The People Hive

The People Hive

Recognising an Ability not a Disability? If you are a stamp collector and wish to help a charity, have you considered that many people with an apparent disability may have talents that they wish to use, if given the opportunity? Commencing in 2018, the People Hive was set up in Twickenham to celebrate the opportunities …Read more

Stampex Competition

Stampex Competition

Fancy winning a year’s subscription to Stamp Collector Magazine? For your chance of winning this exciting prize simply: – Sign up to the free Newsletter at https://www.stampexinternational.co.uk/competition.html – Answer the question on this page The winner will be selected at random. Closing date for this will be Thursday 30 May 2019 at 11:59 Good luck! Full …Read more

Stampex International are pleased to reveal that The Postal Museum will be celebrating the International Airmail Anniversary

Stampex International are pleased to reveal that The Postal Museum will be celebrating the International Airmail Anniversary

Autumn Stampex takes place in London at the Business Design Centre, Isllington, from 11th to 14th September. Stamp Active will again be there will some exciting activities and displays and a few surprises too for young collectors. 2019 brings with it an exciting centenary – that of the first regular international airmail service, changing how …Read more

“BRING A CHILD TO STAMPEX”

“BRING A CHILD TO STAMPEX”

David Perch receives his prize from Peter Barham of Stamp Active 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 …Read more

PENNY BLACK DRAW

PENNY BLACK DRAW

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 was a free prize draw for a Penny Black, again sponsored by Robin Cassell of Mulready Philatelics. The winner at Spring Stampex 2019 …Read more

SPRING STAMPEX 2019 REPORT

SPRING STAMPEX 2019 REPORT

The Kids Zone, run by the Stamp Active Network, sponsored by The Philatelic Traders’ Society, was the area of real interest for children at Stampex.  There were very few children attending on weekdays as this was, once again, in term time but we did get a reasonable number of children taking part in the activities …Read more

Stamp Active Competition Spring Winners

Stamp Active Competition Spring Winners

Toby Middlemist receiving the Kidstamps Trophy from Richard West, Competitions Organiser The entries in the Stamp Active Competition for Spring 2019, sponsored by Stanley Gibbons and the Great Britain Philatelic Society, were judged by Christine Earle, John Davies and Richard West, with the judging kindly hosted by The Royal Philatelic Society London. The judges were …Read more

Spring Stampex 2019 nearly here

Spring Stampex 2019 nearly here

Spring Stampex takes place at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London,  from 13th to 16th February, sponsored by the Philatelic Traders’ Society. Stamp Active will be there in Gallery Bays 14 and 15 with free activities and free goodie bags for youngsters. The theme this time is “AROUND THE WORLD” so there will be plenty …Read more

Stamp Active Website wins International Award

Stamp Active Website wins International Award

The Stamp Active Website was awarded a Large Gold Medal (with Felicitations) and Overall Best Website at the Italia 2018 International Stamp Exhibition. This beat many other philatelic websites from around Europe and as far afield as Australia and Brazil. The Italia 2018 Exhibition was held under the auspices of the Federation of European Philatelic …Read more

DAVID ARMITAGE WINS BILL HART AWARD

DAVID ARMITAGE WINS BILL HART AWARD

David Armitage has been presented with the 2018 Bill Hart Award for exceptional service to youth philately. He has served on the National Youth Stamp Group and Stamp Active Network for over fifteen years and stood down at the end of 2017 as Events Manager. David was one of the leading figures in developing the …Read more

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