Middlesbrough Philatelic Society

About the Society

The Society held its first meeting on 14th October 1948 and membership reached 37 in the first season. The Society has had many changes of venue over the years but has met at the Middlesbrough Bowls Club premises on Cornfield Road since 1984. The Society has hosted NEPA convention on at least five occasions.

Contact Details

For further details, please contact our secretary at 95 Thames Avenue, Guisborough TS14 8AQ or e-mail Middlesbrough Philatelic Society


Meetings are held at Meetings are held at Middlesbrough Scout Headquarters, Tollesby Road, Middlesbrough TS5 7PJ on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from September to June. Meetings begin at 7.30pm



28 September Subscriptions and new acquisitions

12 October Two Members’ Night - Robin and Derek

26 October Seahorses - Max Melrose

09 November 60’s Night

23 November Oddities of GB Postal History, pre 1840 - Peter Chadwick

14 December Social Night and ‘a bit of what you fancy


11 January President’s Night

25 January Letter Night G and/or H

08 February My favourite 12 sheets and why

22 February Mail Art - Ian Lightfoot (NEPA President)

08 March Bananas - Val Beeken

22 March Captain Cook's First Voyage - Rod Coombe

11 April Derek Lilley Presents

15 April NEPA.Convention, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AT

26 April Facets of Postal History - Clive Jones

03 May Visit to Sunderland PS

06 May National Stamp Day

10 May Bechuanaland Revisited - Malcolm Peart

24 May River Wear from source to sea - George Nairn

14 June Austria - 2nd Restoration of the Republic - Nigel Howey

28 June AGM and 162sheets