Let the countdown begin!


With the 1st December fast approaching let's talk Advents

Did you know that the tradition of advent calendars dates back to Victorian times? The first advent calendar was produced in Germany in the early 1900's and since then they have become increasingly popular with options including chocolates, toys, books and other gifts as well as candles and alternative advents.

However the traditional calendar still remains popular today. Nothing can beat the anticipation and excitement of opening the door on the calendar each morning in the count down to Christmas Day! 

We have a lovely selection of advent calendars, cards and candles to choose from. Take a look at some of our favourites below or shop the full range here.

Advent Calendars

We have advent calendars to suit all tastes and ages. From religious to winter scenes, take a look at our advent calendars here

Bethlehem Star Advent CalendarBethlehem Star Advent Calendar
Over the Fields Advent CalendarOver the Fields Advent Calendar
Quentin Blake's Nativity Advent CalendarQuentin Blake's Nativity Advent Calendar

Advent cards

Our Advent cards would make lovely gifts and are ideal for posting. Shop the full selection here

Pups at the Postbox Advent Calendar CardPups at the Postbox Advent Calendar Card
Around the Town Advent Calendar CardAround the Town Advent Calendar Card
Christmas in the Village Advent Calendar CardChristmas in the Village Advent Calendar Card

Advent candles

Instead of opening the doors on a calendar, burning a candle each day in the count down to Christmas can offer a time for peace and reflection. Shop advent candles here

Ivory Advent CandleIvory Advent Candle
Small advent candles in a tinSmall advent candles in a tin
Nativity pillar advent candleNativity pillar advent candle