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2018 Programme

100th PHILATELIC CONGRESS OF GREAT BRITAIN – TYNESIDE

Provisional Programme 2018

(Main venue: The Hyperion Room, Jurys Inn, Gateshead Keys)

 Thursday, 26 July 2018

Static display:

 

2.00 pm

3.00 pm

3.30 pm

4.30 pm

6.30 pm

7.00 pm

8.30 pm

Tyneside TBC

 

Presentation 1 – “Philatelic Art Gallery” – David  McMonagle

Tea and Coffee

Presentation 2 – “The River Tyne” – Mike Gibson TBC

Presentation 3 – “World War One and the Royal Navy”  – Tony Walker TBC

Reception sponsored by Stamp Insurance Services  at the Jurys Inn hotel

Dinner (hot buffet) at the Jurys Inn hotel – open to non-residents

Four sheets to tell a story – all delegates

 Friday, 27 July 2018

Static display:

 

9.30 am

10.00 am

10.30 am

10.45 am

11.45 am

12.45 pm

1.30 pm

3.20 pm

3.50 pm

4.20 pm

5.20 pm

6.00 pm

7.30 pm

8.00 pm

“100 Congresses – the first 50 years, 1909-1940” –  The PCGB Study Group

 

Congress assembles

Official opening of Congress by the Mayor of Gateshead  TBC

Tea and Coffee

“The 100 Congresses: the Memorabilia”  – The PCGB Study Group

The Kay Goodman Lecture  – “The Future of Philately ” – TBC

Association of British Philatelic Societies AGM

Lunch

Coach for RDPs only departs for RDP Ceremony

Coach for other guests departs for RDP Ceremony

RDP Ceremony  and Congress Medal Ceremony at the Assembly Rooms, Newcastle (black tie preferred)

RDP drinks reception at the Assembly Rooms, Newcastle

Coach departs for those delegates wishing to return to the Jurys Inn hotel

Reception sponsored by Corbitts Auctioneers and Mark Bloxham at the Jurys Inn hotel

Dinner (barbeque) at the Jurys Inn hotel for those delegates not attending the RDP dinner

 Saturday, 28 July 2018

Static display:

 

9.30 am                     10.30 am

 

 

11.30 am

12.00 pm

 

 

2.00 pm

 

 

6.30 pm

7.00 pm

7.30 pm

8.00 pm

11.00 pm

11.30 pm

“100 Congresses – the second 50 years, 1946-2017” –  The PCGB Study Group

 

Presentation: The Congress Medallist  TBC

Presentation by two new RDPs

1 TBC

2 TBC

Tea and Coffee

Presentation by two new RDPs

1 TBC

2 TBC

Choices – (a)  An organised excursion: a river cruise to the mouth of the Tyne (approx 2 hours)

(b)  A meeting of the Philatelic Congress of GB Study Group

(c)  A small group of dealers with material for sale

Coach 1 departs from Jurys Inn hotel for the Crowne Plaza hotel, Newcastle

Coach 2 departs from Jurys Inn hotel for the Crowne Plaza hotel, Newcastle

Reception  at Crowne Plaza hotel, Newcastle sponsored by Corbitts Auctioneers and Mark Bloxham

Congress Banquet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle (black tie preferred)

Coach 1 departs from the Crowne Plaza hotel to return to the Jurys Inn hotel

Coach 2 departs from the Crowne Plaza hotel to return to the Jurys Inn hotel

 Sunday, 29 July 2018

9.30 am

10.30 am

11.30 am

11.45 am

12.45 pm

1.00 pm

Presentation 1 – World War One TBC

Presentation 2 – World War One TBC

Tea and Coffee

Local Philatelic Society members entertain  –  10  static displays TBC

Closing ceremony and the award of the Stanley Gibbons Cup

Scheduled Close