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Customer Feedback

WE love it when our customers get in touch with us and today we received a lovely email from one of our French customers, who purchased two sets of our personalised playing cards:

“I just wanted you to know that I received my order and I am amazed how beautiful those items are!!!! It’s for my dad for christmas and he’s going to brag with his bridge friends!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!” – Laurence

If you have purchased from us and would like to leave us some feedback, you can do so via the contact us page on our main website

Don’t forget we also use twitter, which is the perfect way to find out what new and exciting products we’re working on, special offers and general news. Also it’s a great way for us to get to know you a little better too.

Product Focus: Personalised Playing Cards

Personalised Playing Cards

OUR business started from Simon handmaking Playing Card table cloths for the likes of Harrods and Selfridges in London. When Andrea joined him in business, she brought her natural creativity and eye for design, that she developed from studying Art and Theatre Design before teaching Art in schools.

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Our New Thank You Cards

Thank You Card - Letter Press print finishing

Our customers are the most important people in the world and the lifeblood of our business. So what better way to thank each one of you than with one of our newly pressed thank you cards.

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Exquisite Table Cloths

Penhallow's Luxury Table Cloth

The Penhallow’s Collection is a beautiful, modern range of luxury Merino wool table cloths. Specifically we’ve used extra special British baize that’s 95% Merino wool. Also every cloth is handmade to order in our workshop in the heart of the English countryside.

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Handmade Playing Card Christmas Cards

Handmade playing card christmas cards

At Simon Lucas Bridge Supplies we make a lot of our products in-house, ensuring that you our customers get something truly unique and exclusive to us. Not only does this mean that you are supporting British manufacturing and crafts, but you’re also reducing the amount of miles your product does, so are helping the planet a little too!

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Christmas Delivery 2017

Find out about our 2017 Christmas delivery schedule

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Maths Magic!

Have you ever wondered how magicians always seem to know which card you picked?  Watch this witty, entertaining and informative video to see the maths behind the magic!  You’ll never look at a deck of cards the same way again… Read more

52 Factorial

Luxury Personalised Playing Cards Card Couture52 Factorial by Scott Czepiel

Just how many combinations of playing cards are there?  Scott Czepiel tells us a story to help us imagine the number!

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Swap Cards and the Melbourne Playing Card Collectors

 The Beginnings of the MPCC

By Hilary Oates of the Melbourne Playing Card Collectors, Australia (MPCC)

Before we look at the beginnings of the MPCC we need to first look at the Beginnings of Card Collecting and Swap Cards.

Hilda Hulsbergen our immediate past President for 25+years and now Public Officer of the MPCC remembers how Card collecting had been Read more

Dirty Hands

A Cheating Scandal In The World of Professional Bridge

By David Owen for The New Yorker, March 7th 2016 issue | Illustration by Javier Jaén


In 2010, Lotan Fisher and Ron Schwartz—Israeli bridge players in their early twenties—were members of the team that won the World Junior Teams Championship. The following year, their Read more