The postcard world heads to Somerset

Hundreds of postcard collectors are set to descend on the Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet in Somerset for the world’s biggest fair for the hobby.

Organiser Barrie Rollinson has got around 140 dealers, a number travelling from overseas, booked for the two-day event which starts tomorrow (Friday March 23) and is open from 10am-6pm.

It ends on Saturday, when the opening hours are 9.30am-4pm.

Dealers from eastern Europe, North America, France, Germany and Holland are among the foreign continent.

Visit www.festivalofcards.com for more information. Admission is £4 on Friday and £2 on Saturday.