Author Archives: Mark Wingham

End of the line for Kempton Fair

Tristan Brittain has cancelled his planned postcard fair at Kempton Park racecourse on Saturday June 16 – and says he won’t be staging any more shows there. The event clashed with the long-established fair at Shoreham in Sussex on the … read more

Car parking advice for big Reading show

Britain’s biggest club-organised postcard fair is hoping to avoid a repeat of the car park confusion which baffled some collectors last year. Reading & District Cigarette Card & Postcard Club has an impressive list of more than 75 dealers lined … read more

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, … read more

11,000 pier postcards up for sale

Former submariner Mike Smith is selling his massive 11,000-strong collection of pier postcards which were amassed over 20 years of collecting. Read about Mike’s auction for the cards of cards featuring structures in England, Scotland, Wales and the Isle of … read more