Themes


Each first day cover has been allocated up to three different themes.

There are 125 different themes to choose ranging from Aviation to Prince William.

Each theme has been allocated a broader category.


Animals Themes
Animals
Animals
Birds
Birds
Butterflies
Butterflies
Cats
Cats
Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
Dogs
Dogs
Horses
Horses
Insects
Insects
Wildlife
Wildlife

Arts Themes
Arts
Arts
Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Dance
Dance
Doctor Who
Doctor Who
Music
Music
Painters
Painters
Photography
Photography
Radio & TV
Radio & TV

Historical Themes
Churchill
Churchill
Heraldry
Heraldry
Historical
Historical
War & Conflict
War & Conflict
World War I
World War I
World War II
World War II

Horticulture Themes
Countryside
Countryside
Farming & Food
Farming & Food
Flowers
Flowers
Fruit
Fruit
Gardens & Gardening
Gardens & Gardening
Plants
Plants
Trees
Trees

Leisure Themes
Astrology
Astrology
Chess
Chess
Circus & Fairs
Circus & Fairs
Comedy & Cartoons
Comedy & Cartoons
Fashion
Fashion
Festivals & Carnivals
Festivals & Carnivals
Leisure & Recreation
Leisure & Recreation
Markets & Fairs
Markets & Fairs
Romance
Romance
Stage & Cinema
Stage & Cinema
Star Wars
Star Wars
Toys & Games
Toys & Games
Valentines
Valentines

Literature Themes
Dickens
Dickens
Jane Austen
Jane Austen
Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll
Literature
Literature
Robert Burns
Robert Burns
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Tolkien
Tolkien

Maritime Themes
Explorers
Explorers
Fish & Fishing
Fish & Fishing
Lighthouses
Lighthouses
Maritime
Maritime
Sea Rescue & RNLI
Sea Rescue & RNLI
Seaside
Seaside
Water & Coast
Water & Coast

Nations Themes
Commonwealth
Commonwealth
Europe
Europe
Flags
Flags
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Maps & Globes
Maps & Globes
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Parliament
Parliament
Scotland
Scotland
United Nations
United Nations
Wales
Wales

Organisations Themes
Education
Education
Fire Service
Fire Service
Military
Military
Police & Crime
Police & Crime
Public Services
Public Services
Salvation Army
Salvation Army
Scouts & Guides
Scouts & Guides
Suffragettes
Suffragettes

Other Themes
Architecture
Architecture
Britannia
Britannia
British Postal Museum & Archive
British Postal Museum & Archive
Children
Children
Costume, Dress & Uniforms
Costume, Dress & Uniforms
Finance
Finance
Industry
Industry
Myths & Legends
Myths & Legends
Textiles
Textiles

Religion Themes
Angels
Angels
Christmas
Christmas
Churches & Cathedrals
Churches & Cathedrals
Religion
Religion

Royalty Themes
Castles & Palaces
Castles & Palaces
Diana
Diana
H M The Queen
H M The Queen
King Richard III
King Richard III
Kings & Queens
Kings & Queens
Queen Mother
Queen Mother
Regalia
Regalia
Royalty
Royalty
The Three Kings
The Three Kings
Victoria
Victoria
William
William

Sciences Themes
Archaeology
Archaeology
Astronomy
Astronomy
Clocks & Time
Clocks & Time
Computing & IT
Computing & IT
Eclipse
Eclipse
Ecology
Ecology
Energy
Energy
Engineering
Engineering
Geology
Geology
Inventions
Inventions
Medical & Health
Medical & Health
Science
Science
Space & SciFi
Space & SciFi
Telecommunications
Telecommunications
Weather
Weather

Sports Themes
1966 World Cup
1966 World Cup
Cricket
Cricket
Football
Football
Golf
Golf
Olympics
Olympics
Rugby
Rugby
Sports
Sports
Tennis
Tennis

Stamps Themes
Machins
Machins
Medals & Coins
Medals & Coins
Penny Black
Penny Black
Penny Reds
Penny Reds
Philatelic
Philatelic
Post and Go
Post and Go
Post Boxes
Post Boxes
Post Buses
Post Buses
Post Office
Post Office
Postal History
Postal History
Rowland Hill
Rowland Hill
Traffic Lights
Traffic Lights

Transport Themes
Aircraft
Aircraft
Ballooning
Ballooning
Bridges & Tunnels
Bridges & Tunnels
Buses
Buses
Canals
Canals
Cars
Cars
Cycling
Cycling
Flying Scotsman
Flying Scotsman
Mail Coaches
Mail Coaches
Motorbikes
Motorbikes
Railways
Railways
Ships & Boats
Ships & Boats
Titanic
Titanic
Travelling Post Office
Travelling Post Office