Programme

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.

DATES AND PROGRAMME FOR 2020

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

ALL MEETINGS COMMENCE AT 11.00am, WITH TEA AND COFFEE AT 10.30am

5th December 2020 – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING via ZOOM. Note change of meeting. Please note that there will be no room auction available for this meeting. If you wish to join this meeting please ensure that you have the latest version of Zoom downloaded on to your computer, tablet and/or mobile phone.

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 between 7pm and 9pm. Meetings up to and including July 2020 are in the St Sampson suite at the Peninsula Hotel, and the meetings for the rest of the year will be held in the Andrew Mitchell Library at Les Cotils, St Peter Port. If you are on Guernsey why not go along. 

They are organised by John Triggs. He can be contacted on 01481 725847, or by email guern1974@cwgsy.net.

The dates of these meetings in 2020 are as follows: 28th February, 27th March, 29th May, 31st July, 28th August, 25th September, 30th October, and 27th November.

Dates and Programme for 2021

Please note that dates for 2021 are subject to UK Government Covid-19 pandemic guidelines.

All Member Meetings during 2021 are held at the 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. This will be by submitted photocopied, or printed scanned, entries to the Competition Secretary. Graham Winters will act as judge. Details to follow. PLEASE NOTE NEW ARRANGEMENTS FOR COMPETITION ENTRIES

The Competition Rules, and the Competition Entry Form to be sent with each Competition entry, can be downloaded from the following links:

CISS Competition Rules Competition Entry Form (PDF file) Competition Entry Form (Word document)

17th April 2021: Members’ Meeting: Theme – Smaller Channel Islands NOTE NEW MEETING DATE. MEETING TO BE CONFIRMED. REPLACES POSTPONED MEMBERS WEEKEND WHICH WILL NOW BE HELD JULY 2021

23rd – 25th July 2021: Members’ Weekend at The Three Swans, Market Harborough. Details to follow. PLEASE NOTE NEW DATES

25th September 2021: Annual General Meeting followed by room auction and members’ displays. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOW THE AGM AND NOT AS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED

4th December 2021: Members’ Meeting: Displays – Theme is ‘Letters Q, R and/or S’.

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

FAIRS

The Channel Islands Specialists’ Society will be attending MidPex 2021 which will be held at the Warwick Events Centre, Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN on Saturday, 3rd July 2021.

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.