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

26 November 2022
Members’ displays
RAIL STRIKE – meeting rescheduled to 3 December

4 March 2023
Aspects of Inflation – Maggie Thompson

3 June 2023
Zanzibar – Mike Farrant

2 September 2023
TBA – Rex Dixon

18 November 2023
Members’ displays

South East

All Saints Church Lounge, Patcham, Brighton

Group leader: Geoff Richardson

(meetings 2pm Saturdays)

Forthcoming Meetings

14 January 2023
Members’ displays

1 April 2023
Danzig in WWII – Giles du Boulay

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

7 January 2023
German parcel cards to foreign countries 1907–1930 – Robin Pizer

15 April 2023
Danzig in WWII – Giles du Boulay

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

14 January 2023
Members’ displays

North West

Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire

Group leader: Fred Ikin

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming meetings

14 January 2023
Members’ displays

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: Veronica Matthews

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

22 March 2023
Display title TBA – Gary Eden

26 April 2023
Danzig in WWII – Giles du Boulay

24 May 2023
Display title TBA – Charles Grainger

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

21 January 2023 
Bring, Show and Tell

18 March 2023
The Deutsche Nothilfe – Rex Dixon

20 May 2023
Bring, Show and Tell

19th August 2023
1936 Berlin Olympics – Steven Gerrard

21 October
The NSKK –  Simon McArthur