European Bossons Collectors Group


10th Anniversary Meeting


Saturday 18th August 2018

Lion & Swan Hotel, Congleton, England, CW12 1AH


(Free Entry)

If you have an interest in the Bossons product then you are very welcome to attend


**11.00am for 12.00noon start**


The meeting will be held at the Lion & Swan Hotel, Congleton

Some will be staying from the Friday to the Sunday while others may just visit for the day. Plenty of free parking at the Hotel.   


Lion & Swan Hotel

Swan Bank



CW12 1AH

Tel - 01260 273115

 Email -



The European Bossons Collectors Group is an informal gathering of friends and family that meets once a year somewhere in Europe. We normally cover all the important agenda items that were brought up at the Annual IBCS Meeting and invite anyone who is interested in Bossons (Character Masks, Plaques, Pottery, Lamps etc.),  Fraser Art, and Ivorex (Osborne or Bossons) to please come and enjoy good times and friendships.  - Martyn and Val


You do not need to be a member of the IBCS to attend this meeting, all are very welcome


Contact Persons:  Martyn and Val Chapman

Martyn and Val Chapman

Fox Hill, Fox Street

Ardleigh  Essex

England CO7 7PP


Tel. 01206 230816


    The Lion & Swan, Congleton 


*****Photos from previous events (click here)*****

*****Photos from previous events (click here)*****

*****Photos from previous events (click here)*****

*****Photos from previous events (click here)*****


International Travellers

AIRPORT - The closest International Airport is Manchester (MAN) which is 18 miles from the Congleton and a 35 minute drive

(Other options could be to fly into London Heathrow or Gatwick and then get an internal flight or travel by train to Congleton)

TRAINS - Trains run from Manchester Airport to Congleton and will require one change. Total journey time is approx 1hr 10mins. For details go to

(Congleton Train Station is 1.3 miles or 3 minutes drive from the Lion & Swan Hotel and for the observant you do pass old Bossons Factory  - Taxi's should be available from the Station - click for MAP).

CONGLETON TAXIS - Fareways 01260 298008; L P Taxis 01260 274278; Melton Taxis 01260 273007; Rons Taxis 01260 298282; Roytax 01260 271380

TAXIS (Manchester) - Regular services run from Manchester Airport.

CAR RENTAL - Available from Manchester Airport.

INTERNAL FIGHTS - The main internal flight operators are :

 Easyjet -

Ryan Air -

Flybe -

(Internal flights are sometimes cheaper that rail travel)