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Oldham Photographic Society

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 …

History of the Society

Oldham Photographic Society (OPS) was formed in 1867 and was one of the earliest photographic societies in the World. Of those early-formed societies, many only lasted a few months or years before disbanding or amalgamating with other societies and clubs. There are now only a handful of the early societies, including Oldham, …

How to Join

We welcome prospective members to our meetings and invite you to come along on Thursdays at 7:15 for a 7:30pm start. Meetings Meetings are held on most Thursdays throughout the year. See the “what’s on” section for details of meetings. All meetings are at 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start unless …

What’s On

Meetings Meetings are held on most Thursdays throughout the year. See the “what’s on” section for details of meetings. All meetings are at 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start unless otherwise stated. We meet at: The North Chadderton Conservative Club (The Blue Club), Victoria Street, Chadderton OL9 0HH. Map here Programme …

Welcome to Oldham Photographic Society

Meeting times and place, map link and programme of events Founded in 1867, Oldham Photographic Society is one of the oldest photographic societies in Britain. We are ready to embrace new methods and were one of the first clubs to introduce digital photography to our members in the 1990s. Our members today are …