Currently, Covid precautions such as wearing a mask and social distancing are not required but are individual decisions.
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,
- Short Show and Tell by attendees,
- Door prizes,
- Sales Circuit books (stamps provided by members), and
- Speakers (invited guests or Club members).
The following list provides the specific activity for the scheduled meetings. Check back here regularly for updates and any last minute updates or emergency information.
September 5, 2023 – Meet ‘n’ Greet returning members and others who are interested in joining the Club. All are welcome.
September 19, 2023 – Club member Richard Blair will be speaking about “Choices”. You will have to attend to find out what he means. Short Show ‘n’ Tell presentations precede the speaker.
October 3, 2023 – Club member Paul James will be demonstrating the ability to remove the paper from modern stamps on envelopes.
October 17, 2023 – Club member Bob Anderson will be talking about “One Page Exhibits” for the January show. Examples will be available to review.
November 7, 2023 – Show ‘n’ Tell & Questions to be presented or asked by attendees and answered. If questions cannot be answered, then some research will be undertaken and an answer provided at the next meeting.
November 21, 2023 – Buy & Sell & Kiloware – an opportunity for members to possibly sell their extra items or buy items from members and/or the kiloware box.
December 5, 2023 – Christmas pot luck dinner commencing at 6:00 pm.
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.