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10+ great gift ideas from Indie York companies this Christmas


Running out of ideas for Aunt Mildred’s gift? All amassed? Let Indie York and YorkMix help.

We did the job for you and asked independents across town to send us the best ideas for those hard-to-buy Christmas gifts.

From South African cuisine to Santa’s pants, we’ve got the best of indie York.

Deer sweatshirt

The latest design from Winston’s of York, the stag. This 85% organic cotton sweatshirt features our own geometric deer design in a graphic gray color to offset the gray of the sweatshirt. Super soft, regular fit, an essential piece for any wardrobe.

  • Winston of York
  • 28 Return Swinegate, York YO1 8AD
  • Website

Sparkling star cluster earrings with dangling stars

2.5cm sparkling star cluster earrings with dangling stars

A cool and contemporary pair of dangling star drop earrings with sparkling crystals that are subtle yet eye-catching. Ideal for the end of year celebrations! For just £ 10.95, search (GR2) on the Rue B site to find them.

Rue B costume jewelry is nickel free and hypoallergenic

  • Street B
  • 3-5 Minster Gates, York YO1 7HL
  • Website

Santa’s pants book

It’s Christmas Eve and there is a lot of excitement in the village. The villagers wait for Santa Claus to come down from his house to turn on the lights on the Christmas tree. But why is Santa Claus sitting at home in his striped underwear? And who is wearing his pants.

Santa Claus pants – a mysterious Christmas story for children ages 3 and up.

Written and illustrated by Cleggs (under the pseudonym Jon Markes).

  • House Cleggs and Gifts
  • 6 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LQ
  • Website

Festive collection of truffles

This Christmas, discover our festive collection of chocolate truffles, handcrafted in our chocolate factory at York Cocoa Works.

Their festive truffles have been crafted taking inspiration from the city’s chocolate heritage and the flavors of Yorkshire. This 12-truffle gift set includes a luxurious spiced chocolate orange, sweet and lemony Christmas pine, decadent mulled wine, ginger and ginger caramel, rich and fruity sweet plums and a return of our festive favorite Mince Pie Caramel.

  • York Cocoa Works
  • 10 Castlegate, York YO1 9RG
  • Website

Karoo Bar & Cuisine gift card

Oxtail Potjie

Why not treat your loved ones to a delicious meal that they didn’t have to cook.
Get creative and choose a Karoo Bar & Kitchen gift card.

There is literally nowhere like Karoo Bar & Kitchen in York, so your gift will be unique and show how much you love it.

Our gift card is available in multiples of £ 5 and is valid for 1 year from purchase.

  • Karoo Bar & Kitchen
  • 18 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6JL
  • Website

Black Box limited edition gift set

This limited edition gift set includes:

The exclusive Duttons For Buttons fabric “make your own” shopper bags.

A Christmas themed button cube filled with 100g of different styles of locally dyed buttons – perfect for Christmas crafts.

‘Sew Yorkshire’ cross stitch kit ‘Where the’s Duttons the’s Buttons’ designed in-house as part of our ‘Sew Yorkshire’ cross stitch collection.

A Duttons for Buttons greeting card and envelope with artwork from our own collection of buttons.

All beautifully presented in this luxury gift box, the perfect gift for any Duttons for Buttons fan!

  • Duttons for buttons
  • 32 Coppergate, York YO1 9NR
  • Website

Silent Night, York Minster by Mark Braithwaite

The latest in Silent Night series by resident artist Mark Braithwaite, featuring York Minster from Precentor’s Court.

Here at the gallery, we think Mark has done an amazing job – he’s captured what York looks like, not just what he looks like! We hope you like it too.

Locals know Mark well – he paints and draws regularly outside St Michael le Belfry in good weather.

Mark’s popular Silent Night series is available in several sizes and formats; on paper and canvas. Check it out in the gallery window the next time you’re in Low Petergate – we’re at the Petergate / Stonegate junction.

This is the 10th photo of the Silent Night series; other views include The Shambles, Low Petergate, and Minster Gates.

Unframed versions are available online; framed ones can be ordered by phone.

  • Duttons for buttons
  • 42 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ
  • Website

City bike 6KU Odessa

The 6KU Odessa Ladies City 8-speed (Elysian Green) is a stylish women’s urban bike designed to achieve the perfect balance between a responsive ride and a comfortable ride.

