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Club Programme - 2008

Format for the meetings

      Each meeting tends to follow a similar format in a friendly and informal setting.
      Members and guests arrive a little prior to 7.00pm for a chat and to catch-up on the news; and also perhaps submit items for auction or look at lots being offered by others

      The minutes of the previous meeting are read and a short agenda follows. This is followed by coffee / tea and biscuits and the auction of lots submitted by members. After this has concluded the display is presented by the member whom having perhaps given a brief outline of the display then passes round the sheets.

     Questions can be asked and general conversation about the display often takes place as items of particular interest are seen.
      After a vote of thanks is given for the display members gradually leave.


2nd January
Head and Shoulders above the Rest display by Jonathan Barkley
This display available to view online from the research section
6th Febuary
A Philatelic Dictionary
display by Cliff Holmes
5th March
British Antarctic Territory- postal history
display by Ian Howell
2nd April
Northern Ireland Mileage Marks
display by Kevin McShane
7th May
Australian States
display by Bill Murphy
4th June
Onwards and Upwards
display by Uel Barkley
2nd July
Islands in the Sun
Members Night. Any members to display
4-6 sheets on this theme
6th August
Letter from America
display by Selwood Fitzpatrick
3rd September
An Ulster Connection
display by Rev Jim Stothers
1st October
Kingfishers
display by Peter Harris
5th November
Recovering 40 - 80
display by Stuart J Tanner
3rd December
In the Deep Mid-winter
Members night. Any members to display
4-6 sheets on this theme.

This is also the evening of the AGM and deadline for the annual competition.
The competition is a display comprising 8-12 sheets to be submitted and judged.
Prize to be awarded at the annual dinner in January


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