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
  December  
4 Scotland - a wry look Miller McGrath
13 Afternoon Meeting CF
18 No Meeting  
27 GRAND COLLECTORS FAIR Wickham Community Centre
2019 Programme of Society Meetings and Events
  January     
8 Member's Letter 'T'  
10 Afternoon Meeting CF
22 Auction [Click here for auction list]  
  February  
5 India Neville Carr
14 Afternoon Meeting CF
13-16 Spring Stampex - (Feb 13-16) BDC, Islington,London N1
19 Members' Competition Evening & Bourse
23 Panda Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE www.pandafairs.co.uk  
  March  
5 Postal History of Malta in World War 1 Roger Crew
14 Afternoon Meeting CF
12 Spring Committee meeting (7pm)  
19 Auction
April
2 Aspects of Finnish Postal History Mike Elliott
11 Afternoon Meeting CF
16 AGM and " Queries & Acquisitions "  
  May  
7 Smithy and his Bus Sue Burn
9 Afternoon Meeting CF
19 Society's Annual Lunch Dibden Golf Club
21 Member's 15 sheets in 5 minutes  
25 Panda Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE www.pandafairs.co.uk  
  June  
4 Sokol Tony & Lindy Bosworth 
8 SWINPEX, St Joseph's School, Swindon  
11 Summer Committee Meeting (7 pm)  
13 Afternoon Meeting CF
18 Auction  
  July  
2 Steam Conquers the World Colin Tabeart
6 Midpex 2019, Warwickshire Event Centre near Leamington Spa 
11 Afternoon Meeting Social Event CF
16 Society Competition with Results and Display & Bourse, silent auction  
  August  
6 Another Bloody Railway pt1 Peter Pugh
8 Afternoon Meeting CF
20 No Meeting  
24 Panda Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE www.pandafairs.co.uk  
  September  
3 Local Area Stamps/Post Office Labels Chris Wheeler
12 Afternoon Meeting CF
11-14 Autumn Stampex (Sep 11-14) BDC, Islington, London N1
17 Postcard Evening (Southampton Postcard Society our guests) members' displays  
28 Hampex 2019, Wickham  
  October  
1 Solent maritime postal history Malcolm Montgomery
5 Grand Auction, from 10:30 am Pear Tree Church Hall, 80, Peartree Road, SOUTHAMPTON,
SO19 7RT  
10 Afternoon Meeting CF
15 Social Evening and Members' Single Sheet Competition
18-19 Salisbury Stamp and Postcard Show Five Rivers Leisure Centre, Hulse Rd, Salisbury SP1 3NR
  November  
5 President's Evening  
12 Autumn Committee Meeting (7 pm)  
14 Afternoon Meeting CF
19 Members' Letter 'U' & Silent Auction / Bourse  
23 Panda Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE www.pandafairs.co.uk  
  December  
3 Pakistan provisional overprints Dr. Martin Robinson
12 Afternoon Meeting CF
17 No Meeting  

Notes:


President's Evening 2018: Clive Jones, courtesy Eddie Mays

Clive Jones was the guest speaker at the 2018 President's Evening with his display entitled Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain. Photo courtesy Eddie Mays.

Workshop, courtesy Steve Gerrard

Members discussing techniques at a workshop on How to Create a Philatelic Exhibit held at St Joseph's Church Hall, Bugle St, Southampton. Photo courtesy Steve Gerrard.

Typical speaker's evening in Southampton, courtesy Steve Gerrard

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

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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