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Christmas gift guide 2019

By bristol247, Thursday Dec 5, 2019

Started looking for that perfect present for a special someone? With Christmas just around the corner, here is our guide for gifts that can be sourced in and around Bristol.

Amma Life
www.ammalife.co.uk

Have yourself a calming Christmas and give the gift of CBD. Amma Life’s new luxurious Deluxe CBD Body Cream is bursting with active cannabinoids that is easily absorbed into the body to soothe, nourish and moisturise. It’s the perfect way to hydrate your skin over the festive season!

Buy online now 110ml, £49.99

Baboo Box
www.baboobox.co.uk

Baboo Box makes the perfect gift for friends or family who are pregnant over the Christmas period. Each box is filled with carefully selected items, specific to each stage of pregnancy. Our products are all cruelty free and many have won pregnancy/Green Parent awards.

Visit us at www.baboobox.co.uk and use code Xmas5 to receive a 5% discount on your order.

Bristol Distilling Co.
Bristol Distilling Co, Unit D, Malago Vale Estate, St Johns Lane, BS3 5BQ
www.bristoldistilling.com
hello@bristoldistilling.com

77 Black cold brew coffee & vanilla liqueur is the latest release from Bedminster-based Bristol Distilling Co. Perfect in an espresso martini, or simply sipped neat over ice, it makes an ideal Christmas gift. Available for just £18 now at Majestic Wine in store and online.

Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival
www.bristoljazzandbluesfest.com

Running from 26 – 29 March, Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival provides a wealth of treats for music lovers; from the spectacular ‘Bond in Concert’ conducted by Charles Hazlewood, to James Brown’s MD Pee Wee Ellis, jazz and soul diva China Moses to Manfred Man’s Paul Jones, there’s a ticket there for someone you love. And if they’re secretly nurturing a jazz talent of their own, don’t miss the rare Masterclasses held by Festival headliners.
Head to the website to find out what’s happening at St George’s, Folk House, Colston Hall, O2 and Fiddlers.

Canopy & Stars
www.canopyandstars.co.uk

For a gift that smells of woodsmoke, tastes like s’mores and offers relaxation in the great outdoors, Canopy & Stars Gift Cards can be used to book any of the 700 amazing spaces in their collection. For an extra dose of festive spirit, anyone spending over £150 on a Christmas gift card will also receive a £50 card towards their own adventure.

Visit www.canopyandstars.co.uk/gift-cards

Diana Porter
33 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5NH
0117 9090225
www.dianaporter.co.uk

Made from recycled silver these little round etched ear studs have a matt centre and polished detailing around the edge. Price : £64.99

Finisterre
70 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JY
www.finisterre.com

Winter is here. It’s time to dress accordingly. The Nebulas is the warmest insulated jacket we make, and with its recycled outer shell, inner lining and our own recycled FEI insulation, it’s also one of our most sustainable. Try one on in our Bristol store at 70 Park Street (BS1 5JY) or find out more at www.finisterre.com
Price: £195

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Fleur Of England
7 Zetland Road, Bristol, BS6 7AG
0117 9244177
www.fleurofengland.com

Fleur of England is an Independent British Luxury Lingerie brand, specialising in intricate embroideries and exquisite design. Based in Bristol, Fleur of England is a small team of women who are passionate about creating lingerie that inspires confidence. Since its launch 18 years ago, Fleur of England has become an established luxury lingerie brand with 65 stockists globally. Fleur of England is loved by loyal customers, coveted by celebrities, and respected in the industry.

Use code ‘247’ for 10% off.

 

Funzing
www.funzing.com

Do something different!
Give someone an experience they will love and be sure to never forget with a Funzing gift card! Get stuck in at a pottery making class or choose a mouth-watering dim sum cooking workshop, and discover everything in between. Gift cards vary between £15 – £150 and can be used on a combination of our experiences and talks! For more information visit the website.


