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DIARY OF MAIN PHILATELIC EVENTS

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This listing attempts to cover the main national, regional and local philatelic events likely to be of interest to stamp collectors in the Yorkshire Philatelic Association area, including local society events open to all, but excluding regular society meetings, for which see the Society Pages, consult the individual society Syllabus pages on the Affiliated Societies page or contact the secretary of the local society. If you know of a relevant event not included in the listing send the Webmaster details.








DIARY OF MAIN PHILATELIC EVENTS

2016

2 July: Huddersfield Stamp Fair (See Note 6 below)
2 July: Wigginton Stamp Fair, York (See Note 5 below)
9 July: Norton Stamp Fair, Norton, Teesside (See Note 5 below)
15 & 16 July: York Racecourse Stamp & Coin Fair (See Note 8 below)
The Northern Philatelic Exhibition York, sponsored by Corbitts, will be held in conjunction with the Stamp & Coin Fair, with 200 Frames covering all National Classes and judged at National Level by members of the UK National Judging Team. Entry forms will be available on the ABPS website. More information from Graham Winters, telephone 01924 259713, or email j.g.winters@hotmail.co.uk
16 July: Hull Stamp Fair (See Note 2 below)
16 July: Durham Stamp Fair, Durham County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL. Open 10am to 3pm.
Enquiries: Gareth & Fiona Burgess, Tel: 01368 860365
17 July: Dronfield Stamp Fair (See Note 10 below)
21 to 24 July: The Philatelic Congress of Great Britain, held at the Belfry Hotel, Cambourne, near Cambridge
For information contact Paul Gaywood, email: gaywood@hotmail.com
30 July: Morley Stamp Fair (See Note 1 below)
31 July: Doncaster Stamp Fair (See Note 3 below)
6 August: Huddersfield Stamp Fair (See Note 6 below)
13 August: Norton Stamp Fair, Norton, Teesside (See Note 5 below)
20 August: Hull Stamp Fair (See Note 2 below)
21 August: Dronfield Stamp Fair (See Note 10 below)
27 August: Morley Stamp Fair (See Note 1 below)
28 August: Harrogate Stamp Fair (See Note 12 below)
29 August: Beverley Stamp Fair, Norwood, Beverley (See Note 9 below)
3 September: Huddersfield Stamp Fair (See Note 6 below)
3 September: Wigginton Stamp Fair, York (See Note 5 below)
4 September: Leeds Postcard & Collectors Fair (See Note 15 below)
10 September: Norton Stamp Fair, Norton, Teesside (See Note 5 below)
14 to 17 September: Autumn Stampex, London (See Note 7 below)
17 September: Hull Stamp Fair (See Note 2 below)
18 September: Dronfield Stamp Fair (See Note 10 below)
24 September: Morley Stamp Fair (See Note 1 below)
25 September: Doncaster Stamp Fair (See Note 3 below)
1 October: Huddersfield Stamp Fair (See Note 6 below)
8 October: Norton Stamp Fair, Norton, Teesside (See Note 5 below)
14 & 15 October: SCOTEX 2016 (Scottish Philatelic Trade Association)
Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth PH2 0TH. Open: Friday 11am to 5.30pm, Saturday 10am to 3.30pm
Enquiries Gareth Burgess, Tel: 01368 860365; website www.spta-scotex.com
15 October: Hull Stamp Fair (See Note 2 below)
16 October: Dronfield Stamp Fair (See Note 10 below)
29 October: Morley Stamp Fair (See Note 1 below)
5 November: Huddersfield Stamp Fair (See Note 6 below)
5 November: Wigginton Stamp Fair, York (See Note 5 below)
6 November: Leeds Postcard & Collectors Fair (See Note 15 below)
12 November: Norton Stamp Fair, Norton, Teesside (See Note 5 below)
19 November: Hull Stamp Fair (See Note 2 below)
19 November: Durham Stamp Fair, Durham County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL. Open 10am to 3pm.
Enquiries: Gareth & Fiona Burgess, Tel: 01368 860365
20 November: Dronfield Stamp Fair (See Note 10 below)
25 & 26 November: Leeds Philatelic Society's Annual Stamp Fair, Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey LS28 5TA
About 30 dealers, Ample Parking, Hot & Cold Refreshments, Free Admission. Opening hours: Friday 10.30am to 5.30pm; Saturday 10am to 4pm. Enquiries: Tel 01943 465236.
Website: http://www.leedsps.org.uk
26 November: Morley Stamp Fair (See Note 1 below)
27 November: Doncaster Stamp Fair (See Note 3 below)
27 November: Harrogate Stamp Fair (See Note 12 below)
10 December: Norton Stamp Fair, Norton, Teesside (See Note 5 below)

2017

8 January: Leeds Postcard & Collectors Fair (See Note 15 below)
10 January: Auction by Yorkshire Coast Stamp Auctions, Scarborough (See Note 14 below)
20 & 21 January: York Racecourse Stamp & Coin Fair (See Note 8 below)
15 to 18 February: Spring Stampex, London (See Note 7 below)
26 February: Harrogate Stamp Fair (See Note 12 below)
5 March: Leeds Postcard & Collectors Fair (See Note 15 below)
4 April: Auction by Yorkshire Coast Stamp Auctions, Scarborough (See Note 14 below)
7 May: Leeds Postcard & Collectors Fair (See Note 15 below)

