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Alice in Wonderland:
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s classic book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Royal Mail commissioned illustrator Grahame Baker-Smith, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, to illustrate ten key scenes from the book. Art-directed by Godfrey Design, Baker-Smith offers a fresh, lively interpretation of unforgettable characters such as the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat and Alice herself, making the story come to life with new vivacity. Issued 5th January 2015.
These charming mini tableaux depict various British family traditions – from carol singing and snowman building to posting cards and buying trees. The stamps are also available as a miniature sheet with a gorgeous border illustrated by US based artist and illustrator Andrew Bannecker. Issued on 4 November 2014.
The Prime Ministers stamp issue marks key British Prime Ministers of the past two hundred years. The stamps feature elegant portraits of eight influential holders of the office. Issued on 14 October 2014.
We are delighted to present a Special issue featuring specially commissioned architectural images from photographer Lee Mawdsley. It explores the glories of our greatest seaside structures through ten striking Special Stamps and includes no less than three superb covers.
Released on 18 September 2014.
The First World War 1914:
The First World War began in 1914 and changed the world forever. 100 years on from the declaration of hostilities, Royal Mail is commemorating this terrible conflict with the first in an historically important series of five Special issues that will examine the war from outbreak to armistice. Issued on 28 July 2014.
Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games:
Commemorating the third visit of the friendly games to Scotland. Issued on 17 July 2014
This latest issue, the final of three, like the rest of this stunning series, the stamps were designed by Kate Stephens and illustrated by renowned botanical artist Julia Trickey: who painted her vibrant watercolours of our featured plant species and backgrounds separately, before merging them digitally. Released on 13 November 2014.
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We present a Special issue that is designed to highlight both the beauty of sea fish and the important choices that face consumers across Britain every time they shop. It features five viable and five threatened species, all captured by artist David Miller, with their status identified on every Special Stamp. Issued on 5 June 2014
Great British Film:
This ten stamp issue celebrates the variety and remarkable success of British cinema, showcasing landmark productions that evoke the distinctiveness and quality of British film and story-telling across key genres. Released on 13th May 2014.
We are delighted to present a Special issue that explores Buckingham Palace's fascinating history from the early 17th century to the present day. This includes six Special Stamps featuring historic paintings as well as a new commission by Royal Mail, and a Miniature Sheet that offers a glimpse of the sheer splendour within these famous walls. Released on 15 April 2014.
This important Special issue marks the 100th anniversary of the births of these admirable individuals, who have been drawn from the realms of sport, design, economics, heroism and the arts.
Released on 25 March 2014.
Appearing in four tasteful tones from the Jeffery Matthews colour palette; Holly Green, Purple Heather, Dove Grey and Marine Turquoise. Arnold Machin’s timeless Definitive design looks as elegant as ever, some 47 years after its debut.