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News and announcements regarding the Society, or that is otherwise relevent to the membership, will be posted here as and when it becomes available.

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PAGB Inter-Club Print Championship

23/10/2021

Tickets are now available for the judging to be held on Sunday 24th October at Smethwick PS.

Change of Venue for 18th/25th October and 1st November

17/10/2021

For the next three weeks (18th/25th October and 1st November) we will be in the Sir Stuart Goodwin Pavilion.

This is joined on to our usual room, just park a bit further up on the gravel.

FIAP/PSA Nature Definition

30/09/2021

A new definition to come into effect from the 1st of January 2022 has been announced for events with FIAP or PSA patronage. Although not yet been found on the FIAP website, there is no reason to doubt the claims of dual body support made on the PSA website and in the October 1st issue of the PAGB e-news.

The Society is comparing the existing and new definitions with a view to providing advice but here are some key points:
1. A broader range of subjects continue to be allowed than under the PAGB definition, albeit with greater restrictions on inclusion of objects created by humans unless a necessary part of the story;
2. This definition remains more restrictive than the PAGB's in terms of what are considered allowable edits—now specifically barring the application of a vignette or background blur during post processing;
3. Clauses have been added that exclude …

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2021–2022 Competition Deadlines

05/09/2021

The Society maintains a copy of its schedule of competition deadlines as a Google calendas that can be accessed through a wide variety of desktop and mobile calendar apps.

If you have previously followed these instructions you should by now have access to the full list of dates for the 2021–2022 season, if you have not previously had these or the new season has not appeared for you then read on.

Those with access to Google calendar can enter qeh47onms1ecpoch5pkbcb4mdc@group.calendar.google.com to access the deadlines calendar.

Alternatively, if you use a calendar application that supports the ical format you can add the calendar there, e.g. by going to Open Calendar then From Internet in Microsoft Outlook, or in iOS by going to Mail, Contacts, Calendars then Add Account, picking Add Subscribed Calendar from the Calendars options, and supplying the URL https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/qeh47onms1ecpoch5pkbcb4mdc%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics for the deadlines calendar.

2021–2022 Programme

05/09/2021

The Society maintains a copy of its programme as a Google calendar that can be accessed through a wide variety of desktop and mobile calendar apps.

If you have previously followed these instructions you should by now have access to the full list of dates for the 2021–2022 season, if you have not previously had these or the new season has not appeared for you then read on.

Those with access to Google calendar can enter 9aifrvukrbld96r7hugb1r009g@group.calendar.google.com into the Add a friend’s calendar input under the Other calendars section to access the programme calendar.

Alternatively, if you use a calendar application that supports the ical format you can add the calendar there, e.g. by going to Open Calendar then From Internet in Microsoft Outlook, or in iOS by going to Mail, Contacts, Calendars then Add Account, picking Add Subscribed Calendar from the Calendars options, and supplying the URL https://www.google.com/calendar/ical/9aifrvukrbld96r7hugb1r009g%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics.