The British Origami Society is a registered charity (no. 293039), devoted to the art of origami (paper folding). The Society has over 700 members worldwide and publishes a bi-monthly magazine called British Origami. As stated in the constitution of the society, its aims are, "to advance public education in the art of Origami and to promote the study and practice of Origami in education and as a means of therapy for the relief of people who are sick or mentally or physically handicapped".

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  • The British Origami Society is a registered charity (no. 293039), devoted to the art of origami (paper folding). The Society has over 700 members worldwide and publishes a bi-monthly magazine called British Origami. As stated in the constitution of the society, its aims are, "to advance public education in the art of Origami and to promote the study and practice of Origami in education and as a means of therapy for the relief of people who are sick or mentally or physically handicapped". The society was founded at its inaugural meeting held at The Russell Hotel in London 28 October 1967. It was formed from the Origami Portfolio Society which had been founded in 1965. The first president of the new society was Robert Harbin, a noted British magician and author. Later, another notable president was Alfred Bestall, who had been writer and illustrator of Rupert Bear for the London Daily Express, from 1935 to 1965. (en)
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  • The British Origami Society is a registered charity (no. 293039), devoted to the art of origami (paper folding). The Society has over 700 members worldwide and publishes a bi-monthly magazine called British Origami. As stated in the constitution of the society, its aims are, "to advance public education in the art of Origami and to promote the study and practice of Origami in education and as a means of therapy for the relief of people who are sick or mentally or physically handicapped". (en)
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  • British Origami Society (en)
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