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Olympic and Paralympic Games London 2012 – II

Royal mail issued a second set of 10 postage stamps to commemorate the upcoming Olympic games LONDON 2012. Row 1: Paralympic Rowing, Shooting, Modern Pentathlon, Taekwondo, Cycling Row 2: Paralympic Table Tennis, Hockey, Football, Paralympic Goalball, Boxing Royal Mail will …

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The House of Stuart Kings and Queens

Royal Mail will issue a two sets of Kings and Queens stamps in 2010 fourth in the series of The House of Stuart. With no direct descendants, Elizabeth became the last monarch of the House of Tudor and King James VI of …

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Halley’s Comet

Royal Mail issued a commemorative sheet of 10 stamps with appropriate labels and illustrated border, in an illustrated folder, on the centenary of the first photographed passing of Halley’s Comet.

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Action for Species Endangered Mammals

The fourth in Royal Mail’s new nature series, ‘Action for Species’ concentrates on mammals. The series examines UK species that are endangered, but thanks to the efforts of conservation groups and the public, we have become increasingly aware of the …

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The House of Stewart

GB post issued a set of postage stamps which takes us from James I to James VI of Scotland, who was James I of England after the Union of the Crowns in March 1603.

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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home 150th Anniversary

The world famous rescue centre has come a long way since 1860, when the temporary home for ‘Lost and Starving Dogs’ was established by Mary Tealby, in Holloway, North London. Eleven years later it moved to Battersea and in 1883 …

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350th Anniversary of the Royal Society

Founded in 1660, The Royal Society celebrates its 350th Anniversary in 2010 and as the National Academy of Science of the UK and the Commonwealth. It maintains its position at the forefront of inquiry and discovery, and at the cutting …

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