Battle Photographic Society


New members (accomplished photographers or beginners) and visitors are all assured of a warm welcome.  If you are interested in joining, or would like to learn more about us, please see our About page and FAQ. or simply come down one evening

Full details of next years Programme can be found in the Calendar

If you wish to see some of our members work clck to visit the Members Gallery



Next Meeting

Monday 1st October  

1st Monthly Print Competition 

Judge : Kathy Ralfs ARPS 


Club News


On Friday  7thSept membersattended St Micheals Hospice in Hastings and presented them with 7 new images that are on public display.

Below are Kath Kiley, Micheal Attrill, Steve Barnes, Lyn Findley, Peter Greene and Micheal Betts.


Diary Notes

Members may be interested to visit:-


Looking for another Competition.

44th Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography.

The UK's Largest International Print and Projected Image Exhibition

Three print Sections Open Colour, Open Mono and Nature

Closing Date 4th November 2018

Click for full details and entry form.

Smethwick Photographic Society

Congratulations to John Shipp

Congratulations John winning a monthly online photographic competition themed "Heat"

with this image of Chillies.

Other Talks and Competitions.


SE Region Special Event - 23 September 2018


Do Not Miss this Special Event!

On Sunday 23 September, the South East Region will hold a special event at the Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 2JP featuring:


Harry Borden Hon FRPS - one of the UK's finest portrait photographers whose work has featured in many of the world's foremost publications and won prizes at the World Press Photo Awards.  The National Portrait Gallery currently hold 116 examples of Harry's work in their permanent collection. His book 'Survivor: A Portrait of the Survivors of the Holocaust' was judged as one of the 10 best photography books of 2017. 


Denis Pellerin - photo historian and curator of Dr. Brian May's collection of Victorian photographs, has been researching the history of stereo photography for over 30 years and has written several articles and books on the subject. Denis will present his lecture 'The Historian and the Stereoscope' to take us on a stereoscopic journey with images of events, people and places that were specially taken for Charles Wheatstone's and David Brewster's "magical instrument".


Catherine Troiano - Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) London. The V&A began acquiring photographs in 1852, and its collection is now one of the largest and most important in the world comprising of over 300,000 images dating from 1839, including the RPS collection.  The V&A Photography Centre, due to open on 12 October, will more than double the space dedicated to photography. Catherine will present her lecture 'The V&A Photography Centre: A New Space for the National Collection'.


Paul Ryan - Director, Cafe Art (UK) will talk about the work of Café Art and its collaboration with the Royal Photographic Society in the My London and My Brighton & Hove calendar initiatives.


Mike Taylor - Chief Operating Officer, Royal Photographic Society.  Mike will talk about his initial impressions since joining the RPS in June, what his role entails and the planned move of RPS HQ from Bath to Bristol.



Tickets cost £10 for RPS members and £15 for non-members.  There is no fee for RPS SE Region members, but registration must be made in advance via the RPS website

Click on the following link to book.


Note: Limited tickets available - book now to avoid disappointment!

Photo Entry

If you have photos you want to enter into a comp click here

Photo Entry