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Information about the Club and Contact Details can be found on the Club Info page.


Recent Events


Best of Year Competitions


1st - Le Conservatoire - Rita Simmonds
2nd - Enjoying a Scratch - Rita Simmonds
3rd - No. 35 at the Waterjump - Carol Wiles

Le Conservatoire - Rita Simmonds



1st - Twenty One - Jules Syrett
2nd - The "I"s have it - Kurt Skeels
3rd - Grooming - Ross Middleton

Twenty One - Jules Syrett


An Evening with Andy Farrer

Wednesday 25th April 2018

 Andy presented his landscape images to an audience of some fifty people including a number of visitors to the club. Many of the images were of fabulous scenes from the Purbecks and the Jurassic coast, but also others from further afield such as Scotland and superb images shot in the Sahara Dessert from a recent Moroccan Trip.

Our thanks to Andy for an evening of stunning landscapes.

For information about Andy Farrer Landscape Photographer go to www.andyfarrer.co.uk


Brian Petitt........Zimbabwe off the Beaten Track

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Zimbabwe off the Beaten Track a new presentation prepared by a regular visitor to the club in recent years, Brian Petit’s talk delivered in his own entertaining inimitable style with a touch of humour that captivates you into the world of wildlife photography.

Brian’s presentation of new work from Sothern African countries included a huge variety of content with fabulous images of the highest quality from insect life to the big five where his knowledge and passion of the counties of his birth and childhood shone through in this not to be missed talk.

Visit Brian’s web site http://www.naturepicturesworldwide.com/index.html to see his full range of talks and products for sale including Greetings Cards, Prints and book 'Wildlife Photography on a Budget'  2nd edition by Brian Petitt,


Around the World in 800 Days 

Wednesday 17th January 2018

For those who were unable to attend this event you missed and absolutely fascinating presentation of independent overland travel, mostly off the beaten track by two modern day adventures.

Andy and Emma’s illuminating talk was followed by the most extensive audience questions ever witnessed by at the BECC.

Our thanks to Emma and Andy for this attention grabbing evening.

For further information visit Andy and Emma’s website https://www.aroundtheworldin800days.com 



Members Exhibition at Bournemouth Library

16th - 28th October 2017

A big THANK YOU to all members who supported The Members Exhibition held at Bournemouth Library with 120 prints on display from 20 photographers. Over the two weeks we recorded 356 visitors all of whom were asked to vote for their favourite image.

Four photographers Rita Simmons, Mike Moores, Nigel Stride and Mike Pottle each had a print purchased by a visitor.

We are pleased to report the Macmillan collection tin grew in weight daily and was heavy at the close of the exhibition. We will be able to report on the total collected after the Charity Exhibition.

Visitor votes cast for their favourite print were as follows

18 votes no 68  Harvest Mouse on Gerbera by Mike Moores

17 votes no 92  Firework Art Two by Mike Moores

14 votes no 85 Rainy Day at Arne by Ria Simmonds

12 votes no 76 New Forest Pony with Foal by Jules Syrett

11 votes no 87 Jack by Jules Syrett

10 votes no 73 Enjoying a Scratch by Rita Simmonds

8 votes no 2 Cowgrove After Glow by Nigel Stride

8 votes no 17 Harvest mice on Rose Hips by Berenice Moores