Published on February 19th, 2020 | by Sam Rose
Special Stamps Calendar for 2020
Brand new details surrounding Royal Mail’s Special Stamps Calendar for 2020 have now been revealed, so take a look!
The start of a brand-new year brings with it an exciting new Special Stamps Calendar for 2020 and Royal Mail have not disappointed us with the announcement of each month’s thrilling special stamps issues!
Celebrating the greatest in British history, popular culture and landmark occasions, Royal Mail’s Special Stamps Calendar for 2020 is once again jam packed with a series of themed collections that are sure to capture the imagination of many!
In a change to previous years, we are delighted to reveal that Royal Mail have listed each month’s Special Stamps issue for the entirety of the year, meaning you’ll be able to plan ahead to make sure you get your hands on each Special Stamps collection as soon as they are put on general release!
Remember that every Special Stamps issue will be available from the Post Office Shop once they have been released, so make sure you don’t miss out any monthly issues by regularly checking our Themed Stamps category on the Post Office Shop website.
So without further ado, here is Royal Mail’s Special Stamps Calendar for 2020!
Special Stamps Programme for 2020
*Issue dates subject to change
January – Video Games
In their very first Special Stamps issue of 2020, the Royal Mail have delved into the annals of gaming history to unveil some of Britain’s most loved and treasured video games with the Video Games Special Stamps issue.
Evoking a real sense of nostalgia and joy, this release contains eight exquisite designs to help mark the UK’s contribution to the gaming world during the 80’s, 90’s and up to the modern day.
Take a trip through gaming history in our recent blog article detailing this issue here
February – Visions of the Universe
Royal Mail’s Special Stamps issues have taken an intergalactic turn this February with the exciting release of Visions of the Universe Special Stamps!
This year, the Royal Astronomical Society celebrates it’s 200th anniversary, an occasion which Royal Mail have marked with the issue of eight Special Stamps centered around some of the fascinating features that exist in space and beyond!
This issue is also supported by a special Coin Cover, serving to commemorate the wonderful mind and inspiring contributions to astronomy provided by Professor Stephen Hawking.
Go on a voyage of the universe and uncover more details about these out-of-this-world designs in our latest article here.
March – James Bond
April – The Romantic Poets
May – End of the Second World War
May – Coronation Street
June – Roman Britain
July – Music Giants: Queen
July – The Palace of Westminster
August – Sherlock
September – Rupert Bear
October – Brilliant Bugs
November – Christmas 2020
November – Star Trek
We will be adding more information on each Special Stamps issues throughout the year as and when we receive it, so make sure to keep checking back here throughout the year for further details on this year’s exciting Special Stamps programme throughout 2020!