Outings scheduled for the 2023-24 Season
Friday 10 to Sunday 12 November 2023: WEEKEND TRIP TO SUFFOLK – see further details below:.
Sunday 03 December 2023: CITY OF LONDON ABANDONED CHURCHES & NIGHT LIGHTS/CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: including Christchurch Greyfriars, St Dunstan in the East, and many others. Following refreshments at Tower Hill, optional evening walk from Tower Bridge along the Thames Bank to photograph the (Christmas) lights.
Sunday 04 February 2024: WATERLOO TO BLACKFRIARS & NIGHT LIGHTS: walk around Waterloo, Southwark, and Blackfriars Bridge. Many different types & ages of buildings, back-streets, markets, railway bridges & arches. Following refreshments, optional evening walk around the South Bank to photograph the lights. BRING ADDITIONAL LIGHT SOURCES, e.g. small coloured LEDs, torches etc to add your own special effects.
February to May 2024: There’s a bit of a gap here – do You have an idea for a FEPS photographic outing? Have you visited somewhere recently and thought: ‘I’d like to bring the other photographers here.’ Why not organise a FEPS Outing? Peter & Trevor can assist you with website & email announcements, etc. Please contact Peter via the usual email below.
Late May/Early June 2024: SOUTHEND: One-day coastal trip including Southend Pier, Cliff Lift, seafront amusement arcades, funfair and all the usual seaside attractions.
Late June 2024: BRENTFORD HIGH STREET and the environs, including Gauging Docks and Boatyards. A chance to visit an area which has changed from a flourishing docks and shipping area to a rapidly changing world of modern buildings and riverside parks.
All outing dates are subject to change due to rail strike action or adverse weather. Members can join the ‘Field End outings’ WhatsApp group to keep in touch about travel issues and meeting places.
Further details, including meeting times and locations, will be provided to members by email nearer the date of the outing. Please let Trevor or Peter H know if you plan to join an outing, and if you have any suggestions for future trips
SUFFOLK TRIP KEY POINTS
Visit to Suffolk from Friday November 10th to Sunday November 12th 2023. The trip will cover FELIXSTOWE to SHINGLE STREET. Members should aim to book accommodation around WOODBRIDGE, which lies between Felixstowe and Shingle Street.
The trip is aimed to cover semi-industrial areas in Felixstowe, and other Felixstowe locations (shoreline; Landguard Fort; pier) also Shingle Street (a remote small community by a large shingle street, which changes frequently with the state of the tide, also with Martello Towers used for housing: the shingle beach is home to many plants), Basing the group at Woodbridge will also offer fantastic photographic opportunities (marina, harbour, tidal mill, old market square with stalls, shops, pubs).
It is recommended that members leave work as early as possible on Friday to maximize time in Suffolk. Daylight hours are small at this time of year (but longer than last year’s December Trip)
Please contact Peter or Trevor for details
TREVOR HYDE and PETER HILL