It’s time to pick up some Hull Christmas Gifts! Christmas is close upon us, and Christmas shopping is well underway. We believe, especially in Hull, that you should always support your local independent businesses at all times of year, but Christmas is absolutely prime time to show your support. Here are a select few stocking filler gift ideas and local shops to check out when gift giving this season. (and here on out too!)

Friends on Every Street

A fan favourite, everybody’s friend! Ollie Marshall, the legend behind Friends on Every Street keeps providing us with the laughs all year round. If you haven’t already heard of these guys, you are missing out and should go and check out their products ASAP. From Look North Mate to Chip Spice, those who know, know. FOES mix well known logos with things related to Hull and East Yorkshire, keeping us pun loving folk happy. Their products are perfect for stocking fillers or a secret Santa gift guaranteed to get a few good belly laughs! Keep up to date with their upcoming projects on Instagram and shop their current collections online.

 

 

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Form Shop & Studio

Form is a stationery and art store located on Humber Street. This one is perfect for the art lover in your life, stock up on stationary pieces such as washi tape, brush pens and note books. Or even find a new special art print to hang, with unique pieces from local artists. Pick up the annual Christmas cards, with a twist (HINT – the twist is this year, you’re supporting independents!!) You can buy online and in store, check out their socials to keep up to date with their new stock!

 

 

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Spin-It Records

One for the music lover, Spin-It Records is located in Trinity Indoor Market and has one of the widest collections of both old and new vinyl records in the North of England. Boasting over 15,000 LPs and 7,000 singles, you really can spend some time digging through the crates here. No matter the genre, you are sure to find a great Christmas gift for the wax collector in your life! Spin-It even have a ‘Hull Related’ section for those passionate about our local music scene.

 

 

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Plant and Paint Store

Also located on Humber Street, Plant and Paint is the go-to for plants, plant accessories and housewares. For every plant lover, this store really is a dream, stocking easy to look after cacti or more complex house plants for the connoisseur. Plant and Paint is not only home to plants and plant accessories such as handmade ceramics, pots, and macramé hangers. But it is also an official stockist of Annie Sloan paint, one of the most respected paint specialists worldwide.

Plant and Paint also offer a number of workshops, which would be a great gift for the creatives in your life, with experiences becoming ever more popular for sustainable gift giving. You can find these events on their EventBrite site, including paint, embroidery and even wreath workshops!  

 

 

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Good Things Market : Winter Edition

This year, our Christmas wishes have come true! A market is returning to Humber Street in the form of an art, craft and design market, Good Things. The market is free entry, and will be offering a range of Christmas gifts from some truly special local independents! This market really is the perfect spot to grab a number of independent Christmas gifts from local businesses.

Pop down, grab a bite to eat, hear some music, find some Hull Christmas gifts and dig through a whole bunch of ‘good things’ from your favourites including Nibble, Revival Donuts, Hattie Clark and some of the indies listed above in this article!

 

 

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Where will you be picking up your Christmas gifts from? Let us know! Also, check out more local independents through our Browse Independents feature on our site and follow the hashtag #BrowseIndependents across our social media!