North East

Welcome to BIPP North East

The North East Region of the British Institute of Professional Photography is made up of members in Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, North Cleveland, and County Durham.


Gary Walsh


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29th January 19.30 - 22.00 GMT

The Forge (below The Hambletonian Pub) 70 The Green, Norton, Stockton on Tees TS20 1DT

WEDNESDAY 29th January 19.30 - 22.00 GMT

The Forge (below The Hambletonian Pub)
70 The Green, Norton, Stockton on Tees TS20 1DT


Anyone Can Start A Business
The trick is to keep it running for 20+ years!


Enlightenment - Inspiration - Community


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Gary and Lynn Walsh opened their Norton High Street studio premises in January 2000, many told them this was a bad move. Listen to Gary talk about their 20 year journey and what’s in store for the next 20… 



I’ve lined up a diverse range of speakers for the first quarter of 2020 and I’m going to tell you all about them and how your presence and input is vital to the BIPP NE region. Once we get bums on seats we can start talking about competitions, buffets (call me a dreamer), speakers who inspire and venues for meetings.

25th February

Andy Larmouth

Motivational speaker,magic and business working together.  Getting 2020 off to an abracadabra-start!

24th March 

Jon Lunt, Top Table Films

Listen to his journey from working in London production companies to the busiest creative wedding film maker in the North East.

Venue and time to be confirmed

29th April 

Martin Anderson

Forward thinking vicar at St Mary’s Church Norton.  In the summer of 2019 Martin ran a very successful beer festival in and around the grounds of the church, the bar was set up at the altar.  Martin understands how to work alongside wedding photographers and he also has lots of other events planned in 2020, come and listen to how he’s shaking things up in Norton.