Design a Christmas card competition 2023


Last year's winning designs

With Christmas just around the corner, Mayor Lutfur Rahman is looking for talented primary school children in Tower Hamlets to help design the borough’s annual corporate Christmas cards.

 Young artists are invited to spread some festive cheer by entering this year’s competition to design an exclusive Christmas card cover which may feature on cards sent out by the Mayor and Chief Executive. 

Entrants are encouraged to be inventive and draw, paint, or collage a personal card with a seasonal, borough-led theme. 

Lutfur Rahman, Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets, said: “Our popular Christmas competition gives primary school children an opportunity to display their creativity and design a unique Tower Hamlets themed card cover that will help spread some festive cheer.  Good luck to all the entrants!” 

How to enter 

Entrants must be aged five to 11-years-old and either live in or go to school in the borough. 

Entries must: 

  • be A5 in size, either landscape or portrait

  • be original, creative, and colourful

  • include the child's name, age, contact phone number, school, and address. 

Designs should be submitted by email by 2pm on Tuesday 7 November. 

Send as an attachment with the subject line 'Mayor's Christmas card competition 2023' to

In addition to the winning entries appearing on Christmas cards, images of all entries may be featured in internal and external communications from the council, including our website, social media channels and newsletter.  

Unfortunately, we cannot accept late entries. 

Posted on Monday 16th October 2023