Break A Leg Cards

Returning to theatre after such a long break, we are all going to need a little luck and love, so why not check out some of the best opening night cards to send to your favourite people on their first show back.  

White card with black text reading 'Welcombe Back! Your stage has missed you'. The card is on a brown envelope, on a white wooden background. On top of the card is a light blue pencil.

London Paperie

Take a look through London Paperie's wonderful collection of theatre themed cards. With a design for every occasion, debuts, pantos, operas and plenty to welcome us back to theatres. As well as some with cheeky reminders (Press Night! Don't call in sick tomorrow!). 

Cards are £2.80 and available from

Drawn at the Half

Looking for the perfect card to express how you feel to your fellow company members when you've made it through tech and previews and opening night has arrived? Then Drawn at the Half has the perfect blend of beautiful design and blunt declarations, be that 'Don't Be Shit.' or 'Sorry for what I said when we were teching.


Cards are £2.50 each or 3 for £6 via Etsy


Amy Kelly Draws

The Show Must Go On range from Amy Kelly Draws has her original design that has been raising money for Acting For Others for the last year, with new designs to celebrate getting back into theatres and is a great way to send your luck and love to friends and colleagues getting shows back on. 

The cards are £2 each or 3 (1 of each design) for £5 plus £1 shipping, available from Etsy. All profits going to 'Acting for Others'. 

Hello You Handmade Co

This beautiful water colour illustration of a dressing room table from Hello You Handmande Co is a fabulous new addition to the range of art and postcards they offer, (including beautiful musical theatre inspired cards that you should definitely check out!)

Break A Leg cards are £3.50 from Etsy.


Charlotte Campbell makes stunning lampshades utilising a collection of vintage and deadstock fabrics, fringing and braids. Her pieces create a unique and timeless product that will last, expertly crafted lampshades that can tie everything together to produce that personal touch in your home.

You can browse the full collection on or on Etsy, where lampshades start at £40. 

Cressida Cards

This pack of theatre themed postcards welcomes everyone back to the theatre, and – even better – the full cost of each pack will be used to support the development of a brand new play! The designs are hand drawn and printed on thick card, sized A6.

They are available through at £3 for 2 or £6 for 4. 


Jo Herbert Makes

Get completely personalised hand drawn cards from Jo Herbert Makes for totally unique cards in her gorgeouse water colour and ink style. 

Contact Jo on Etsy or Instagram to commissions your personalised cards. Packs starting from £12.50 and single cards starting from £3.50

With thanks to Mike and Judie Saunders for their financial support of this project. 

Not On The West End is a registered Etsy Affiliate. When you buy something having clicked through from this site we make a very small amount of money. This does not charge either sellers or customers, but rather Etsy themselves. This money will be used to maintain the website and keep the project running. 

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