Meet the Maker: Onjali Q Rauf

Meet the Maker: Onjali Q Rauf

Meet award-winning children’s writer Onjali Q Raúf and learn all about her new book The Letter with the Golden Stamp. In April 2024, Onjali Q Raúf published her new book The Letter with the Golden Stamp, which features Mail Rail and tells the story of a young girl who collects stamps. We spoke with Onjali …Read more

New Organiser for Kidstamps

New Organiser for Kidstamps

Alan Bretherton has stood down, for health reasons, having been the organiser of Kidstamps for several years. We are very grateful for all his efforts and also for the support given by Ralph and Christine Stuttard in preparing packs and storing material. Ray Watkins, a former Secretary of Stamp Active, has now taken over the …Read more

Founder of Stamp Active Honoured

Founder of Stamp Active Honoured

John Davies RDP FRPSL, who founded Stamp Active in 1990, has been honoured by being invited to sign the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists. This is the oldest and most prestigious award in world philately. The official announcement reads: At the meeting of the Board of Election of the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists on 7th March …Read more

Stamp Active at the new Kempton Park Stamp Fair

Stamp Active at the new Kempton Park Stamp Fair

Stamp Active were provided with a table by organisers, John Curtin and Tony Hender, to give free goodie bags and stamps to any young collectors who attended the Fair. These were enthusiastically received and there was plenty for youngsters to enjoy. Thanks to Paul Leonard for manning the stand. Stamp Active will be at the …Read more

Voting now open for PTS Awards 2023

Voting now open for PTS Awards 2023

Home / Voting Open for PTS Awards 2023 Please note that voting has now opened for the PTS Awards 2023. Stamp Active has been nominated in three categories. Please support us by voting. Many thanks. The voting form is at https://www.thepts.net/vote.html Details of the shortlisted nominations can be found at: Best Website Best Social Media Best Physical Space …Read more

Xanthe's Stamp Blog

Xanthe’s Stamp Blog

Xanthe Page has started a stamp blog which she will update regularly. Here’s the first entry: https://www.xanthe.blog/post/christmas-stamps-review

Lancaster Royal Grammar School Stamp Club

Lancaster Royal Grammar School Stamp Club

     The young philatelists that make up LRGS’ stamp club contribute positively to school life, as well as national philately. They are keen and eager and regularly place entries in national competitions with Stamp Active. There are members who have won first, second and third prize in different competitions. The club also runs internal competitions …Read more

National Youth Stamp Competitions 2024

National Youth Stamp Competitions 2024

The Youth Stamp Competitions that each year attract youngsters of all ages up to 21 from across the United Kingdom will in 2024 be held as part of the national competitions to take place at the York Stamp Event on 19th and 20th July. This event, which attracts thousands of enthusiasts, is held at the …Read more

The Postal Museum Autumn Programme

The Postal Museum Autumn Programme

October is packed full of unmissable events for all ages at the Postal Museum, London. You can book for one of their upcoming activities or special events below: Tunnel Walks are available to book from 17 Oct – 19 Dec. Post and Play, under 5s play sessions are back from 12 – 19 Oct. Dressed to Deliver, our new exhibition opens on …Read more

Stamp Active at Salisbury Stamp Show

Stamp Active at Salisbury Stamp Show

Stamp Active will be at the Salisbury Stamp Show on Saturday 14th October 2023 with free goodie bags and activity books for youngsters. Children will be able to join our postal Club, Kidstamps, for free and also take away free stamps. There will be a prize draw for a Penny Black as part of the …Read more

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