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.

REGIONAL GROUPS

London

Civil Service Club, Great Scotland Yard, London
SW1A 2HJ Group leader: Tony Hickey

Forthcoming meetings

(meetings 1.30pm Saturdays, social in bar beforehand)
NOTE EARLIER START TIME

2 March 2024
Danzig – Giles du Boulay, details TBA

1 June 2024
Inflation – Robert Mott

7 September 2024
Deutsche Nothilfe – Rex Dixon

South East

All Saints Church Lounge, Patcham, Brighton

Group leader: Geoff Richardson

(meetings 2pm Saturdays)

Forthcoming Meetings

16 March 2024 –details TBA

18 May 2024 – details TBA

17 August 2024 – details TBA

19 October 2024 – details TBA

South Central

Meets at the Salisbury Room, St Boniface Church Centre, Hursley Road, Chandler’s Ford, SO53 2FT from 1.30pm to 4.30pm Saturdays. Further details from:

Steve Gerrard, 25 Weston Grove Road, Woolston, Southampton, SO19 9EE. 02380 433820 sdpspro@hotmail.co.uk

(meetings Saturdays 1:30-4pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

6 January 2024
Details to be advised

6 April 2024
Members’ displays

 6 July 2024
Details to be advised

South West

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

Mike Dadds, 7 Woodcock Way, Chardstock, Axminster, EX13 7SY01460 221315 mjsdadds@gmail.com

(meetings run from 10.30am to 1.00pm Saturdays)

Forthcoming Meetings

13 January 2024
members’ displays

20 April 2024
Hitler's Birthday – Gary Green, Dave Cleaver
and German locals 1945-46 – Mike Dadds

6 July 1924
Nothilfe – Rex Dixon

19 October 2024
Women and German Stamps – Kathryn Vile

North West

Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire

Group leader: Fred Ikin

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming meetings

6 April 2024
Tony Strelitz

Midlands

No further meetings are planned – see Germania for details.

Tyne-Tees

All Saints Church, Carr House Drive, Newton Hall, Durham
DH1 5LT

Group leader: Gary Eden

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

20 March 2024
Peter Chadwick, details TBA

17 April 2024 – Bohemia & Moravia
Pat Rothnie & Derek Walker

15 May 2024 – Berlin Olympics
Veronica Matthews

CHANGE OF DAY TO WEDNESDAYS

Scotland

Cross House, Linlithgow, Lothian

Group leader: NEW LEADER SOUGHT

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

Forthcoming meetings
Meeting yet to be announced

Zoom meetings

Zoom meetings are held on Saturdays at 14.00 (UK time) – see details in Germania  and on Members’ message board

Forthcoming Meetings

20 January 2024 – Bring, show and tell

16 March 2024 –details TBA

18 May 2024 – details TBA

17 August 2024 – details TBA

19 October 2024 – details TBA