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Founded 11th September 1907

Affiliated to the Federation of Surrey Philatelic Societies

Member of the Association of British Philatelic Societies

PRESIDENT: Graham Harker

Meetings are held at the Small Hall, United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Grove, Croydon CR0 5LP (near East Croydon railway station) on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Car parking spaces are available. The room is open from 7.00 pm and meetings start at 7.30 pm.

The annual subscription is £15 for adults or £1 for junior collectors. Members attending meetings will be asked to contribute £1, which includes the service of tea and biscuits.

Visitors are most welcome at our meetings. Come along and see what we have to offer.

PLEASE NOTE: Meetings have been suspended with effect from 14 March 2020 until further notice.

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Programme of meetings, 2019-20

Our activities include:

  • Guest speakers at most meetings
  • Informal "members' evenings"
  • Exchange Packet circuit (see below)
  • Auctions
  • Visits to and from other philatelic societies
  • Annual social evening

    The Society exchange packet is circulated between members who have asked to be included in the list. Each packet contains up to 16 booklets of stamps and postal history submitted by members and recipients are responsible for passing the packet, by hand, to the person next on the list, in accordance with the rules. Any member with philatelic material for sale should contact the Packet Secretary for further information.

    PLEASE NOTE: The circulation of the exchange packet has been suspended from 5 November 2020 until further notice.

    See some of our activities in our picture galleries. Photographs up to and including the 2013-14 season are by the late Gregory Loh MBE except where indicated otherwise. Commencing with the 2014-15 season, photographs are by John Ray unless indicated otherwise.

    Season 2007-8    Season 2008-9    Season 2009-10    Season 2010-11    Season 2011-12    Season 2012-13    Season 2013-14    Season 2014-15    Season 2015-16    Season 2016-17    Season 2017-18    Season 2018-19    Season 2019-20   

    To see reports of previous meetings, go to Notes of Meetings 13 August 2013 to 8 August 2017
    or to Notes of Meetings 12 September 2017 to date

    If you would like to become a member please download our membership application form in MS Word format or in PDF format and return it with your subscription to our Treasurer.

    Officers and Committee     The Society's Rules (amended May 2014)     Past Presidents     Exchange Packet rules