2018 Meetings

The FPHS usually meets on the second Saturday of each month, but do check our meeting dates below at the:

Union Jack Club
Sandell Street

Near Waterloo Station, London. Unless otherwise indicated, starting time is 2:00 P.M. Room opens 1 pm

For security reasons it is necessary to bring a meeting programme card with you to the meeting. If you are not a member please contact the Membership Secretary for details. Meetings will be held in the Reserved Bar Lounge (except the February and March meetings which will be held in the Gasgoine Room.

 *For reports of past meetings check out the Archived Meetings pages.

13 January 2018

All-Day meeting - The President’s Display featuring Rhodesia - Richard Berry FRPSL 

It was a great pleasure for me to give the first of my President's displays to the Society.  What I chose to display was the very first showing of my Rhodesian military collection. The collection focussed on the period 1978 to 1982 but also gave me ample opportunity to include much else.   …

3 February 2018

The John Daynes’ Plate Competition and Members’ Displays

We had six entries for this year’s competition, sadly one less than last year but we had a welcome entry from overseas - Australian member Gary Diffen.  This is an ideal opportunity to remind members overseas that they can submit good quality scans of their entry by email - all we ask is that they confirm that the material is from their own collection and that it is genuine.  …

10 March 2018

 Guest speaker: Finland at War - Michael Elliott 

7 April 2018

 All Day Meeting: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & Live Auction  (subject to sufficient lots being available)

12 May 2018

 1940: A desperate year for Britain - Jim Etherington

9 June 2018

 Military & Naval mail in the 19th Century  Military - Members' Displays

7 July 2018

 Forces mail - Post-World War Two - Members' Displays

11 August 2018

 “WAR & PHILATELY” - 7th Year - FPHS sponsored stamp, postal history & postcard Fair at Banstead, Surrey. See separate details

8 September 2018

 All Day Meeting: President’s Cup 9 sheet Competition (members decide the winner) and Members’ displays

12 - 15 September 2018

 “AUTUMN STAMPEX” - Society displays commemorating the “100th anniversary of the ending of the First World War”

13 October 2018

 An all-day meeting hosted by Marcus Sherwood-Jenkins

10 November 2018

 New Acquisitions & Queries and a chat over coffee and biscuits - Members’ displays

8 December 2018

All Day Meeting: Joint meeting with the POSTAL HISTORY SOCIETY to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of the First World War with Members’ displays

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