A club that meets in Edinburgh
for those with a hobby of
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2 large posters
The club was founded
in 1995. It now meets monthly from March until December,
usually on the second Friday of the month.
Members collect postcards on many topics, including:
- areas where they grew up or where they now live.
- thematic collections - birds, bridges, transport,
- cards by specific artists and publishers.
Meeting last a couple
of hours, and usually involve circulating collections of postcards
from one of the members or from a visiting speaker around the 30
to 40 people present.
There is a break for
tea and coffee mid way through the evening. There are
usually some old postcards offered for sale at around 20p to 50p
each, and details of forthcoming postcard fairs around Scotland
New members and guests
are made very welcome. Please telephone 0131 468 0037 for
The club has about 60
members, a newsletter about postcard collections and the
activities of the club that is circulated several times a year,
and an annual subscription of £8.