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:
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.