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




12 September


26 September


10 October

Open Meeting

24 October

Open Meeting

14 November


28 November

Keith Smith – NEPA. President

12 December

Christmas Buffet and Quiz



09 January

Table Evening

23 January

Barry Burns – GVI Commonwealth

13 February


27 February

President DPS

12 March

John’s Table

26 March

Open Evening

04 April

NEPA Convention, Bowburn, Durham DH6 5AT

09 April

Open Evening and Programme Discussion

23 April


14 May

Open Evening

28 May


11 June

Open Evening

25 June

Letter Competition F

09 July


23 July

Open Evening

13 August

Social Evening

27 August

Dealers’ Evening