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

Third Alloway Brownies Stamp Night

Third Alloway Brownies Stamp Night

The weeks seem to fly by, and we manage to pack a lot into our Brownie meetings! Recently we have been continuing with our ‘Have Adventures’ theme badge, and our Rupert the Bear mascot goes home with a different Brownie each week to ‘have some more adventures’. We played an obstacle course game about an …Read more

Lancaster Grammar School QEII Platinum Jubilee Display

Lancaster Grammar School QEII Platinum Jubilee Display

      The children in the School Stamp Club have prepared their own designs using “stamp art”, helping to produce the display and mouthing the stamps. Enjoy! Andrew Talks, Head of Geography, Lancaster Grammar School

Abdullah Usman reports on London 2022

Abdullah Usman reports on London 2022

Abdullah Usman visited Stampex and created a YouTube video of his experience. We hope you enjoy it.  

Runnymede School Stamp Club

I am delighted to report that after a long suspension of activities we are now up and running again. Due to the Coronavirus precautions necessary at the School we have had to reduce our membership from 30+ down to 12. This is due to class bubble size, social distancing and other practical considerations including meal …Read more

Sandi Robb, Founder of StampIT, gives us an insight into the exciting youth programme

Sandi Robb, Founder of StampIT, gives us an insight into the exciting youth programme

Within stamps lies an entire world of language and culture and that’s what inspired Sandie Robb to create StampIT. StampIT is an exciting youth programme that uses stamps to learn about other subjects. There is a ‘Language of Stamps’ series with games for Spanish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Gaelic and the ‘Geography of Stamps’ series …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

STAMPS FOR KIDS PROJECT

I am currently sending out packs of approx 250 world stamps to kids all over the world during the Covid19 Lockdown. It is hoped to encourage the next generation of young collectors, and judging by the letters of thanks and appreciation I have had from the parents that their kids are loving getting the stamps. …Read more

The People Hive

The People Hive

Recognising an Ability not a Disability? If you are a stamp collector and wish to help a charity, have you considered that many people with an apparent disability may have talents that they wish to use, if given the opportunity? Commencing in 2018, the People Hive was set up in Twickenham to celebrate the opportunities …Read more

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