Non-chocolate advent calendars - where????

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Non-chocolate advent calendars - where????

Postby KatherineHepburn » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:52 am

Ummm...ok...it’s the 1st tomorrow and I’m running a bit late on this.

However, since Between the Lines has gone I can’t find anywhere to buy really nice advent calendars. That aren’t just the chocolate ones.

Anyone know of anywhere?

Thanks much x
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Re: Non-chocolate advent calendars - where????

Postby SW12Pops » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:59 am

I didn't even know they existed!
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Postby KatherineHepburn » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:25 am

Ahhh I might have found a place in Balham.

We love the old-school, glittery, gorgeous calendars 😃
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Postby SW12Pops » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:00 am

where?

it may be something I get too...
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Postby Star » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:39 am

For football fans - Match Attax advent calendars. I've ordered from John Lewis
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Postby firsttimerSW11 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:29 pm

Smiggle have one but it's about £25
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Postby rooting4tooting » Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:03 pm

bodyshop..
lidl do a tool-box advent calendar.
Lego and playmobil do a range
asprey always used to do one if you were very flush
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Postby twomonkeys » Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:08 pm

I eventually found a nativity one in a gift shop in Haslemere.... not helpful. But it's rare to find them!

John Lewis have quite a few and some lovely Woodmansterne ones. 

https://www.johnlewis.com/browse/christ ... ybZ1yzscws
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Postby outnumbered » Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:24 pm

I bought one this afternoon from the very brilliant Postmark on Balham High Road opposite Waitrose. Love that shop. Such good stock and so of course they've thought of lovely traditional advent calendars. And then I popped into the supermarket and grabbed a couple of chocolate ones to keep the peace (marked down in price as tomorrow's the 1st!)...😉
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Postby KatherineHepburn » Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:29 pm

I went to Postmark in Balham!
They still have a good selection of huge, really gorgeous ones.
Happy kids and happy me 😍
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Postby catboo1 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:15 am

We get ours every year from the church shop - Brompton Oratory do lovely ones, but all church shops sell the trad ones
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