Skip to Content

News

The latest news from the BTA - we'd recommend you become a member and subscribe to Themescene to get the news 'hot off the press'.

 

AGM display

POST WORLD WAR II POSTCARDS IN SARAWAK  Display given by Malcolm Gascoyne to the BTA AGM In the aftermath of the liberation of Borneo in 1945 there was little demand for picture postcards. Reconstruction, repatriation of troops and civilians and shipping...

Read more about AGM display ... 

BTA Virtual One-Page Competition 2022 Results

We received 108 entries from 76 people, 16 of them BTA members. Overall eleven different countries were represented, competing in seven different classes, with winners coming from four of those countries. By any measurement, the competition was a huge success....

Read more about BTA Virtual One-Page Competition 2022 Results ... 

Virtual One-Page Competition Palmares: Thematic -Culture; Open

THEMATIC - CULTURE   Mark Humfrey JOINT BEST IN CLASS William Dampier: British Explorer and Scientific Observer Diamond Yme Woensdregt JOINT BEST IN CLASS Down the rabbit hole with...

Read more about Virtual One-Page Competition Palmares: Thematic -Culture; Open ... 

Virtual One-Page Competition Palmares: Thematic - Nature; Thematic - Technology; Topical; Youth

THEMATIC - NATURE     Tushar Deshpande BEST IN CLASS The Unending Saga of the Exploitation of Elephants Ruby Gary Green Honey Ruby Jean-Claude Guyaux Le...

Read more about Virtual One-Page Competition Palmares: Thematic - Nature; Thematic - Technology; Topical; Youth ... 

Franceska Rapkin Memorial Bowl winner 2022

The Francesca Rapkin Memorial Bowl is awarded annually to the author of the article voted by the Committee to be best in Themescene the previous year. This year the winner was Chris Wheeler with a series of five articles on the Penal Colonisation...

Read more about Franceska Rapkin Memorial Bowl winner 2022 ... 

London 2022 International Stamp Exhibition

Many congratulations to all the BTA members who exhibited at London 2022. Their results are: THEMATIC PHILATELY Lesley Marley A Whale’s Tale 8 frames Large Gold Peter...

Read more about London 2022 International Stamp Exhibition ... 

BTA Committee Vacancies

The BTA is looking to fill a number of Committee posts. Chairman Barry Stagg has outlined what we are looking for: If you like having fun, love to plan things, and love philatelic events then you are just the person I’m looking for! I am looking...

Read more about BTA Committee Vacancies ... 

Autumn Stampex 2021

It had sometimes felt like the event would never take place, having been postponed because of covid, but finally on 29 September Autumn Stampex opened its doors and resumed as a ‘real’ event, with the BTA as the lead organisation for displays....

Read more about Autumn Stampex 2021 ... 

BTA Weekend 2022

The residential Weekend originally scheduled for March 2021 has been posponed. It will now be held at the voco Oxford Spires Hotel from the 16 to 18 September 2022. The Programme will be found here....

Read more about BTA Weekend 2022 ...