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.


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How to be kind to your fellow artist – judge the endeavour not the result.

— Beeban Kidron

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Upcoming Events

6:30 pm 2400 Steps Part 1
2400 Steps Part 1
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2400 Steps Part 1
A summer event with a difference, held over two evenings. It is both light-hearted and challenging. We meet in Bedford town centre at 6.30pm (location TBD) The task is easy. Walk 100 steps in any direction your choose, take one photo from that point, walk another 100 steps, take one photo, repeat until you have[...]
all-day Bedford Stadium Athletics @ Bedford International Athletics Stadium
Bedford Stadium Athletics @ Bedford International Athletics Stadium
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day
England Athletics U17 and U15 track & field and walks championships
7:30 pm 2400 Steps – Part 2
2400 Steps – Part 2
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
2400 Steps - Part 2
This meeting is for those who took part 1, August 21st. It will be a social evening, we will probably be meeting at a local pub. This is the day of reckoning when you get back your 24 prints and see what the other fools members produced. There are no prizes for the best shot, this[...]
all-day Sunrise Photography @ Curbar Edge
Sunrise Photography @ Curbar Edge
Sep 24 all-day
An early start to get us to Derbyshire in time for sunrise. The location, Curbar Edge in Derbyshire, has a wonderful view over the Hope Valley and, if the conditions are right, the possibility of a covering of low mist covering the valley floor . A good breakfast next, followed by the opportunity to photograph[...]

Major Sponsors

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