About us

Matlock Camera Club was founded in 1978 to "promote and encourage all aspects of photography". 

Today the club has a membership of around 50 men and women of all ages with a wide range of abilities and offers an informal, friendly and supportive environment for photographers at all levels of experience. Our main aim is to help one another to get more out of our photography by meeting regularly to share ideas and knowledge with each other.

The club's imaginative programme of activities and events includes practical 'hands-on' sessions, internal competitions, and visits from guest speakers with knowledge and expertise in a wide range of fields.

For more information, please feel free to contact the club via our contact us page or alternatively, please pop down to one of our meetings and meet us. Visitors are always warmly welcomed. 

How to find us


our Address

Upstairs meeting room

Cromford Wharf Warehouse

Mill Road

Cromford (near Matlock)



Meetings are held every Wednesday from early September until May. Arrival is from 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start. There is a break for refreshments and meetings end around 10:00pm.

There is ample parking available adjacent to the building.

Membership and Subscription

Membership subscriptions run from September until the end of April. The season concludes with the AGM and an Annual Dinner and Trophy Awards Ceremony in May. Due to the size of the clubroom, membership is restricted to a maximum of 55 individuals.  Please speak to our treasurer who maintains the list of members as to whether we have spare capacity.  In the event of the club not being able to accept new members, you are always welcome as a visitor as long as the number present does not exceed 55. 

Adults: £30.00 per year to be paid at the start of the season, plus £3 per meeting. Anyone wishing to join after December 31st will be charged a pro-rata subscription fee of £3.75 per full month.

Students: £15.00 per year, subject to proof of status i.e. valid student card.

Guests/Visitors: To be charged an admission fee of £3.50 per visit.

The club does not impose any restriction on the number of visits a guest can make in any season.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

we are also on twitter and facebook

The link to FACEBOOK is www.facebook.com/matlockcameraclub .

The link to TWiTTER is https://twitter.com/MatlockCameraC

Below are two important documents relating to the club, Click on each to open a new page