Smethwick Photographic Society

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Programme & Events

Here at SPS we run a weekly programme of Thursday night lectures that cover every aspect of image creation and presentation, interspersed with members Competitions and Visiting Exhibitions.


On other days and nights of the week members can take part in Special Interest Groups covering digital imaging, darkroom techniques, portrait evenings and Natural History Photography. With the exception of the Studio Group and certain other member only events our programme is open to both members and visitors. Please see the Programme Calendar for further more comprehensive  information.


The Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography affords members the opportunity to take part in and view high quality images created by photographers from all around the world. If you enjoy photography, then you really must become a member and benefit from our very inspirational programme.


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Our Thursday night program together with all other events run by the club are detailed on our calendar below. Simply click on any event to reveal more details or copy to your own Google calendar.


Please be aware that event dates and details may change at short notice due to circumstances  beyond our control.  


Group Leaders should advise the calendar secretary of any changes to event details .


SPS Members can assist in advising the details of any photographic events that may be of interest to other members for possible inclusion on this calendar.

Online Calendar Secretary: Roger Parry - Contact Me


Abbreviations used in calendar:-

TG = Technical Goup; SG = Studio Group; FF = Friday Focus; TBA = To be advised;

MCN = Members Club Night;





** Click on any individual calendar event to reveal full details **

Jump to the Programme Calendar

TIP:  If you have a Google account and use the calendar you can transfer details of any events that may interest you directly from our calendar to yours automatically as follows:


Login to your Google account, on a different browser tab than the one you are using to view the SPS website, so that your calendar is accessible. Click on any event in the SPS calendar, and a details message window will pop up. Click on the link "Copy to my calendar" and YOUR Google calendar will pop up showing this entry as an editable event, just press 'Save' and the event will be added to your calendar.


your preferred

Calendar View .....

(Week, Month, Agenda) by clicking on the tabs on the calendar below.

The 'Agenda' tab will give you an events list.

Click on any event in the list to reveal the details of the event.