Photo Opportunities

Even though there’s a plethora of things to photograph in around the area in which you live, sometimes it’s nice to be able to find different things to point your camera at, so here are some places, events, or venues that you may find of interest.


Should you have any places or venues that others may find of interest for photographic purposes, please send them to ashtonphotoandimagingsociety@gmail.com so that they can be added to this page.


IN & AROUND MANCHESTER:


The OTArt Trail

A series of murals painted on structures in the Old Trafford Area;  https://otcreativespace.co.uk/otarttrail/

RHS Bridgewater

A stunning new 156 acre RHS Garden in Salford;https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/bridgewater

Northern Quarter, Manchester

An area full of Street Art and interesting characters ideal for Street photography.


FURTHER AFIELD:


Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

An open air centre for modern and contemporary sculpture;https://ysp.org.uk/

British Ironworks Centre, Oswestry, Shropshire

An outdoor display of sculptures created from scrap metal;https://www.britishironworkcentre.co.uk/

Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate

A National Trust site of giant moorland rock formations set in the moorlands of North Yorkshire;https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brimham-rocks

Singing, Ringing Tree - Panopticon, Burnley

A musical sculpture made from metal tubes assembled to look like a tree; https://www.visitlancashire.com/things-to-do/singing-ringing-tree-panopticon-p66560


UPCOMING EVENTS:


The Flying Scotsman visits Bury – 29th & 30th August, and 3rd, 4th, & 5th September;https://www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/events-activities/flying-scotsman/

Newton-Le-Willows Motocross Events;

Leisure Lakes, Mere Brow, Southport – 4th & 5th September;  https://www.leisurelakesmx.co.uk/

Haverigg, Millom – 18th & 19th September;http://www.totalmx.co.uk/tracks/Cumbria-Haverigg-Motocross-Track.php

The Photography Show, N.E.C. Birmingham – 18th-21st September;   https://www.photographyshow.com/

British Super Bikes, Oulton Park round – 24th–26th September;https://www.britishsuperbike.com/calendar/2021/r9-oulton%20park

Union of South Africa Farewell - Final chances to see the Union of South Africa in action on the East Lancs Railway before it is retired - 15, 16, 17 Oct, 31 Dec 2021, 1, 2, 3 Jan 2022;

https://www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/events-activities/union-of-south-africa-farewell/