Some events that may be worth taking your camera to in July

Next and final event of the 2017-18 club year is the cheese and wine evening on 19 July. Please contact me if you would like to come along but haven't already got your ticket.  This is a chance to socialise with other club members and remember, you're very welcome to bring along family or friends.  Everyone will be made very welcome!  The venue is our home in Gosfield.  Tickets cost £4 and can be paid for on the evening, but please let me know you're coming for catering purposes. 

Events that may spark your interest in the surrounding area.

As we enter July there are a number of events in the surrounding areas that members may find interesting:

7 to 29 July - 10:00am - 5:00pm (daily except Sundays) There is an exhibition being held at The Minories Gallery featuring the work of BA (Hons) photography students at the Colchester School of Art, University Centre Colchester.  The exhibition will be open from 7 to 29 July 2018 between 10am and 5pm every day except Sundays.  This is a group exhibition featuring the work of a diverse range of emerging photographers studying on the BA (Hons) Photography at the Colchester School of Art. The Minories Galleries, 74 High Street, CO1 1UE, Colchester.

13 to 15 July - 10:00am - 4:00pm (12:00pm – 5:00pm Sunday) The Friends of St Andrew's Church, Halstead, in conjunction with Halstead in Bloom, are pleased to present Halstead Flower Festival: a three-day festival of flowers around the theme of 'Celebrations'. Arrangements by local people and organisations will be displayed around the church.  The church is keen to have some good quality shots of the flowers on show.  If you would be willing to let them have any of your images, please contact me for details.  St Andrew's Church, Parsonage Street, Halstead, CO9 2LD

19 July - 10:00am - 4:00pm A chance meeting at the HDPS summer outing with Danny Owen from Witham brought about an invite for our camera club.  Danny opens their garden for the NGS garden charity.  Danny says that it would be great if some members of HDPS could come and get some great macro shots etc. Below is the link to the garden with opening dates.  If you go, do tell them that you are from HDPS. Yvonne & Danny Owen: Miraflores, 5 Rowan Way, Witham, Essex, CM8 2LJ https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=mirafloresngs&oq=MIRAFLORES&aqs=chrome.3.69i57j69i61j35i39l2j0l2.7233j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

21 to 22 July - 10:00am - 4:00pm The East Anglian Kite Flyers will be holding a weekend of kite flying fun at the Naze Centre.  There will be displays from 10am to 4pm and workshops for children to decorate and fly their own kites from 12 noon to 4pm. The Naze Centre, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE

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