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New for 2024 Competitions
As well as the 16-sheet competitions at York in July 2024,
There will also be 8-sheet competitions, hoping to attract more people to try out competing at Federation level.
The judges' comments could help build the entry to longer and/or higher levels.
See Competition tab for entry forms etc.

Help the YPA develop connections between our members.

Have your say about any of the issues raised on the website, in the YPA News or specifically regarding the AGM Minutes or Accounts. Help the YPA develop connections, share knowledge and highlight what matters between members to make the YPA relevant to all collectors.

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What's on around the region this year.

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                     PHILATELIC CONGRESS OF      

            GREAT BRITAIN 2024



Congress 2024 will be in Southampton from 11th to 14th July 2024. It will be based at the Leonardo Grand Harbour Hotel, close to the harbour and city centre. The programme will have as its theme new directions in philately including “Context Philately”. We can share the latest developments and best practices in philately. This is an event for everyone with an interest in philately with displays by local collectors as well as leading overseas collectors.

Free parking is available for all visitors. Local attractions include the Sea City Exhibition featuring Titanic and the Southampton Spitfire Museum.

Other nearby hotels include the Holiday Inn, Premier Inn and Travelodge to suit all budgets.

The presentation ceremony for the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists will take place during the Congress.

For more information contact Steven Harrison, Chair of the Congress Organising Committee, by emailing him at or calling him on 0121 313 0671.

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