Darlington Philatelic Society

About the Society

The Darlington Philatelic Society was inaugurated on the 8th December 1924 at the King's Head Hotel in Northgate. The first president was Sir R. A. Pease, from 1924 to 1928. Since then the Society have met continually and currently have an active membership of over thirty members. It celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1974 and hosted the NEPA Convention in that year. On its 75th Anniversary the Society hosted NEPA's 50th Convention.

The Society has a Members library and our meetings include regular displays, auctions, competitions, buying and selling, social evenings and a Christmas quiz. Prospective members are welcome to attend any meeting.

Contact Details

For further details, please contact our secretary Mr B Jones on 01388 663165


Meetings are held in the Darlington Cricket and Athletics Club, South Terrace, Darlington DL1 5JD on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, starting at 8.00pm and finish by 10.00pm, , speakers are invited to talk for two sessions on no more than 15 minutes each




13 September


27 September


11 October

Open Evening

25 October

Roy Richardson – NEPA President

08 November

Open Evening

22 November


13 December

Christmas Buffet and Quiz



10 January

Table Evening

24 January

Open Evening

14 February

Open Evening

28 February


14 March

Philip Malkin – President DPS

28 March

Dave’s Table

06 April

NEPA Convention Bowburn, Durham DH6 5AT

11 April

Open Evening & Programme Discussion

25 April

Postcards – Andrew’s Choice

09 May


23 May


13 June

Peter Arnet – Seahorses and Castles

27 June

Letter Competition

11 July

Social Evening

25 July


08 August

22 August            

Open Evening

Dealers Evening