STAMP ACTIVE NEEDS MORE HELP

STAMP ACTIVE NEEDS MORE HELP

The Stamp Active Network is urgently seeking more people to get involved to support youth philately in the UK. There are a number of administrative roles to be filled as well as practical help that can be given. Commenting on the problems, John Davies, Chairman of Stamp Active, said “Even if you can only spare …Read more

STANLEY GIBBONS CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP OF THE NATIONAL YOUTH STAMP COMPETITIONS

STANLEY GIBBONS CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP OF THE NATIONAL YOUTH STAMP COMPETITIONS

Stanley Gibbons have announced their continuing support for the Stamp Active Network with sponsorship of the 2017 national youth stamp competitions. They have been regular supporters of the competitions since 2000 when the British Youth Stamp Championships were first launched. Commenting on this year’s sponsorship, Claudia Cadete, Marketing Manager, said “Stanley Gibbons are delighted to …Read more

Carys Llewellyn wins Young Collector of the Year 2017

Carys Llewellyn wins Young Collector of the Year 2017

Stamp Active Network are delighted to announce that this year’s recipient of this award is Carys Llewellyn. Carys is a keen collector from South Wales who joined the stamp club at Neyland Junior School when she was 9 years old. Her enthusiasm was soon evident, not only in her own collecting and competition work, but …Read more

Competition Entries invited for Autumn Stampex

Competition Entries invited for Autumn Stampex

A reminder to all young competitors that there are now three competitions organised by Stamp Active Network at Autumn Stampex. The British Youth Stamp Championships will be held as usual, with entry forms to be returned for 4th August and actual entries by 11th August. We are also continuing our starter level one page competition …Read more

St Clements Stamp Club celebrates its 3rd Birthday

St Clements Stamp Club celebrates its 3rd Birthday

We are so pleased to see that the St Clements School Stamp Club is celebrating its 3rd birthday and shown that from little acorns great trees can grow.  Many congratulations. In 2014 several children from year 5 started the Stamp Collectors Club following a suggestion from one of the students to the Head Teacher.  Like …Read more

StampIt at Scottish Congress

StampIt at Scottish Congress

Those children who managed to get to the Scottish Congress in Perth were well entertained. The corner of the hall devoted to youth activities was organised by Sandie Robb, Development Officer, whose “StampIt” programme in Scotland is supported by the Association of Scottish Philatelic Societies, the Scottish Philatelic Traders Association and Stamp Active Network.  A …Read more

Stamp Active at Salisbury Collectors' Show

Stamp Active at Salisbury Collectors’ Show

Stamp Active will be at the exciting Salisbury Collectors’ Show in May being held at Salisbury City Hall. The stage area will provide free stamps, goodie bags and activities for all young collectors. There will be the opportunity to design a stamp, try out some fun games and win prizes on the day…all for free! …Read more

National Stamp Celebration Day: Exclusive Invite into the Royal Philatelic Society London

National Stamp Celebration Day: Exclusive Invite into the Royal Philatelic Society London

Launching this May, 2017, National Stamp Celebration Day will be held to celebrate the hobby. The day will be held on 4th May to commemorate the world’s first ever adhesive postage stamp – the Penny Black. The stamp was first issued on 1st May 1840 and officially used from 6th May 1840.  National Stamp Celebration Day is …Read more

Nominations invited for Young Collector of the Year 2017

Nominations invited for Young Collector of the Year 2017

Out there somewhere is the Young Collector of the Year. Can you help us to find him or her? Each year Stamp Active select one young collector to receive the Anne Dummer Trophy. This award, sponsored by Midpex, is given in memory of Anne Dummer, a former organiser of Kidstamps. It is given to a youngster who …Read more

Newlands Road to Success

Newlands Road to Success

Chris Phillips has published a new book telling the story of the Newlands Road Philatelic Society which was a very successful junior stamp club. Its former trophy was donated as the Schools Trophy in the national Stamp Active Competition. Chris writes “one of the reasons why I have written this book is to help give …Read more

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