ON Friday and Saturday, February 23 and 24, the Royal Bath and West Showground at Shepton Mallet will host the largest postcard, tradecard, postal history and ephemera fair in the UK.
The Festival of Cards, organised by Barrie Rollinson,
president of the Postcard Club GB, will field 140 dealers from
across the UK and Ireland and abroad, all trading with each
"The show was established at Yeovil in 2000 and then transferred
to Shepton Mallet last year where it was a big success," said
Barrie. "Postcards generally represent a real wallow into
nostalgia, with most collecting material coming from the Edwardian
era and the following decade, when the sending and receiving of
cards became a national craze."
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BY JOAN PORTER
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