Meetings

Regular

The Brantford Stamp Club meets on a regular basis as follows:

  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday in September to November and January to May,
  • 1st Tuesday of December and June, and
  • Doors open at 7:00 pm and the meeting commences at 8:00 pm.

The meetings are held at Branlyn Community Centre (phone (519) 758-1444), 238 Brantwood Park Road in Brantford.  Access to the facility is via the east (on the left when facing the facility) end around the back.

 

Highlights

Each meeting is scheduled to provide one or two of the following events:

  • Short business meeting (first meeting of the month),
  • Silent auction (items provided by members) that closes at about 7:45 pm,
  • Door prizes,
  • Refreshments,
  • Sales Circuit books (stamps provided by members), and
  • Speakers (invited guests or Club members).

Specific Dates

The following list provides the specific activity for next few meetings. Check back here regularly for updates and any last minute updates or emergency information.

January 16, 2018 – Sales Circuit Night – an opportunity to sort through the Sales Circuit books.  Club members will be available to discuss collecting and exhibiting opportunities.

February 6, 2018 – Club member Clare Laanstra will be talking about “Stamp Clubs in Europe”.

February 20, 2018 – Club member Bob Anderson will be talking about “Collecting versus Exhibiting”.

March 6, 2018 – Show ‘n’ Tell – members are invited to bring interesting items and provide a short description. The Burlington Club Sales Circuit books will be available as well.

March 20, 2018 – Paris Museum visit & talk – the regular meeting will be held at the Paris Historical Society location in the Syl Apps Community Centre at 51 William Street, Paris. The doors open at 7 pm and the meeting commences at 8 pm.

April 3, 2018 – Kiloware Night – a huge box of stamps from around the world will be available for all to check and buy for 10¢ per item.

April 17, 2018 – Major Auction – auction items from around the world are available for bids.

 

Silent Auctions

Silent auctions are generally held prior to each meeting (close about 7:45 pm). There are some exceptions such as the meeting when the major auction is scheduled and the special meetings. See the meeting schedule for details.

This is an opportunity for members to submit items at the start of the meeting that are no longer required in their collection. Only members can submit items for the silent auction.