Woburn Summer Event

Back by popular demand, we are planning a walk to Woburn Safari Park on the evening on Tuesday 18th June.

This is a walk with lots of variety for us photographers including different species of deer, foxgloves and other woodland wild flowers and ferns, wallabies and various other safari park animals.

Red kite have also been seen there in the past.

We will walk from the park entrance on the A4012 Turnpike Road to the centre of the park before turning round and returning to our starting point.  Please wear suitable footwear for uneven woodland ground.

The meeting point is Horsepool Lane, Husborne Crawley, MK43 0XD, just opposite the park entrance.  Meet at 6.30pm.

Please email Linda on linda.swain@sky.com if you intending to come so we know to wait for you and let her know if you would like to car share from Bedford.

Bromham Mill Exhibition

The Bedford Camera Club’s Photographic Exhibition 2019 at Bromham Mill is now up and running. It is open every day from June 1st to July 6th, 10am to 4pm.

Remind your friends and family to visit; on-site car park, free entry, all prints for sale, visit the mill museum, great cafe, children’s amusements, Market Morning is June 1st and July 6th.

Some photos here from the team building the exhibition after a lot of hard preparation work from Bruce, Cliff, John P, and others.



Bedford in a Day

The Clanger, Explore Bedford, and the Bedford Independent have launched an ambitious Borough-wide photography project taking place on Saturday 22 June.

The aim of the project is to document 24 hours in the life of Bedford. From the exciting to the mundane, from the professionally shot to pictures taken on camera phones.


Thames Barge

Thames Barge Match 2019
By Chris Barclay

Photo Vince O’Sullivan, Flickr Creative Commons licence
I am organising an exciting summer event for club members to photograph the annual Thames Barge Match on Saturday 27th July. The traditional sailing barges’ race starts from Pin Mill on the River Orwell and returns a few hours later at their finish line.


International Kite Festival and Festival of Motoring – photo op

The Bedford International Kite Festival will once again be returning to Russell Park over the weekend of the 1 & 2 June 2019.

This year the event will take on a unique format, with the brand new Bedford Festival of Motoring taking place on the beautiful Embankment alongside the Kite Festival. 

The weekend will feature kite-flying displays with kites never seen before in the UK, family entertainment and attractions, a variety of trade including the popular craft marquee, and the opportunity to get up close to an impressive range of iconic cars and motorcycles. 

Also taking place on the Sunday is Run Bedford 10k road race beginning at the Embankment at 9am.

Summer Event with something of interest for everyone.