Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society

The year 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the first year of operation of the Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society following the amalgamation of the Germany & Colonies Stamp Club (established 1947) and the Stockton German Study Group (1960).


The G&CPS celebrated its inaugural year in 1964 with the first Germania Posta philatelic exhibition held in Stockton.





Civil Service Club, Great Scotland Yard, London

Forthcoming meetings

March 3rd 2018
Propaganda in Germany 1919-33: Tony Hickey

June 2nd 2018
Triumph and disaster: The Reichspost at war 1939-45:
John Rawlings

(meetings 1.30pm Saturdays, social in bar beforehand)

South East

All Saints Church Lounge, Patcham, Brighton

(meetings 2pm Saturdays)

Forthcoming meetings

April 7th 2018
Bohemia & Moravia: Tony Bosworth

July 7th 2018

Postal rates and services, December 1923 to May 1945:
Rex Dixon

South Central

Community Room, Hanover Housing Association,
Hillside Close, off Winchester Road, Eastleigh. SO53 2GL

Group leader: Volunteer needed.

(meetings Saturdays 1:30-4pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

April 14th 2018
Berlin private posts: John Campbell

July 21st 2018

German Winter Relief: Rex Dixon

South West

Ruishton Village Hall, Cheats Rd., Taunton, TA3 5JD

Mike Dadds, 7 Woodcock Way, Chardstock, Axminster, EX13 7SY01460 221315

(meetings run from 10.30am to 1.00pm Saturdays)

April 14th 2018
Bohemia & Moravia: Tony Bosworth

North West

Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Annual subscription to the group:

Forthcoming meetings

April 7th 2018
It happened in Berlin: Fred Ikin


Solihull Tennis and Cricket Club, Marsh Lane, Solihull, West Midlands B91 2PF

John Barker, 35 Portia Avenue, Shirley, Solihull. B90 2NW
0121 744 2580

(All meetings start at 1.30pm with informal discussion and an opportunity to exchange material. The displays start at 2pm.)

Forthcoming meetings

March 10th 2018 Members’ displays.


All Saints Church, Carr House Drive, Newton Hall, Durham


(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

March 17th 2018  
Instead of the display by Gary Eden (now rescheduled for next year) a Zeppelin-related display: Geoff Reynolds

April 14th  2018
German East Africa in WW1: Mike Farrant

May 19th 2018  
Pictures in the Post: Stephen Holder

June 9th 2018: Joint Meeting with the Scottish Group, Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne.


Cross House, Linlithgow, Lothian

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm unless stated)

Forthcoming meetings

 April 7th  2018
AGM, Members 9 sheets, Bring & Buy