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The best place to see an up to date list of future exhibitions and other events is at The FEPA News Website.

Regional Exhibitions

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National Exhibitions

  • 13 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2019  |  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. 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 ‘Display Only’ box, and we will be pleased to see your display.

    Applications are on-line only, any exhibitor wishing to apply who does not have easy access to a computer, or who has any difficulty with the application procedure, is welcome to contact the exhibition secretary by telephone at (+44) 01424 251169 or at exhibiting@abps.org.uk.

    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.

    If you have already created an account you can login to your ABPS online account.

    Closing date: 14 December 2018.

    Apply Online or access your existing account.

  • 12 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019  |  Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth PH2 0TH

    More Information Coming Soon

International Exhibitions

  • 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.

For further information contact us at exhibiting@abps.org.uk.
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