Syllabus from September 2019/2020

Monthly Competitions 2019-20  

*Please note that hand in dates for Monthly Competitions this season are TWO weeks prior to the judging dates except for the September competition*

September 2019 – Open – hand in 19 September

October 2019 – Portrait and Figure Study – hand in 10 October

November 2019 – Reflections – hand in 14 November 

January 2020 – Shapes and Patterns – hand in 9 January

February 2020 – Book or Song Titles  – hand in 6 February

March 2020 – Open – hand in 5 March


Annual Competitions 2019-20

Alec Blamer Mono Print Competition – hand in 7 November,  judging 5 December

Merseyside Life Competition – hand in 19 March, judging 16 April

Panel Competition – hand in 9 April, judging 7 May

Annual Print Competition – hand in 23 April, judging 28 May

Annual PDI Competition – hand in 14 May, judging 11 June


Syllabus 2019-20

We have a varied programme of events at SLPS this year – 2019-20

All upcoming events are also shown on the right of the home page and you should check this for any last minute changes.  

Should you wish further information about what’s on, please contact Simon

email:    tel: 0151 281 0717

If you are interested in coming along for the first time, check out the syllabus and get in touch to say that you will be visiting.  

Everyone welcome !   Just turn up at 7.45  No need to bring anything!

Weekly Zoom meetings are currently replacing our regular meetings in CADWA from March 26th 2020.



Please note that our published syllabus here has been subject to changes from March 26th 2020 due to Covid 19 restrictions.

Please refer therefore to weekly events published on the sidebar of our home page for current meetings.


Syllabus 2019 – 2020

September 2019

5th    ** Members only  Extraordinary General Meeting**

12th Bebington  Salon 2019

19th  Hoylake International

26th  Judging Monthly Competition : Open Subject


October 2019

3rd    Martin Reece (member)  “Travelling Photographer”

10th  Ian Stewart  “My Eye in the Sky” and hand-in for monthly competition Portrait and Figure Study

17th   Phil Taylor – Newspaper Photography

24th  Judging Monthly Competition : Portrait and Figure Study

31st   Danny Kenealy: “Landscape and Kase Filters”


November 2019

7th   Luke Woodford : “Sony Photographer”

also Hand in for Alec Balmer Mono Print competition

14th  Tom Dodd: “More than Mountains” and hand-in for monthly competition ‘Reflections’

21st   Kathryn Scorah “Ever Changing Perspectives”

28th  Judging Monthly Competition.: Reflections


December 2019

5th    Judging Alec Balmer Mono Print Competition.

12th  Colin Wilkinson: Bluecoat Press

19th  Christmas Social Event

26th  Closed for Christmas


January 2020

2nd   Closed for New Year

9th    Colin Jarvis: “Mono Moods” also hand-in for monthly competition ‘Shapes and Patterns’

16th  Members’ Evening

23rd  Judging Monthly Competition : Shapes and Patterns

30th An Evening with Crosby Camera Club


February 2020

6th    David Bibby: “Iceland in Winter”

13th  Judging Monthly Competition : Book and Song Titles

20th Martin Berry: “Lantern Slide Collection 2”

27th Bebington Salon 2020


March 2020

5th   Lewis Speight: “Olympus Cameras”

12th Members’ Evening

19th  Judging Monthly Competition : Open

Also hand in for Merseyside Life Competition

26th LCPU Folio


April 2020

2nd   Southport Folio

9th    Michael Pilkington: “The World of Landscape Photography”

Also Hand in for Panel Competition

16th   Judging Merseyside Life Competition

23rd   ** Members only  – Club Annual General Meeting

Also Hand in for Annual Print Competition

30th    Gill Brett  (awaiting lecture title)


May 2020

7th    Judging of the Panel Competition

14th   Lynda Haney: “New Beginnings”

Also Hand in for the Annual PDI Competition

21st  Hosting the Inter Mersey Competition Final Round Judging

28th   Annual Print Competition Judging


June 2020

4th.   An Evening with Paul Gallagher

11th  Annual PDI Competition Judging

18th  Annual Club Auction

25th  TBA


July 2020

2nd.  Summer Season Begins – check back here in June 2020 for further information


2020  Exhibition in Liverpool Cathedral     Wednesday 29th July set up   Opening Thursday  30th July to – Tuesday 11th August

Trifold Syllabus 2019-2020  Download available here for you to print your own trifold syllabus