Dates for Your Diary

As long as material is available, a mini auction will be held at all London meetings. If you have material for including in the auction please see Auction Secretary, Gerald Marriner, when you arrive for the meeting. There is usually a theme for displays but new acquisitions may always be displayed.


All Members’ Meetings during 2020 are held at the Royal Philatelic Society London, 15 Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW.


CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC 11th July 2020 – Annual General Meeting followed by Room Auction and Members’ Display

26th September 2020 – Members’ Meeting. Theme: Smaller Channel Islands

5th December 2020 – Members’ Meeting. Theme: letters ‘Q’, ‘R’ and ‘S’.

NB: Each meeting usually commences with a 50-lot room auction unless otherwise stated.

Informal Meetings of the Channel Islands Specialists’ Society and the Royal Philatelic Society London in Guernsey

Members of the CISS and the RPSL are always very welcome to attend meetings in Guernsey. These are held on Friday evenings in the St Sampson suite at the Peninsula Hotel, between 7pm and 9pm.

They are organised by John Triggs. He can be contacted on 01481 725847, or by email

The dates of these meetings in 2020 are as follows: 28th February, 27th March, 29th May, 31st July, 28th August, 30th October, and 18th December.

Dates and Programme for 2021

All Member Meetings during 2021 are held at the new Royal Philatelic Society London, 15 Abchurch Lane, London, EC4N 7BW

All meetings commence at 11.00am with tea/coffee served at 10.30 in the lounge.

6th February 2021: Members’ Annual Competition Day plus informal members’ displays

16th – 18th April 2021: Members’ Weekend at The Three Swans, Market Harborough

10th July 2021: Annual General Meeting followed by room auction and members’ displays

25th September 2021: Members’ displays: Theme to be arranged

4th December 2021: Members’ displays: Theme is ‘Letters T and/or U’.

NB: Each Members’ Meeting at 15, Abchurch Lane usually starts with a 50-lot room auction.


David Winnie, Gerald Marriner and Richard Flemming represented the Channel Islands Specialists’ Society at MIDPEX 2019 held at the Warwick Events Centre, Leamington Spa on Saturday, 6th July 2019. For a photo of the three at MIDPEX please see the NEWS page.

Members′ Displays elsewhere.

Members regularly give displays all over the country, and occasionally overseas. Please let us have details, including the title/topic of the talk, venue, the society/club being visited, and the date and time of the talk, so they can be publicized here on NEWS page the website.