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News: BTA Residential Weekend 2024

  17/05/2023 @ 2:06pm

Our biennial residential weekend will be held at the voco Oxford Spires Hotel, Abingdon Road, Oxford, from 12th to 14th April 2024.

The Programme is:


p.m. Arrival.

18.00 Welcome, with Pimms and soft drinks.

Members’ displays (6 sheets, one minute).

19.30 Dinner; followed by invited display by James Podger: Africa and Islands.


09.00 Invited display by Wayne Cox: Small but perfectly formed: the British lamp letter box.


11.00 Members’ displays: ‘One-page story’ or ‘The most difficult item I ever found’.

12.30 Invited short display by Philip Cant on Shipping.

Saturday afternoon Paula Cant Stamps will be present with a selection of stock.


Owen Green and Chris Kennedy will demonstrate one or more stereo-zoom microscopes and re-create a version of the Watson Philatelic Microscope described by Harold Cheavin in 1913.

16.00 Members displays: ‘Latest Acquisitions’ or ‘The colour blue’ (12 sheets).

19.00 Pre-dinner drink. Plus raffle.

19.30 Dinner, followed by optional social gathering at the bar.


09.00 Invited display by Paul Leonard: Exploring forgeries in your collection.


11.00 Members displays: ‘Non-philatelic items which enhance your collection’ (12 sheets).

Click here for the further details and booking form.


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