Nikon Owner North Midlands Group Photo-Excursion: International Horse Trials, Chatsworth Park, Derbyshire, 11th – 12th May


Nikon Owner North Midlands Group Photo-Excursion
to the International Horse Trials at Chatsworth Park, Derbyshire

The International Horse Trials are being held over the weekend of Saturday, 11th and Sunday, 12th May 2013

Mike and Pat Clarke, the organisers of the very popular Nikon Owner North Midlands Group kindly invite everyone to join them on either Saturday 11th May or Sunday, 12th May (or both days if you wish) at Chatsworth for the Internationl Horse Trials. The provisional programme includes dressage, show jumping and cross country.

Please have a look at the website for further details:

Admission prices each day:

£13.50 per adult £4.50 per child under 14

Car parking £3.00 per vehicle per day

Meeting time and place for Nikon Owners:

To be arranged. Mike and Pat will e-mail you with full details, if you decide to join them, well in advance of the visit.

There is a special car parking area designated for this event and this can be approached from the M1, exit junction 29, taking the A617 to Chesterfield, then the A619 towards Baslow. Alternatively, you can approach from the A6 Matlock to Bakewell road. The main entrance for the horse trials will be well signed and is on the A619 at Baslow, postcode DE45 1PP.


If you would like to join Pat and Mike Clarke on this photographic outing, would you kindly send an e-mail to Gillian Greenwood with your full name, subscription number, mobile number and postcode to:

In addition, please add your name to the thread on the message board:,35879

You are most welcome to attend by yourself or with your family no matter where you live in the UK.

Would you also let us know if you will be attending on the Saturday or the Sunday, so that Mike and Pat can keep in touch with you regarding arrangements for meeting up on the day by mobile if needed.

You will probably find it useful to bring a monopod and a variety of lenses, including a telephoto lens if you have one, also plenty of memory cards and fully charged batteries. Refreshment facilities are available in the park or you may prefer to bring a packed lunch.

Pat and Mike Clarke very much look forward to seeing you at Chatsworth during the weekend of the 11th and 12th May.

With very best wishes,
Gillian Greenwood
Features Editor and Events & Training Coordinator

DISCLAIMER: The various organisers of these events and photo-outings together with Nikon Owner magazine are only taking the initiative of arranging and facilitating these meetings on the strict understanding that they are solely acting in an introductory capacity and anyone planning to come on any such meeting will be deemed to have agreed that they fully understand this as a condition of joining any of the group events. Some of the outings can be expected to involve travel by foot while photographing in the various locations. Each participant will be deemed responsible for ensuring his or her own safety at all times and the safety of their belongings, and no liability whatsoever is accepted either by any of the organisers or Nikon Owner magazine in this regard. In other words we shall all act reasonably, safely and responsibly and each person will join the party on the understanding that they do so entirely at their own risk.



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