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Welcome to Bedford Camera Club

Established 1906

Summer 2019

During each summer recess members of the club voluntarily organise group events, many of which are also open to non-members. These are not part of the club's official programme. The events are non-profit raising thus shared costs may be incurred. Please watch the news page and calendar for details as they become announced.

See our Summer Gallery page for images from some of this year's events.


First Night

Tuesday 2nd October, 7.30pm
Our Opening Night for the 2018-19 season
All existing members and new visitors welcome
Learn about the new 2018-19 brilliant programme, talks, competitions, workshops et al.



Summer Events...

4:00 pm StrEAT Feast – Photo Op
StrEAT Feast – Photo Op
Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Great for Street Photography enthusiasts StrEAT Feast at Riverside Bedford is a fantastic new street food market for Bedford.  Enjoy an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company. Food;  music; alcohol; vegan & veggie; child-friendly. Riverside Square, overlooking the Ouse (near[...]
10:00 am Sharpenhoe Clappers – RPS Walk
Sharpenhoe Clappers – RPS Walk
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sharpenhoe Clappers - RPS Walk
A RPS (Nature Group) walk planned at Sharpenhoe Clappers The hills around Sharpenhoe Clappers (NT) are just a short hop, skip and jump from Bedford. “The main subjects of the outing are butterflies, other insects and chalk-specialising flowers. This is a wonderful site for butterflies, especially Chalkhill Blues. The timing of their emergence obviously changes each year[...]
6:00 pm Merriflowers Flower Farm
Merriflowers Flower Farm
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
An evening photographing flowers , landscapes and sunset with refreshments provided. For pre-booked members and guests only
11:00 am Summer Drive – Photo Op – Summer...
Summer Drive – Photo Op – Summer...
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am
Summer Drive - Photo Op - Summer Event
The Summer drive for The Road Club. A great photo opportunity !  This was last held in Keysoe in April 2017. The meet will start from Temple Farm Keysoe at approx 11am. It is likely that there will be over 20 carriages to see, with teams of 4 horses and Pairs. They will drive up[...]
6:00 pm Box End Waterpark
Box End Waterpark
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Box End Waterpark
I have arranged an evening at Box End waterpark for Tuesday the 13th of August. The wakeboarders will be out until 8pm and we can arrive whenever we like. As usual, there will be a bar for us to have a drink afterwards if we want to. It would be useful if you would let[...]

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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

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



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

Explore Our Web Site


Sage Corner

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others

— Johnathon Swift

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events.

Major Sponsors

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