Summer Outings

Monday 5th June – Evening at Flamborough

Meeting 7 pm at the North Landing Car Park. Low tide is at 9.10pm.  This will be a chance to do some landscapes, macro ect.
Please bring your tripod if you have one.

Sunday 18th June – A day trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Adult entry tickets are priced at £17 each but if you book online then you get a £1 discount. Detail ticket prices can be found online here.

The park opens at 10.00.  Can I suggest a meetup of say 10.30 just inside the park entrance If we can get a group of at least 10 people together we will be able to benefit from the group booking discount.
Post Code DN4 6TBDN4 6TB

Monday 3rd July – A Trip to Sherburn Airfield

Pete Jackson has kindly agreed to arrange access to Sherburn airfield to photograph various planes at the site.  Please share transport if at all possible and it is suggested that the meeting point for those travelling from Driffield is the Cross Hill Car Park at about 17:45.

As this is a live airfield there will be some Health and Safety rules to be followed at all times. Pete Jackson will advise further on arrival. Post Code LS25 6JE.

Sunday 30th July – A Trip to Sheffield

Let the train take the strain for this one as we head to Sheffield to try our hand at architecture. As announced at the AGM architecture is the theme for this years fixed subject competition. Meet at Driffield Train Station for the 10:07 departure to Sheffield.  We will arrive in Sheffield 12.18. The return is 16.28 which arrives back in Sheffield at 18.30.  A return train ticket is £23.70 other offers deals may be available on line or with Rail Cards.

Monday 5th August – The Deep / Hull old Town

Suggested Meeting Time 6.30pm, at Tower Street Carpark at the back of the Premier Inn.  Please bring your tripod if you have one.  A chance to capture the City of Culture as the Sun starts to set.

Sunday 27th August – The North Yorkshire Moors Railway

A trip up to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.  Something for everyone on this trip.  Steamy pictures almost guaranteed if that is your thing, plenty of people picture opportunity’s and even landscape and wildlife opportunities for those willing to get off the beaten track.

Looking at the timetable published on their website they are due to run a Silver timetable on Sunday which will see the first train departing Pickering at 9.50.  For those interested in meeting up and travelling on the train please meet on the platform at Pickering about 9.40am. Please let Darren know in advance if you are intending to meet up on the platform.

If people do not want to travel on the train but require some information on where to go for images of the trains running or would like to share transport please contact Darren McDonald for information.

Other Outings

27th May – Trip to the point in Doncaster

A trip to the point to look at the RPS exhibition followed by an afternoon at the YWT Potteric Carr to have a go at some Wildlife.  A Small £4 entry charge for non-members of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.


21st July – Beverly Circuit Racing

Sporting action as Elite Cyclist complete a circuit round Beverly town center for an hour.  Unlike the Tour De Yorkshire these guys will be passing at regular intervals so plenty of opportunities to get it right.  Suggest meeting about 5.30pm.

If anyone has any other ideas for locations or specific techniques they would like to try please let Darren McDonald  know and we can get them added to the list.

The sharing of transport is strongly encouraged, and I normally have room for 3 others, 4 at a push.

For further information on any of the outings please contact Darren at
darren at

or Pete Boyes:   peteboyes at peteboyes at