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

Susan Henderson is new Chairperson

Susan Henderson is new Chairperson

Susan Henderson from County Durham is the new Chairperson of the Stamp Active Network. She takes over from John Davies who has led the group for the last fourteen years and has served on the Committee for over thirty years. John will remain as Events Manager. Susan has been involved with youth philately for many …Read more

BIOTA Stamp Design Competition Winners

BIOTA Stamp Design Competition Winners

To celebrate 2018 being the “Year of the Reef”, the British Indian Ocean Territory launched a Year of the Reef Stamp Design Competition in March. The competition was open to children aged 4-17. The challenge was to design an official postage stamp for the British Indian Ocean Territory on the theme of “Why are coral …Read more

“BRITAIN AT WAR” AT AUTUMN STAMPEX

“BRITAIN AT WAR” AT AUTUMN STAMPEX

Stamp Active will, once again, be running the Kids Corner at Stampex in Gallery bays 14 and 15, sponsored by the Philatelic Traders’ Society. The theme of the displays and activities will be “BRITAIN AT WAR” including some exciting surprises. There will be free goodie bags, the Lucky Dip and “Spin A Prize”. Entries in …Read more

Kidstamps delights new collectors

Kidstamps delights new collectors

    Gabriella There has been excellent feedback from young collectors for the free postal club run by the Stamp Active Network recently. This includes a note from the parents of Gabriella which reads “Thought you’d like to see just how pleased Gabriella is with her stamp collecting pack. Her collection is well underway. Thanks …Read more

Charlie wins Penny Black at Salisbury

Charlie wins Penny Black at Salisbury

Charlie Whitworth, aged 8, from Salisbury, was the winner of the Penny Black from a free draw for young collectors visiting the Stamp Active stand at the Salisbury Collectors Fair in May. The Penny Black was generously donated by Dauwalder’s of Salisbury, the organisers of the popular two day event. All youngsters received a free …Read more

Win a Penny Black

Win a Penny Black

Come and see us at Salisbury for fun activities and free stamps. Have a go at the Treasure Hunt and enter the free draw for a Penny Black.  

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