2017 Season Programme

BMI – (7.00pm Wednesday evening meetings) – The Birmingham & Midland Institute – 9, Margaret Street (behind the Town Hall) City Centre, Birmingham, B3 3BS

FMH – (2.00pm Thursday afternoon meetings) – Friends Meeting House, 23a Watford Road, Cotteridge, refreshments available and free parking Kings Norton, Birmingham B30 1JP

FMH – February 16th – COMMITTEE MEETING (daytime 2pm)

BMI – March 1st – “Burmese Stamps & Postal History during the Second World War” – Dr. W.A. Saunders and “Collections” – Robert D. Shaw          Evening Talks and Displays

FMH – March 16th – One Board Displays – “Anything Goes”      followed by “Members Bourse”

BMI  – March 29th – Competition Evening – “Stanley Gibbons Salver for Stamps” – 9 sheets

“Sidney Raine Trophy for Postal History” – 9 sheets

BMI – April 12th – “Sarawak” – Keith Thomas          Evening  Talk and Display

FMH – April 27th – One Board Displays – “Letters D, E and F”      followed by “Members Bourse”

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT MATERIAL TO BE INCLUDED IN THE MAIN AUCTION

BMI – May 10th – “Aspects of Social Philately” – Eric Lewis          Evening Talk and Display

FMH – May 25th – One Board Displays – “Cinderellas, Labels and Postcards”    followed by “Members Bourse”

SATURDAY JUNE 3rd – ANNUAL AUCTION at ST. HILDAS CHURCH HALL

 (see catalogue for details – available from the Hon. Secretary)

BMI – June 14th – Presidents Evening – “Cyprus through its Stamps and Postal History” – Dr. Ken Flint

Invitation from Alan Spencer for a guest speaker to give a talk and display to the Society.

FMH – June 29th – One Board Displays – “Not Just Stamps and Postal History”      followed by “Members Bourse”

SATURDAY JULY 8th – MIDPEX – WARWICKSHIRE EXHIBITION CENTRE, LEAMINGTON SPA, CV 31 1XN  10.00am – 5.00pm

BMI – July 12th – “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic…and Points East” – David Venables Evening Talk and Display

FMH – July 27th – “OPEN COMPETITION” 16 sheet open competition       followed by “Members Bourse”

BMI – August 2nd – “A Miscellany of Collections” – David Shaw          Evening Talk and Display

FMH – August 24th – “CHARITY AUCTION ON BEHALF OF THE ACORN CHILDREN’S HOSPICE”

  (see catalogue for details)

FMH – September 7th – COMMITTEE MEETING (daytime 2pm)

FMH – September 28th – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (daytime 2pm) – followed by “Members Bourse”