Durham Photographic Society and individual members have been actively supporting the community, local charities and institutions for many years. The aim is to help them with photography, at the same time allowing members to develop their skills and and experience new opportunities

Some examples are:



17th May 2015. Houghall Spring Fayre, Houghall College DogWise

Durham Cathedral

Durham Light Infantry Association

25th April 2015.  Remembrance event (for DLI Association) War Memorial at the College of St Hild & St Bede

Durham Regatta

Durham University Botanic Garden

Organised by Don Bennett DPAGB, there has been an annual exhibition of members prints in the populat cafe of the Botanic Garden since 20xx

St Cuthbert’s Hospice

DPS members, along with other photographers, provide photographs for the St Cuthbert’s Christmas calendars and cards.

6th June 2015. St Cuthbert’s Hospice Colourama Event

University Hospital of North Durham

Permanent exhibition space: conceived by DPS member Barry Armitage and organised in collaboration with UHND, there is a photography exhibition of 14 framed prints in the 1st floor corridor of the hospital near to ENT. The first exhibition was in July 2013 and the prints are changed four times each year. The idea is to provide enjoyment and interest, as well as appreciation of photography, for patients, visitors and staff







Summer 2014 ‘This is my Durham’




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