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

NEW FACES JOIN STAMP ACTIVE

NEW FACES JOIN STAMP ACTIVE

Peter Barham has kindly agreed to lead the activities, particularly the auction, next time as I will be committed elsewhere on the day. He already has a large stock of auction lots to prepare the listing.Vivienne Kemp will be undertaking a role as Schools Liaison Officer, aiming to attract some school groups during Autumn Stampex, …Read more

CARTOR SUPPORT STAMP ACTIVE

CARTOR SUPPORT STAMP ACTIVE

Cartor Security Printing provided a “Post & Go” machine that could print on Stamp Active “poster stamps” with various standardised messages or personalised messages with or without emogis. Children could select their own free of charge but adults could buy a single set (of 6 stamps) at £10 to raise funds for Stamp Active. Photos …Read more

SPRING STAMPEX 2018

SPRING STAMPEX 2018

      The Kids Zone was busier this time on each of the days, benefitting from the event being held in half term. Free goody bags were on offer as well as the Lucky Dip, Guess the number of stamps in the Jar and other prizes. Attendance at the Autumn show had been disappointing but had …Read more

Nominations sought for Anne Dummer Award

Nominations sought for Anne Dummer Award

Carys Llewellyn, Winner of the 2017 Bill Hart Award As organisers of the Anne Dummer Award, sponsored by Midpex,, the Stamp Active Network are again asking all junior stamp club organisers and anyone involved in the hobby of stamp collecting with young people to consider making nominations for this national award for the year 2018. …Read more

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

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