10 June: Yorkshire Philatelic Association Annual Convention & Stamp Fair
Hosted by Hull & District Philatelic Society at The Lawns Conference Centre, Hull HU16 5SQ, during Hull's City of Culture Year.
More details at http://wwwhullphilatelicsociety.com, and at YPA Future Conventions


4 July: Auction by Yorkshire Coast Stamp Auctions, Scarborough (See Note 14 below)
8 July: MIDPEX 2017, Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa CV31 1XN
3 September: Leeds Postcard & Collectors Fair (See Note 15 below)
13 to 16 September: Autumn Stampex, London (See Note 7 below)
3 October: Auction by Yorkshire Coast Stamp Auctions, Scarborough (See Note 14 below)
5 November: Leeds Postcard & Collectors Fair (See Note 15 below)
17 & 18 November: Leeds Philatelic Society's Annual Stamp Fair, Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey LS28 5TA
About 30 dealers, Ample Parking, Hot & Cold Refreshments, Free Admission. Opening hours: Friday 10.30am to 5.30pm; Saturday 10am to 4pm. Enquiries: Tel 01943 465236.
Website: http://www.leedsps.org.uk


More to come when advised ...



NOTES

1. Morley Stamp Fair is held on the last Saturday of each month at St Mary's in the Wood United Reform Church Hall, Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds LS27 8HZ from 9.30am to 4pm. Free admission. Refreshments available.
Organiser: H V Johnson & Co, Tel: 01909 563394 or 01909 562927;   MOB: 07808665472

2. Hull Samp Fair is held at St Stephen's Church Hall, Freehold Street, Off Spring Bank, Hull HU3 1RB on the third Saturday every month from 9.30am to 4pm. Free admission.
Organiser: H V Johnson & Co, Tel. 01909 563394;   MOB: 0780 8665472

3. Doncaster Stamp Fair is held at Park Social Club, Eden Grove Road, Edenthorpe, Doncaster DN3 2LS
Organiser: Tel. 01909 563394 or 0780 8665472

4. PHILATEX is held at the Royal Horticultural Halls, The Lawrence Hall (Hall 2), Greycoat Street, Westminster, London SW1 2QD
Free admission. Nearest Underground: St James Park and Victoria. Opening times vary from day to day - check times with enquiry numbers below or the web site.
(Enquiries: Tel. 01793 513431 or 020 8946 4489 or web site at: http://www.stampshows.net

5. Northern Stamp & Postcard Fairs
Fairs held at:
(i) Wigginton Recreation Hall, The Village, Wigginton, York YO32 2PJ on Saturdays from 9.30am to 3pm, and
(ii) Norton Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Norton, Teesside TS20 2QQ on Saturdays from 9.30am to 1.30pm Contacts: Mike Lewis, 9-B Newlands Road, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2RT, Tel: 01904 701464 or MOB: 07742 153669
or: Graham Whitewick, 15 Cayley Court, Hopper Hill Road, Scarborough, YO11 3YG, Tel: 01723 379077 or MOB 07849 904353

6. Huddersfield Stamp Fair, St Thomas's Church Hall, Manchester Road (opposite Wicks) HD1 3HU

7. STAMPEX (Spring and Autumn), is held at the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH. Opening times may vary - check with web site below.
Web site: http://www.stampex.ltd.uk

8. York Stamp & Coin Fair, held twice a year in January and July, at The Grandstand, York Racecourse,
York YO23 1EX
Free Admission and parking. Refreshments and Bar available.
Opening hours Friday 11am to 6pm; Saturday 10am to 4pm
web site: http://www.stampshows.net
For enquiries telephone: Chris Rainey 01793 513431 or Kate Puleston 020 8946 4489

9. Beverley Stamp Fair, held at Norwood Methodist Church, Norwood, Beverley HU17 9HN
Organiser: Tel. 01909 563394 or 0780 8665472

10. Dronfield Stamp Fair, held at Coal Aston Village Hall, Coal Aston, Dronfield, Near Sheffield S18 3AY on the third Sunday every month from 9.30am to 4pm. Free admission. Tea & coffee available.
Organiser: H V Johnson & Co, Tel: 01909 563394 or 01909 562927;   MOB: 0780 8665472

11. Scunthorpe Stamp Fair, held at Ashby Community Centre, Ashby, near Scunthorpe DN16 3EF

12. Harrogate Stamp Fair, held at Masonic Hall, Station Avenue, Harrogate HG1 5NE(near former Police Station) Organiser: H Proctor, Tel: 01282 866562. Opening times 9.30am to 3.30pm.

13. Newport (Hull) Collectors/Craft Fair, held at Newport Recreation Hall, 60 Main Street, Newport HU15 2PP
Two or more stamp dealers expected to attend. Free Admission. Times: 10am to 3pm. Enquiries: Les Phillips, Tel. 01430 470601

14. Yorkshire Coast Stamp Auctions are held at Alenandra Bowls Centre, Peasholm Road, Scarborough YO12 7TT
Auction catalogues supplied on request.
Contact details: Graham Whitewick, Yorkshire Coast Stamps, Scarborough Business Park, 15 Cayley Court, Hopper Hill Road, Scarborough YO11 3YJ
Tel: (MOB) 07849 904353; Fax: 01723 588067

15. Leeds Postcard and Collectors Fair (Postcards, stamps, cigarette cards and ephemera)
C & S Promotions, held on Sundays at Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Main Leeds to Bradford Road, Pudsey, Leeds LS28 5TA
Open 9.30am to 3.30pm; refreshments, ample parking, enquiries Tel: 07771 330212 or 01977 218391



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