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Everything you need to know about the Midpex event, taking place at Warwickshire Event Centre, Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN, on 3 July 2021 (10am to 4:30pm).

It’s on! Midpex, sponsored by Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd, is set to be one of the first stamp events to take place since the lockdowns.

Scroll down to se a list of Midpex dealers, societies and to see the floorplan.

Capacity has been limited to seventy dealers and forty Specialist Societies to ensure social distancing, and the organisers have confirmed safety will be a priority.

Organiser, Steve Harrison, said:

‘Dealers are showing increasing confidence in our plans…all the appropriate procedures will be in place to make the event as safe as possible. I know many collectors are looking forward to meeting up with their philatelic friends.’

What is Midpex

Midpex is the biennial exhibition first held in 1995 and attended by stamp collectors from across the UK. It brings together specialist societies with local, national and international dealers covering all aspects of philately. The venue is the same, although there has been a slight change of name.

The event provides an opportunity for Specialist Societies to show off their sphere of interest to other collectors, to recruit members and identify common ground with members of other Societies.

It also provides an opportunity for Societies to promote their publications and research projects and for members to meet informally, particularly those members who find it difficult to get to meetings in London.

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What safety measures will be taken?

  • Everyone coming to Midpex will be required to wear face coverings at all times except when taking refreshments.
  • Visitors will be required to provide contact details on entry. A QR Code will be available for the Covid app. If left in writing the details will be stored securely for 21 days and then destroyed.
  • Visitors will also be required to adhere to the Government's social distancing guidelines currently 2 metres plus, although when seated this can be 1 metre plus.
  • Hand sanitiser will be available for use on entry and should be used before handling dealer's stock etc.
  • We are working in close co-operation with the venue management team to ensure that numbers within the hall never exceeds the legal limit under Covid regulations.

Click on the links below to view the information:

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Which dealers will be attending?

  • 1 Worcester Philatelics
  • 2 GB and Naval Covers- Chris Hockaday
  • 2a Grosvenor Auctions
  • 3 Southport Stamp Auctions
  • 4 The Magpie- Bill Pipe
  • 5 Malcolm Lacey
  • 6 Rex Eccott
  • 7 Stephen Taylor
  • 8 West End Stamp Co
  • 9 Andrew Meir Stamps
  • 10 Robert Danzig
  • 11 Thematix
  • 12 John Curtin Ltd
  • 14 Dave Foster (Philatelics)
  • 15 Richard Lewis
  • 16 Japan Philatelic
  • 17 Micahel Hale
  • 18 Roger Hudson
  • 19 Ian Perry Stamps
  • 21 BB Stamps Ltd
  • 22 Midland Philatelics
  • 23 Robert Uden Philately
  • 24 Neil Sargent
  • 25 Brian Lythgoe
  • 26 Arun Stamps
  • 27 Paul Jones
  • 28 Tony Lester Auctions
  • 29 UPA Universal Philatelic Auctions
  • 30 Clarendon Stamps
  • 32 K & K Halls
  • 33 Stamp Collector magazine
  • 34 Love Auctions
  • 35 Samwells
  • 36 MV Stamps
  • 37 Andrew G Lajer
  • 38 Michael Pugh
  • 39 Cover Story Ltd
  • 40 Anthony Baker
  • 42 Bill Barrell
  • 43 David Morrison &
  • Thames Thematics
  • 46 Tristan Brittain
  • 47 Chris Proctor
  • 48 Cover Love
  • 49 David Seddon
  • 50 Chris Rainey
  • 52 Cover Collecting
  • 53 Historystore Limited
  • 55 Edmonds & Turner Ltd
  • 58 Cavendish Auctions
  • 59 Ramsdens Solicitors