2019

Unless otherwise stated, we muster

at about 7.45 for an 8.00pm start 

The programme is subject to change but we will

make any amendments here as soon as we can

2 Sept: Bring your new acquisitions & something for mini auction.

Another season starts in the traditional way. Also bring along a tenner for the subscription - it is the only meeting our treasurer Mark Hugo is guaranteed to go home happy from - usually via the pub.


16 Sept:  An evening with Bob Neville

Our own, our very own, Bob Neville will be showing us two part of his collection - HMS Hood and Queen Victoria Gibraltar.

30 Sept: Club Night - the letters Y, Z and A and My Most Interesting Item

Bring along anything which you can sneak in under one or more of the above letters and, as a separate thing, you most interesting item that we have not seen before.

 
14 Oct : Thematic Cup and one-sheet competition

You know the score by now - come along and try to win the Thematic Cup and regale us with the best sheet from your album.

28 October 7.45 start Charter Cup judged by the Mayor & Display

Come and meet the Mayor who will judge the Charter Cup competition. That is followed by a display.

FRIDAY 1 Nov  JOINT AUCTION AT EPSOM 

Our very own Les Hillman will be taking your bids on the mammoth mountain of material which will all be looking for a good home. Also a good opportunity for you to sell some of your better items.

11 Nov  Visit from Kingston Upon Thames PS

25 Nov  Ian Harvey GB Booklets, Proofs and Production

9 Dec Christmas Party

Are you a Christmas cracker or a holiday halfwit? Bring along your partner for an evening of wine and mince pies to find out. The quiz will have a fun Christmas theme - but scrooge-like marking but a generous bottle of plonk to the winner.

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Stampex

runs from

Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 September 2019.

There is no Spring Stampex in 2020,

instead we have the international exhibition

London 2020

from 2 -9 May 2020 

(Both are at The Business Design Centre,

Islington, London N1 0QH)

2013

2020

6 Jan Presidents' Cup and the 30s

Club competition judged by El Presidente himself. Also bring something to display involving the number 40 or that decade(s), or anything relevant to it that you can think of - the more zany the better!

20 Jan Postal History Cup & forgeries and other dodgy items

It's Cup time again, this time it is your Postal History under the spotlight. That is followed by a new feature, bring along what know or think is a forgery or other duff material from your collection.

 

3 Feb John Mortimer British Red Coats.

17 Feb Peter Pugh British Mail vis Trans-Siberian Railway.

 2 March Deeprose Trophy and Mini Auction

Your chance to shine with your best Album in the Deeprose Competition followed by a Mini Auction so bring along any philatelic rubbish (or unconsidered gems) to sell - someone will luv 'em.

16 March Barry Mudie – Guernsey And Jersey.

Barry returns to show us items from his super Channel Islands collections.

20 March JOINT AUCTION at Twickenham

30 March (Up to 18) Pages I have never shown before

The title speaks for itself, up to 18 pages of anything we have not had a chance to varder before.

20 April Peter Wood – It's An Irish World

Not to be missed. Peter is the Southern England representative of the Irish Philatelic Circle. Many who have seen his display and heard him speak say it is the best evenings on the philatelic circuit so not to be missed.

​​4 May President's Evening

Henry Coward steps up to the plate - bet it has something to do with Machins . . .

​​18 May Graham Booth – Cayman Islands

Another to put in your diary under 'not to be missed'. What has been rightly described as a 'world class display, given by a master speaker'.

 

1 June AGM, Shaw Cup & mini auction

Time to kick out the old committee and discuss the finances. Also the Shaw Cup and a mini-auction to bring the season to an end.