Tonbridge Camera Club has a membership of over 80 people of all ages with a wide range of photographic skills.  We offer an informal, friendly and supportive environment for photographers at all levels of experience and you will receive a warm welcome.

Because of coronavirus restrictions, we're unable to meet in person until at least September 2021. Until then, all meetings will be held using Zoom software.

Our Main Thursday evening programme will include:


  • Presentations from guest speakers who will share their photographic interests or provide technical insight

  • Competitions for digital images 

  • Members' Evenings where individuals can talk about some of their images and give the story behind them

Our Subgroups take place via Zoom on most Mondays between 8.00 – 10.00 p.m. covering:

  • Enhancing your images using Photoshop

  • Digital photography techniques

  • Image discussion

  • Photographic distinctions

  • Audio-visual presentations


We're hoping it may be possible to have mini-outings to places of photographic interest in due course ensuring, of course, that we observe all the current restrictions which may be in place.

You can attend two Thursday meetings and two Monday subgroup meetings completely free of charge before committing to joining the Club.

This photograph was taken in June 2019 on our outing to Arundel.

How to find us when physical meetings resume


Physical meetings will take place at Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tudely Lane, Tonbridge, TN9 2JP. When you arrive at the school, head for the main entrance and follows the signs to the club.  There will always be a friendly welcome waiting for you.


Weald of Kent Grammar School,
Tudeley Lane,




What does membership cost?
​A special rate of just £15 will apply for anybody joining in February.

What do I get as a member?
Membership entitles you to attend all our meetings and social events during the year and to enter our club competitions.  We hold an annual exhibition in Tonbridge which is open to the public and every member is guaranteed to have at least one of their images displayed there.  Our fees cover, amongst other things, the cost of hiring our meeting rooms and expenses for our visiting speakers and judges.

How do I join?
Until we're able to meet in person, use the "Contact Us" form below the footer or alternatively leave a message on our Facebook page (link above)

​Are there are restrictions?
No – but if you are under 16 years of age you must be accompanied by an adult to our meetings. 

Can I just try out a meeting?
Yes of course. If you are interested in joining the club, you may attend two main meetings and two subgroups before signing up for the whole year.

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Colin Burgess

Joint Chairman

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Philip Smithies

Joint Chairman

New Members' Liaison

Joint Webmaster

Audio-Visual subgroup

Enhancing Your Images subgroup

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Kevin Yates


Marilynne Hill


"Distinctions" subgroup

Who's Who on the Committee?



External PDI Secretary

External Print Secretary

Assistant to Programme Secretary

Exhibition Coordinator

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Denys Clarke

Joint Vice-Chairman

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Cathie Agates

Joint Vice-Chairman


Liz Turton

Programme Secretary

Colin Hurley

Joint Print Secretary

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Jeremy Stock

Joint Print Secretary