The Curious Customs Presentation Pack

Eight special stamps celebrate some of Britain most curious customs

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The Curious Customs Presentation Pack
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Britain has a wide and varied range of annual festivals, celebrations and customs, each linked to a particular time of year. Many of them involve singing, dancing, dressing up or unusual competitions but above all else involve fun. This Curious Customs Presentation Pack AP462 is part of the range highlighting just some of the diverse customs that are just so ldquo;British”.

This fully illustrated, highly colourful Curious Customs Presentation Pack includes all eight special stamps and features a specially commissioned illustrative map of the UK cut from wood and painted by Jonny Hannah, plotting each of the customs that feature in the stamps along with a brief description of each of the customs featured written by folklorist, Steve Roud. It also contains a poem, lsquo;Customs and Exercise’ specially written by poet, Matt Harvey, to celebrate and commemorate the eight UK customs featured on the stamps.

The postage stamps and custom that each one celebrates are:

  • 2nd Class: Same Sky Burning the Clocks - Brighton, 21st December
  • 2nd Class: Padstow lsquo;Obby lsquo;Oss - Padstow, Cornwall, 1st May
  • 1st Class: World Gurning Championships - Egremont, Cumbria, 3rd Saturday in September
  • 1st Class: Up Helly Aa - Lerwick, Shetland, Last Tuesday in January
  • £1.55: Cheese Rolling - Cooper’s Hill, Brockworth, Spring Bank Holiday Monday
  • £1.55: Halloween - Derry/Londonderry, 5-8 days in the run up to and just after 31st October
  • £1.60: Horn Dance - Abbots Bromley, Staffs, Early September
  • £1.60: Bog Snorkelling, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, August Bank Holiday

Are you are looking for more Curious Customs themed collectibles?  Here on the Post Office Shop there is a wide range available for purchase, perfect for any avid collectors or someone who wants to start their collection.

Quick Facts: Curious Customs Presentation Pack

  • Date of Issue: 09/07/2019
  • Brand: Royal Mail
  • Stamps: 2x 2nd Class, 2x 1st Class, 2x £1.55, 2x £1.60
  • Manufacturer’s Product Code: AP462
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  • The Curious Customs Presentation Pack
  • The Curious Customs Presentation Pack
  • The Curious Customs Presentation Pack
  • The Curious Customs Presentation Pack
  • The Curious Customs Presentation Pack

Eight special stamps celebrate some of Britain most curious customs

Britain has a wide and varied range of annual festivals, celebrations and customs, each linked to a particular time of year. Many of them involve singing, dancing, dressing up or unusual competitions but above all else involve fun. This Curious Customs Presentation Pack AP462 is part of the range highlighting just some of the diverse customs that are just so ldquo;British”.

This fully illustrated, highly colourful Curious Customs Presentation Pack includes all eight special stamps and features a specially commissioned illustrative map of the UK cut from wood and painted by Jonny Hannah, plotting each of the customs that feature in the stamps along with a brief description of each of the customs featured written by folklorist, Steve Roud. It also contains a poem, lsquo;Customs and Exercise’ specially written by poet, Matt Harvey, to celebrate and commemorate the eight UK customs featured on the stamps.

The postage stamps and custom that each one celebrates are:

  • 2nd Class: Same Sky Burning the Clocks - Brighton, 21st December
  • 2nd Class: Padstow lsquo;Obby lsquo;Oss - Padstow, Cornwall, 1st May
  • 1st Class: World Gurning Championships - Egremont, Cumbria, 3rd Saturday in September
  • 1st Class: Up Helly Aa - Lerwick, Shetland, Last Tuesday in January
  • £1.55: Cheese Rolling - Cooper’s Hill, Brockworth, Spring Bank Holiday Monday
  • £1.55: Halloween - Derry/Londonderry, 5-8 days in the run up to and just after 31st October
  • £1.60: Horn Dance - Abbots Bromley, Staffs, Early September
  • £1.60: Bog Snorkelling, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, August Bank Holiday

Are you are looking for more Curious Customs themed collectibles?  Here on the Post Office Shop there is a wide range available for purchase, perfect for any avid collectors or someone who wants to start their collection.

Quick Facts: Curious Customs Presentation Pack

  • Date of Issue: 09/07/2019
  • Brand: Royal Mail
  • Stamps: 2x 2nd Class, 2x 1st Class, 2x £1.55, 2x £1.60
  • Manufacturer’s Product Code: AP462

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