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.

   
2017 Programme of Society Meetings and Events
  January     
3 Eighty Five
History of the Society
Mike Batty
John Dorrington
12 Afternoon Meeting CF
17 Auction  
  February  
7 Latvia 1785-1945 Wendy Buckle
4 PandA Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE www.pandafairs.co.uk  
9 Afternoon Meeting CF
15-18 Spring Stampex - (Feb 15-18) BDC, Islington London N1
21 Members' Letter "P" & Bourse / Silent Auction
28 Spring Committee meeting (7pm)  
  March  
7 19th century Australia/New Zealand Mails Colin Tabeart
9 Afternoon Meeting CF
10-11 Southern England Stamp Show Farnborough
21 Auction
April
4 Finland at War Michael Elliott
13 Afternoon Meeting CF
18 AGM and "Queries and recent Acquisitions"  
  May  
2 The Royal Collection Michael Sefi
11 Afternoon Meeting CF
16 85 years Celebration and Social Evening, with Single Sheet Competition  
20 Joint Day with the Aero Philatelic Society Theme: 1932
27 PandA Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE www.pandafairs.co.uk  
  June  
6 A miscellany: Pages from Peace, part 2 Grace Davies
8 Afternoon Meeting CF
10 SWINPEX Swindon 
20 Auction  
  July  
4 1936 Olympics Tony Bosworth
8 Coach Trip to Midpex, Warwickshire Exhibition Centre near Leamington Spa 
11 Committee Meeting (7 pm)  
13 Afternoon Meeting Social Event CF - Dovetail Centre
18 Society Competition Results and Display & Members' Letter "Q"  
  August  
1 German Catapult Mail of the North Atlantic Eddie Spicer
10 Afternoon Meeting CF
15 No Meeting  
26 PandA Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE www.pandafairs.co.uk  
  September  
5 East African Airmails and Beyond ...
[Change of programme]
Peter Wingent 
13-16 Autumn Stampex (Sep 13-16) BDC, Islington London N1
14 Afternoon Meeting CF
19 Postcard Evening (Southampton Postcard Society our guests) and Bourse  
30 Hampex 2017 Wickham 
  October  
1 Society's Annual Lunch Wellow Golf Club
3 Southampton as Centre of the World Malcolm Montgomery 
7 Grand Auction, from 10:30 am
(follow link for details)
Pear Tree Church Hall, 80, Peartree Road, SOUTHAMPTON,
SO19 7RT  
12 Afternoon Meeting CF
17 Members: 15 sheets in 5 minutes
  November  
7 President's Evening 85 Theme 
9 Afternoon Meeting CF
11 PandA Fair, Methodist Hall, St. James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE www.pandafairs.co.uk  
14 Committee Meeting (7 pm)  
21 17 members x 5 sheets and Social Evening 85 Theme 
  December  
5 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee John Davies
14 Afternoon Meeting CF
19 No Meeting  

Notes:


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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