VOLUNTEERS NEEDED BY STAMP ACTIVE

Stamp Active is in urgent need of volunteers to fill a number of roles due to a number of current supporters indicating that they would like to step down from their current roles. These roles would not be regarded as full time ones and, in order to continue our activities encouraging the next generation of …Read more

STAMP ACTIVE at AUTUMN STAMPEX

STAMP ACTIVE at AUTUMN STAMPEX

          Autumn Stampex saw the launch of a new “Youth Zone” run by the Stamp Active Network, with additional features on Postcrossing and StampIT. World Postcard Day was celebrated on the Friday with a talk by RPSL President, Peter Cockburn with visitors receiving a free post card. The theme of the activities from Stamp …Read more

ROYAL MAIL ANNOUNCES YOUNG ARTIST FINALISTS IN HEROES’ STAMP COMPETITION AND SECURES GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLE FOR LARGEST POSTAGE STAMP DESIGN COMPETITION

ROYAL MAIL ANNOUNCES YOUNG ARTIST FINALISTS IN HEROES’ STAMP COMPETITION AND SECURES GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLE FOR LARGEST POSTAGE STAMP DESIGN COMPETITION

  COMPETITION FOR UK CHILDREN TO DESIGN STAMPS MARKING THE AMAZING WORK OF KEY WORKERS AND OTHERS DURING THE PANDEMIC RECEIVED 606,049 ENTRIES Royal Mail has announced details of the 120 regional finalists in its Heroes of the Pandemic stamp design competition Each of the 120 regional finalists will receive £100 in gift vouchers and …Read more

Around the World with Stamps

Around the World with Stamps

StampIT’s first international competition was to create a written or video presentation linked to postage stamps. It was open to 5-15 year olds with three categories: 5-7yrs; 8-11yrs and 12-15yrs. Entrants were asked to choose a postage stamp which inspires them and find out more about the person, place, animal or object on the stamp. …Read more

HELVETIA 2022 announces PHILAMOVIE competition

HELVETIA 2022 announces PHILAMOVIE competition

We have received the following information about a video competition organised as part of the HELVETIA 2022 exhibition. Today’s technology enables new forms of communication that can reach a large number of potential new collectors, historians or interested persons by expanding philately and philatelic collecting. The opportunity to practice and expand the art of philatelic …Read more

STAMP ACTIVE AT AUTUMN STAMPEX with £20 Vouchers for Kids

STAMP ACTIVE AT AUTUMN STAMPEX with £20 Vouchers for Kids

The Stamp Active Network, the voluntary organisation that promotes stamp collecting for children in the UK, will be at Autumn Stampex providing free stamps and goodie bags for young collectors. There will be a range of free activities with prizes including Stamp Art fun. It is also hoped that it will be possible to run …Read more

Stamp Active at Midpex

Stamp Active at Midpex

Stamp Active will have a stand at this popular Midlands show with stamps and covers on sale to raise funds for youth philately. We will also have free goodie bags for any young collectors U18. The event is at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre near Leamington Spa on Saturday 3rd July from 10am to 4.30pm. There …Read more

SÜDWEST 2021 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION OPENS ON 1ST MAY

SÜDWEST 2021 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION OPENS ON 1ST MAY

We are pleased to draw to your attention to SÜDWEST 2021, a virtual exhibition organised by the hard-working German Youth Philately organisation DPhJ, which will open for viewing on 1st May. A total of 24 exhibits from DPhJ exhibitors and youth groups will be on display in this regional exhibition on a range of themes including historical personalities, sport …Read more

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

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