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GBPS Programme 2007-2008

Saturday 22nd September 2007 - Autumn Stampex Meeting

Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington

2:00 p.m. 1910-1967 Seahorses and More to Discover - Dr Max Melrose

Saturday 20th October 2007

Grosvenor Auctions, 3rd Floor, 399-401 Strand, London

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. "The Penny Red Brigade"
Speakers to include: Tony Child, Mike Williams, Bill Barrell
Subjects: 'Inverted Watermarks', '1857', 'Covers'

Dealer: Bill Barrell

Saturday 17th November 2007 - Visit to Bath

Places limited, please contact Roger Bailey if you wish to attend.

11:00 a.m. Visit to Bath Postal Museum
2:00 p.m. The Inland Parcel Post - Nick Wraith

The afternoon display will be at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN.

Friday 23rd November 2007 - Croydon Meeting and Annual Dinner

Fairfield Halls, Fairfield, Park Lane, Croydon (Maple Room)

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Membersí displays
7:00 for 7:30 p.m. Annual Dinner

Wednesday 12th December 2007 - Christmas Invitation from Stanley Gibbons

399 Strand, London WC2

From 6:30 p.m. Standing Displays will be provided by members of the GBPS. Please help by bringing one or more frames to show. Invitations with the Nov./Dec. Newsletter.

Saturday 2nd February 2008

Royal Philatelic Society London, 41 Devonshire Place, London W1

11:00 a.m. Sideways, Spoons and Scots Locals - Ray Barton
1:00 p.m. Society Competitions: Lee, Willcocks, Jones, Macpherson awards (entry details in Newsletter)
2:15 p.m. Competition entries on display and judgesí critique

Saturday 1st March 2008 - Joint Meeting with the RPSL

Royal Philatelic Society London, 41 Devonshire Place, London W1

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The GB First Issues from the Philbrick Collection and the Prussia Find - Andreas Hahn (Curator of the Museumsstiftung Post und Telekommunikation) and Great Britain: Development and use of the First Issues - Alan Holyoake

Saturday 19th April 2008 - Visit to the BPMA

British Postal Museum and Archive, Freeling House, London WC1

11:00 a.m. Gems from the BPMA (including the Phillips Collection) - Douglas Muir

Further details will appear in the Newsletter.

Thursday 1st May to Saturday 3rd May 2008 - Conference and Joint Meeting with the Postal History Society at Harrogate

Saturday 3rd May
10:00 a.m. The Presidentís Display - Postal Reforms: The Origins and Effects of the Penny Black - James Grimwood-Taylor
11:30 a.m. Membersí displays
2:00 p.m. Display by President of the PHS - Richard Stock
3:00 p.m. Membersí displays

Saturday 10th May 2008 - Annual General Meeting

Royal Philatelic Society London, 41 Devonshire Place, London W1

11:00 a.m. Machin Mischief - Larry Rosenblum
2:15 p.m. Annual General Meeting

Saturday 31st May 2008 - Visit to Woking

Trinity Methodist Church, Brewery Road, Woking

2:00 p.m. Membersí Displays to Woking and District PS

Saturday 7th June 2008

Royal Philatelic Society London, 41 Devonshire Place, London W1

11:00 a.m. Forgeries Collection / Perkins Bacon - Chris Harman, Patrick Pearson and Francis Kiddle