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The Association of British Philatelic Societies Ltd

Events

See also the Show & Fair information site on www.stampsandfairs.co.uk



International Exhibitions

  • 27 May 2018 - 31 May 2018  |  International Convention Center, Jerusalem

    UK Commissioner: Simon Richards (Simon@sidebell.co.uk)

    A specialised exhibition under FIP patronage covering Traditional Philately, Postal History, Modern philately and Literature. 1,000 frames expected.

  • 08 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018  |  Gardabaer, near Reykjavik, Iceland

    UK Commissioner: Mike Smith (mikesmith.philatelist@gmail.com)

    Multinational, Nordic countries. United Kingdom exhibits have been invited.

  • 15 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018  |  Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic

    UK Commissioner: Yvonne Wheatley (whyareuu@outlook.com)

    PRAGA 2018 is a specialised World Stamp Exhibition with FIP patronage and FEPA recognition. It includes the following classes: Traditional Philately, Postal History, Philatelic Literature, One Frame Exhibits, Modern Philately, Open Philately and Revenues.

  • 23 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018  |  Verona

    National Exhibition in Verona with international participation in two areas.

    1. History of the Great War
      An on-line exhibition open to exhibitors around the world. The exhibition will include the following classes - traditional philately, thematic, interophilos, maximafilia, postal history – and exhibits are invited that are between 5 and 10 frames, each of 12 sheets.
    2. Literature
      Open to any work of philatelic literature: books, catalogues, magazines, journals, websites, software, audiovisuals. Only one copy of each entry will need to be supplied.

    All judging will be done electronically. Applications can be made directly to the Organisers through the exhibition website and there is no UK Commissioner. Regulations and electronic application forms for each section of the exhibition are available at www.italia2018.eu

    Deadline for applications:

    1. History of the Great War - 31 July 2018
    2. Literature - 10 August 2018
  • 28 Nov 2018 - 03 Dec 2018  |  Royal Paragon Hall, Bangkok

    FIP World exhibition with 2,500 frames covering all FIP classes. Details at www.thailand2018.org

    UK Commissioner: Peter Cockburn (pfcockburn@aol.com)

  • 29 May 2019 - 02 Jun 2019  |  Waterfront Congress Centre, Stockholm

    Exhibition open to members of The Royal Philatelic Society London with ABPS recognition. Full details and an application form are at www.stockholmia2019.se

    Applications can be sent directly to the Commissioner General, Jan Berg, or to the UK Commissioner: Mike JY Roberts at www.rpsl.org.uk

    Deadline for applications: 30 April 2018

  • 02 May 2020 - 09 May 2020  |  Business Design Centre, Islington, London N1

    World stamp exhibition with provisional FIP patronage. Competitive classes in Traditional Philately, Postal History, Revenues, Postal Stationery, Aerophilately, Thematic Philately, Open Philately, Philatelic Literature and Youth Philately. To enable as many exhibitors as possible to be accepted, the frames will be used twice during the week with exhibits being swapped on the evening of Tuesday 5 May. There will be about 3,000 frames available.

    The IREX and the application forms will be available in a few months' time.

    UK Commissioner: Mike J.Y. Roberts (UKcommissioner@london2020.co)

    Deadline for applications: End of February 2019

    Further information: You can register to receive the London 2020 Newsletters. Just go to www.london2020.co and click the "Sign up here for Newsletter" button on the home page.

    Volunteers Sought! The Organising Committee are keen to recruit volunteers to help run LONDON 2020. If you can help, please go to www.london2020.co and click the "Sign up here to Volunteer" link.

National Events

  • 20 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018  |  York Fair: York Racecourse, York YO23 1EX

    This National Exhibition will include all classes including Open Philately, Picture Postcards and Ephemera. Applications are on-line only, please contact Admin (exhibiting@abps.org.uk) for all Ephemera exhibits for advice on how to enter.

    When using the on-line system for the first time please note the following three important stages:

    1. Create an Account
    2. Create an EXHIBIT
    3. Create an ENTRY into a show ie: enter the EXHIBIT created at 2. into a show.

    Closing date: 8th June 2018.

    We are pleased to announce that all British exhibitions are now open to non-competitive entries. These may be wholly philatelic or made up of non-traditional material. If any collector would like to display material out of competition, just complete the entry form, tick the non-competitive box, and we will be pleased to see your display.

  • 12 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018  |  Executive Centre, Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH.

    This National Exhibition will include all classes including Open Philately, Picture Postcards and Ephemera. Applications are on-line only, please contact Admin (exhibiting@abps.org.uk) for all Ephemera exhibits for advice on how to enter.

    When using the on-line system for the first time please note the following three important stages:

    1. Create an Account
    2. Create an EXHIBIT
    3. Create an ENTRY into a show ie: enter the EXHIBIT created at 2. into a show.

    Closing date: 12 July 2018.

    We are pleased to announce that all British exhibitions are now open to non-competitive entries. These may be wholly philatelic or made up of non-traditional material. If any collector would like to display material out of competition, just complete the entry form, tick the non-competitive box, and we will be pleased to see your display.

  • 13 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2019  |  Executive Centre, Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH.

    More information coming soon.



Local Events

  • 29 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018  |  Wickham Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, PO17 5AL
    The Hampshire Federation exhibition
Upcoming Exhibitions
  • 20 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
    York Fair: York Racecourse, York YO23 1EX

  • 12 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
    Executive Centre, Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH.

  • 13 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2019
    Executive Centre, Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH.

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