The twenty-first century is all about communication, right? E-mail, flickr, facebook,
twitter - it's how people interact. Funny thing is that, though the media have changed,
nineteenth and twentieth century people communicated just as much, and just as enthusiastically,
as we do today! And they have left us a rich heritage of the letters and cards which
they sent each other. Through these, we can go back, and join them in a vanished
●To help you find your way around the site more easily, we have a Site Map. Every
page is listed, and each entry is a link to that page...all you need to do is click
on the page name, and you will be taken straight there!
There are hotspot links to other pages throughout the site, marked with orange dots
Click anywhere you see an orange dot to follow the link!
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Southport Stamp & Postcard Club is the local Club for anyone with an interest in
stamps, postal history, postcards, or almost anything to do with any of these. You
don't have to be an expert. There aren't any rules about what you should or shouldn't
collect. If it interests you, great. And if you'd like to share that interest with
others, even better!
We meet about once a month. Sometimes we have visiting speakers, sometimes it is
one of our own members, and sometimes we all have our own five minutes of fame.
● If you haven't been to one of our meetings, why not come to the next one? You'll
find details of our upcoming schedule, and how to find us, here on the website! Click
What and Where?
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Stamp collecting always used to be straight forward. You started off, while still
at school, sticking stamps from all round the world into a Junior Album. The only
criterion of success was the total number of stamps you'd collected...it's true,
● To learn a little more about stamps - classic, commemorative and pictorial, Click
The very first postcards were issued in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in October 1869,
and were soon followed by a number of other countries, including the UK where postcards
were introduced on 1st October 1870.
● To learn a little more about postcards, including a number of pictorial postcards
of Southport, please Click HERE
The website was last updated on Sunday 2nd October 2016
● After a period of uncertainty we will, for the time being at least, be holding
our meetings at the Royal Clifton Hotel on the Promenade in Southport. Click HERE
to go to our Meetings page for more information.