Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group

Our Forthcoming Meetings

Friday 13th May - Annual Competition - On Line
We have a total of 17 entries, with 6 in the Closed Section.
Our Judge is
Keith Scott from the Leeds AV Group who will give constructive comments on all of the entries.

Sunday 15th May - PAGB APM's for AV Free to attend over Zoom

Thursday 19th & Friday 20th May -  Judging of the 321 Competition - Online
The Challenge 321 is an International Competition for Sequences with a duration of 3 minutes 21 seconds or less.
The entries are judged in several countries around the world & the scores combined to give the final results.

This year we have a total of 85 entries which will be spread over the 2 evenings

27th May - Online
A chance for Members to have their say and shape the Programme for the next Season


More information for each meeting will be sent out in the Newsletters.

The Zoom Links will be sent out on the Thursday before each meeting to all members and visitors who have asked to join in.

Contact webmaster@wilmslowguildav.org.uk

All meetings commence at 7:30 pm unless stated otherwise

Online Meetings will be held using Zoom.
If you are unsure about using Zoom then please contact us for help and we can arrange a test session to help you get online.

Physical Meetings may be held online depending on the restrictions in force at the time 

If you require 1to1 help with AV software etc then please contact us and we can arrange this before a scheduled physical meeting or maybe we can help out via Zoom

Visitors are welcome at all of our meetings, again please contact us

See our website www.wilmslowguildav.org.uk for the latest information

WGAV meeting dates are in RED
Leeds meeting dates are in Blue  
Other external events that may be of interest are also shown

10th September - Online
Welcome & Sequences for comments

A chance for members & guests to show work for enjoyment, help & constructive comments.
They may be completed projects or work in progress that you need help with.

17th September - Online
Mark Allen, My Way with AV

We join with Leeds for a talk by Mark Allen

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th September - Online
RPS International AV Festival

A chance to see the latest work from around the world in this major competition.
Tickets to view are £3 for all weekend, for more details see

Wednesday 6th October - Online
CEMRIAC AV Competition

Online viewing of the IAC CEMRIAC Region's Annual Competition
More details to follow

8th October - Physical at the Guild
How I Made It

Members will show & discuss how/Why they made a particular sequence
15th October - Online
Story Telling with Ed Marks
We join with Leeds again for a talk on Story Telling

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th October - Online
IPF Nationals & International PhotoHarmony Competition

The Irish Federation National AV Championships - Judge Alastair Taylor
More Details Later

22nd October - Online
321 Top 20

This International Competition is for Sequences of 3 minutes 21 seconds or less.
We will show & discuss the top 20 entries from the 2021 event

29th October - Physical at the Guild
Music Interpretation

Members are asked to interpret a piece of music with their own images.
A selection of music will be available in September from which you can pick one to interpret.
We will show the sequences and discuss them.

12th November - Physical at the Guild
Sound in AV

We will discuss & show various topics to do with sound.
Recording voiceovers, microphones, Text to Speech etc.

19th November - Online
5 image challenge

Leeds members will each be asked to supply 5 images & members then have to make a sequence from the pool of images. The resulting sequences will be shown this evening

Sunday 21st November - RPS Great Yorkshire AV day
Currently planned to be a Physical meeting, with attendee sequences in the morning & Guest Speakers in  the afternoon.
More details to follow.

26th November - Online
Members' Presentations

A selection of short presentations on various topics.

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th December - 26th Great Northern Festival
A National Competition.
More Details to follow

17th December - Physical at the Guild
Fun Set Subject Competition & Christmas Social

Make a sequence on the theme of
'I'm Going Crackers'.
The entries will be judged by members present


7th January - Online
Keith Scott - Sound Advice

Keith will explain all about microphones

14th January - Online
PAGB & RPS Distinctions - What They Look For

Howard Bagshaw  will give us an insight into what is required

21st January - Online
A Selection From the Archive

Leeds will show some older sequences for entertainment & inspiration

28th January - Online
Story Telling Scripts

Eric Davies will give us an insight into how to write good scripts to get your story across

Saturday 29th January - MidPhot AV Competition - Online
Regional competition for the Midland Counties Region.
Tickets £3   


11th February - Online
An Evening With Keith Brown

Keith will show some of his work and discuss the productions and thought process behind them.
Part One - 'Great Fun' a tribute AV to Kate
Part Two - 'The Beatles & Beyond'
Book at

Saturday 12th February - L&CPU AV Competition - Online
Enter this regional competition and come along to see work from around the Lancashire & Cheshire Region.  Free to enter & attend.  
Closing Date 30th January 2022
Keith Brown
Entry Forms

18th February - Online
Exchange with East Midlands & Beacon AV Groups

A chance to see work from these two other Groups hosted by Leeds

Saturday 19th February - NIPA AV Competition - Online
An International Competition, plus National Championships for NIPA Members
Closing Date 10th January 2022

25th February - Online
Andrew Gagg 'Type matters'

Andrew will talk about and show examples of why we should use different Fonts for our AV Titles. What a particular Font suggests & how using an appropriate one can help set the scene for the AV.

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th March - IAC Peter Coles Internationals - Onine
An International AV Competition.
Closing Date 1st February 2022

11th March - Physical
Green Screen & Special Effects

A practical evening using Green Screen to allow the use of different backgrounds behind a subject & how to achieve other Special Effects.

18th March - Online
3-way Battle

Between Leeds, Essex and Worcester

Saturday 19th March - Online
East Anglian AV Competition

Annual Competition for the East Anglian Region
Judges Jill K. Bunting & John Smith

25th March - Online
An Exchange of Sequences with Leeds

Hosted by WGAV, each Group will show a selection of work from their members

8th April - Physical
What Do Judges Look For

We will look at example AV's & discuss what Judges look for in a winner

Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th April - BIAFF 2022
The IAC International Film Festival
Friday evening, showing of the winning Sequences from the Peter Coles International.
Saturday & Sunday a selection of Films entered into the Festival & the showing of the award winners.

29th April - Online
4 Way Battle
A friendly Battle between 4 clubs, Wilmslow; Exmouth; Wantage & South Australia.
You can join in with scoring or just watch and enjoy the sequences.

13th May - Physical
Annual Competition

A competition for our Physical members

20th May - Online
Annual Competition

A competition for all members

27th May - Online
A chance for Members to have their say and shape the Programme for the next Season