just behind the pool in Bedford Park.  From there the cyclists will go along Roff Avenue, up Clapham Road and onto the A6 as[...]
10:00 am Peterborough Cathedral Workshop @ Peterborough Cathedral
Peterborough Cathedral Workshop @ Peterborough Cathedral
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
An all day session with Adrian Stone, cathedral photographer, exploring all aspects of the cathedral. This workshop is for Bedford Camera Club members only and is restricted to 12 places. See the news post from 22nd June for more details.
6:30 pm Hitchin Lavender @ Hitchin Lavender
Hitchin Lavender @ Hitchin Lavender
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hitchin Lavender has late evening opening on Tuesdays. Meet there at 6.30pm on 24th July to photograph the lavender field followed by refreshments in the cafe. If you haven’t been before, look on the Hitchin Lavender website to see how stunning the field looks, especially as the sun is going down. The £6 entry fee[...]
11:00 am St Neots Dragon Boat Racing @ Regatta Meadows
St Neots Dragon Boat Racing @ Regatta Meadows
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
More than 25 crews from locally based companies and organisations are expected to battle it out in 30ft brightly painted Chinese dragon boats over the 200m course, watched by thousands of spectators. Each crew has up to 10 paddlers, a beating drummer at the front of the boat and a steering helm (provided by the organisers) at the tail end. For[...]

Major Sponsors

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