Tuesday 24 June 2019:

We are delighted to announce our 2019-2020 Programme of Talks.

The programme resumes on Monday 9th September 2019 with a Welcome Evening and a Preview of the Forthcoming Programme.

Monday 30 September 2019



This special event is organised by Harrogate Photographic Society and is open to everyone. To be held at ASHVILLE COLLEGE*, the venue has over 500 seats and the site has ample free parking.

Shepherdess, hill farmer, writer, photographer, public speaker and mother of nine, Amanda Owen lives a busy and rewarding life with her husband Clive and their family at Ravenseat in Swaledale, one of the highest, most remote hill farms in England.

Amanda will be signing copies of her latest book Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess. (Payment by cash or cheque only)

7.30pm (doors open 7pm)

TICKETS £10 per person. (Unreserved seats)

In Person: Harrogate Theatre, Oxford St, Harrogate

By Telephone: 01423 502116

Book Online: Harrogate Theatre Box Office (CLICK)


Due to road closures in Harrogate town centre caused by the aftermath of the UCI road race championships, which may still affect traffic circulation, you are advised to plan your journey to Ashville and allow sufficient time to get there on time. Please note that access to the car park at Ashville is off Yew Tree Lane, NOT Green Lane. For SatNav use HG2 9JP.

There are many exciting photography exhibitions around the UK. Our UK PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS page is updated every week to keep you informed of upcoming shows.

PHOTOBOOKS - we have created a page dedicated to best of the  recently published photobooks  and those about to be published.

PHOTOBOOKS - we have created a page dedicated to best of the recently published photobooks and those about to be published.

30 October 2018:

Harrogate Photographic Society’s annual exhibition titled YORKSHIRE is at St Peter’s Church, Harrogate from Friday 9 to Sunday 18 November 2018. Centre stage will be a display of specially enlarged award winning prints, and the exhibition will show some stunning photographs of people, places and all things Yorkshire. Members will be on hand to answer questions about the photographs on display and about the society in general.


1 October 2018:

Peter Dench has recruited an incredible lineup of internationally recognised photographers to exhibit and talk at PHOTO NORTH FESTIVAL - Friday 9 to Sunday 11 November 2018.

Brian Griffin, Paula Bronstein, Harry Borden, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Laura Pannack, Marcus Bleasdale, Jane Hilton, Tom Oldham, Jenny Matthews, Stuart Freedman, Reuters international news agency….the list goes on!

Homer Sykes, John Bulmer and Peter Dench have in recent years presented to HPS. Peter will be showing his more recent work. There are still more names signing up and further announcements will be made each week.

London's Imperial War Museum & Bradford’s Impressions Gallery have created an exhibition to commemorate The Centenary of World War One. An engaging exhibition of photography, from the brave men and women who served on the front line, in The Great War including 'SHADOWS of WAR' a short film by Tom Stoddart.

The weekend is a mixture of photography exhibitions at the Harrogate Convention Centre, workshops, portfolio reviews, book signings etc. You can buy a 3 Day Weekend Pass or a Day Pass if you only want to visit once. Each day will feature different talks and workshops.

It would be incredible to have photographers of this calibre visit Harrogate each year, so please support the festival and book your tickets now!

See Photo North Festival’s website for full details and tickets: www.photonorthfestival.co.uk

See website for full details and bookings:  www.photonorthfestival.co.uk

See website for full details and bookings: www.photonorthfestival.co.uk


24th June 2018

The Harrogate Advertiser is running a monthly feature about the Society and will be featuring member's images.

One of the August issues will feature member's mobile phone photographs. The images have to be taken on a mobile however, they can be processed using your mobile phone or on a computer.

All members should have received an email from Simon Gregory with details of how to submit images for consideration. Please send them to Simon no later than Sunday 14th July 2018.

Tuesday 24 April 2018:

Theft of Nikon equipment from Bass & Bligh

In the early hours of this morning, Burglars cut through the security shutter to steal a large quantity of Nikon camera bodies and Lenses from our good friends at Bass & Bligh. For a small independent retailer this type of theft is quite devastating. 

Here is a list of the stolen Nikon equipment and the serial numbers:


If you are approached by anyone offering new Nikon equipment for sale, please contact Harrogate Police.