Author: Lee Relph

In Memoriam – Reg Lancaster

It was with great sadness that we learned that Reg Lancaster had slipped away peacefully at home on 13th December 2020, with his wife Annabelle and their son Ray at his side. Reg had spent 44 years as a Fleet Street photographer/photo journalist for the Daily Express that had taken him travelling the globe.  He […]

In Memoriam

  As you may have been saddened to learn, one of our longest serving members James Morton-Robertson passed away recently from Leukaemia.    James Morton-Robertson – Memories from Jane Oliver Chairman of OVFM and personal friend of James. James Morton-Robertson was born on 11th August 1937 and was proud of his Scottish heritage.  His broad […]


  A reminder that we’ve now updated our selection of Members’ Films for your enjoyment, now collated in separate categories to give you an idea of the various styles and genres we cover in our filmmaking endeavours an ease of access to view the films you want to see. Please click HERE to see the […]


  The History of Orpington and the Surrounding Area About three years ago OVFM put on a show entitled ‘Old Orpington on Film’ where we showed old films of Orpington and the surrounding area. It was such a well received show, we held a further successful repeat screening which made us realise that we ought […]


  OVFM is proud to be one of the oldest amateur filmmaking clubs in the UK and with an extensive archive of films covering many genres, styles and records of local events and we aim to carry on as long as there are stories to tell and things to film! However, at this present time […]

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