In the light of the enthusiastic response of members to an article on October 2013’s Journal, the programme for the first meeting of the proposed group will involve
10:30 - Photographing Lichfield’s 12th century Anglican Cathedral. Members will be present to greet you inside the Cathedral’s at the west end from 10.30 am onwards: there is much to photograph inside, and around the Close. You may of course arrive earlier if you wish: there will however be a service on from 0845 to about 0930.
12 noon - formal part of the day begins in College Hall, led by David Healey.
Talk by Stephen Brierley of Harman Ilford on ‘Film and the darkroom today’
13:00 - lunch and opportunity to meet members and discuss their photography.
13:45 - Future activities of the group – presentation and discussion
14:15 - small group discussions to generate ideas.
14:45 - coffee/tea and discussion about:
- committee, group name, newsletter, web site and administration.
- events for members and training
- possible regional activities
15:30 - Talk by Su Fahy ARPS, Fine Art MA course leader, University of Wolverhampton, on analogue and hybrid photography in education.
16:00 - end/ Q&A
This central England location is convenient for M6, M6 toll, M42, with fast inter-city rail services from London Euston and the NW to Lichfield Trent Valley, and local trains from Birmingham New Street to Lichfield City. Disabled parking only is available in The Close. For pay and display car parking see www.lichfielddc.gov.uk/carparkmap There is a variety of hotel accommodation if you want to stay overnight.