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.
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.
09 September Welcome back/Subscriptions
23 September Auction
02 October NEPA.Convention, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AT
14 October Falkland Islands – Derek Pollard
28 October Open Evening
11 November NEPA. President/Chair – Rod Combe
25 November Auction
09 December Christmas Buffet and Quiz
13 January Open Evening
27 January Philatelic Terms Explained – Mike Lewis
10 February President’s Evening
24 February Auction
10 March Open Meeting
19 March NEPA.Convention, Bowbutn, Durham, DH6 5AT
22 March Visit to Sunderland PS
24 March Fred’s Table Evening
14 April Programme Discussion
28 April Open Evening
06 May National Stamp Day
12 May Auction
26 May AGM.
09 June Open Evening
23 June Letter Competition ‘S’
14 July Open Evening
28 July Auction
11 August Open Evening
25 August Dealers’ Evening