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.
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,
- Sales Circuit books (stamps provided by members), and
- Speakers (invited guests or Club members).
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.
September 5, 2017 – Meet ‘n’ Greet – welcome back the returning members, renew acquaintances and greet new and potential members.
October 3, 2017 – Club Member Paul James will be talking about “Removing Self-Adhesive Stamps from Paper – Philatelic Magic”.
October 17, 2017 – Guest speaker Sean Murphy will be talking about his “Bottle Collection”.
November 7, 2017 – Club member John Tannahill will be talking about “Re-entries”.
November 21, 2017 – But & Sell Night – an opportunity for members to sell, or buy, items that are of interest.
December 5, 2017 – Christmas pot luck dinner commencing at 6:00 pm with the annual 2-penny sale to follow that is hosted by Santa and his hard working elves.
December 19, 2017 – No meeting. Enjoy the Christmas holiday season and best wishes for the new year.
January 2, 2018 – Guest speaker Dave Lopeke will be introducing the 2018 stamp issues from Canada Post.
January 13, 2018 – 2018 Show and Bourse at Branlyn Community Centre, 238 Brantwood Park Road in Brantford from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. For exhibiting or show information, contact the Show Coordinator at the address noted in the announcement under Events.
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”.
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.