Sunderland

Philatelic Society

About the Society

The Society was founded in November 1924 when 18 members attended the first meeting, held in the Sunderland YMCA. Various venues have been used over the years. Eight members have held the post of NEPA President and four have been recipients of the NEPA Award of Merit. The active Junior Section has the distinction of having won more trophies and medals at International levels and Melville than any other society in the country.

Contact Details

For further details, please contact our secretary at 11 Woodburn, Tanfield Lea, Stanley, Co Durham DH9 9UR

Meetings

Meetings are held at the Main Hall, Roker Methodist Church, Junction of Park Parade with Roker Park Road, Roker, Sunderland SR6 9PF on alternate Wednesdays of each Month, September through May Inclusive at 7.00pm to 9.15pm.

1924 when 18 members attended the first meeting, held in the Sunderland YMCA. Various venues have been used over the years. Eight members have held the post of NEPA President and four have been recipients of the NEPA Award of Merit. The active Junior Section has the distinction of having won more trophies and medals at International levels and Melville than any other society in the country.

Programme

2021

08 September Subscriptions and Bourse

22 September Auction Viewing from 6.30. Auction 7.15

02 October NEPA.Convention, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AT

06 October Scottish Postal History – Rod Combe,(NEPA. President/Chair)

20 October Visit from Tynemouth P.S.

03 November Invited Members’ Night – Messrs Defoe and Moore

17 November Auction Viewing from 6.30. Auction 7.15

01 December President’s Night – D. Kell

15 December Non-Philatelic Night - Corbitts

2022

12 January Postal History of Hartlepool – Ian Lightfoot

26 January Members’ Night, the Letter “N”

09 February Competition Night

23 February View Competition Entries and Mini Auction

09 March Auction

19 March NEPA.Convention, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AT

23 March Visit from Darlington P.S.

06 April Visit from G.B.P.S., (North East Group)

20 April River Wear, (Source to Mouth) – George Nairn

29 April Visit to Stockton P.S.

04 May Auction

06 May National Stamp Day

26 May AGM.