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 SW1A 2HJ

Group leader: Wesley Tierney

Forthcoming meetings

September 7th 2019
Members’ displays

November 23rd 2019
Kleinwalsertal and other border anomalies in Germany
Rex Dixon

(meetings 1.30pm Saturdays, social in bar beforehand)

South East

All Saints Church Lounge, Patcham, Brighton

Group leader: Mike Farrant

(meetings 2pm Saturdays)

Forthcoming meetings

21 September 2019
A Danzig Miscellany
Giles du Boulay

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

October 12th 2019
German exchange control
Robin Pizer

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)

Forthcoming Meetings

19th October 2019
The Anschluss
Albert Jackson

North West

Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire

Group leader: Fred Ikin

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Annual subscription to the group:

Forthcoming meetings

7th September 2019
100 years of German definitives
Rex Dixon

2nd November 2019
Tag der Briefmarke; Von Hindenburg issues
Fred Ikin


Further attempts have been made to revive this group but insufficient response has been received to revive it.


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

Group leader: Veronica Matthews

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

September 7th 2019
Large auction and one sheet competition

November 9th 2019
Daphne McMillan
WW2 allied material

March 14th 2020
Anschluss part 2
Tony Hickey

April 18th 2020
German South West Africa
Veronica Matthews
and Hanover
Bob Farmer

May 16th 2020
Stephen Holder
and Happy EasternVeronica Matthews


Cross House, Linlithgow, Lothian

Group leader: Ray Welland

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

Forthcoming meetings

September 21st 2019
Displays by three members

November 16th 2019
to be announced