Dec
13
7:30 PM19:30

SOCIAL | Christmas Meal

This annual festive celebration this year has us returning to the familiar environs of the Town Hall. Charlotte’s W5 serves great British food and drink in a stunning converted Victorian stable block at Dickens Yard in Ealing Broadway, just behind the Town Hall.

As always, plus ones are welcome.


Venue:  Charlotte's W5

The Old Stable Block
Dickens Yard
Longfield Avenue
Ealing
W5 2UQ

Time:  7.30 for 7.45 pm

There will be a set 3-course menu from which choices need to be made in advance.

Cost: £29.50 plus (optional) 12.5% service charge

CharlottesW5 December Party Menu 2018.jpg

How it works:

Choose what you would like from the menu

Log on to Charlotte’s W5 to place your order by following this link

Select what you would like for each course by clicking on the [+] sign. (You can order for multiple people, should you need to.)

Fill in your name and email address, your card details and you’re done!

If anyone needs help with ordering, then please contact Kristin.

 

 

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Jan
24
8:00 PM20:00

TALK | Vanda Ralevska " The Experience of Creating Images"



Photography is a journey and experience of connecting with the surrounding world; appreciating and making the most of whatever place, time and location you are in. Finding the extraordinary beauty that exists within everyday things, and looking beyond the obvious.

 

Biog:

My name is Vanda Ralevska and I am a photographer based in London. I am passionate about capturing the world we live in with my camera, always searching for those fleeting moments of magic that transform it into something extraordinary.

I find inspiration in the sea and its infinite power and uncontrollable energy, in quieter scenes and intimate details that abound both in nature and urban environment. In my images I strive to reflect the atmosphere, feeling, and sheer wonderment that our world can evoke within us. For me photography is more than just a recording of where I have been. It is about encompassing the whole experience of being in the outdoors, and trying to capture that one special moment that leaves a lasting impression on us.

My images and articles have been published in magazines, exhibited in the UK and abroad and have received awards in international competitions.

I am a member of Arena Photographers - a collective based in the south of England, World Women Art - an international group of women artists, and Échiquier - an international collective of photographers. 

Aside from photography I enjoy giving lectures at camera clubs and photographic groups, hoping to inspire others to find beauty that exists within everyday scenes, and to look beyond the obvious. 

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Feb
7
8:00 PM20:00

Printed Image Competition | Dell & Pietruski

A print competition, with awards in two categories presented on the night.

Dell: Black and white print

Pietruski: Colour print

Think of it as a normal print competition, but with the set subject being ‘Black and White’ or 'Colour'

You may enter a maximum of 4 images, with a maximum of 3 in one category

Do enter your best images - new ones are preferred but repeats are allowed.

Any further questions should be directed to the competitions secretary, Emmanuel.

Judge:  Jay Charnock

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Feb
21
8:00 PM20:00

HOSTING: Match-a-Digi

Fast, furious and friendly competition between EHHPS, Field End Photographic Society and Pinner Camera Club. This year, EHHPS is hosting.

How it works:
Each club comes with a bank of 40 images
There are 36 rounds of three images, one from each club, with the clubs taking it in turn to start (so each club ends up with 4 ‘spare’ images)

The images in the competition are judged, both photographically and as the nearest match to the first image in the round.  

Judge: Alan Taberer

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May
15
to May 16

VISIT | Highcliffe

Join a group from Ealing for the club's traditional foray to the New Forest and surrounding areas. We travel down on the Wednesday morning, taking photos on the way and pay a visit to Highcliffe & Infinity Photography Club that evening for a friendly competition.  Great fun!

Stay overnight in a nearby hotel and travel back, with further photo stops, getting back to Ealing in time for club night at EHHPS.

More details nearer the time.  Please contact Kristin or Amanda Wright if you are interested in joining us and we will try and co-ordinate lifts.  

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May
30
8:00 PM20:00

EVENT | Drone photography

John Clare follows up on his earlier demonstration of drone photography with a session on drone photography, what’s involved, what you can do and what you can’t and, weather permitting, we’ll see it in action in and around the Brentham Club grounds.

Speaker: John Clare

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Jun
6
8:00 PM20:00

Millennium Competition : Projected and Printed Images

The Club is the Judge...

Over the course of the evening, all of the print and projected images which have scored 20's in the Club competitions throughout the year are shown.   The images are then scored by everyone present to elicit an overall winning print and an overall winning projected image.

There is already a record of projected images scoring 20 so these images will already exist on file.   However, prints scoring 20 will need to be brought in on the night - no later than 7.45pm please, so that we have time to display them.

Come and join in this celebration of a year of fabulous photography!

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Jun
13
8:00 PM20:00

EHHPS Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Ealing and Hampshire House Photographic Society will be held on Thursday, 13th June at 8pm   

An agenda and the minutes from last year's AGM will be circulated beforehand.

