What’s on at the Club tomorrow
Tomorrow is a members’ evening. Paul Tipping and Jeff King will be showing some of their photos. It is also hand in for Round 2 of the Monochrome Prints competition.
Next Thursday (3 December) is Round 2 of the Mono Prints competition to be judged by Darren Pullman. It will also be hand in for the Steinberger Cup competition. This is a one-class competition for any PDIs taken on any of the Club’s official outings during the 14 months prior to 10 December 2015. Details of the eligible outings will be given in next week’s Newsletter.
Christmas Meal at the Cow & Pig – Thursday 17 December
See attached the Christmas Menu from Cow & Pig. Please can you select which courses you would like and either mark your choices on the list on the noticeboard tomorrow or let me know as soon as possible but no later than next tomorrow (26 November).
What’s on this weekend
Christmas Market at Tate Modern – now and until 23 December
Pretty wooden chalets will fill the space between the Tate Modern and the Thames once more in 2015 for this traditional Christmas market. Browse handmade wooden toys, unique jewellery, intricate decorations and plenty more, then tuck into bratwurst, crêpes, roasted nuts or a warming cup of glühwein. A carousel and festive music help add to the Christmas spirit.
Chelsea Physic Garden Christmas Market – Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 November
London’s oldest botanical garden will be hosting 90 carefully chosen stalls selling seasonal treats, beautiful gifts and festive paraphernalia at this annual Christmas market. Pick up plants, jewellery, cashmere, garden gadgets, quirky gifts and plenty more, while the Growing Friends and Volunteers of Chelsea Physic Garden will have their own selection of plants for sale. Children can join workshops and make crafty Christmas decorations, roasted chestnuts and refreshments will be available and the whole thing will take place in a heated marquee, so you’ll be kept cosy as you browse.
The Photographers 2015 – now and until 23 December
This annual survey of photography from 1910 to the present day charts the medium’s striking history from early experimentations through to documentary. Over 150 iconic photographs are presented at both Osborne Samuel and Beetles & Huxley (Mayfair) by acclaimed names including Edward Weston, Erwin Blumenfeld, David Bailey, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bill Brandt, Annie Leibovitz, Mario Testino and Richard Avedon. See images from the exclusive Kate Moss Portfolio that features 11 limited edition prints of the model’s favourite photographs of herself.
Landscape Photographer of the Year – Waterloo Station on until 7 February 2016
This annual exhibition of around 100 of the best entries from the Landscape Photographer of the Year award is returning to the Mezzanine in Waterloo for 2015. The dramatic, remarkable photographs are on display above the hustle and bustle of Britain’s busiest station, and visitors can take a moment to soak up the images’ serenity whenever the station is open – that’s more than 1200 hours of access. This year’s finalists and winners include images of light dappled water, mist-filled forests, and snow covered beaches.
Winter Experience at the Shard – on until 31 January 2016
Inventive experience connoisseurs Bompas & Parr have been working with scientists to create a wintry wonderland where every last light, sound and experience will provoke a romantic response. The Height of Winter will transform The Shard’s 72nd level with huge crystals, gem-studded snow dunes and an iridescent grotto. Edible experiences on sale will include mulled champagne and Christmas candyfloss, a bar will be serving throughout and visitors will get the chance to take what is promised to be their most romantic photo ever.
Winter at the Southbank – on until 3 January 2016
Soak up some festive fun at the month-long festival, winter at Southbank Centre, where you’ll find a market, twinkling lights and a raft of seasonal events. Escape the cold with a warming mulled cider at Scandinavian-style winter pop-up, Rekorderlig Cider Lodge. With comfy Swedish furniture, wood panelling and fire pits, the cosy two-storey venue offers authentic Swedish fare and bottled Rekorderlig cider.