Who are we?

The Edinburgh Philatelic Society was formed in 1927 and we celebrated our 75th anniversary in 2002. We have met in several different venues over the years, but we currently meet in: St Mark's Unitarian Church Hall, 7 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, just off Lothian Road.

We meet on alternate tuesdays;
the Hall is open from 7.00pm and the meeting begins at 7.30pm. If you are a member of another philatelic society and you are visiting Edinburgh during our season, why not call in and visit us?

Prestwick stamp and postcard festival

South West Philatelic Societies are holding their annual Stamp and Postcard festival on Saturday October 1st 2016 at the Prestwick Community Centre, Caerlaverock Road, Prestwick KA9 1HR, from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free, dealers from around Scotland will be attending. Further details can be obtained on 01294 276990.


Syllabus 2015/2016




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September 15th

President's evening

David Mekie

September 29th

British Writers

Ken Norris

October 13th

Members' night


October 27th

A Quartet of members


November 10th

St. Helena

Alan Watson

November 24th


Stephen Weir

December 8th

New acquisitions or ten sheets

Members evening

January 12th

Letter night "C"

Members evening

January 26th

Stones on stamps

Ken Gibb

February 9th


Ian Smith

February 23rd

West Indies

John Law

March 8th

Society Visit

Uddingston Stamp and PC group

March 22nd

Society visit

Largs and district stamp club

April 5th

The Mathiesons Entertain

Ken and Maureen Mathieson

April 19th

AGM + Swansong

David Mekie

Exchange Packet

We have a thriving exchange packet which is sent out fortnightly throughout the year. The packet secretary is always looking for new books for the packet. If you have any that you would like us to circulate, please contact the packet secretary by e-mail.

You can contact the packet secretary  at pktsec2.edinps@gmail.com