How to Enter The Cartoon Competition

Step Two:

  • Decide which category to enter your cartoon in: 

    1. Under 18’s 

    2. Over 18’s

  • On an A4 piece of white paper draw your cartoon or short series of cartoons, with or without captions, to help Partridges celebrate its 50th Anniversary in Chelsea. The cartoon subject should be, in some way, related to Partridges/partridges, its big anniversary year, 50 years selling food and drink in Chelsea, the family nature of the business. Cartoons can be in colour.

Cartoon entries will be judged on:

  1. Skilful and/or characterful drawing;

  2. Satire, irony and laugh-out-loud...ability;

  3. Wholesome fun and wide ranging appeal;

  4. Originality and personality.

N.B. Cartoons must be suitable for public display.

Thanks for registering!

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'Celebrating Half a Sentry'

by Diana Catchpole

Step One:

  • Register by entering your email address:

Step Three:

Submit your Entry:

  • Either, photograph your cartoon and email it to: 

    • with the subject heading ‘Partridges 50th Anniversary Cartoon Competition’

    • and let us know which category you are entering - Under 18's or Over 18’s;

  • Or, post your cartoon to: 

Attention: Sherilyn (Partridges 50th Anniversary Cartoon Competition 2022)


2-5 Duke of York Square,


London SW3 4LY

Entry Deadline: 

  • All entries must reach Partridges by 1st July 2022 – Partridges cannot be held responsible for late entries.


  • Under 18s Prizes

    • Partridges Gift Vouchers: 1st £50; 2nd £30; 3rd £20.

  • Adults Prizes

    • 50cl bottle of Partridges' Chelsea Bun Gin plus Partridges Gift Vouchers for - 1st £50, 2nd £30, 3rd  the bottle of Gin.

  • Overall Supreme Champion Cartoonist 2022

    • A Partridges' 50th Anniversary Golden Hamper worth £225 and £250 in cash.



We are delighted to welcome Harry Mount as one of the competition judges. Others will be announced here shortly.


Harry Mount is editor of The Oldie. He is the author of How England Made the English and A Lust for Windowsills – British buildings from portcullis to pebbledash. He has written for the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Times Literary Supplement and Country Life. He also wrote Amo, Amas, Amat and All That. He was a barrister and New York correspondent at the Daily Telegraph.


  • The Cartoon Competition winners will be announced online in July 2022 and the cartoons may be displayed at Partridges and at its 50th Anniversary Party towards the end of the year.

The Small Print:

  • By entering your cartoons into this Partridges’ 50th Anniversary Cartoon Competition, Partridges reserve the right to display and use your cartoon to promote the competition and display in public, in the press and in branded collateral;

  • Your cartoons will not be returned.

For Charity:

We would like to encourage competition entrants to make a charitable donation to one of the following:

  • Chelsea Arts Club Trust – Set up in 1990 by The Chelsea Arts Club to encourage art and design education and provide help and support for artists and designers.

  • Intoart – Supporting people with learning disabilities to be visible, equal and established artists.

  • Art Fund – A national fundraising charity for art help museums and galleries to share great art and culture with everyone.

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