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 SW1A 2HJ

Group leader: Wesley Tierney

Forthcoming meetings

March 2nd 2019
German East Africa up to 1914
Mike Farrant

June 1st 2019
1938-9: Two fateful years
Tony Hickey

September 7th 2019
Members’ displays

(meetings 1.30pm Saturdays, social in bar beforehand)

South East

All Saints Church Lounge, Patcham, Brighton

(meetings 2pm Saturdays)

Forthcoming meetings

April 6th 2019
Berlin and beyond
Peter Tristram

July 6th 2019
German exchange control
Robin Pizer

21 September 2019
A Danzig Miscellany
Giles du Boulay

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

May 4th 2019
A DDR Miscellany
Rex Dixon, and Mecklenburg-Schwerin
John Campbell

13th July 2019
Danzig in WWI
Giles du Boulay

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)

Forthcoming Meetings

April 13th 2019
SW Africa
Malcolm Roberts

 July 13th 2019
German Local Issues 1945-46
Alan Christian

19th October 2019
display to be advised

North West

Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Annual subscription to the group:

Forthcoming meetings


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

Due to disappointing attendance a change of venue is being considered. Tony Strelitz has volunteered to arrange a meeting in March/April 2019 at Hinckley so long as a minimum of ten members attend. If interested please e-mail Tony at


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


(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

March 9th 2019
WWII on the Eastern Front
Gary Eden

April 13th 2019
Bohemia & Moravia, the inside story
Martin Snowdon

May 18th 2019
Danzig, the propaganda war
Giles du Boulay


Cross House, Linlithgow, Lothian

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

Forthcoming meetings

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