Postcards for Pudsey

Reflections of a Bygone Age is again supporting the BBC’s annual ‘Children in Need’ appeal – continuing charity work it began in 1988.

Brian and Mary Lund are raising money from the publication of special souvenir postcards as well as admission money to the major far in Nottingham which they are organising on November 5, and a raffle at that event.

Many of the postcards have been designed by noted artists, including Rosalind Wicks, Brian Partridge, former Beano illustrator Duncan Scott, Terry Irvine and Michael O’Brien and Robert Besley – who has designed this year’s card. Two cards also featured the work of renowned photographer Martin Parr. Other designs have been adapted from old postcards, after the work of McGill, Nash and Attwell.

The 2016 postcard (which is being featured in the November PPM) is based on a 1916 design by Adrienne Nash and costs 50p (plus postage) or is available at fairs. Cards from some previous years are still available, also at 50p, and a pack of 18 different costs £7.50 inc. postage.

If you can’t buy the cards at a postcard fair, you can obtain them direct from Reflections of a Bygone Age, 15 Debdale Lane, Keyworth, Nottingham, 0115 937 4079 or email

Brian and Mary have already raised more than £26,000 for Children in Need. Reflections of a Bygone Age produce the Picture Postcard Annual, which is being published later this month.