Welcome to Hexham and District Photographic Society, founded in 1947 by Donald Low

Seventy years on our friendly membership comprises a range of abilities from beginners, to accredited and professional photographers, they cover a broad spectrum of photographic interests, including (but not limited to): landscape, portraiture, sport, wildlife, street, documentary and abstract photography. The majority of our members have made the move to digital photography, however there are still some keen film users among us.

Latest News

Hexham & District Photographic Society is pleased to announce that the annual exhibition of member's images, is now open until the 18th of August 2019 Annual Exhibition Opens
Join us for our end of season keynote speech & presentation night, with the famed British explorer, Conrad Dickinson at the Forum Cinema, Hexham - Keynote speech from explorer, Conrad Dickinson 23/04/19
The Hexham & District Photographic Society, working in partnership with the Forum Cinema, brings the film 'Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Tyne Valley Film Festival

Competition News

The 3rd PDI Competition was Judged Online by members ending on 2nd April 2019. This is the update for the results of the competition plus the accrued 3rd PDI Competition Winners 2018-19
Hello all members,


The 3rd PDI competition on the theme of ‘Architecture’ is now open for voting!


Please see below galley for
3rd PDI Competition 2018-19
The winners of the 2nd PDI Competition of 2018-19 season are here:-


Danny Brannigan

Danny Brannigan

2nd PDI Competition Winners 2018-19

    • 2019 Annual Exhibition - 10th August 2019 - 10:00 am
    • Hexham and District Photographic Societies annual exhibition of members work is taking place daily in Hexham Abbey between the 10th and 18th of August. The exhibition is free for members of the public to view and will be open between services from 10:30am to 4:30pm.

    • Where: Hexham Abbey, Market Place,, Hexham, NE46 3NB

    • 2019-20 Preview Night - 3rd September 2019 - 7:30 pm
    • Welcome to the first night of our new season. Come along to get a preview of the coming Tuesday nights. Get ready for practical sessions on mount cutting and print preparation; a live portrait night with a WWII reenactor; a wide range of photographic genres including landscape, sport, wildlife, photojournalism and more… Don’t forget to…

    • Where: The Torch Centre, Corbridge Road,, Hexham, NE46 1QS