About Ashford Photographic Society

We meet every Friday evening at 7.30PM for a 7.45PM start, from early September until mid May at Givaudan Sports and Social Club, Kennington Road, Ashford, Kent. 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. We welcome new members and, for the coming 2018/2019 season, there are a number of tuition workshops aimed at those wishing to gain more experience in photographic and image processing techniques.

Membership fees

Full membership is £52.00; Concession (over 65 years on 1st October) is £40.00; under 18-years £15.00.


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
Club night Christmas Social Members
None NO MEETING - Christmas Holidays NONE
League Print 2nd Print - Hand-in: 21-12-2018
Small print competition - Round 2
Cherry Larcombe EFIAP ARPS DPAGB BPE*4
Speaker Print PDI Landscape Photography Slawek Staszczuk
League PDI 4th PDI
Hand-in: 04-01-2019
Tony Bentley ARPS CPAGB

The next three competition hand-in dates

Next three hand-in dates
Hand-in Type Competition
21-12-2018 League Print 2nd Print on 04-01-2019
04-01-2019 League PDI 4th PDI on 18-01-2019
18-01-2019 League Print 3rd Print on 01-02-2019

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Contact us

Please read more about the club and if you would like any further information, please contact our Secretary, Katrina Devenport on 01303 814842 or our Chairman, Philip Hinton on 01233 730979. Alternative you can send us an email.

Other email contacts

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Programme secretary



Competition secretary

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