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About Ashford Photographic Society

We meet every Thursday evening at 7.15PM for a 7.45PM start, from early September until mid May. Face-to-face meetings are held at The Elwick Club, Ashford, with a number of Zoom meetings too. We have a diverse membership, working in traditional darkroom print and digital media.

Our season

Our programme comprises a mixture of talks by top photographers and a variety of competitions.

Membership fees

Full membership is £100; under 18-years is £15.

Visiting non-members

£3 per meeting.


The society is affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain [PAGB] through the Kent County Photographic Association [KCPA]. We use external judges for all our competitions.

Next five events
Date Type Topic Presenter/Judge
Speaker What Is a portrait
Hybrid meeting
Thomas Peck Open in new window
Club night Awards Night with Chris Dixon Ashford Council Arts Officer
Face-to-face meeting
Non-league PDI Summer PDI - My Ashford - Internal
Face-to-face meeting
Hand-in: 31-07-2024
Club night The life of a hare
Hybrid meeting
Russell Miles
Speaker Abandoned places
Hybrid meeting
Matt Emmett Open in new window

The next three competition hand-in dates

Next three hand-in dates
Hand-in Type Competition
31-07-2024 Non-league PDI Summer PDI on 10-08-2024

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Contact us

Please read more about the club and if you would like any further information, please contact our Chairman Philip Hinton on 07773 601151. Alternatively you can send us an email.

Programme archive

2017-2018 handbook
2018-2019 handbook

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