Members who would like to raise items under "Any Other Business" can email secretary@ehhps.org.uk in advance of the meeting and no later than the 31st May

Please get in touch if you are interested in joining the committee. There are vacancies and some committee members are already doubling up the roles they play.

EHHPS belongs to you, the members, so do come along and be part of the action.

This is also the evening when we find out who has won the print and projected image competitions and the trophies awarded!

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Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

HOSTING | NW Fed

Our turn to host this round of the competition, this year between Chesham, Northolt and Ealing.

There'll be a raffle held while the points are added up.

 

Particularly for those travelling from other clubs, please note that we now meet at:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nov
29
8:00 PM20:00

TALK | George/Mary Ann Auckland "The image technology of the Magic Lantern"

The Magic Lantern is part of the marvellous world of optical projection and lantern slides can be found in many a second-hand shop. But how were they originally shown and to whom? From Samuel Pepys to the dawn of cinema, magic lantern shows ruled the world of the projected image and by Victorian times had become very sophisticated. The images on the slides themselves were works of art requiring highly skilled colourists and rival contemporary high definition pictures. Photography opened many more doors for magic lanterns.

Be entertained, be amazed, be there.

 

A bit of background: 

On 28 December 1895 Louis and August Lumière gave their first public showing of the Cinématographe at the Grand Cafe, Boulevard des Capucines, Paris.

One conventional view says that from then on the lantern took second place. However, though the birth of the moving picture and its rapid growth certainly changed the world of the lantern, the reports of its death were very much exaggerated. Although less widely used for public entertainment, lantern projection continued in widespread use in areas like education and religious instruction.

From the 1900s onwards many of the smaller family lantern or slide businesses disappeared or were amalgamated with larger firms, but there were still lantern and slide suppliers trading until after the Second World War. From the 1950s the projected image found new uses and forms in the shape of the 35mm slide and new designs of projector like the Kodak Carousel.

 

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Nov
15
8:00 PM20:00

EVENT | Images & Music & A/V night

This combined evening offers full rein to your creativity!

  • Your chance to offer the club an insight into your archive......set to music or other soundtrack. (Video sequences should, ideally, be no longer than 5 minutes in duration.) Please be prepared to talk about how you put your sequence together so that others may learn from your experience.

  • Images (print or projected) inspired by a piece of music

    • Theme 1   Take a Photo which is an alternative Album Cover for a Music Album. Whether Pop, Rock, Heavy Metal, Jazz, Country or Blues, albums often have dull, lacklustre covers and and I'm sure we could do better.  We'd like you to take a photo which illustrates the Album title. It's your own interpretation so you can be as creative, literal or humorous as you like.

    • Theme 2   Take a Photo which illustrates a Song Title, from  'Stairway to Heaven'  to  'My baby just cares for me'  there's a song title out there asking for a Photo.

    • Theme 3   An image which is an illustrates a line or two of song lyric e.g. In Penny Lane 'There is a barber showing photographs' 

  • Guess the Album Cover - repeated by popular request from last year. Offer an image and those present need to guess which album or track it represents.

 A few notes that might help... 

There's no outside judge so no stress. You can reveal the Album, Song or Lyric you've interpreted or ask club members to guess on the night.  We're looking for your imagination, your interpretation and your creativity rather than technically perfect photos. You can use images from your archive and linked to an album cover (snow photos for The Beatles - White Album, for instance, but new photos would be good too. Any of your music-themed photos can be entered into subsequent monthly competitions.

Special Bonus: John Clare will give a brief demonstration of his drone. Though many use drones for moving images, John's intention is, primarily, to use the drone to capture stills from points of view not normally available to ground-based photographers. Indeed, close followers of the EHHPS will know that John recently had one of his drone images published in The Telegraph. Programme Secretary, Kristin Mason is also talking with John to arrange a full, outside demonstration with John later in the season.

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Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

TALK | Benjamin Graham "Learning to see creatively"

 

EHHPS is delighted to welcome back Benjamin to the club to talk about his year as Landscape Photographer of the Year 2017, and reflect on both his year as LPOTY and share  images from some of his commissions ranging from electricity pylons to tube stations.

Ben says "...come drizzle, depression or drama, I see it as my task to endeavour to make something of all light and of every scenic opening that presents itself to me, to spot prospects and to try and use all conditions to my advantage....[and] once I am established on location and I identify the textures, tones and patterns that I have to work with, pre-visualisation becomes a major part of the process.   I try not to be formulaic and I make a point of regularly venturing outside my comfort zone, exploring new ideas, unexpected situations and different settings."

Ben's work regularly appears in major newspapers, magazines and online editorial galleries and he has had images published in numerous countries, including the US, Italy, France, Ireland, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Russia, Australia and China.

