2016 Convention – Bracknell5th March 2016 by Sam Whiting
It’s that time of year already and we are pleased to confirm the 2016 CSGB Convention will take place in Bracknell on the Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May. As I get updates on dealers that will be attending I shall add them here but you can be sure that there will be quite literally millions of cigarette and trade cards on offer as usual.
Chris Corner has also assembled a first rate auction (which will be loaded onto the website very soon!) and all lots will be available to view over the weekend. You can leave bids either by post/email as usual or if you’re in Bracknell you can leave them in person with Chris. This year we won’t be having an live auction and instead are giving collectors the chance to spend more time in the main hall with the dealers! Once more I think it’s worth mentioning that bidding on the auction is now open to non-members.
The venue details are as follows:
Bracknell Leisure Centre
Saturday: Members: 10am – 6pm/Non-Members 12pm – 6pm
Sunday: All 10am – 4pm
Admission: £3 Saturday £2 Sunday (family members free)
A dilemma. Imagine you are, or know a card collector who lives outside the UK, who would be really interested to join us, were it not for the high cost of the overseas subscription? If only there was a way to reduce this cost. And now there is!
No of course it's not too early. In fact it's never too early to mention the most exciting type of Christmas Cards. So if your club is joining in with any kind of Christmas festivities don't be shy, tell us and we will add the details
The winners are Reading Club - who have announced their first two next year`s dates already. These are: JANUARY 9th, 2020 and JANUARY 28th 2020 For full details visit www.readingpostcards.com
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