Royal Mail has announced its full 2013 programme, with dates. It sees 13 commemorative issues, as well as four Post & Go issues, a new definitive, a lunar year Smilers sheet and a facsimile pack.

January 3 1st class and 1st Large Royal Mail red definitive
  England and Wales country definitive
January 9 London Underground
February 7 Lunar Year of the Snake Smilers sheet
February 20 Machin Post & Go 2nd class
February 21 The Work of Jane Austen
February 22 Post & Go Freshwater Life 1 – Ponds
March 26 Classic TV
April 16 Great Britons
May 9 Football Heroes
May 30 Six Decades of Royal Portraits
June 18 Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland
June 25 Post & Go Freshwater Life 2 – Lakes
July 11 Butterflies
August 29 British Auto Legends
September 19 Anniversary of the Birth of Bertram Mackennal
September 19 Merchant Navy
September 19 Sea Horses facsimile pack
September 20 Post & Go Freshwater Life 3 – Rivers
October 10 Dinosaurs
November 5 Christmas