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DC Postcard Show – Celebrating DC’s 2nd Birthday!

4th April 2019 @ 11:00 am - 27th April 2019 @ 5:00 pm

DC Postcard Show at DC1 Gallery & Cafè on Thursday 4th April – Saturday 27th April 2109

In partnership with Blue Monkey Network


The very popular DC Postcard Show is to return for our 2nd Birthday!

Devonshire Collective invites artists to participate in our DC Postcard Show.

All submissions will be included in a vibrant exhibition of original artworks in a range of media to be displayed at DC1 Gallery & Cafè, 67 – 69 Seaside Rd, Eastbourne, BN21 3PL including Eastbourne Artists Open Houses 2019 (13th/ 14thApril and 20th/21stApril).

Come help celebrate DC 2nd Birthday on Friday 5thApril at the late night viewing Party! Come join us all eat free Birthday Cake and Nibbles! From 6pm until late…….

All postcards will be on sale during the exhibition priced at £20 each. There is no commission on sales so all proceeds will go to the artist. Artists from all over the UK and beyond will be invited to enter works.


Please help us by registering your interest in submitting your Postcards for this exhibition to info@devonshirecollective.co.uk  or by letting Harry & Lucinda at DC1 know, so we can keep track of how many Artists and postcards will be taking part

DEADLINE for delivery by hand: By Saturday 30th March by 5pm – Postcards must be delivered to DC1 Cafe & Gallery, 67-69 Seaside Road, Eastbourne BN21 3PL by post by Saturday 30th March. Payment for entry must be included in post. If delivering by post then a self-stamped and addressed envelope must be included for potential unsold postcards. We have made a few changes on how to register your interest, deliver your postcards and make payments this year, which will make the whole process easier for Lucinda & Harry to monitor and keep on top of! 


  • DC, Blue Monkey Network and Arts In Mind members £5 to enter up to 5 postcards.
  • All other artists: 1 postcard = £5, 2 postcards = £10, Up to 5 postcards = £15
  • Payment must be made on delivery of postcards either by cash / credit card at DC1 Café & Gallery or by cheque payable to Devonshire Collective CIC

All works received with full entry payment and payment details if your work is sold before the deadline will be accepted and exhibited as part of the show subject to the following terms:

  • Postcards on which to make your artwork can be collected in person from Devonshire Collective, DC1 Café Gallery, 67-69 Seaside Road, Eastbourne BN21 3PL from {TBC}, 11am to 5pm OR you can make your own postcard but all cards must be good quality heavy weight paper or board minimum 300gsm
  • Craft retailers like Hobby Craft sell a wide range of Postcards, an example of cost is currently £4.50 for a pack of 12 Postcards, other retailers will also have Postcards for sale too.
  • Artworks in any medium are welcome including but not limited to drawing, painting, printmaking, stitch, text, collage, but must fit the postcard-sized specifications of 4 x 6 inches (10.5 x 15cm) (A6)
  • All works must be original i.e. NOT commercially printed reproductions. Original printmaking e.g. etching, screen prints, collograph, original photographs and original digital prints are welcome
  • Original digital prints must be produced using archival quality paper and inks
  • All postcards must be marked on the back with the following:
    • artist’s name, e-mail address/website
    • title of the work
    • signature and date
    • please indicate the TOP of the work
    • Please also provide your email address and contact number on a separate piece of paper for DC staff to get in touch with you.
  • Please let us know method of payment preferred if your art work sells. This can be by BACS, cash or cheque.
  • All unsold postcards must be collected from DC1 Café Gallery by Tuesday 7th May by 5pm unless a stamped self-addressed envelope is provided for their return.
  • Devonshire Collective reserves the right to omit any submissions that do not meet these specifications, that cannot be safely hung on the wall or with content considered unsuitable or offensive in nature.
  • Commercially printed reproductions will not accepted.

We very much hope that you will join us in showing your work and help make our 2nd DC Postcard Show something very special, helping us to celebrate our 2nd Birthday throughout April 2019!

If you have any further questions, please email info@devonshirecollective.co.uk. 


4th April 2019 @ 11:00 am
27th April 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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DC1 Cafe & Gallery
67-69 Seaside Road
Eastbourne, BN21 3PL
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