Eastbourne and South Downs Philatelic Society

© Eastbourne and South Downs Philatelic Society 2013.

Welcome to the Eastbourne and South Downs Philatelic Society


Thursday 12th

Thursday 24th

April Meetings

Founded in 1936, the Society is one of the largest and most active philatelic societies in the UK.

Our Society activities include:

Displays by Society members

Displays from guests

An exchange packet

Seven club auctions a year

Competitions to enter

A comprehensive library, including a selection of current stamp catalogues, for members to borrow

A quarterly newsletter

An opportunity to meet and discuss the hobby with fellow collectors.

We meet at 7.00 for 7.30pm every Thursday throughout the year at

  St. John Ambulance Brigade Headquarters, Bourne Street, Eastbourne.

Our next auction is on Thursday 4th January with viewing on Thursday 28th December from 6:30 until 9:00 pm. The auction catalogue is available in MS Word format here and in PDF format here.

The auction is open to Society members only.

For a complete meeting schedule look in Meetings.

Our annual subscription is £11 (£10 if paid promptly). We extend a warm welcome to new members, whether beginners or advanced collectors. If you are interested in joining the society, please use the contact form or simply come along to one of our meetings.

Thursday 19th

New Zealand

Brian Baldock


Peter O’Keeffe

Thursday 5th

Informal Meeting and

Auction Viewing

Change to the Published Program

The meeting on 1st March was called off because of the icy weather. ‘British Railways to 1947’ will now be presented on 3rd May.