In line with the government “advice” of this Monday and ABPS guidance, Epping Forest & District Stamp Club is to suspend all collective activities until the end of August in the first instance, Although we plan to resume on Tuesday 8 September, with next year’s programme, that will depend on the situation at that time. We will keep this under review and advise you of any changes nearer that date.


All meetings are held at the Dining Hall, Roding Valley High School, Loughton. IG10 3JA

Use the car park entrance in Brook Road (off Alderton Hill) with parking in the Main Playground and not in the approach road.

Tuesday evening meetings 7:45pm for 8pm start, meetings end about 9:45pm

Saturday auctions viewing from 2pm, auction starts 2:30pm


  • Tuesday. September 10th. All Members. Recent acquisitions
  • Tuesday. October 8th. Keith Lillywhite. Local History.
  • Tuesday. November 12th. GB Seaside postcard censorship & GB Machin forgeries 1993 to date Closing Date for the January auction lots.
  • Tuesday. December 10th. Members and Guests The Christmas Evening and Bring & Buy
  • SATURDAY. January 18th. GRAND AUCTION: Viewing from 2pm.  Auction starts at 2.30pm Lots and descriptions to be with Steve Reeves by the November 13th meeting.
  • Tuesday February 11th. All members. Covers & postcards.
  • Tuesday. March 10th. Ron Owen. Germany 1945 to 1980.
  • Tuesday. April 10th. All Members. Combined competition evening. & the Kimber Trophy letters P, Q, R. Closing Date for the June auction lots 
  • Tuesday. May 12th Annual General Meeting and Bring & Buy

Competition Rules
Forest Trophy: This consists of a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 16 sheets. Each entry is to cover, Postal History, Postal Stationary or Postcards
Forest Cup: This consists of a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 16 sheets. Each entry is to cover a Single Country Exhibit or a Closely Connected Group of Countries.

Thematic Trophy: This consists of a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 16 sheets. Each entry is to be a Themed in stamps of a Specific Subject.
A E JONES SALVER: This consists of a single sheet of Philatelic Interest.
H E KIMBER TROPHY: This consists of a maximum of 8 sheets. Each entry is to be based on a Letter(s) printed in the Club's programme.

  • Each member may only enter a single entry into each class

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Benefits of membership

  • Meetings with guest speakers
  • Beginers welcome
  • Circulating stamp packets
  • Competitions
  • Auctions
  • Low membership fees Adults £8 Junior £3

AUTUMN STAMPEX. 11th–14th September 2019.
Leytonstone & Wanstead P.S. Stamp Fair. E11 2PR. 12th October 2019
Goodmayes Stamp Auctions. (postal only) 4th December 2019
LONDON 2020. 2nd–9th May 2020
Leytonstone & Wanstead P.S. Stamp Fair. E11 2PR. 18th April 2019
Goodmayes Stamp Auctions. (postal only) 3rd June 2019

Photographs from our 70th anniversary meeting

Chairman Colin Banfield makes his presentation on the earliest mail in the Epping Forest Area

The Loughton town Mayor shown exhibits by Stuart Henderson

The Royal Mail’s very own Mail Rail that, up to 2003, linked underground most of London’s major mainline stations with the Central London sorting office at Mount Pleasant