2018 - 2019 Season
An image from "The Girl Next Door"

11 September 2018 - "The Way We Do It"
A presentation by our own members, Peggy Franks and Peter Lucas

22-23 September 2018
International AV Festival

Website: ibateman.co.uk/rps/index.html

6 October 2018 - CEMRIAC AV Competition
Smethwick. Judge this year is Malcolm Imhoff

Change of Programme
9 October 2018 - "You Are The Judge"
This popular evening gives you the opportunity to judge and put the sequences in a winning order

13 November 2018 - "Exchange of Sequences"
with Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group and the Irish Photographic Federation - for discussion and comment

30 November - 2 December
Great Northern AV Festival Manchester. Chairman of the jury this year is Malcolm Imhoff

11 December 2018
60 Second Competition followed by Christmas Party and Raffle
This is a competition where the only rule is that each of your entries must be one minute or less
Bring your entries on the night, and please bring a small gift-wrapped present for the raffle

Plus, if you have finished your entries for the Annual Competition you can give them to Malcolm or Keith
Click here for an Annual Competition entry form


1 January 2019
Final deadline for handing in entries for the Annual Competition to Malcolm or Keith
Click here for an Annual Competition entry form

8 January 2019 - "An Evening with Richard"

Presentation by Richard Brown
Richard will talk about the thinking behind many of his award-winning AVs

Saturday 12 January 2019
John Gibbs FACI
John Gibbs FACI

The main event of the year, our Annual Competition, on Saturday afternoon, starting at 1pm at Braunstone Civic Centre.
Our Judge is John Gibbs FACI who judged our 6-a-Side Competition last year so impressively
Followed by a meal at the Beefeater Observatory, LE19 1LU

Saturday 26th January 2019
MidPhot AV Competition at Burton on Trent
Please enter and support this event.
See the MidPhot website for further details www.wmid-av-org.uk/Midphot/index.html

12 February 2019
Alastair Taylor
Alastair Taylor

6-a-Side Battle with Leeds AV Group
East Midlands Judge: Alastair Taylor ARPS CPAGB
Leeds Judge: TBC

9-10 March 2019 - Peter Coles International AV Competition
Capel Curig

12 March 2019 - A Blast From The Past
Jeff Mansell & Phil Gee
Jeff Mansell & Phil Gee

Experience the magic of AV as Jeff & Phil entertain us with a selection of slide-tape AVs, yes slides and two projectors! An evening not to be missed

9 April 2019 - AGM
Followed by The Friendship Trophy Competition
Bring your entries on the night

Saturday 13 April 2019
Kaleidoscope 2019 at the Civic Centre, Braunstone, 7.30pm.
Our annual joint venture with Leicester MovieMakers. We will be presenting our all new show jointly again this year, an entertaining combination of Audio Visuals and movies. Make sure you get your tickets early for your family, friends and neighbours.
We expect it to be another very special occasion.
See the Kaleidoscope page for more details.

13-14 April 2019 - New Smethwick National AV Competition

10 September 2019

First meeting of the new season
Exchange of AVs with Essex AV Group
Not a competition, but an opportunity to see what different ideas and styles AV workers in other groups are producing. We tried this for the first time last year and we're repeating it by popular request.


Digital Photography
with style