 

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Nov
1
8:00 PM20:00

Printed image Competition #3

Print Competition #3

Set subject:  Mask

Judge:  Paul Burwood

 

 

Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

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Oct
25
8:00 PM20:00

PRACTICAL | Model photography

An opportunity to work with a model and capture the very essence of Hallowe'en.

If you would like to work with specific props, please contact Kristin.

 

 

 

 

Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

If you have particular difficulty in getting to the new venue, please contact a committee member.

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Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

Projected Image Competition #2

Projected Competition #2

Set subject:  Feather

Judge:  Dave Hipperson

Deadline for submissions is 19:00 on Tuesday October 16th

 

  

Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

If you have particular difficulty in getting to the new venue, please contact a committee member.

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Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

EVENT | Images in the Style of.... and Photo Book show & tell

Print or projected, this is your opportunity to show a picture inspired by another author, a painting, or a specific style.

After the break…

The photo book: the way we capture a hold-in-your hand album of images, be they for a specific project or a memorable trip. The ordering, the relative qualities and costs are talked about but, without first-hand experience, it can be something of a lottery. We’d love it if you brought along one or two of the books you’ve had made, especially if you’ve used different suppliers, and be prepared to talk about the book and how you put it together.

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Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

If you have particular difficulty in getting to the new venue, please contact a committee member.

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Oct
4
8:00 PM20:00

Printed Image Competition #2

Print Competition #2

Set subject:  Family

Judge:  Kevin Day

 

Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

If you have particular difficulty in getting to the new venue, please contact a committee member.

 

 

 

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Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

TALK | Cliff Hide "Street Legal"

Move Along Please!   

What rights do you have, for example, to take pictures of buildings?  What constitutes private property and what doesn’t? 

How does this change if people are in your shot?   With the recent changes in the law relating to data and GDPR, what impact could this have on your photography? 

And your rights, and the rights of others, relating to photographic Copyright and the law.

Speaker:  Cliff Hide

Cliff Hide has been a press photographer since 2010 after a career change away from the financial and PR worlds of the City.  He is currently Business Picture Editor at The Times newspaper and has worked on the picture desks of papers such as The Mirror, Metro, Sunday Times and the (short-lived) New Day.

 

Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

If you have particular difficulty in getting to the new venue, please contact a committee member.

 

 

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Sep
20
8:00 PM20:00

Projected Image Competition #1

Projected Competition #1

Set subject:  Repetition

Judge:  Damon Guy

 

 

 

Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

If you have particular difficulty in getting to the new venue, please contact a committee member.

 

 

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Sep
13
8:00 PM20:00

PRACTICAL | Brentham and the Brent

Now that we are newly sited at The Brentham Club, bring your cameras for this opportunity to explore the area and grounds photographically.  If the weather is good, we'll be outside for the first half of the evening and, after the traditional break involving beverages and biscuits, we'll come inside for some tabletop setups for the second half.   If the weather is bad, we'll be inside.

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Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

If you have particular difficulty in getting to the new venue, please contact a committee member.

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Sep
6
8:00 PM20:00

Printed Image Competition #1

The first EHHPS meeting of the new season and the first in our new venue.

Print Competition #1

Set subject: Still Life

Judge:   Micki Aston

 

Please note that our new permanent venue is now:

Venue:  The Brentham Club
Meadvale Road,
Ealing, London.  W5 1NP

Parking: available on site and in local roads

Bus: from Ealing Broadway, take the E2 or the E9 from stop E to “St. Barnabus Church”  which will drop you at the bottom of Woodfield Road, cross the road and go straight ahead down to the bottom of Denison Road and the Brentham Club is straight ahead.

If you have particular difficulty in getting to the new venue, please contact a committee member.

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Sep
2
2:00 PM14:00

SOCIAL | Summer BBQ

Get together with club members for the annual celebration of summer, ready for the start of the new season in our new home. 
 

As an extra this year, we will be presenting the trophies to the winners of last season's Monthly Aggregate competitions.

Cost:  £10 per person (to cover the cost of the barbecue constituents)  plus bring the drink you would like to imbibe.   If anyone is able to contribute a salad/pudding or two, please let Kristin know in advance.

Venue: John Clare's 

Time:  2 pm

Cost: £10 plus a contribution of whatever you’d like to drink

Please book in advance so that catering can be appropriate and also indicate any dietary requirements.

Organised by Kristin & John

Please let us know at least five days in advance if you would like to attend johnclare369@gmail.com  or kristinmason@me.com

 

 


 

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Aug
16
7:30 PM19:30

SOCIAL | Evening walk along the Thames Towpath from Kew

Join EHHPS President Phil Dean for an evening walk along the Thames tow path from Kew.

