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  • Opening of the 150th Exhibition - The 150th Anniversary Exhibition “A Victorian Society” was opened at Gallery Oldham, on Saturday 18th July, by The Worshipful the Mayor Of Oldham, Councillor Shadab Qumer with his wife, the Mayoress, Sobia Arshi. To introduce the event was Oldham PS President, Christine Widdall and the President of the L&CPU, Garth …
  • Evening meeting at Dovestones - Below: A great group photo taken by six year old Isabel, who accompanied her dad and other society members on the OPS outing to Dovestones (Saddleworth) on the evening of Thursday 22nd June. This is one of the earliest locations that our Victorian members visited and where founding member Samuel …
  • 1st Quarterly Competition – Some of the best images - 1st Quarterly 2017-18 results: Judge: Below is a gallery of the highest markedĀ images.
  • Anniversary Dinner - On Thursday 18th May, 37 members and friends attended a dinner to celebrate the society’s 150th anniversary, held at the Old Bill restaurant in Oldham. Special guests were Gordon Jenkins, President of the PAGB, accompanied by Dianne Owen, and Garth Tighe President of the L&CPU. Before the meal, an award …

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Manchester Carnival 2017 Weekender

August 11, 2017, 12:00pm - August 14, 2017, 12:00pm

Calling All Carnival Groupies! We're heading to Manchester to cause a Scene for the Caribbean Carnival of Manchester. The madness happens from the 11th August to 14th inc: *** FRIDAY **** DANCEHA...

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Don't forget to visit our 150th celebration exhibition at Gallery Oldham - on until 2nd September. ... See MoreSee Less

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Places to point a camera in August:

Many, many events taking place this month. And you are sat at home watching a James Bond movie!

02 Model Photoshoot
- bodyscaping with KarenR at WN1 Studio
05 Model Photoshoot
- talented Pip the Gentleman at WN1 Studio
05 Madness, Lytham Festival
- fun and mayhem from this supergroup
05 ComicCon Nantwich
- fine costume play in Cheshire
05 ComicCon Fort William
- fine costume play much further north
05 06 1940s Saddleworth
- the Yanks take over the village
11 Model Photoshoot
- with the delicious Sarah Louise Jane in Heckmonwike
12 CWG Portmeirion Trip
- a beautuful, mystical Welsh village
12 Clitheroe Food Festival
- treats galore in a beautiful setting
12 1940s Ellesmere Port
- a period setting for this nostalgic event
12 ComicCon Blackpool
- fine costume play by the seaside
12 13 Blackpool Air Show
- up in the air beside the seaside
12 13 The Vikings at Rivington
- pillaging is becoming very popular
13 Leighton Hall
- raptors in flight, in the heart of the Lakes
17 1950s Bispham Gathering
- cars, bikes, skirts and lively fun
18 Model Photoshoot
- the tasty KarenR at WN1 Studios in Wigan
19 Manchester Ice Cream Festival
- lots of tasteful temptations
19 20 1940s Lytham Weekend
- a beautiful setting and a beautiful LIlli de Carlo
19 20 Gwrych Castle Festival
- medieval festivities at a beautiful location
23 Lakeside Photoshoot
- with WN1 Studio on the shores of Coniston
26 27 Manchester Pride
- a colourful event in the heart of the city
27 Botany Bay Canalfest
- messing about in boats
28 ComicCon Bakewell
- with bakewell tarts as a bonus!

PLEASE note, these dates and events are subject to change.
PLEASE check these events on the internet before you go.
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2nd quarterly held a couple of weeks ago - some fantastic images, definitely gave our judge a hard time šŸ™‚ Well done everyone. Images below scored 18 or over#

Andy Kerr Grandma's House
Andy Kerr Homeward Bound
Andy Kerr Loud'n'Proud
Andy Kerr Ready
Eddie Leach Born Survivor
Eddie Leach Demon
Eddie Leach Dung Fly
Eddie Leach Juvenile Goldfinch
Eddie Leach The Archaeologist
Jim Keating Eurasian Collared Dove
Jim Keating Purple Iris
Karen Shivas Elle
Karen Shivas Elle-dark
Kevin Coffey Cuckoo
Kevin Coffey Puffin
Ron Cliffe Almost a Farthing
Ron Cliffe Earwigo
Ron Cliffe Red Kite Flight
Vin Yates Triple Threat
Wendy Monaghan Squeak
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Pictures from the opening of our exhibition on Saturday. A massive well done to all who came along and took part ... See MoreSee Less

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A big big thank you to everyone who came to Oldham Photographic Society's exhibition today and special thanks to the members who helped in any way. I think it went OK! ... See MoreSee Less

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Oldham PS 150th Exhibition is up! and it looks great. Opening event is 2 pm Saturday 15th July and the exhibition closes on 2nd Sept. Hope to see some of you there! ... See MoreSee Less

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Oldham Photographic Society shared Chapel Camera Club's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Getting closer....Make a note in your diary to join us on 22 July for a fun day of photography in Buxton.

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Oldham Photographic Society shared Chapel Camera Club's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Getting closer....Make a note in your diary to join us on 22 July for a fun day of photography in Buxton.

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Take advantage of the summer, don't hang around in your house!
Places to point your camera in July:

01 02 Blackrod Scarecrows
- and a prize for the best photograph!
01 Sausage, Beer and BBQ
- a fun event for all at Botany Bay
01 The CandiMan at Streetstar Studios
- beautiful models and photographers, a party to end all parties!
01 Authentic Pole Dance 2017
- an exciting event in Manchester
01 PreckyFest
- massive charity music event in St Helens
01 Jeff Lynne's ELO
- performing in Hull, 2017 city of culture
02 ComicCon Open Day
- a fun event with friends at WN1 Studios in Wigan
07 Heckmondwike Photo Shoot
- she's gorgeous, lively and she has a snake!
07 09 Yorkshire Wartime Weekend
- big event, big opportunities, big fun
08 09 St.Annes Carnival
- many photographic opportunities
09 ComicCon Wakefield
- fascinating cosplay event over in Yorkshire
09 Model Photoshoot
- Montrose Studios with Kayleigh and friends
09 Blackpool Classic Car Show
- beautiful cars on the promenade
14 Lake District Photo Shoot
- location shots with the lovely KarenR
15 ComicCon St Helens
- a fun event with all your comic book heroes
15 16 The Vikings are in Heysham
- conjures up many thoughts, including pillaging!
16 Fleetwood Tram Sunday
- a gathering of historic and modern transport
20 1950s Bispham Gathering
- cars, bikes, skirts and lively fun
21 23 Llangollen Weekend
- so much happening in the valleys
22 23 1960s Pickering
- fun and enjoyment in Heartbeat country
23 ComicCon Llangollen
- a more intimate gathering in Wales
23 Blackpool Carnival
- it's a carnival, it's in Blackpool. Simples!
29 30 Whitby Steampunk
- special goings on at the Pavillion
29 30 MCM Manchester
- the big cosplay event in the north west

PLEASE note, these dates and events are subject to change.
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Photo Essay Aftermath - fantastic night with some really good photo essays presented; some to really make you think, others to make you smile, some to take us back in time and remember old and forgotten places. ... See MoreSee Less

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