Stamp Active Spring Competition Results

Stamp Active Spring Competition Results

Richard West, David Armitage and Brian Asquith at the judging Once again the judges in the Stamp Active Competition for Spring 2018 were impressed by the ingenuity and diversity shown through the exhibits. However, it would be good to see more entries particularly from areas of the UK that were once so active in promoting …Read more

FREE FIRST DAY COVER AT STAMPEX

FREE FIRST DAY COVER AT STAMPEX

Any youngster who comes to the youth stand during Spring Stampex from 14th to 17th February can pick up an extra free gift by telling us that they have seen this news item on the Stamp Active website. You can choose your own from a wide selection box. This will be in addition to your …Read more

MonacoPhil HOSTS YOUNG COLLECTORS

MonacoPhil HOSTS YOUNG COLLECTORS

Patrick Maselis with the young collectors at Monte-Carlo A group of young high potential collectors was recently invited to attend MonacoPhil by members of the Club de Monte-Carlo.  There were 2 from the UK, 2 from Belgium, 1 from Russia, 1 from Italy and 10 from the USA. They were invited to all the activities …Read more

POP SINGER COLLECTION AT SPRING STAMPEX 2018

POP SINGER COLLECTION AT SPRING STAMPEX 2018

        The Stamp Collection of Pop Singer, Sophie Ellis Bextor, will feature in the Court of Honour at Spring Stampex in February. She has a keen interest in philately thanks to her father. There is plenty for young collectors to see and to do with free fun activities and the Saturday children’s auction. You …Read more

Entries close soon for the Stamp Active Competition

Entries close soon for the Stamp Active Competition

The final date for submission of entry forms for the Stamp Active Competition is fast approaching. Forms must be submitted by 9th January with completed entries to be provided by 19th January. Have you sent yours in yet?

SPRING STAMPEX: 14th to 18th February 2018

SPRING STAMPEX: 14th to 18th February 2018

Spring Stampex will take place at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London from 14th to 17th February 2018. Start planning your visit now as this is likely to ne half term. Early booking of travel and accommodation can bring some huge savings.  It is also time to start work on your entries for the Stamp …Read more

Guess the number of stamps in the Jar

Guess the number of stamps in the Jar

The Philatelic Traders’ Society again provided a jar of stamps as a fun competition for the young collectors visiting Stampex. This time, the closest guess of the correct number was by Dorothy Wild of Banbury. She was pleased to take home the jar full of stamps. Photograph courtesy of Paul Leonard

Bring A Child to Stampex Winners

Bring A Child to Stampex Winners

Stamp Active continue to run their regular promotion to “Bring A Child to Stampex” with excellent prizes for those who bring a young collector to the Kids Zone in Gallery Bay 15, which is sponsored by The Philatelic Trader’s Society at every Stampex. The winners at Autumn Stampex 2017 were: 1st:     Royal Mail Year Book …Read more

Carys Receives Top Award

Carys Receives Top Award

Carys Llewellyn from West Wales was presented with the Anne Dummer Trophy as our Young Collector of the Year 2017 at Autumn Stampex. The award, which is sponsored by Midpex, was presented by Rob Swain, Publisher, from Stanley Gibbons. Carys received a trophy, a Penny Black cover donated by Ian Park of Beckett Philatelics and …Read more

Alex Cuesta wins Penny Black

Alex Cuesta wins Penny Black

Alex Cuesta from London was the latest winner in the free prize draw for a Penny Black, sponsored by Mulready Philatelics, that takes place after the youth auction at Stampex. The enthusiastic young collectors compete for 30 lots in the free auction using the points they have gained by taking part in the free activities …Read more

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