London Branch Christmas Meeting 15th December9th December 2016 by Sam Whiting
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 Christmas shopping please feel welcome to drop in and say hello. You are all very welcome and as the branch secretary often says – you’ll struggle find better priced cards anywhere else!
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!
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