Ropley Society – Summer Update

Looking forward to being able to meet up again

The Society is planning for the easing of pandemic restrictions and the resumption of future face to face events so please note the following dates for your diaries.

  • Thursday 29th July  – come along and join us at our first social event for a while to celebrate being able to get back together again – further details to follow.
  • Sunday 15th August – join us for a hosted walk from the Ropley Walks book. The walk will have 5km or a 7 km option starting at the Parish Hall. 2pm start, longest route should take about 2.5 hrs max.
  • Thursday 21st October photographic voting and social evening. Our speaker will be Bill Dawson on the landscape and wildlife of the Falklands Islands

All Ropley Society meetings are open to all so please come along and bring your friends and neighbours.

Visit our website www.ropleysociety.org for more details on all our social events and updates on other items of interest. 

The Ropley Photographic Competition

Is now open for entries for the 2022 Ropley Village Calendar

  • Photographs can be from anywhere within the BisMonRopTis area (maximum of 4 entries per person).
  • Open to anyone who lives in the BisMonRopTis area (who receives the magazine)
  • The best 13 photographs will be published in the 2022 Ropley Village Calendar (available at the Victorian Market, and in the Courtyard Shop).
  • We have prize categories for  Photographers under 11 and aged 11 – 16
  • The closing date for submission of pictures is 1 October 2021.

Covid 19 lockdown restrictions permitting we hope that the best submissions and all the winners will be on display for your voting at the Ropley Society social event at the Village Hall on Thursday 21st October. Following last year’s success we also hope to display all the pictures outside the Courtyard with voting in the shop.

  • Don’t delay… send your entries (in jpeg format only and in landscape please, with a title and if possible, a location) on email to ropley.photos@gmail.com.
  • If you are entering the under 11 or 11 – 16 age categories, please also include your age with your entry.
  • If you want your photos to be included in the 2022 Ropley Calendar please ensure that they are landscape format and high resolution, otherwise they cannot be reproduced for printing.

Unfortunately, we can only accept digital photographs. 

All other competition rules available on request from ropley.photos@gmail.com

Carole Oldham