The Club

IRVINE Camera Club - A vibrant, friendly club with a strong membership and a long history. Currently meeting at Dreghorn Bowling Club (see

A great club to share your photographs and, if you wish, enter our regular friendly print and digital competitions. You can learn from the critiques by experienced judges and have an opportunity to expand your knowledge and take better images. (Normally, our well equipped clubroom and studio are situated within the Townend Community Centre, Dreghorn, where we have operated since 1975. We have exclusive use of our facilities, and even have WiFi  - NB planned to re-open Jan 2021).

Our Meetings - Open from 7pm-10 pm for a 7:30 start, most Wednesday evenings all year round.  Visitors and new members are always welcome! Weekly meetings throughout the year offer members informative lectures, practical demonstrations, competitions, trips, visits and social activities. Members participate in all photographic fields, using varied materials, and helpful advice is always to hand. An exhibition of our work is usually held once a year at a local venue. Full details .

New members - You may come along a couple of times if unsure about joining free of charge, but will be asked to pay on their 3rd visit. Under 16s can attend free if accompanied by a responsible adult member.

Membership - £40 per year single annual membership (Sept - Aug), or £20 per half year (Mar - Aug). The Fee is kept low across all classes by assistance from the Townend Community Association . Under 16s are welcome free of charge when accompanied by an adult member. (Payment available by Bank Transfer to Bank of Scotland - IRVINECAMERACLUB - Sort Code 80-08-53, Account 00871969)

Studio - Additionally, paid up members may rent exclusive time in the studio (£6 ph) - currently unavailable until Jan 2021.

Member's Area - Becoming a member of IRVINE Camera Club also gives you access to the Member's Area of the club website where you can read the members only pages, make comments, showcase your images in your own gallery, and enter our regular competitions online. 

Join. When you join, your subscription is valid until the end of the season(Aug), you will have continued access to the website Members' Area throughout the summer months, and for the first month of the following season. Members need to renew by the last Wednesday in September each year to maintain their website access.

Contact - or enquiries email: or call 01563-850289, or just find us on facebook (click button at bottom of page - or