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

Forthcoming meetings

November 25th  2017
Berlin private posts: John Campbell

(meetings 1.30pm Saturdays, social in bar beforehand)

South East

All Saints Church Lounge, Patcham, Brighton

(meetings 2pm Saturdays)

Forthcoming meetings

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

October 14th
WW2 Polish Refugee Mail : Albert Jackson
+ Members’ displays

South West

The Merry Monk, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, Somerset

M5/junction 25/A38/A3259

Contact Details:
Martin Ellam, 101 Dunraven Drive, Derriford, Plymouth
01752 7812652

(Meetings run from 10.30am to 4.30pm Saturdays unless otherwise stated)

Forthcoming meetings

October 14th 2017:
WWII Polish refugee mail: Albert Jackson
Members’ displays

North West

Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire

(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Annual subscription to the group:

Forthcoming meetings

November 4th 2017
German Winter Relief: Rex Dixon

February 3rd 2018
Third Reich miscellany: Terry Kew

April 7th 2018
It happened in Berlin: Fred Ikin


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

March 10th 2018 Members’ displays.


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


(Meetings run from 2pm to 5pm)

Forthcoming Meetings

November 11th 2017 
The Spitfire: Richard Wheatley

March 17th 2018  
WW2 on the Eastern Front: Gary Eden

April 14th  2018
German East Africa in WW1: Mike Farrant

May 19th 2018  
Pictures in the Post: Stephen Holder

June 9th 2018: Joint Meeting with the Scottish Group, Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne.


Cross House, Linlithgow, Lothian

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

Forthcoming meetings

November 18th 2017
Weimar Republic: Walter Tytherleigh

February 10th 2018
Modern Germany: David Haig

 April 7th  2018
AGM, Members 9 sheets, Bring & Buy