Banbury Festival of Stamps

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Banbury is to host a major event for collectors of stamps and postal history on Sunday 3rd November 2024.

Banbury Stamp Society is to host a major event for stamp collectors in the Autumn. Banbury’s event will feature the Midland Philatelic Federation Autumn Convention and Thames Valley Federation annual competitions and a Stamp & Postcard Fair. It will take place on Sunday 3rd November 2024 at BLESSED GEORGE NAPIER SCHOOL, Springfield Avenue, BANBURY, OX16 9JD from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

There will also be a Victorian Post Office where visitors will be able to create the experience of sending a letter using a Penny Black or posting a Mulready envelope as visitors to the Post Office would have done in 1840.

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There will be approx. 20 stamp dealers taking part. Refreshments will be available all day. Ample free parking is available to visitors. There is also a Railway Station at Banbury on the Chiltern Line (Marylebone – Birmingham) for those travelling by train.

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Commenting on plans for the Festival, Chairman, Ian Grace, said “It will be an event not to be missed for all new and experienced philatelists. There will be some displays by some of the leading collectors in the Midlands and Thames Valley. It will be a great opportunity to meet fellow collectors, buy some new items for your collections and learn more about the hobby.”

For more information, including the list of dealers, please view the Stamp Society website or contact John Davies on [email protected] or telephone 01295 255831.

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