Address:  The Athenaeum, 154 Campground Road, Newlands​​



Founded as the Cape Town Philatelic and Exchange Club on 3rd May, 1911; we became the Royal in August, 1953.

August 22nd, 2016

'50 years - Border War and related items' David Watts

September 12th, 2016

Inter-society quiz and displays

September 26th, 2016

'The A-Z of GB overprinted stamps, revenues, and postal stationary' Brian Fenemore

October 10th, 2016

'Great Britain' Colin Rowe

October 24th, 2016

'Buildings - 4th definitive series' David Sinclair

November 14rd, 2016

Library and Specialist Journals Competitions

November 28th, 2016

Society Auction

December 12th, 2016

President's evening

January 9th, 2017

'Great Britain Edward VIII' Volker Janssen and Brian Franklin

January 23rd, 2017

'The Republic of South Africa - 2nd definitive series: 1974-77' Hugh Amoore

February 13th, 2017

'The British Occupation of the Italian Colonies in Africa' Brian Fenemore

February 27th, 2017

AGMand Arthur V Jacob Cup Competition

Meetings 2016-17​

March 14th, 2016

'Christmas Seals' David Wengrove and Ian Woodliffe

March 28th, 2016

'Union of South Africa and South West Africa' John Kilroe and Hugh Amoore

April 11th, 2016

'Railways - post, stamps, and post offices' Victor Millard

April 25th, 2016

'The GB Queen Victoria 1887 1/2d Vermillion at home and abroad' Brian Fenemore

May 9th, 2016

'Development of the African Airway, John Kilroe

May 23rd, 2016

'Sweden 1855-1955' Volker Janssen; 'Estonia' David Watts

June 13th, 2016

'Standard Bank' Brian Fenemore

June 27th, 2016

Society Auction

July 11th, 2016

'The 3c Washington of 1861-69' Jan Hofmeyr

July 25th, 2016

'The Canadian contingent in the Anglo-Boer War' Roddy Sparks

August 8th, 2016

'Postal Stationery' All members evening convened by David Sinclair