Summer social evening

Every year the Shropshire Art Society holds a Summer Social evening for members and their guests with a supper and entertainment. These evenings are a lovely way to socialise with other Shropshire artists in a relaxed atmosphere.


A screenshot from Ben Osborne’s website features in this image; copyright Ben Osborne

We are delighted to announce details of this year’s Summer Social Evening and are thrilled that Ben Osborne will be our guest speaker. He will present to us:

“Wild : Life and Land” : A retrospective look at over 40 years of wildlife and landscape photography

7.00 pm Friday 31 August 2018 at Trinity Centre, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury SY3 9HF

Ben Osborne has been a wildlife and landscape photographer for 30 years. He has worked on all seven continents, but he is best known for his images of Antarctica in the book of the BBC series “Life in the Freezer”, work which included photographing the presenter Sir David Attenborough. Since then Ben has worked regularly with BBC film crews, shooting publicity and editorial stills for major wildlife series including “Blue Planet” and “Planet Earth”. In 2007, he was overall winner of “Wildlife Photographer of the Year” and in 2008 his work was recognised by the Royal Photographic Society when he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship. Ben has lived in and has photographed South Shropshire for 30 years and has been involved in a number of local projects including “Curlew Country” and “Heartlands” celebrating the wildlife and landscape of the Shropshire Hills.

Tickets £19 per person to include a Summer Buffet, Summer Punch & Drinks by Sue Roberts Catering

Click HERE to download the Booking Form for the 2018 Summer Social