Multi Oscar-winning Wallace and Gromit have certainly made their mark in the world of movie animation.
The Bristol-based Aardman studios are said by movie industry insiders to have grossed £1 billion world-wide. The average box office take per movie is now estimated at £130m.
When it comes to Royal Mail stamp issues, it doesn’t get bigger than STAR WARS. Following two enormous issues in 2015 and 2017, Royal Mail have literally just released the final 10 stamps in the series and I am so excited to show you them… But first, why STAR WARS? Well, you might not know…Read More
Sixteen years ago today, British Airways operated the final Concorde flight. For a fleeting 27 years, The Concorde had made the vision of supersonic commercial aviation a reality, long before its time.Read More
Iconic movie posters are recognised as an art form in their own right and we all have our own favourites.
The images stay with us, sometimes for decades, and long after a film has lost attraction.
In the age of Netflix and online movie streaming some say the creative art of the poster is fading rapidly. But this means that original posters are inflating significantly in terms of market value.Read More
When it comes to collectables, pieces commemorating defining moments in British military history are unquestionably the most sought-after. So, to mark the 75th anniversary year of the D-Day landings, we knew we would have to come up with something completely original and extra special for our collectors. When I heard that a new D-Day coin…Read More
It has just been announced that a second Snowman UK 50p is going to be released in time for the festive season.
After last year’s popular Snowman 50p coin we can only expect the brand new coin for 2019 will be just as popular!
Every Christmas, millions of us put down the wrapping paper for a couple of hours and flock to theatres to indulge in the sheer absurdity and comic genius of Pantomime. It’s a tradition at the heart of festivities in the UK and love it or hate it, we Brits embrace it!
So, with the 50p playing host to some of the most iconic themes in British culture and soaring in popularity in recent years, it is only fitting that the weird and wonderful Panto has earned its place on the face of the UK’s favourite coin and I’m so excited to share them with you…