Spring Stampex 2021 Competition Results- ‘My Favourite Things’

Spring Stampex 2021 Competition Results- ‘My Favourite Things’

Results have been announced for the “My Favourite Things” Competition, sponsored by Isle of Man Stamps & Coins. The winners are:Up to 7 years of Age 1st                                 Benjamin Campbell                        Lizards 2nd                          Niamh Cameron              …Read more

ROYAL MAIL STAMPS TO HONOUR HEROES OF THE PANDEMIC

ROYAL MAIL STAMPS TO HONOUR HEROES OF THE PANDEMIC

THE PRIME MINISTER AND ROYAL MAIL ARE LAUNCHING A COMPETITION FOR UK SCHOOLCHILDREN TO DESIGN STAMPS MARKING THE AMAZING WORK OF KEY WORKERS AND OTHERS DURING THE PANDEMIC ·       The Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Royal Mail today announce a competition giving school-age children the chance to design a set of stamps featuring ‘heroes of the …Read more

"Around the World with Stamps" Competition

“Around the World with Stamps” Competition

       A new competition, promoted by StampIt,is available for you to enter. Click here for more information. Competition Rules: • Choose a postage stamp which inspires you to create your project. Look at the StampIT website games for some ideas but there are many stamps from many countries to choose from. • Find out …Read more

Stanley Gibbons launch new Youth Stamp Competition

Stanley Gibbons launch new Youth Stamp Competition

  Earn a “Stanley Gibbons Blue”   At some of the most prestigious institutions in the UK, the “Blues” are awarded to those who represent the highest level of excellence in their field. This year at Stanley Gibbons, we’re awarding these to the philatelic collectors who can take us on a journey by showcasing the story of an issue.  How to …Read more

All About Stamps Youth Page

All About Stamps Youth Page

The popular website of “Stamp Collector” magazine, All About Stamps, has a new page for young collectors which summarises some activities available for youngsters, including the activity books produced by Stamp Active. Click on this link to have a look at Stamp activities for young collectors – All About Stamps  

Stamp Active “My Favourite Things” One Page Competition

Stamp Active “My Favourite Things” One Page Competition

    Stamp Active Network is pleased to announce this year’s one page competition based on the philately of favourite things which could include Places, People, Hobbies, Objects and much more.  It could be favourite Flowers, Authors, Toys, Animals, Sports or Transport or it could be anything that the entrant likes to do or see …Read more

Alfie Scott wins Design A Stamp Competition

Alfie Scott wins Design A Stamp Competition

The winner of the 2020 Design A Stamp Competition, held as part of Virtual Stampex, in support of the NHS has been won by ALFIE SCOTT, Age 10, from Shetland. He will receive an Amazon Voucher for £100. Many congratulations. Watch out for more stamp competitions in coming months on the Competitions section of the …Read more

The Digital Philatelist launches Youth Page

The Digital Philatelist launches Youth Page

www.thedigitalphilatelist.com The Digital Philatelist has produced a youth page to show resources available to young collectors on line, as shown below, The hobby of stamp collecting often begins in children. It allows them to explore different subjects or countries, helping them to develop their own interests in the world around them. It is often an …Read more

Philately of the Future

Jack Preuveneers writes: Many people question the future of Philately – how to get the Youth involved, and how to make philately engaging? It’s a difficult subject and a challenging task. Stamp collecting is a nice thing – it encourages an interest in the world, in design, in history, in geography and politics. But quite frankly, …Read more

Countdown to "Virtual Stampex"

Countdown to “Virtual Stampex”

This year’s big stamp event is nearly here, so please get involved. Stamp Active will have a booth at the Show and you can find all the latest information about this exciting new virtual event from 1st to 3rd October. A “Virtual Stampex” will now replace the normal Exhibition with on line access to dealers, …Read more

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