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 11th Oct 2018) Obtain a copy of our Application Form   COMMITTEE Chairman  - Mr P.J. Harris Vice Chairman  - Mr L. Styles Secretary - Mr A. Austen Treasurer  - Mrs B. Lloyd Programme Secretary  - Mr P.J. Harris Packet Secretary  - Mrs B. Lloyd Librarian  - Mr J. Bishop Committee Members  - Mr N. Berkeley, Mr M. Kerswell and Mr I. Knight 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 2018 13th Sept - Club Members Entertain, Bring & Buy, Rex Ecott sales 27th Sept - Antarctic Postal History -  Bil Tilbury 11th Oct  -  Finland at War - Mike Elliott 25th Oct  - “Another Bloody Railway” (Part 1)  -  Peter Pugh   8th Nov -  France  -   Andrew Telfer Brunton 22nd Nov - An Evening with David Lethbridge - Display & Sales   6th Dec  - Four-sheet Competition (letter P)  then   Bring & Buy 20th Dec - Christmas Evening, Mini Auction, Committee Entertain PROGRAMME 2019   3rd Jan   - Club Members Entertain 17th Jan   - De La Rue  Q.V. Colours - Malcom Givans,                                               followed by   sales with Rex Ecott 31st Jan   -  Philatelic Miscellany  -  David Watson 14th Feb  - WESSEX Roadshow 28th Feb  -  Eight-Sheet Comp. then   Bring & Buy 14th Mar -   Philip Milton Entertains 28th Mar -  Printing of Postage Stamps - Martin Hopkinson 11th Apr  -  Club Dinner 25th Apr  - Club Auction  9th May  -  Persia and Aspects of Iran  - Nigel Gooch 23rd May - AGM  followed by  Bring & Buy   8th Jun  - Spain - Tony Elliott Visitors are always welcome at our meetings Page last updated 27 Aug 2018