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 D. Parnall Vice Presidents - Mr T. Fray Chairman - Steve Joslin Vice Chairman - Terry Cowlard Membership Secretary  -  Mrs Sally Ellam  01752 781252  Treasurer -  Rob Hubble Programme Secretary  -  Bryan Short Committee - Neil Edgcumbe, Paul Simpson Competition Secretary - David 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 our   Application to Join    and   Data Handling Permit   and return both forms 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 2018-2019 04/07/18 - ABC of Commonwealth, & Beyond - Des Kent 01/08/18 - Smithy & His Bus - Sue Burn 05/09/18 - Rhodesia - Terry Cowlard 03/10/18 - Malta,   and Gibraltar - Colin Searle 07/11/18 - WETS Roadshow 05/12/18 - Xmas Social Evening, 10 Sheets, beginning ‘G’ Red date indicates a dealer present from 6:30pm 02/01/19 - Annual Auction (Up to 15 lots per Member) 06/02/19 - New Zealand  -  Jim Parsons 06/03/19 - Competitions - Part 1,  then discussions                  Thematics, Social Philately, Newcomers 03/04/19 - Competitions - Part 2,  then discussions                  General,  Postal History 01/05/19 - Canada  -  Martin Hopkinson 05/06/19 - AGM, Committee entertaons   Visitors are always welcome at our meetings We are holding a Mayflower 400 Exhibition & Collectors Fair      in the Plymouth Guildhall on Saturday 20 June 2020.  See our latest Promotional Leaflet Page updated  14 Feb  2019