“My Favourite Things” Competition Winners

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Stamp Active also featured a new competition this year. “My Favourite Things” was a national one page competition to encourage young philatelists to take their first steps into national competitions, sponsored by Isle of Man Stamps & Coins. All of the entries were displayed at Autumn Stampex.They could choose any country or subject to tell a story of their favourite things. The competition attracted entries from all over the UK.

The winners were:

Aged Under 7

1st       Isla Brash: Four Seasons

2nd       Aria McTaggart: Plants of the World

3rd       Piper Green: The Queen

Aged 8 & 9

1st       Hannah Stephenson: Penquins

2nd       Max Fenn: Wales

3rd       Evie Devereux: The Seaside

Aged 10 to 12

1st       Connor Bramham: Military

2nd       Chris Botha: South Africa

3rd       Matthew Kouba: About Me

The Best Overall Entry was judged to be Hannah Stephenson with her display on Penguins. All the prize winners will receive a prize pack from Isle of Man Stamps & Coins.