2018 Convention – Kings Lynn9th August 2018 by Michele Auborn
And a very warm Norfolk welcome back to the convention; it was ten years ago that we were down this way, in Norwich.
This year, hundreds of card collectors from all over the globe are heading for Kings Lynn. After searching the breadth of East Anglia, we found “Lynnsport” a leisure complex run by Alive Leisure, with the usual easy level access for all visitors, catering facilities and car parks, plus great transport links.
The convention will be open Saturday and Sunday. Special this year the local branches have agreed to provide free valuations to the general public and advice on any cards that their family collected in the past, or that were found in attics etc.
We can say branches because this year two are co-hosting; The East Anglian Cigarette Card Club, based at Diss, and The Lincolnshire Branch based in Boston. Their websites are:
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!
Where does the time go! I am writing this in the week before Christmas, and another year has flown by. By the time you get this we will be in to 2020, so I hope you all had a great Christmas and wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.
All card and ephemera collectors make a note in your diary now because our next card convention will take place on SATURDAY 25th and SUNDAY 26th APRIL 2020 at FIVE RIVERS LEISURE CENTRE, HULSE ROAD, SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE SP1 3NR ❄️❄️
Anyone want to buy a large cricket collection. Only joking! That is what I wrote on the Saturday afternoon of the 3rd Ashes Test. As you will know, England managed a magnificent 67 all out in their 1st innings, with only Root and Bairstow out to goo