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Regional organisers will make their own decisions regarding the holding of the following meetings in the light of circumstance prevailing at the time. Members intending to participate should be quite sure that the meeting is still going ahead and should check with the convenor if unsure. Contact details here.

Points for convenors and attendees to note.
•  Travel by car should be safe but use of trains and buses will carry risks.
•  Social distancing the audience can be done fairly easily but looking at frames tricky even with small numbers below 10. Wessex and Northern meeting rooms are reasonably spacious so social distancing  should be less of a problem; London though is cramped.
•  Anything handled by someone else must be considered potentially contaminated. Browsing and handling magazines or material will not be allowed.
•   Most meetings rely on a pub for lunch. Whether the pubs will be fully operational is not yet known but, even if they are, communal eating may still be too much of a risk.
•  Most who attend are in vulnerable categories so individuals need to make their own decisions bearing that in mind.

In other words, the holding of meetings in October is still questionable; nevertheless, the proposed meeting details are listed below.

Further information will be posted on the website if and when it comes available.

London Meetings

Contact: Mr. Chris Hitchen, Tel: 0208 654 4159. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2020
proposed for October 24th           S. Ellis: Cross-Channel Mail    

Meetings take place on a Saturday at the Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR.
Meetings are from 11.00 am to around 4.00 pm.
The format is an invited speaker in the morning and members' displays in the afternoon.
Lunch is around 1 pm.

Non-members are warmly invited to attend these meetings.
All members are welcome to attend whether you bring material to display or not.

Appeal for a London Convenor - The "job description" is thus:

  • Arrange the program – venue, dates and speakers
  • Circulate details of each meeting to those in the appropriate region around 10 to 14 days in advance and endeavour to encourage a good attendance
  • Discuss with those coming to meetings what they would like to see and how they would wish displays and presentations to be conducted
  • Ensure that the program is publicised as widely as possible

Please consider if you can fulfill the position for future meetings - contact Chris 0208 654 4159 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Northern Group Meetings 

Hon. Convenor: Mr. Steve Ellis, Tel: 01782 208669. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2020
poposed for October 3rd

The day will be devoted to members’ displays on any topic and lunch will hopefully be taken at the local pub.
Meetings will be held on a Saturday at: Broom Methodist Church, 195 Broom Lane, Rotherham, S60 3NW. 
The venue is only fve minutes from Junction 33 on the M1. from 10.15am to 4.30pm.

Non-members are warmly welcomed to attend the meeting. 
All members are welcome to attend whether you bring material to display or not.

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Wessex Group Meetings

Hon. Convenor: Mr Colin French  Tel: 07776 218323. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2020
proposed for October 3rd              T.  Buckell: French Airmails

Each meeting will take the format of an invited speaker in the morning and members' displays after lunch.
Meetings are held at The Scout Hall, Lower Street, Harnham, Salisbury SP2 8HB on a Saturday from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm

Non-members are warmly invited to attend these meetings. All members are welcome to attend whether you bring material to display or not.

Please advise the Converors if you wish to attend any of the meetings - it makes catering easier!
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