Stamp Festival for Young Collectors in Scotland

Stamp Festival for Young Collectors in Scotland

STAMP & POSTCARD FESTIVAL, Ayrshire, Scotland, 6 October 2018 South-West Scotland Philatelic Societies are holding their annual Stamp and Postcard Festival on Saturday 6 October 2018. Members of the public, collectors and non-collectors alike are invited along to a warm welcome at the event being held at Prestwick Community Centre, Caerlaverock Road, PRESTWICK, Ayrshire, KA9 1HR., from 10am …Read more

“MY FAVOURITE THINGS” STAMP COMPETITION 2018

“MY FAVOURITE THINGS” STAMP COMPETITION 2018

There were fewer entries this year in this national one page competition which encourages youngsters to have a go at a stamp competition by producing just one page on a subject of their choice. The Stamp Active Network is planning a new promotion and an introduction to stamp collecting activity book that is hoped will …Read more

TOBY IS THE YOUNG COLLECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018

TOBY IS THE YOUNG COLLECTOR OF THE YEAR 2018

  This year’s “Young Collector of the Year” was TOBY MIDDLEMIST from Haverfordwest, aged 10. He received his trophy, Star Wars Sheets, donated by Royal Mail and a Penny Black Cover, supported by Beckett Philatelics, from the new Chairman of Stamp Active, Susan Henderson.  Toby started collecting stamps after a Stamps in Schools workshop, run …Read more

JAR OF STAMPS COMPETITION

JAR OF STAMPS COMPETITION

There was also a fun competition at Autumn Stampex to guess the number of stamps in a jar. The winner of the jar this time was ZOE NICHOLLS, aged 10, from Orpington.

Penny Black Draw Winner at Autumn Stampex

Penny Black Draw Winner at Autumn Stampex

  Robin Cassell with Muhammad 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 …Read more

AUTUMN STAMPEX 2018 REPORT

AUTUMN STAMPEX 2018 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 few children attending on weekdays as this was in term time but we did get a reasonable of children taking part in the activities and the auction that …Read more

Charlie Wins Penny Black

Charlie Wins Penny Black

CHARLIE STEWART from Derby was the winner of the Penny Black in the prize draw for youngsters who replied to the Kidstamps Survey. This was undertaken to provide feedback to the organisers on the contents and administration of our free postal club for children aged 5 to 19. The responses were encouraging with very positive …Read more

Young Collectors Visit London

Young Collectors Visit London

Young collectors from across the world, including Belgium, France, Germany, India, The Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States, were invited to come to London for the week of Autumn Stampex in September. The initiative, under the auspices of The Royal Philatelic Society London, under the patronage of Patrick Maselis RDP FRPSL, President …Read more

Stamp Active Activity Books

Stamp Active Activity Books

      We have now re-printed copies of the range of activity books and these are now available, free of charge, to school and junior stamp clubs. If you wish to receive copies please contact John Davies by email on davies1890@btinternet.com The books include: Stamp Fun, Sport on Stamps, Brilliant Britain, All at Sea …Read more

Autumn Stampex Competition Results

Autumn Stampex Competition Results

The results have been announced for the national competitions which will be on display at Autumn Stampex. British Youth Stamp Championships  Overall best exhibit: Carys Llewellyn – Winter Sports Best exhibit in Class A: Jack Preuveneers – Sweden: From Oscar to Oscar Best exhibit in Class C: Carys Llewellyn – Winter Sports Best exhibit in …Read more

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