Society Programme



Black = Regular meetings




Blue = Special events




Red = Changes




Purple = Virtual meetings

Zoom or other electronic media







2021/22 Programme

***NB*** Face to face meetings resume at Bix Village Hall on Wednesdays at the earlier time of 7.30pm







22 June




8 June

Michael Blackman presents “Parasols and Umbrellas”



25 May




11 May

Barry Stagg presents “King Edward Vlll”



20 April




6 April




23 March




9 March




23 February

Auction viewing



9 February




26 January

“The 4 P’s – Paper, Perfins, Perforations and Proofs”


 Perforations and Proofs

12 January

Chairman’s Evening “Argentine Letter Sheets—Pre-stamped sheets with greetings, commemoratives, or memoranda.



8 December

“Festive Food”



24 November

Philip Cant presents “Messing About in Boats”



10 November




27 October

Rodney Oliver presents “Early Albanian Stamps from 1913 to 1942”



13 October

“Favourite Postcards”



22 September

“Brown” - the colour, but feel free to be creative



8 September

“Latest Acquisitions” note: an EGM will be held beginning at 7.45pm







2020/21 Programme

***NB*** Date change from Wednesdays to Mondays from 22 March







28 June




14 June

Chris King—”Copenhagen Telephone Kiosks 1895-1980”



24 May

“South Pacific Islands”



10 May

Dr Jean Alexander RPSL—”Modern GB Stamp Designers”



26 or 28 April

“Anything purple (or lilac)”



12 or 14 April

Barry Stagg—”John Williams the Missionary” - the life and work of the 19th century missionary John Williams and his legacy in the South Pacific



22 or 24 March




10 March

Wendy Buckle—“Watermarks: from medieval trademark to modern security feature"



24 February




10 February




27 January

John Davies—”1890 Penny Post Jubilee”



13 January

“War, Peace and Remembrance”







9 December




25 November

Forgeries of Dominica



11 November




28 October

The Colour Blue



14 October




9 September

Latest  Acquisitions







2019/20 Programme








8 July

Supper Social



24 June

Barry Stagg—King Edward VIII



13 June

Swinpex 2020



10 June

Michael Blackman—Parasols with some amazing real ones



27 May

AGM and 5 Pages—Ephemera up to 5 x A4 pages



13 May

Gerald Mariner—Belgian Congo



2-9 May

London 2020



22 April

Competition and Quiz—All Classes + bring 5 quiz questions



8 April

Member’s Evening—Spring or Summer up to 9 pages



28 March

TV Fed Stamp Fair & Competitions



25 March

Thatcham PS gives displays



11 March

Auction—Open to non-members



26 February

Auction Viewing—open to non-members



21 February

Spring Social—bring some food to share at Bix



12 February

9 Favourite Sheets



22 January

The Antipodes



8 January

An Evening of Postcards—up to 8 x A4 or 3 x A3 pages



11 December

Chairman’s Evening “A Miscellany of Stamps”



27 November

Wayne Cox—”Pillar Boxes”



13 November

Peter Pugh—”Trans Siberian Railway Part 1”



23 October

High Wycombe visits Henley



9 October

2 Members give Displays, includes Post Victorian Canada



25 September

Members’ Evening—The Letter “T” - up to 9 pages



11 September

Members’ Evening—”Latest Acquisitions”







2018-19 Programme








22 October

Visit to Wokingham



11-14 September

Autumn Stampex



10 July

Supper Social



26 June

Barry Hobbs—”Across Desert and Mountain”, TPOs of Bolivia” and “Mind Your P’s and Q’s”, ”Medicine Advertising Covers of N America”



12 June

Gerald Mariner—”German Occupation of the Channel Islands’1940-45”



9 June




29 May—2 Jun

Stockholmia—150th Anniversary of RPS of London



22 May

AGM plus 5 sheet displays “My Other Collection”



8 May

Member 9 page “Autobiographical Displays” rescheduled



24 April

Simon Richards—”Reflections on Overseas Exhibiting—a Commissioner’s Perspective”, plus a display



10 April

Peter Wood “Troubles and Transition—Ireland 1900-1930”



2 April

Visit to Solihull



27 March

Bob Hill—”Aspects of South Africa”



13 March




27 February

Auction viewing



22 February

Spring Social



13-16 Feb

Spring Stampex



13 February

Competition and Quiz



23 January

Member 9 page “Autobiographical Displays” postponed (bad weather)



15 January

Visit to Wimbledon



9 January

Member 9 page displays on “Fiscals and Forgeries”







12 December

Chairman’s Evening—”A Miscellany of Stamps”



28 November

Wendy Buckle—”The Write Stuff”



22 November

Visit to Maidenhead



14 November

Postcard evening—Rosa and Tony Lawrence in attendance and members up to 5 pages on postcards



14 November

Visit to Aylesbury



31 October

Three members give displays: “Travelling Post Offices”, “Steam Locomotives” and “Ghana– a Personal View”



10 October

Bob Small from Warminster—”Napoleonic POWs” and “The Life of Nelson”



8 October

Thames Valley Federation Quiz



5-7 October

BTA Weekend in Oxford



26 September

9 pages on the letter ‘S’



12 September

Members’ Latest Acquisitions—up to 9 pages