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Please note, we are a Society for Members and

unless you are a member, we are NOT:

  • able to advise about the value of Rupert Books or other Rupert-related items
  • answer specific questions about Rupert stories or publications
  • offer any facility for sale of your own Rupert items

Such information is, of course, discussed amongst Society Members.

If you are interested in the Society and wish to join us, please send us an email, or if you prefer to contact us by post or telephone, our contact details are below.

Postal address

The Followers of Rupert Bear
The Secretary, John Beck
29 Mill Road, Lewes, East Sussex
BN7 2RU

Contact number

John Beck (Hon Secretary) - Tel: 07367 351916 - for general queries

Email the Followers

General queries: Followers' Secretary John Beck: beck3861@gmail.com

Membership queries: Membership Secretary, Chris Hellen at membership@rupertbear.co.uk

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  • Followers’ Annual Fun Day 2023

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    A wonderful AGM/Fun Day at the Radcliffe Centre on 2 September 2023. A report has appeared in the WinterNutwood Newsletter 2023 and photos and Minutes of the AGM are on …
  • Rupert in the Express August 2023

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