Caledonian Philatelic Society

Welcome to the Caledonian Philatelic Society promoting stamp collecting and philately in the Glasgow area since 1906.

IMPORTANT NOTICE - COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to the continuing Covid-19 Pandemic the committee have decided that all society meetings planned for the current calendar year will now be cancelled. The committee shall continue monitoring events as they happen with a view to reopening society meetings at the first appropriate opportunity when it is safe for all members and visitors.

2020 - 2021

The Caledonian Philatelic Society (formed in 1906) exists to promote interest in and encourage the growth of philately and the fellowship that arises from it.

The Society normally meets weekly, on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm, from early October to the middle of December and from early January to mid-March, on 5th floor Graham Hills Building, University of Strathclyde, George Street, Glasgow. Members enjoy talks, members’ evenings on different themes, visits from other philatelic societies, annual competitions and an annual social evening, for which a souvenir card is created.

Latest Society News

In order to maintain communication with members a monthly newsletter is now issued at the beginning of each month. As well as articles by members, information on future activities of the Society is given. For those not using e-mail hard copies are sent by post.

As a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic the usual AGM for the society had to be carried out via e-mail correspondence and details were given in the Newsletters.

Committee meetings have been held using ZOOM and this has now been extended to the membership as a whole. A programme of electronic displays has been formulated and can be accessed in Current Syllabus.

Visitors

Visitors will receive a warm welcome, however regular visitors are encouraged to join the Society, the current annual subscription is £12 (an out of town subscription is also available).

Membership benefits include access to the Caledonian Philatelic Society exchange packet circuit, impartial philatelic advice should you or your family wish to dispose of a collection and a personal email account @caledonianphilatelic.org.uk, subject to availability. Contact the webmaster with your proposed email name if you wish to take up this offer.

Uddingston Stamp & Postcard Group

If you cannot attend in an evening or if you are at a loose end on the 2nd Monday of every month, then this daytime club is the place to be. Sponsored by the Caledonian Philatelic Society the meetings take place in the Park Church Hall, Main Street, Uddingston from 10am-12 noon. For more details and to find out more click this link.