We    are    affiliated    to    Wessex    Philatelic    Federation    and    the Association of British Philatelic Societies.      The club was founded in 1971 and has around 60 members. We   meet   in   Barnstaple   and   our   members   come   from   all   around the   North   Devon   Area.   There   is   ample   FREE   parking   in   the   Tuly Street Car Park for attendees at our meetings. We    have    visiting    speakers    who    display    their    collections,    plus competitions,   auctions   and   regular   Bring   &   Buy   Sales.   We   also have an extensive Library and a superb Circulating Packet. WHY   NOT   JOIN   US    - The   society   is   open   to   all   age   groups   and our   membership   consists   of   both   Male   &   Female   members   with   a wide and varying collecting interest. Annual Subscription   (new amounts, to be paid  during 2018) Adult - £18.00, Joint Husband & Wife - £21.00 and Junior (under 16yrs) - £0.50 ( there is a £3.00 discount if subscriptions are paid by 10th Oct 2019) Obtain a copy of our Application Form   COMMITTEE Chairman          - Mr I. Knight Vice Chairman  - Mr D.J.E. Butler Secretary          -  Mr A. Austen Treasurer          -  Mrs B. Lloyd Programme Secretary  - Mr P.J. Harris Packet Secretary          -  Mrs B. Lloyd Librarian                       - Mr J. Bishop Publicity Officer          - Mr M. Kerswell PACKET Our   packet   contributors   are   many   and   varied   and   ensure   you   are seeing    s    constant    stream    of    new    material.    Our    relations    with packet    contributors    ensures    you    will    see    that    which    you    are interested in. The    club    is    always    interested    to    hear    from    potential    new contributors
MEETINGS   -    start at 7.30 pm   and  are held in                   the Castle Hall, Castle Street, Barnstaple EX31 1ET PROGRAMME 2019  12th Sep  -  Club Members Entertain, Bring & Buy,   Sales by  Rex Eccott 26th Sep  -  Great Britain  - John Harrison 10th Oct   -  Along Lost Lines (How our railways have evolved) -  Jim Wigmore 24th Oct  -  Postal Stationery  -  Britain & Barbados - Neil Sargent  7th Nov  -  Four-Sheet Competition, Letter Q.  then   Bring & Buy 21st Nov -   My Birthday and Other Tangents  -  Des Kent,   plus                     Churchill  -  John Henderson  5th Dec  -  Stamps and Currency  -  John Aldridge 19th Dec  -  Christmas Evening, Mini Auction, and The Committee Entertains PROGRAMME 2020  9th Jan   -  Club Members Entertain 23rd Jan  -  National Savings Stamps - Terry Mounce,  Sales by  Rex Eccott  6th Feb   -  Panama Canal  -  David Watson 20th Feb  -  WETS  Roadshow  5th Mar  -  8-Sheet Competition, Letter Q.  then   Bring & Buy Following Government advice about Social Distancing the planned Programme (below) will  NOT be taking place.                                                                                                          C 19th Mar -  Pacific Steam Navigation Co  - Mike Roberts  FRPSL  A  2nd Apr -  Club Dinner                                                                    N                         16th Apr -   Philip Milton Entertains                                                  C 30th Apr -  Club Auction                                                                   E 14th May  -  A.G.M.  then  Bring & Buy                                            L 28th May  -  “Another Bloody Railway” Part 2  -  Peter Pugh           L 11th Jun   -  Macrobertson Air Race/Flying Boat Era  -  Sue Burn   E                                                                                                                         D Visitors are always welcome at our meetings Page last updated 17 March 2020