It features a classic stepper frame, 8-speed Shimano gears, 700c beige wall tires and is fitted with full mudguards front and rear. Also available in other colors and sizes!

  • Get CIC cycling
  • 22 Hospital Fields Road, Fulford, York YO10 4DZ
  • Website

CBD Christmas Basket

Give the gift of relaxation this Christmas. Research suggests that CBD can help treat a range of common physical and mental health issues, including anxiety, stress, insomnia, chronic pain, and arthritis.

Why not give someone you love a wellness gift to show them that you love them? The Christmas Basket Line contains a selection of handpicked CBD products to help your loved ones have a happy and healthy Christmas.

Available in a range of prices and hand-wrapped – each beautifully presented and ready to give. Baskets can include CBD chocolate truffles, bath bombs, massage oils, candles, muscle balm, joint cream or CBD oil depending on which basket you choose.

  • Hemp Well CBD Products
  • 1b High Petergate, York YO1 7EN
  • Website

Mini Christmas Cake

Lovely Christmas cupcakes each topped with marzipan and fondant icing, wrapped in a cute cellophane bag. At £ 3 each, they’re the perfect gift just to show you care!

  • Buffalo coffee
  • 17 Heslington Road, York YO10 5AR
  • Website

Rubber stamp

Make Your Mark manufactures rubber stamps according to your design. A kid’s name, a funky design or just a logo and the name and address of a business.

They can put anything on a rubber stamp!

Make Your Mark also has the largest selection of in-stock items in Europe, so if you like crafts, card making, or just having fun with the kids, they have the right stamp for you.

This family business has been in existence since 1986.

  • Leave your mark
  • 26 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG
  • Website

Txoko – An evening of tasting Basque gastronomy

Give the gift of a culinary adventure in San Sebastian where you can indulge in Txoko (pronounced ‘cho-ko’). A Txoko is an important traditional Basque gastronomic and wine-tasting company in Spain where members come together to cook, eat and socialize.

Ambiante Txoko, Thursday January 20, 2022 at 7 p.m., it will be pretty much the same thing, except that their foodie chefs will do all the cooking, of course!

The event includes entrees, a Basque-inspired sharing banquet to enjoy with your guests, desserts and of course there will be plenty of wine.

They are excited to announce that we will be launching Gonzalez Byass new Tempranillo Joven Beronia Rioja at our event. Hamish Bredin, Gonzalez Byass’ own Rioja expert, will join us for the evening to talk about all things wine related!

You will experience our meal as a traditional Basque Txoko in a very social and open environment, dining at long tables.

  • Ambiance tapas
  • 14 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LQ
  • Website

Rafi Indian Feast Kit

Explore Indian cuisine with this basket; bursting with delicious flavors and vibrant spice blends that can comfortably feed up to 6 people!

This set offers a feast of delicately spiced dishes that truly showcase the diversity of Indian cuisine. The perfect and sincere gift for a greedy friend or an ideal no-frills meal for a large family. With an exclusive main course, a side dish, and rice among a few tasty extras, there’s plenty of food for everyone!

  • Raffi’s spice box
  • 17 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LW
  • Website

Galtres Lodge et Forest hotel gift card

Beautifully designed gift cards for use both in the Galtres Lodge hotel or in the Forest Restaurant in the heart of York. Choose between a physical gift card with a nice display wallet, or a virtual card if you are in a hurry! All gift cards can be used anywhere at Galtres Lodge or Forest York.

Presentation sleeves have a blank space for a handwritten message. The monetary value is not printed on the card, which is left to your discretion if you wish to gift it to a specific experience, such as the exciting Afternoon Forest Tea.

  • Hotel Galtres Lodge
  • 54 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ
  • Website

Yoga gift voucher

Give yoga as a gift this Christmas. Choose the number of sessions or the amount you want to give to the budding yogi in your life. Maybe you know someone who would love to try yoga… this is the perfect gift for them.

Yoga Bomb offers workshops and classes 7 days a week, day and night. They have something for everyone and offer yoga for normal people near downtown York.

  • Yoga bomb
  • 6 Bootham Terrace, York YO30 7DH
  • Website