Susan Henderson is new Chairperson

Susan Henderson is new Chairperson

Susan Henderson from County Durham is the new Chairperson of the Stamp Active Network. She takes over from John Davies who has led the group for the last fourteen years and has served on the Committee for over thirty years. John will remain as Events Manager. Susan has been involved with youth philately for many …Read more

BIOTA Stamp Design Competition Winners

BIOTA Stamp Design Competition Winners

To celebrate 2018 being the “Year of the Reef”, the British Indian Ocean Territory launched a Year of the Reef Stamp Design Competition in March. The competition was open to children aged 4-17. The challenge was to design an official postage stamp for the British Indian Ocean Territory on the theme of “Why are coral …Read more

“BRITAIN AT WAR” AT AUTUMN STAMPEX

“BRITAIN AT WAR” AT AUTUMN STAMPEX

Stamp Active will, once again, be running the Kids Corner at Stampex in Gallery bays 14 and 15, sponsored by the Philatelic Traders’ Society. The theme of the displays and activities will be “BRITAIN AT WAR” including some exciting surprises. There will be free goodie bags, the Lucky Dip and “Spin A Prize”. Entries in …Read more

Kidstamps delights new collectors

Kidstamps delights new collectors

    Gabriella There has been excellent feedback from young collectors for the free postal club run by the Stamp Active Network recently. This includes a note from the parents of Gabriella which reads “Thought you’d like to see just how pleased Gabriella is with her stamp collecting pack. Her collection is well underway. Thanks …Read more

Charlie wins Penny Black at Salisbury

Charlie wins Penny Black at Salisbury

Charlie Whitworth, aged 8, from Salisbury, was the winner of the Penny Black from a free draw for young collectors visiting the Stamp Active stand at the Salisbury Collectors Fair in May. The Penny Black was generously donated by Dauwalder’s of Salisbury, the organisers of the popular two day event. All youngsters received a free …Read more

Win a Penny Black

Win a Penny Black

Come and see us at Salisbury for fun activities and free stamps. Have a go at the Treasure Hunt and enter the free draw for a Penny Black.  

Kids Zone at Salisbury Stamp Show

Kids Zone at Salisbury Stamp Show

Stamp Active will be having a special area for young collectors at the Salisbury Stamp Show on Friday 4th (11am to 5pm) and Saturday 5th (10am to 4pm) May 2018. Held at the City Hall, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, SP2 7TU, there will be free activities, goodie bags and much more. Entry is FREE. There will …Read more

"BRING A CHILD TO STAMPEX" WINNERS

“BRING A CHILD TO STAMPEX” WINNERS

Winner of Royal Mail’s Prestige Book Selection: NELSON CUESTA Stamp Active’s aim is to encourage more parents and grandparents to bring them along to Stampex to enjoy the fun activities and see some of the attractions at the show. They receive a prize draw ticket for each child under 18 which visits the Stamp Active …Read more

JAR OF STAMPS COMPETITION There was also a fun competition to guess the number of stamps in a jar, donated by The Philatelic Traders’ Society. The winner of the jar this time was HOLLY WAN, aged 12, from Cheltenham.

SPRING STAMPEX WINNERS

SPRING STAMPEX WINNERS

PENNY BLACK WINNER: ZAC HAYHURST At each Stampex, there is a free points auction on the Saturday afternoon in the Kids Zone for all the youngsters who have completed the Stamp Active activities. After the auction, there is a free prize draw for a Penny Black, sponsored by Robin Cassell of Mulready Philatelics. The winner …Read more

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