Outings Programme 2018/19

Outings Programme - 2018/19 Season

BPIC on tour (Donegal 2018)

BPIC on tour (Donegal 2018)

Our Outings Officer Kate Thompson has been busy planning another fantastic programme of outings and trips for the 2018/19 season.

This list is always subject to change, and ideas/suggestions are welcome.

For more information or to register your interest in a trip/outing, please speak with Kate directly or email the club using the info@bpicni.com email address.

Please note that all trips are open only to fully-paid up members of BPIC and members are expected to pay a share of fuel costs where relevant.

September 2018

Sunday 23 September

2.00pm Photography Basics trip around Titanic Quarter

An opportunity to go out with your camera and refresh your knowledge and meet members.  Meet at the Titanic Sign at the Titanic Building


October 2018

Sunday 14 October

2.00pm Visit to Tollymore Forest

Another opportunity to get out with your camera, use filters, experiment with composition, get some early Autumn shots and try out some long exposures.

Meet at main carpark.

19-21 October

Club Weekend in Connemara


November 2018

Saturday 3 November - Date to be confirmed

Trip to Seapark Fireworks display (No cost)

Saturday 17 November

Trip to the Gobbins. Normal entrance costs.


January 2019

Saturday 18 January

Trip to the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.  Meet at the museum entrance at 11.00am

Normal entrance costs.


February 2019

23 February – 2 March Visit to the Carnival of Masks in Venice

Come for the week or a few days – whatever suits.  This is the oldest Carnival in the world and as well as photographing the Carnival characters we will be photographing Venice and the islands – it’s a photographers paradise!  We will look at getting an Air B&B to keep costs down for those that are interested.  Easyjet now has direct flights to Venice at a very reasonable cost.


March 2019

16-19 The Photography Show in the NEC in Birmingham. 

Come for the day or stay over.  An opportunity to hear a wide range of well-known speakers and see the latest developments

Saturday 30 March

North Coast photography day.  An opportunity to photograph beaches, castles and Game of Thrones sites.  Meet at the club at 9.30am


April 2019

12-14 April

Club Weekend in Donegal


May 2019

19 May 2019

Club Trip to Sandy Cove/The Forty Foot, and various other locations in the area.

June 2019

Saturday 29 June

Trip to the Saltee Islands (off the coast of Wexford) and the opportunity to stay over and go to Hook Light house etc.  Cost circa 35 euro plus petrol share


Dates to be agreed - Trip to Valencia

This will be a mainly architectural trip and Easyjet have direct flights from Belfast International which are around £82 at the minute.  We will look for an Air B&B to keep costs down. 


October/early November 2019

Club Trip to Lewis and Harris