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

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

September 1st 2018 – Members’ displays

(meetings 1.30pm Saturdays, social in bar beforehand)

South East

All Saints Church Lounge, Patcham, Brighton

(meetings 2pm Saturdays)

Forthcoming meetings

July 7th 2018
Postal rates and services, December 1923 to May 1945:
Rex Dixon

September 22nd 2018 – German East Africa 1914-1917:
Mike Farrant

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

July 21st 2018
Note date changed to July 28th
German Winter Relief: Rex Dixon

November 3rd 2018 – German-occupied Poland:
Albert Jackson

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)

July 14th 2018 
Third Reich: Geoff Richardson

October 20th 2018
Danzig, the propaganda war: Giles du Boulay

North West

Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Annual subscription to the group:

Forthcoming meetings

A Third Reich miscellany: Terry Tew
and It happened in Berlin: Fred Ikin

September 1st 2018
Böhmen & Mähren: David Cleaver


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

October 20th 2018
details to be advised


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


(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

May 19th 2018  
Pictures in the Post: Stephen Holder

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

September 8th 2018 – Large auction:
one-page competition


Cross House, Linlithgow, Lothian

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

Forthcoming meetings

September 22nd 2018                  
DDR: David Haig

November 17th  2018           
WW1 POW Mail: Ray Welland

February 23rd 2019                            
Battle of Waterloo: Alan Wishart

April 6th 2019                                   
AGM, Member’s 9 sheets and Bring & Buy.