For the first time since 2020, letter boxes specially decorated for Christmas have been unveiled by Royal Mail. The postboxes will surprise and serenade members of the public when they post their cards and letters at four chosen locations across the UK. Painted red and gold, and located in each UK nation, the boxes are… Read More


Royal Mail celebrated the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla with four specially decorated letter boxes across the UK. The four postboxes were unveiled in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and County Down in Northern Ireland.  The box in London is situated very close to Westminster Abbey, where the coronation took place on Saturday 6th… 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