Last Minute Gifts
Left it too late to hit the shops but still in dire need of a Christmas gift or three? This genius list contains 9 last minute gifts, including fantastic workshops, courses, subscriptions and more, that don’t require any delivery time or dashes to heaving department stores.
Christmas wine box
Nosy Wine Club
This special Christmas box by the Nosy Wine Club has three wine bottles specifically chosen for the festive season. Choose just the one box, or offer up a monthly subscription – wine is always the answer.
Butchery Class Voucher
This fabulous gift experience from the master butchers at Ginger Pig is an opportunity for your loved one to try their hand at light butchery, gain a new skill , have a 2 course meal and then take the substantial joint home with them. YUM.
Treat them to the famous River Cottage hospitality as they learn all about the craft of beekeeping, helping them understand the whole process and all its parts, including making wonderful products from their wax and honey.
Membership at the Tate will thrill any art lover, this one includes free exhibition entry, access to the stunning Members Rooms overlooking the Thames and a 10% discount at the Tate Shops amongst others.
There is nothing better than fresh flowers in the household, especially when they’re gifted! Freddie’s Flowers are remarkably fresh, as they are cut and packed to order, which not only reduces waste, but also makes for even longer lasting flowers.
Monthly Recipe Kits
If you have a keen cook on your hands, these boxes full of stocks, spices, rubs and pastes will add flavour to the kitchen and transform mid-week meals with exciting and new international recipes.
Sourdough Pizza Class
Who doesn’t want the gift of pizza? This course will teach you all you need to know about the sourdough base, the traditional tomato sauce using the finest ingredients, and then after you’ve added your toppings – dive in. Oh, and there’s free beer too.
Independent magazine Subscription
Stack launched in 2008, wanting to help more people discover new great publishing, and celebrating the best work done by independent editors, designers and publishers. Give them something new to read each month!
Chocolate Truffle Workshops
Want to get your hands dirty? Rococo’s chocolatiers will outline the process of making truffles, before you delve in to coat and roll the ganache in cocoa and decorate them to perfection (and lick your fingers like a greedy child before taking them home!)