Royal Mail’s 2014 special stamp programme


Royal Mail’s 2014 Special Stamp programme will once again showcase the best of British, including Remarkable Lives, Great British Film and Buckingham Palace.

Remarkable Lives is issued on March 25. It pays tribute to individuals from the realms of sport, design, economics, heroism and the arts. These stamps commemorate individuals’ birth anniversaries of birth fall in 2014 and who have made a significant contribution. The set includes stage and screen actor Sir Alec Guinness.

alec guinness

alec guinness

For people with a passion for the big screen, Great British Film marks six key British productions since the Second World War. Included in the set is the classic A Matter of Life and Death (1946), starring David Niven and Kim Hunter.

Buckingham Palace showcases one of the most famous buildings in the world. Other stamp issues in 2014 that celebrate the best of British include Working Horses Sustainable Fish, Seaside Architecture and Classic Locomotives of Wales

Andrew Hammond, Royal Mail Stamps, said: “The subjects in the 2014 programme have contributed immeasurably to British culture and its uniqueness and tradition. From Classic Children’s Television to Buckingham Palace, 2014 explores some of Britain’s greatest achievements and contains something for everyone.”

Some of the 2014 Special Stamp Programme issues include:

February Working Horses

February Classic Locomotives of Wales

March Remarkable Lives

May Great British Film

June Sustainable Fish

September Seaside Architecture

November Christmas stamps

2014 Post & Go Stamps:

February Post & Go British Flora: Spring Blooms

September Post & Go British Flora: Symbolic Flowers

November Post & Go British Flora: Winter Greenery