Gosport Heritage Open Days logo

The Letter Box Study Group was recently asked to help in the production of a virtual tour around Gosport looking at the variety of post boxes in the town, as part of Heritage Open Days. https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/take-a-letter-the-post-boxes-of-gosport… Read More


To mark the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Royal Mail has created five special postboxes across the UK.  The postboxes are decorated in vibrant pink and purple and include graphics and encouraging messages to participating teams.  Letter Box Study Group members and friends were out and about photographing the boxes as soon as they were unveiled.… Read More


Chelsea Flower Show 3

To coincide with the return of the Chelsea Flower Show after two years due to the Covid pandemic Royal Mail has put together a display at the Hackett store on Sloane Street in London.  It features a letter being posted into a crown-topped postbox, all beautifully made from flowers.  It can be seen here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/61557710.… Read More


LBSG achieves Charitable Status

The Letter Box Study Group has made a successful application to become a charity and has been given the Registered Charity Number 1198577 by the Charity Commission.  Having charitable status adds weight and authority to our voice when dealing with other organisations, as well as giving us options that are only available to charities for… Read More


Dundee, City Square

To celebrate World Book Day’s 25th anniversary, Royal Mail has unveiled four special postboxes across the UK, celebrating authors and illustrators from all four UK nations. The postboxes have their own unique design, celebrating the work of the authors and illustrators featured on each postbox. The postboxes are adorned in lines from books by authors… Read More


Valentine's Post Box

Royal Mail has unveiled a ‘Valentine’s post box’ in the aptly named village of Lover in Wiltshire.  The romantically-designed post box has been adorned with a selection of hearts and will remain decorated until the end of February for lovers to visit and send their post from. The post box in Lover is an example… Read More