The society was founded in 1876 and is affiliated to Wessex Philatelic Federation and the Association of British Philatelic Societies. Today the society enjoys a vibrant atmosphere at meetings. It has a varied and interesting programme of events, including presentations, an annual auction, members displays, an annual competition night and at the AGM, the committee entertains. The club is “forward thinking and backward looking” with a history project in being to discover our roots. See our history to date OFFICERS & COMMITTEE President - Mr R.H. Hill Vice Presidents - Mr D. Parnall Chairman - Mr T. Cowlard  phone 01752 401226 Vice Chairman - Mr S. Joslin Secretary - Mr M. Ellam Treasurer - Mr R. Hubble Committee - Mr N. Edgcombe, Mr P. Simpson Competition Secretary - Mr D. Roseveare Exchage Packet Secretary - Mr D. Parnall JOIN THE CLUB If you are a collector of philatelic material why not join your local society - you will get lots of pleasure mixing with a learning from your fellow collectors. Obtain a copy of our application to join.   and return the form to the Wessex Webmaster   or at one of the Society meetings. COMPETITIONS  Stanley Gibbons Trophy - General - 8 sheets Mayflower Trophy - Postal History - 16 sheets Peggy Huish Cup - Thematics - 8 sheets Memorial Trophy - Social Philately - 8 sheets Joe Warne Cup - Newcomers Competition - Any subject - 6 sheets Open to anyone who has never won a trophy in any other section of our competitions. The Gibbs Cup is awarded at the Chairman’s discretion to a member who has made a valuable contribution to the club. PACKET Our circulationg packet unlike eBay allows you to see what you are actually buying in the comfort of your own home. You only buy waht you like and at prices you can afford.     It is well worth joining the society for this service alone.
MEETINGS - are held at St Edwards Hall, Home Park Avenue, Peverell, Plymouth PL3 4PG.  Our meetings start at 7.00 pm. PROGRAMME 2017 05/07/17 - British Aden - Brian Short 02/07/17 - All Members 10 shts letter “F” 06/09/17 - The Victoria & George Cross - Peter Chantry 04/10/17 - Cyprus 1878-1960 - Jim Wigmore 01/11/17 - WETS Roadshow - WETS Speaker 06/12/17 - All Members 10 sheets any Subject or Theme PROGRAMME 2018 03/01/18 - Auction up to 15 lots per member 07/02/18 - Early GB - John Harrison 07/03/18 - North Borneo Part 1 - Carol Turner 04/04/18 - Competition NIght 02/05/18 - Censored Mail - Martin Ellam 06/06/18 - Annual General Meeting Visitors are always welcome at our meetings Page updated 16 March 2018