Gloden
www.gloden.co.uk

Gloden tanning gift voucher is the perfect gift for those looking to keep an impeccable tan all year long. We offer a variety of services and treatments; from automated spray tan booth,  to lie in and stand up sunbeds and red light therapy.

Gloden has 26 studios across South West and Wales open 7 days a week.

Grape & Grind
101 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8AT
0117 9248718
www.grapeandgrind.co.uk

Grape & Grind: Dunleavy sparkling wines

The fantastic local wine producer, Dunleavy in Chew Valley, have released their first sparkling red made from Rondo and packed with vibrant crushed blackberry and black currant fruit. Box it with its sister, the sparkling white, made from Seyval Blanc for a luxurious local gift or open a bottle for a more unusual way to celebrate with friends. Vegan. £30.99 per bottle, presentation box £7.50. Two Bottle gift package, £65

Find great gin, wine, beer and more for foodie gifts in store or online.


Royal West of England Academy
Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1PX
0117 9731429
www.rwa.org.uk

Buy someone a unique gift this Christmas while supporting artists! The RWA have more than 600 artworks from the 167 Annual Open Exhibition for sale online and in the gallery (until 1 Dec). Prices start from £25 and include painting, drawing, print, photography and sculpture, from some of the most exciting artists from across the country and beyond. Alternatively, grab an Art Pass and give someone unlimited entry to the gallery for a whole year for just £15. Find out more at rwa.org.uk.

RWA is an independent charity (Charity no. 1070163).

Sawdays
www.sawdays.co.uk/books

This Christmas why not pop a Sawday’s book under the tree. There are five first-edition reboots of our ‘Special places to stay’ guidebooks to choose from; including Britain’s best dog-friendly places to stay, The Great British Pub Guide, The Extra Mile, The Great British Hotel & Inn Guide and The Great British Bed & Breakfast Guide. Visit the link above for books!

Shindig Festival
www.shindigfestival.co.uk

Give someone an eco present they can look forward to this Christmas. Shindig Festival will be held between 21-24 May 2020 at Dillington Estate, Somerset. Kicking off the summer with Goldie, Jazzie B (Soul II Soul) and Greg Wilson. Shindig is a glorious mash-up of a gig, house party, circus, comedy show and kids’ party. £125 plus booking fee. Book online now!

 

Tobacco Factory Theatres
The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Bristol, BS3 1TF
0117 9020344

No matter what age you are or feel, there are shows for everyone this Christmas at Tobacco Factory Theatres! Full of music, magic and fun, Snow White is a festive adventure in the forest for everyone aged 5+. Little ones aged 3+ will love the silliness, mischief and big beat songs in Kid Carpet’s Noisy Nativity. And strictly for adults, Kirk Vs Ming is a subversive sci-fi/drag/comedy play full of laser beams and false eyelashes. Or why not treat loved ones with gift vouchers this Christmas and they can choose their own theatrical delights?! Gift vouchers and tickets available at tobaccofactorytheatres.com

The Wave
Washingpool Farm, Easter Compton, Bristol, BS35 5RE
0117 9153402

Looking for a swell gift to raise a smile?

A trip to The Wave in Bristol makes a unique gift – whether the special person is completely new to surfing or a seasoned surfer. Gift vouchers are available from just £10 and can be used towards lessons or surf sessions. Buy them online on the following link https://bookings.thewave.com/twb_b2c/giftvoucher.html

Whistle Punks
All Saints street, Bristol, BS1 2LZ
www.whistlepunks.com

What better gift to give this Xmas than an experience! Whistle Punks have taken axe throwing out of the woodland and brought it to Bristol. Wrapped in a vibrant venue, kick-ass instructors, pizza and craft beer. You’ll be throwing axes like a pro in no time!  Give the gift of axe throwing this Xmas with a gift voucher starting from £25. https://www.whistlepunks.com/gift-vouchers/

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