Black Pound Day: Christmas edition
Highlighting some of our favourite Christmas gifts from Black-owned businesses
IT’S ALMOST CHRISTMAS!
Yup, the season of cosy jumpers, Baileys and terrible Arnold Schwarzenegger films is upon us, and you’ve a little under 3 weeks to get that Christmas shopping finished!
Luckily for you we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Christmas gifts, that happen to be from Black-owned businesses in celebration of Black Pound Day.
In case you’ve missed our previous monthly blogs – Black Pound Day is celebrated on the first Saturday of each month and aims to highlight and encourage shopping from Black-owned businesses in an effort to boost the Black economy. We’ve been championing various businesses for the last few months in support of this movement.
So if you’re stuck for what to get your mum/dad/brother/sister/estranged cousin this Christmas, we’ve got you covered. Read on to find some perfect gifts for your loved ones this Christmas, that will help to support the Black community while you do so!
Matugga Rum – Virtual Festive Rum Experience
Our friends at Matugga Rum are hosting a festive rum experience from the comfort of your sofa on December 28th. Order their rum selection box featuring 6x3cl drams from their Matugga and Liv Collections, plus a branded glass, and tune in to their virtual tasting on the 28th. The perfect gift for the rum lover in your life!
Prick – Plants and Accessories
The Brewgooder team love a good plant, so we had to include Prick – London’s first dedicated Cactus shop! Prick sell a fantastic range of cacti and other succulents, alongside beautiful plant pots and other plant-related accessories.
Eko Brewery – 12x440ml cans of Gold Craft Lager
The team at Eko Brewery have been working hard and have just launched their brand new 440ml cans of their “Eko Gold” craft lager. If bottles are more your thing, they still have bottles of both Eko Gold and Eko Black in store. There’s also some great merch and glassware available, so check them out!
Dark Sugars – Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Boxes
Team Brewgooder fell in love with Dark Sugars after a visit to one of their stores while down in London for Brew LDN festival. With a huge range of decadent chocolates, truffles and hot chocolate packs (including vegan options), you’ll be spoilt for choice choosing for the chocolate lover in your life!
Isura – African inspired Jewellery
While doing research for this blog, we fell in love with Isura, who offer African themed jewellery. With a range of earrings, necklaces and chains, we think you’ll love these unique and distinctive pieces!
Dorcas Creates – Art Prints, Tees and Totes
Let’s face it, we’re all spending a lot more time at home! Why not gift someone one of these funky art prints from Dorcas Creates, or grab one of the t-shirts and totes available too! Dorcas is an artist and illustrator of Nigerian heritage, and her work reflects these roots, with bold colours and patterns.
Our Lovely Goods – Make your own self care box
2020 has definitely been the year of self care, and Aberdeen based Our Lovely Goods are embracing that. Create the perfect self-care gift box for a loved one, by choosing a candle, body butter, hot drink and socks! A beautiful selection that your friends and family will love.
So there you have it! Some fantastic gifts for even the trickiest person to buy for!
Remember to tag the businesses you support and show them some love this #BlackPoundDay!
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