11th April 2010 – Bredhurst in Focus

follow BWAG held its first photography event on 11 April. ‘Bredhurst in Focus’, a photo competition, workshop and exhibition of ‘Bygone Bredhurst’ with village photos from the 1900s onwards. It was well attended with approximately 250 visitors to the show.

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source url The photo competition had 6 categories – Street Scenes, People & Pets, Nature, Wildlife, Scenic and Village Events. There were 178 entries and visitors to the show voted for their favourite photo in each category. The winning entrants were:

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watch Issy Whatrup – Village Snow Scene (Street Scenes) Suzanne Hidson – Grandad (People & Pets)
Peter Randall – Bredhurst Bluebells (Nature)
Peter Randall – Robin in Bredhurst (Wildlife)
Peter Randall – Bredhurst Sunrise Vapour Trail (Scenic)
Jack Picknell – Christmas Lights at Green Court (Village Events)


follow site The overall show winner was Jack Picknell for his photo of ‘Christmas Lights at Green Court’.

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click here The ‘Bygone Bredhurst’ exhibition had over 200 exhibits with much more material being offered for future events. As a result of the huge amount of information handed to BWAG the Parish Council has now formed the Bredhurst Archive Society which will collate all of the material collected.