2018 Convention – Kings Lynn9th August 2018 by Michele Auborn
And a warm welcome back to the convention, last in Norfolk ten years ago, when it took place in Norwich.
Ten years on, and hundreds of card collectors from all over the globe are converging on Kings Lynn. After searching East Anglia, we hit on “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 has 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!
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
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