Phil says: "In view of the hot weather, we will start at 7.30 on Kew Bridge then walk around Kew Green. There are four good pubs to visit. I hope you can come"

Meeting place:  At the centre of Kew Bridge (West side) @7.30 pm

Organised by Phil Dean

Please let Phil know if you are coming – 07753 616439

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Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

SOCIAL | Westminster Walk

Bring your cameras and meet up with Dennis for a walk around some of the hidden gems of Westminster

Meeting place:  Outside Westminster tube station 11.00 am   (finish by 1 pm)

Organised by Dennis Durack

Please let Dennis know in advance if you are coming:  

Please note changed time - one hour later than originally advertised

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Jul
26
8:00 PM20:00

SOCIAL | HiFi night

The near traditional evening of tune-swapping and reminiscing.  Bring three songs/tunes you’d like to play and share the stories of why they are important to you.   You can bring the disc, an iPhone/iPod, MP3 file, CD, or we can look it up on the night.

Why not also have a go at listing your own Desert Island Discs?  Eight choices to describe a lifetime; no more! (Your book and luxury?)

Venue: Amanda’s 

Please bring a contribution of whatever you’d like to drink

 

Organised by Amanda Wright

Please let Amanda know if you are coming: amanda@on2canvas.co.uk

 

 

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Jul
12
7:00 PM19:00

SOCIAL | Evening walk: Hammersmith to Kew

Phil invites you to bring your camera and join him for a walk along the Thames tow path from Hammersmith to Kew Bridge.  Good walking shoes or boots should be worn please.

Meeting place: Outside the entrance to Hammersmith tube station (Hammersmith & City Line) @7.00 pm 

Organised by Phil Dean

Please let Phil know if you are coming – 07753 616439

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Jun
7
8:00 PM20:00

EHHPS Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Ealing and Hampshire House Photographic Society will be held on Thursday, 7th June at 8pm   

An agenda and the minutes from last year's AGM will be circulated beforehand.

Members who would like to raise items under "Any Other Business" can email secretary@ehhps.org.uk in advance of the meeting and no later than the 31st May

Please get in touch if you are interested in joining the committee.

EHHPS belongs to you, the members, so do come along and be part of the action.

This is also the evening when we find out who has won the print and projected image competitions and the trophies awarded!

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May
31
8:00 PM20:00

Millennium Competition : Projected and Printed Images

The Club is the Judge...

Over the course of the evening, all of the print and projected images which have scored 20's in the Club competitions throughout the year are shown.   The images are then scored by everyone present to elicit an overall winning print and an overall winning projected image.

There is already a record of projected images scoring 20 so these images will already exist on file.   However, prints scoring 20 will need to be brought in on the night - no later than 7.45pm please, so that we have time to display them.

Come and join in this celebration of a year of fabulous photography!

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May
17
8:00 PM20:00

TALK | Ted Kinsey : "CityShapes"

Making the connection between fashion and architecture,Ted will show some of the inspiration he takes from clothing - often scoured from the women’s clothing sections of eBay - and architecture which resulted in a multi-image monochrome exhibition featuring many of London’s landmark buildings.

 

Ted Kinsey:

Photography played an important part in Ted’s working life as a graphic designer;  either buying it, commissioning it or setting up and art-directing shoots but he realised he was a frustrated photographer, wanting it to be his own work.  So in 2005, he took out his trusty old 35mm Nikon FE (purchased in 1979) and started taking photographs seriously.   Ted set himself the same parameters he still holds dear today: that he would only shoot on film, only in black and white, and that all his images would include a human element.   For Ted, the scene needs to work in monochrome and the more graphic the better.  

Ted now  concentrates on large projects, the first three of which (CityShapes, Under Glass, Under Tracks) have all resulted in exhibitions and is currently researching and starting to put together his next project, centred around The Square Mile in the City of London.

 

www.tedkinsey.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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May
16
7:30 PM19:30

VISIT : Highcliffe & Infinity

The club's now traditional foray to the New Forest and surrounding areas as we pay a visit for a friendly competition against Highcliffe & Infinity Photography Club.

We leave on the Wednesday morning, take photographs en route, stay in a local hotel and attend H&I's club night for the competition, then travel back (more photo opportunities) for our EHHPS Club night.  Great fun!

More details nearer the time.  Let someone on the committee know if you are interested in coming along and we will try and co-ordinate lifts.   

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May
3
8:00 PM20:00

SOCIAL | Pub Quiz

So, how much do you know?   

Who do you want to have on your team or are you a lone wolf?

Featuring several rounds with a photographic and/or Ealing-based twist, come and join in the fun in this light-hearted quiz-based session to be held in a local hostelry, familiar to many and, of course, anyone who attended the last AGM.

Venue:  
The Grange Pub  (The Summer House room)
Warwick Road,
Ealing.  W5 3XH

Time:  8pm (please come earlier if you would like to order food and drink)

New members always welcome.

 

 

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