Gallery 2019

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Backwell on camera

Backwell Camera Club programme is having a festive break until 2020.

  • Thursday, January 2, is a knock-out print competition for the Darwen Trophy. A fun competition in which members' prints are pitched against each other and the audience votes for the winner. At the end of the evening the final two prints are voted on and the winner is revealed. 

  • Thursday, January 9, successful Nailsea portrait, travel and landscape photographer Damien Lovegrove gives a talk.

  • Thursday, January 16, has Hongo Chen presenting Split Second - Photographing Tennis.

  • Thursday, January 23, is a presentation by Matilda Temperley, a successful fashion photographer.

  • Thursday, January 30, is the first quarterly image appraisal. This provides an opportunity for members to have their prints and digitally projected images appraised by an experienced photographer.  If necessary, some guidance will be given on how an image may be further improved.

All are welcome at meetings at the WI Hall, Backwell at 7.30pm.

Member Mike West said: "Visitors are very welcome to our meetings." 

Further details of the work of BCC click HERE.Backwell Camera Club accepts requests for coverage of community events.

Previous community photo-shoots have included Nailsea Christmas fair,


ASHTON COURT: Earlybird Nailsea doctor Jon Rees, of Brockway Medical Centre, took this atmospheric photograph of a November sunrise with what looks like the first frost on the parkland

Ironwood challenge for Nailsea Running Club and Clevedon Open Water swithathon.

Many members photographs feature on Nailsea People.

To get in touch with the club click HERE to go to its website at and use its contact form.

Christmas together - community lunch

Wednesday, December 25

BREAKING MORE THAN BREAD: After six years of organising the Christmas lunch at Holy Trinity church centre and with lots of help from generous sponsors, the church community, family and friends Lynda Dicks is tying up her pinnie in Nailsea - but we know she is planning bigger and better things for the new year. Big thanks go to chef Scotty Dyer and his kitchen crew...

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Christmas farmers' and craft market

FESTIVE FARE: It was a lovely sunny day and stalls lined Somerset Square and along the High Street which was closed to traffic for one day only. Nailsea Cider had to re-stock before noon as they had sold out of presentation boxes and the butcher sold all his pheasants but there were some brussel sprouts still on offer on the vegetable stand! It was queueng for the car parks and the shopkeepers also reported brisk trade. One minute after the market closed it started raining so again Nailsea is blessed for its major events with good weather

Carol singing in Nailsea

December 2019

Random Christmas photos

December 2019

Beautiful Nailsea in pictures

November 2019