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Our Branches

London Branch

LONDON BRANCH Secretary: Oliver Sanders Telephone: 01372 273319 Our London Branch is in the heart of the Capital, which will almost certainly be the area of the United Kingdom which is most affected by the current situation. Our featured card shows a landmark which has stood strong, proved the test of time, and whose bells have rung out for two victory celebrations as well as countless events of national importance.  "The Westminster Clock" (also known as Big Ben), appears here in all its

Lincolnshire Branch

Branch Secretary: David Scuffham e-mail: We have been a branch for over twenty years and have over eighty members. The current world-wide situation has temporarily closed our branch but not put paid to our fun.  So while we work on converting ourselves into a virtual branch for the time being, we thought you might like to read a bit about our story. For many years we met once a month at the “Ruddy Duck”, a popular restaurant and Freehouse i

Kent Card Club

Secretary: Tony Atkins Telephone: 01622 820263 You may not know this, but some years ago there were actually two card collecting clubs within the County of Kent. These were "East Kent Branch", run by our current secretary, based in Canterbury and meeting at the Chaucer Club - and "North Kent Cigarette Card Club", run by Bob Hogben, based in Orpington and meeting at Crofton Halls.  After the death of Bob Hogben, our current secretary decided to combine the two clubs into one single "

Humberside Branch

Secretary: Mr Joseph Clark Telephone: 01472 508413 REMEMBER WHEN……Radio Caroline is established, Elizabeth Taylor marries Richard Burton for the first time, The Beatles hold the top five positions in the American Top Ten singles of the week and 13 singles in the “Hot 100”, the Forth Road Suspension Bridge is at last opened, the Summer Olympics take place in Tokyo Japan, BBC2 started broadcasting, and our Branch was founded. Could that really have been way back in 1964? At the moment

Hants & Dorset Branch

Secretary: Mike Hughes Telephone: 01202 888641 We used to meet once a month at : St. Pauls Church Hall, (next to ASDA), Culliford Crescent, Canford Heath, Poole BH17 9DW Our meetings run from 1.30 – 4.30 pm and often include local and national dealers. We also encouraged our members to bring spare cards for disposal. When we realised our April meeting clashed with Easter Sunday we moved it to the following week. Little did we realise that our March meeting would be our last, possibly for some

Cotswolds Branch

Secretary: Jim Lightstone Telephone: 01242 528587 🌟 welcome to YOUR local branch 🌟 May we wish that all our card friends  will soon be out and about in this area again, enjoying visiting fairs and markets and taking in the wonderful country air. Sadly this but a dream right now, but we will one day wake to resume our collecting. At that time, we look forward to seeing you at The Cotswold Area Civil Service Sports and Social Club, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham GL51 9SL.

Cornwall Branch

CORNWALL BRANCH 1975 - 2018   Kernow a'gas dynergh Founded in 1975, for many years this Branch was run by collector Roy Worgan and a band of dedicated fellow enthusiasts. Before becoming Branch President Mr. Worgan had been Branch Secretary. He was still actively collecting and exhibiting cards almost until his death at the age of 94 in 2018, and in fact was dubbed "Mr.Cornwall" by the Cartophilic Society magazine when his life membership certificate was presented in 2012. However

Cheshire Branch

Secretary: Tony Sheldon Telephone: 0161 7403714 Greetings to all our members and former visitors. Our thoughts are with you, your families, your friends, and your collecting contacts throughout this troubled time. We are one of the largest Society Branches. Before the current temporary postponement of meetings we used to get together from 10am on the second Sunday of every month at Larkhill Community Centre, 12 Thorley Lane, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 7AZ. The centre's own website


  Welcome to the Yorkshire Branch Branch Secretary : Sam Whiting Telephone : 07793 676981 Our Branch Meetings used to take place at Calverley Methodist Church Hall, Leeds. They started at 2pm and there were  usually two dealers in attendance, plus a club auction that started at about 3pm.  We then moved to The Windhill Conservative Club, 39 Carr Lane, Shipley BD18 2NQ.  These meetings were on the first Sunday of every month, starting at 1pm, usually lasting for a couple of h

London Branch Christmas Meeting 15th December

If you're visiting London or live nearby then why not come to the London Branch Christmas Meeting on Thursday 15th December from 5pm-8pm? It is open to all so whether you're a member or not; you're guaranteed a warm welcome. There will be free food and over 100 cheap auction lots to suit all collectors. The meeting is held at the Carpenters Arms, near Marble Arch tube station where they have a wide selection of real ales to help keep the winter cold at bay! So if you need a break from the Chr