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Programme 2024

ZOOM Tuesday 9th January 19.00 for 19.30


Marie Curie

A look at the life and work of the pioneering physicist and chemist Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.


ZOOM Thursday 15th February 19.00 for 19.30 

Gary Cook

The Eiffel Tower

The  Eiffel Tower was the major attraction at the 1889 Paris World Exposition. It became a major tourist attraction and generated an emerging demand for souvenirs especially for illustrated postcards. This presentation shows the way the Eiffel Tower Company provided postcards for tourists to record their visit and tell friends and relatives.


21 March from 13.00

BTA display at the Royal Philatelic Society, London

The British Thematic Association showcases the World of Pictorial Collecting

54 frames of thematic, open and postcards displays, ranging from one to five frames, will be on display. You do not have to be a member of the Royal to attend this event.

15 Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW


12 - 14 April 

Fun With Philately Weekend: The BTA biennial residential weekend.

Voco Oxford Spires Hotel, AbingDon Road, Oxford, OX1 4PS


ZOOM Wednesday 24 April 19.00 for 19.30

Jean Alexander. Supermarket Philatelypart 1

In the first of a four-part series of presentations Jean will show philatelic items given away to promote other products.


08 June 13.00 - 15.00

Annual General Meeting 

Guest speaker: Jan Nyeki 
Tell me, please, why was Sudan is the last one?

To be held as part of Swinpex 2024. 

The Grange Leisure and Community Centre, Stratton St. Margaret, Swindon, SN3 4JY.


ZOOM Tuesday 16th July 19.00 for 19.30

Steve Gerrard. The Berlin Olympic Games


20 July 10.30 Members’ meeting at York Stamp and Coin Fair

Guest speaker: George Henshilwood

Having fun with numbers

York Racecourse.


ZOOM Wednesday 18 September. 19.00 for 19.30

Jean Alexander. Supermarket Philately, part 2.

In the second of a four-part series Jean will show how Royal Mail promote their own products with special offers.


12 October

BTA One-Frame Competitions

At South of England Stamp Fair & Sussex Convention

Ardingly Showground, RH17 6TL.