Lanarkshire Philatelic Society


Calendar of Events for 2017/2018


Our meeting place is 

Hamilton Caledonian Bowling Club, Motherwell Road, Hamilton ML3 7BL

(unless marked otherwise)


(Note access is from the large roundabout as you enter Hamilton from the M74/Motherwell)



All meetings start at 7.30pm 


Anyone with an interest in Stamps, Postcards or Postal History is always made very welcome.


This list is correct at 8 August 2017. 

Other dates/events/society visits will be added at a later date.


A "Mini Bourse" will take place on the evenings of 13 October 2017 

& 5 January, 2 February & 6 April 2018 from 7pm 'til 7.25pm 

for those who wish to indulge in a little buying & selling. 



1 September "President's Evening", Mr. Terence Woods Report & Photos
2 September Motherwell Family History Event, Civic Centre, Motherwell
8 September 50th Anniversary Dinner, Bentley Hotel, Motherwell Photos & Report
15 September "Africa" by Dr. Stewart Gardiner FRPSL Report & Photo
29 September We welcome visitors from the Scottish Philatelic Society Report & Photo
6 October "British Writers" by Mr. Kenneth Norris FRPSL Report & Photo
7 October South West Congress, Prestwick Community Centre, Prestwick
13 October "Members' Night"~~~~"Golden" Report
20/21 October Scotex, Dewars Centre, Perth. Info
26 October LPS will visit Dundee Philatelic Society Report
27/28 October Dundee Philatelic Weekend
3 November "Scottish Soldier" by Mr. Gary Cheyne Report & Photo
17 November "Straits Settlements" by Mr. Bill Shand Report & Photo
1 December Annual Bourse (Sorry, LPS Members Only)
15 December "Members' Night"~~~~"Christmas Dinner" Report



5 January The Committee Entertain! Report
19 January "Poland" by Mr. Frank Baran....Meeting Cancelled Report
2 February "Members' Night"~~~~Superlatives Report
3 February LPS Annual Exhibition & Fair, St Mary's Church, Avon Street, Motherwell. Info
6 February LPS will visit Bearsden & District Philatelic Society
16 February "Historic Clydesdale" by Crossford Stamp Club & Friends Report
2 March "New Zealand" by Dr. David Stalker....Meeting Cancelled Report
16 March Auction Night
23 March "Poland" by Mr. Frank Baran...originally planned for 19th January. Report
26 March LPS will visit Old Eastwood Stamp Club
6 April "Members' Night"~~~"8 Sheets or 50p".    Report
20/21 April ASPS Congress, Dewars Centre, Perth. 

The Scottish Philatelic Society are this year's hosts.

27 April ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Sorry, LPS Members Only)