Meetings Programme

The Society presents a full and varied programme of events throughout the year. Evening meetings are held in Southampton. There is one afternoon meeting each month held in Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, just north of Southampton. Prospective members are welcome to attend the first meeting of the month to meet other members and sample the quality of evening provided. Please contact (02380 402194) for more information.

Evening Meetings Afternoon Meetings
Evening meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at St. Joseph's Church Hall, Bugle Street, Southampton, SO14 2AH.
Start at 7.00 pm for 7.15 pm.
Location Map.
Afternoon meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at The Hanover Housing Association Community Room, on the corner of Hillside Close and Winchester Road, Chandler's Ford, SO53 2GL at 2.00 pm.
For information regarding the afternoon meetings please contact Mike Vokes (023 8026 2551).
Location Map, and Map of the area.

At the first meeting of each month an invited speaker presents a philatelic display on a particular subject. Typically, 180 sheets of material are shown in two sessions with a break for viewing and discussion with coffee or tea, and biscuits.

2018 Programme of Society Meetings and Events
2 Society Collection and New Year's Drinks  
11 Afternoon Meeting CF
16 Special Auction - GB Postal History with Southampton Associations:
Details of venue and Catalogue.
6 Visit by Waterlooville PS
8 Afternoon Meeting CF
10 PandA Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE  
14-17 Spring Stampex - (Feb 14-17) BDC, Islington,London N1
20 Members' Competition Evening & Bourse / Display to Sell
6 Buying and Selling Electronically Wendy Buckle & Chris Wheeler
8 Afternoon Meeting CF
13 Spring Committee meeting (7pm)  
20 Auction
3 Austria & Anschluss (Part 2) Tony Hickey
12 Afternoon Meeting CF
13-14 Southern England Stamp Show 2018, The Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Rd, Bracknell RG12 9SE
17 AGM and "Queries & Acquisions"  
21 Workshop: how to write up for competition.
For details and booking please email our Competition Secretary .
1 Visit by Vectis PS  
4-5 Salisbury Collectors Show City Hall, Salisbury
10 Afternoon Meeting CF
15 Social Evening, and Single Sheet Competition  
26 PandA Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE  
5 GB Revenues 1694 to Queen Victoria Chris Harman
9 SWINPEX, St Joseph's School, Swindon  
12 Summer Committee Meeting (7 pm)  
14 Afternoon Meeting CF
19 Auction  
3 Lady Boyle's Scrapbook Mike Hill
12 Afternoon Meeting Social Event CF
17 Society Competition Results and Display & Members' Letter "R"  
7 Two Famous Women & Me Jeremy Gaskell
9 Afternoon Meeting CF
21 No Meeting  
25 PandA Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE  
4 Malta to 1965 & Engraver Czeslaw Slania Colin Searle
13 Afternoon Meeting CF
12-15 Autumn Stampex (Sep 12-15) BDC, Islington, London N1
18 Postcard Evening (Southampton Postcard Society our guests) and Bourse  
29 Hampex 2018 Wickham 
2 The Ups and Downs of Parachutes Barry Stagg
6 Grand Auction, from 10:30 am Pear Tree Church Hall, 80, Peartree Road, SOUTHAMPTON,
SO19 7RT  
11 Afternoon Meeting CF
14 Society's Annual Lunch Dibden Golf Club
16 Members' 15 sheets in 5 minutes
6 President's Evening  
8 Afternoon Meeting CF
10 PandA Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE  
13 Autumn Committee Meeting (7 pm)  
20 Members' Letter 'S' & Silent Auction / Bourse  
4 Scotland - a wry look Miller McGrath
13 Afternoon Meeting CF
18 No Meeting  


Typical speaker's evening in Southampton, courtesy Steve Garrard

A meeting at St Joseph's Church Hall, Bugle St, Southampton. Photo courtesy Steve Garrard.

Chandlers Ford sociable meeting 2015, photo courtesy Debbie Hindson

A summer afternoon "Sociable" meeting at Chandler's Ford, July 2015. Photo courtesy Debbie Hindson. Click for reports.

Details of other events in Hampshire and surrounding areas are available on the Hampshire Philatelic Federation and Bournemouth Philately websites. Details of National events are available from the ABPS Events Listing website.

Southampton DPS is affiliated to HPF and ABPS.

The HPF Bulletin may be downloaded from the Postmark page. ABPS News is available from the ABPS News page.

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