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Thursday  Meetings:

Meetings are held on Thursday evening at 7.30pm, twice monthly, from September to April. The Society meets upstairs in the Raven Room, Rubislaw Church Centre, Fountainhall Road, Aberdeen, Scotland - This is the large building on the corner of Fountainhall Road and Beaconsfield Place, near Queen's Cross, Aberdeen.

Friday Informal Meetings:

All members are welcome to attend informal meetings which are held on Fridays at Rubislaw Church Centre, on alternate weeks, from 17th Sept 2021 to mid June 2022 from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. These meetings are held in the weeks between our formal meetings.

COVID19 RESTRICTIONS: Should meetings take place then strict observation of current Government regulations will be followed with respect to face masks, social distancing, hand sanitising and return of library books. Anyone who has Covid19 symptoms must not attend meetings and is required to self isolate. People not vaccinated are respectfully asked not to attend.


Thursday Meeting Schedule

2021 - 2022

9th September Opening night - Informal
23rd September  

George Henshilwood - William Tell - Greenland


7th October Fred Jefferies / Steve Kirk - Japan / QV on covers
21st October Stewart Gardiner - An African Tour
4th November Ron Goodfellow - Commerce in the Post
18th November Jeff Stone / Ian Kennaway - Finland / Denmark
2nd December Visit from Arbroath
16th December


13th January

Room Auction


Alphabet Night - J

27th January President's night
10th February David Graham
24th February Visit from Elgin
10th March Robin Sherman - Land, Sea & Air
24th March Alan Blakeley
7th April AGM & Room Auction

Additional Dates:

March 2022 Society Postal Auction




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20/05/2021Michael Ellison New Zealand Insurance stamps Also Scottish Lighthouses

06/05/2021 Bill Shanks Cupar-Fife strikes

22/04/2021 Ian Kennaway Danish Slogans

25/03/2021 David Macdonald Transvaal & South Africa Telegraphy

11/03/2021 David Graham Machins

25/02/2021 Charles Lloyd Portuguese East Africa

11/02/2021 Willie King. Speyside P.History, Philby's father & Scottish postmarks ca. 1800

28/01/2021 Michael Hart Unravelling British  Borneo

10/12/2020 Jeff Stone

Faberg part 1

Faberg part 2

26/11/2020 Mike Ellison The Canal Zone

12/11/2020 Charles Oppenheim It's Patently Obvious

29/10/2020 Alex Walker Postal History

15/10/2020 Graham Searle Early Canada

Hudson Bay

Pence Issues







Fairs in North East Scotland

Grampian Stamp & PC Fair 24th April 2022 Queen's Cross Church Aberdeen 10:30-16:00

Grampian Postcard Club Fair 5th March 2022 Garioch Heritage Centre Inverurie AB51 4FY


North East Fairs

Stamp and collectables fairs organised by North East Fairs. Please telephone Chad Neighbor on 01674 832823 for further details. Fairs are usually held at Aberdeen Queens Cross Church Hall.

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