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Ideas for Christmas decorations or presents

Online shopping is a good way to look for Christmas presents for your friends and family. If buying this way, make sure that you order early, so that the goods will arrive before 25th December. To make things easy for you, here is a set of links which may help you to find suitable presents. The companies shown are based in the UK, although many of them can also send goods worldwide.

Personalised card

Choose from a wide range of designs, or use your own digital photo.
You can change the text on the front or inside the card.

- Calendar / diary

You can buy a calendar with pictures that the person will enjoy. For example, think of a favourite animal, pop group, football team, or place.
For a wide selection of calendars, click on the following links:

Calendar Club
(calendars, cards, doormats, mugs, prints, diaries)

- CDs

Why not buy a CD for a favourite pop or classical artist?

CD Wow!
SendIt (music)

- Electronics / cameras / phones

For a wide range of electronic products (cameras, DVD players, phones etc), try these links: (electronics & photo)
Apple Store
Carphone Warehouse

- DVDs / Videos

Why not buy a DVD (or video) for a favourite film, TV programme, music event or sport?

SendIt (DVDs)

- Theatre tickets / vouchers

Why not give a couple of tickets to go to a musical or other show with a friend?

Encore Tickets
London Theatre Direct

- Books

Why not give a book for Christmas? (books)

- Magazine subscriptions

How about giving a gift which will last, such as a 1-year subscription to a magazine?

The Economist
Subject: international current affairs
Weekly magazine
Student subsciptions available (6 months, 1 year, 3 years)
Subject: fashion, beauty
Monthly magazine
Student subsciptions available
New Scientist
Subject: science
Weekly magazine
Student subsciptions available
Guardian Weekly
Subject: summary of the week's news stories
Weekly newspaper
Student subsciptions available (6 months, 1 year)

- Experience days / short trips

For something to look forward to, why not book a short break or a special experience day?

Virgin Experience Days (experiences)
International Friends (tours from London/Cambridge)
Anderson Tours (tours from London)

- Toys / games

For a selection of toys and games, click on one of the following links:

Hamleys (toys & games) (PC & video games)

- Chocolates

Click on these links to find gifts from some other companies:

Chocolates, toffees and other gifts
Hotel Chocolat

- Charity gifts

Buying these gifts will help other people

Ethical Superstore
Fair trade products

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Events and traditions in December: Ideas/Events/December
Christmas traditions: Ideas/Album/Christmas
Making a Christmas cake: Britain/Food/Cooking/ChristmasCake
Lincoln Christmas market: Travel/Tours/England/Lincoln
Christmas lights in London: Ideas/Album/ChristmasLights

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