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PoE Newsletter - May 2019

 
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Just in case anyone missed it, here's a copy of the recent newsletter that went out for May 2019



Photos & Contributors - May 2019





The Road to back of Ecton - from Ecton, Staffordshire, by AJTooth Taken in May 2019


Dear Member,


Welcome to the first of our monthly Picture & Contributors emails which every month will showcase some of the recent pictures submitted, along with links to the galleries of those that submitted them. Please show your appreciation to the photographers by checking out their recent images and leaving picture comments when you can. Thank you, and we hope you enjoy the content.


May 2019 Photos and Contributors


During the month of May 2019, 15 Pictures of England members contributed their photos to the Pictures of England website, with a total of 280 pictures submitted.




This image of a Golden Eagle over Woodbury Common, Devon, was brilliantly captured by member Mobscooter


Throughout the month of May, member 'Mobscooter' who has been with us since January 2019 submitted exactly 100 images, with many being around his home county of Devon, but also some from other parts of England including as far north as Newcastle, with some superb coastal shots and nature shots in the mix, including this unusual shot of Swans swimming in the sea! Please check out his latest here, and we hope you'll agree some of his photos are simply brilliant.


Other nature photography in May has come from Premier member Ray Bird, who has been uploading some of his impressive past collection from in and around the Gloucestershire countryside. Check them out here.




One of a set of images of Upnor Castle and Upper Upnor submitted by Paul Johnson


Premier Member Paul Johnson, who joined us in August of last year has also been very active on the site in recent weeks, not just with his own fantastic photos he's been intermittently adding (see here), but also with his commenting and critiquing on other members photos too, which is great to see and helps generate interest on the site. Please check out Paul's latest photos here.




National Naval Memorial, Staffordshire. Submitted by Rod Burkey


With Liverpool Football Club proudly bringing home the European Cup to the city, long time Premier Member Rod Burkey treated us to this highly impressive street art which portrays the current Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who himself has been one of the more colourful characters of the English Premier league since becoming manager at the historic Merseyside club. Also from Rod, and which coincided with the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings, was this very poignant image (above) of the National Naval Memorial, in Alrewas, Staffordshire.




Reading Abbey Gateway, by Edward Lever


Another Premier member who has been with us for many years now and active during May was Edward Lever, who continues to showcase the wonderful buildings and architecture from around the town of Reading, with some fantastic shots of buildings both modern and old, such as the impressive Abbey Gateway above. Check out Edward's latest here, where you will also see photos of Caversham, and Grey's Court which he uploaded during the month of May.


All photos and contributors for May 2019..


Here is a full list of everyone that contributed pictures during May 2019. Clicking a name will take you to the latest pictures section of that members gallery, where you can enjoy browsing their most recent images. Please don't forget to comment where you can, thank you so much.


AJTooth (9), Austin Donnelly (4), Bill Jordan (1), Cass (1), Edward Lever (10), Gary Britland (2), Graham Rains (14), LenJanes (2), Mobscooter (100), Paul Johnson (87), Paul Lakin (3), Ray Bird (34), Rod Burkey (11), Stephen (1), Steve Stain (1)


Latest Pictures section showing ALL uploads for May 2019 -

May 2019


Thank you so much to all our picture contributers during May 2019!




Forum Threads


Here are some interesting forum topics you might wish to participate in. The Pictures of england forums is a great place to get to know like-minded people who share a love for England and/or photography, with many friendships having been formed there over the years. Join in on one of these threads, or simply pop in and say hello!


Picture Highlights - May 2019.

Favourite places/towns along the English coast.

Upcoming Events - June 2019

Rod's thread about people in pictures.

Wildlife watch - A place to record the wildlife you have spotted recently whilst out and about.




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A Great Opportunity For us To Raise much Needed Funds For The Site - please read and show your support.


Any donations made from this point on will be matched by an anonymous Pictures of England member, until the end of the year and up to a maximum of 1000. This is a massive opportunity for us, as it means that if enough members donate, then we could get enough to have some of the urgent re-development done to the site so that it can become self-sustainable, ensuring its survival as its currently in danger of vanishing for good. Therefore please kindly consider making a donation as soon as you can towards the site, so that we can make the most of this fantastically generous opportunity offered by one of our members. Thank you so much to everyone who contributes. We will post progress in the forum shortly.


Here is the donation page - thank you so much for anything you can manage to contribute. Please note you do not need a paypal account to make a donation, but any valid credit/debit card will do. Thank you for your kind support.




Upcoming England Events for June 2019


Events for the month of June 2019. When visiting any of the following places, please help support the Pictures of England website by booking your accommodation via the website. Again thank you so much for your kind and continued support.


Royal Ascot - 18-22 June https://www.ascot.co.uk


Glastonbury Festival 2019 - 26th-30th June 2019 www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk


Isle of Wight Festival 13-16 June https://isleofwightfestival.com/


Weston Air Festival - 22nd-23rd June 2019 http://westonairfestival.com/


Royal Cheshire County Show 18&19 June www.royalcheshireshow.org/

That is all for this month. We hope you enjoyed the email, and we now plan to send out one of these at the beginning of each month, so please give us your feedback and let us know if there is anything else that you would like to see included. Please also don't forget to comment on any photos you like whilst browsing the site, and also kindly consider helping support the site at this critical time by making a donation as soon as you can, so that we can take advantage of the kind offer made by one of our generous members. Thank you so much and we will hopefully be back next month with more beautiful and interesting Pictures of England for you to enjoy.


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