Stamp Active Competition Results 2017


Pictured are The Schools Trophy Winners, Bishop Carpenter School, Ellie Doidge and Rhys Hart

Many youngsters entered this year’s Spring Stamp Active Competition for the first time. The judges (Christine Earle, Dave Armitage, John Davies and Richard West) were pleased to see the imaginative approach that many showed with their entries. The competition, sponsored by the Great Britain Philatelic Society, was judged at the premises of The Royal Philatelic Society London, with the entries shown at Spring Stampex thanks to the Philatelic Traders’ Society. The trophies and prizes were presented at Spring Stampex by Howard Hughes, President of the GBPS

The major trophies were awarded as follows.

Kidstamps Trophy (for the best overall exhibit): Ellie Doidge – Snake Facts

Best entry in Class B: Anna Likeman – Raining Cats and Dogs

Best entry in Class C: Ellie Doidge – Snake Facts

Best entry in Class D: Rhys Hart – The Battle of Britain

Best Group entry: The Dell Stamp Club – Only One World

Schools Trophy: Bishop Carpenter School

The results in the various classes were as follows.

Class B (12 and 13)

Anna Likeman: Raining Cats and Dogs – Silver-gilt and winner of the Class B Trophy

Class C (10 and 11)

Ellie Doidge: Snake Facts – Gold, and winner of the Class C Trophy and the Kidstamps Cup for the best overall entry

Sarah Likeman: Flower Power – Silver

Ffion Llewellyn: Up and Down the Rails – Silver-gilt

Beatrice Shelley: Walt Disney – Silver-bronze

Dorothy Wild: Endangered Animals – Silver

Class D (under 10)

Thomas Absalom: Space – Silver

Joyce Bazley: My Favourite Stamps – Silver-bronze

Sam Evans: Large Wild Animals – Silver-bronze

Alex Faversham: The History of Stamps – Silver-bronze

Max Fenn: Wales – Silver-bronze

Rhys Hart: The Battle of Britain – Gold, and winner of the Class D Trophy

Eva James – Owls – Silver-gilt

Nia Llewellyn: Childhood – Silver-gilt

Evie Mills: The Coast – Silver

Iwan Morgan: Transport – Silver-bronze

Toby Roberts: Famous British People – Silver-bronze

Melissa Thomas: Flowers – Silver-bronze

Group entry

The Dell Stamp Club: Only One World – Silver-gilt