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British Origami Society 50th Celebration

heading Only 67 days to go!

You are warmly invited to celebrate fifty years of organised origami in the UK. The BOS50 convention will be held next year on Friday 1st through to Sunday 3rd September 2017 at the Crowne Plaza (formerly Holiday Inn), Stratford-upon- Avon, CV37 6YR, Warwickshire, England, the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

There will be a full three day programme starting on the Friday and ending on Sunday afternoon and we will be having a gala dinner on the Saturday evening. So far we can announce four very special guests; Tomoko Fuse from Japan, Giang Dinh who is originally from Vietnam but currently resides in the USA, Paul Jackson who is originally from the UK but currently resides in Israel and Robert Lang from the USA. BOS and non BOS members are all invited.

Stratford-upon-Avon, in the heart of England, is lovely town full of interesting places to visit. There is plenty to do from enjoying a river trip to discovering much about Shakespeare and visiting the famous theatre to enjoy a play. Stratford is situated in the Cotswolds area which is full of beautiful scenery and picturesque villages. So think about extending your stay. Rail, road and air links are good with Birmingham International Airport about 40 minutes away. Visit: for more information. Please note that this is NOT the Stratford near to London.

We expect that this event will be very well attended and at this stage it would be very helpful if we could assess likely numbers. Without any commitment on your part, if you think you would like to be with us, could you please let Penny Groom know at:

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