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Approximately 1 billion Valentine's Day cards are sent each
Approximately 85% of all Valentines are bought by women.
15% of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day.
Valentine’s Day was actually an effort by the Catholic Church
to keep teenagers from becoming lovers.
Valentine's Day 1999 - The world record for most people kissing
at the same time and same place - building was set in Sarnia,
Ontario. The number of people was around 1600.
usually starts about two weeks before Valentine's Day in a small
village just outside Salisbury.
Bundles of Valentines cards start to arrive for one special lady.
Die hard romantics insist on coming in person to see her and give
her their Valentines cards.
A week before Valentines Day and the number of visitors has already
started to gain momentum.
Some arrive too late to see her and are forced to track her down
So what is it about this small Wiltshire village and this lady that
attracts romantics everywhere, and why do they come back year after
clue is in the village's name.
It is called 'Lover' unfortunately pronounced 'louvre' and it's
the name that everyone is after.
More specifically romantics are after the 'Lover' postmark stamped
on their Valentines cards to loved ones.
And who is the special lady? The lady is Ann Noble who runs the
Lover Post Office.
probably receives the most number of Valentines cards of any woman
Up to 2,000 Valentines are sent to her each year.
Cards are sent to this small village post office from all over England
to receive the romantic
But it is not just the Brits who have the love bug, Australians,
Canadians and Americans all want the love stamp as well.
People come in person or send their cards packaged up to the post
Ann obligingly stamps them and forwards them on to sweethearts everywhere.
So if you cannot make do with a run of the mill postmark you can
forward your cards to Ann at the address below, she will add the
finishing touch for you - a 'Lover' stamp.
Lover Post OfficeBrown
Lover, Salisbury SP5 2PN
Or if you want to go in person the post office opening hours are
9:00am to 1:00 pm Monday to Friday.
56-58 Prospect Place
SN1 3RW Telephone:
01793 513626 E-mail: email@example.com