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The Friends of the BPMA will hold their Annual General Meeting at 3.00pm on 6th December 2013. This will be at the Phoenix Centre (adjacent to the BPMA in Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DL).
An EGM will be held on Friday 28th June 2013 immediately following the AGM at the Hallmark Hotel, Gloucester to consider, and if thought fit, to adopt the amendments to the Articles of Association of...
In 2016 a new postal museum will open in London, giving access to every British stamp issued since 1840 and 70,000+ artefacts, telling the story of how the postal system transformed world history....
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is delighted to present the display "Off with her head!" which will form part of the ABPS National Philatelic Exhibition in the Dewars Centre, Perth 19–20...
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is delighted to announce that the planning application for its new home at Calthorpe House, near Mount Pleasant sorting office in London, has been approved...
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is today issuing the publication Mail Trains, telling the interesting story of the development and history of carrying mail by rail, from the 1800s until...
Plans for a new home for The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) were announced today by the BPMA, Royal Mail Group and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
The Post Office Underground Railway (renamed Mail Rail for its 60th anniversary in 1987) is a unique and iconic part of Britain's industrial heritage. It is the only example in the world of a...
To celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is presenting an exciting new exhibition. Diamond Jubilee: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1952 - 2012 will be on...
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is proud to present The Post Office in Pictures, a new exhibition showcasing iconic photographs from its collection.
11.30 – 13.30 Thurs 15 September. Find us on the ground floor in the Executive Centre - full details available at Stampex.
Modern designs and updated contents make the new stamp collecting starter kits from Stanley Gibbons a must-have educational tool.
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The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) will celebrate the centenary of the first aerial post with a refresh of the Treasures of the Archive exhibition to include exclusive items from to the event.
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is offering amateur photographers the chance to win two superb cameras and a unique opportunity to be a part of their upcoming photography exhibition.
From today, 6 June 2011, The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is launching its brand new redesigned website on www.postalheritage.org.uk.
Stanley Gibbons has re-launched its website with significantly improved functionality and back office integration to improve the customer experience and better reflect the brand.
Last Post: Remembering the First World War will go on show at The Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham, Kent, from 8th June until the 1st September 2011.
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is, together with the BFI and BT Heritage, delighted to announce that the films by the General Post Office (GPO) Film Unit have been successfully nominated...
After undertaking extensive feasibility work, the Trustees of The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) have decided not to continue with plans to develop a new base in Swindon, Wiltshire.
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is delighted to announce that they have been awarded Accreditation status by the Museums Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) for its Museum of the Post...
Channel Island based Stanley Gibbons, the AIM listed company dealing in stamps and collectibles, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the trade and assets of the Benham first day cover and...
Stanley Gibbons presented a Falkland Islands 1928 South Georgia 2½d on 2d Provisional to Stefan Heijtz and Hugh Osborne of the Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group at Stampex on Wednesday 15th...
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has confirmed a first-round pass¹ for a grant of £2,617,800, including development funding of...
One of Britain's rarest stamps has been sold for £400,000 by a Jersey-based stamp dealer
At the South Wales Federation Festival meeting in Port Talbot Jacqs Scourfield, one of their junior members, had excelled with her youth class entry "A Childhood in Stamps" at the London 2010...
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