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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: Strict observance 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

2022- 2023

8th September Opening night - Informal
22nd September  

Visit from Arbroath PS


6th October Bill Shand - Singapore
20th October Robert Murray entertains
3rd November Jean Osborne - Ireland
17th November Michael Hart - Suez to Shanghai
1st December Sheila Den & Chris Jefferies
15th December


12th January

Christmas Room Auction


Alphabet Night - K

26th January President's night
9th February John Little
23rd February David Graham
9th March Bruce Walker - 60 years of philately
23rd March Jim McKay
20th April AGM & Room Auction

Additional Dates:

March 2023 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 30th April 2022 Queen's Cross Church Aberdeen 10:30-15:30

Also 24th September


22nd-23rd April 2022 Congress at Dewar Centre, Perth.


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.

Diary Dates

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