Put a little bit of Glastonbury in their stockings!
This year more than ever Glastonbury’s creative people need your support. So, for 2020’s Solstice and Christmas gift guide I have focused on gifts you can buy mail order direct from Glastonbury based creators. Click on the images to be taken through to the seller’s website. You’ll find specific gift suggestions to start off with, then a list of Glastonbury shops who are trading online – I’ve used the photos I took as the High Street emerged from the first lockdown.
Normal For Glastonbury Book
You can get a copy of my paperback book which presents a humorous and affectionate look at life in Glastonbury, signed, gift wrapped and hand labelled by me, sent direct to the recipient for only £15.49.
Click the picture to buy, or other options (including the eBook) available at www.normalforglastonbury/the-book
2021 Wall Calendar
Calendar of Glastonbury photographs by Kev Pearson. The calendar is A3 size (297 x 420 mm) when opened for wall hanging and folds flat to A4 for ease of gift wrapping and postage to friends and family.
Price: £12 (+£2.50 P&P to the UK)
Beautiful little ceramic goddesses by Donna Norton, made at her home at the foot of Glastonbury Tor
More of Donna’s work can be seen here on her website.
£11 including postage and packaging
Glastonbury Unity Candle
The Unity Candle is infused with the nature of Glastonbury – flowers, herbs and trees, including the world-famous Glastonbury Holy Thorn. Made exclusively for the Glastonbury Centre, right in the heart of Glastonbury, by Starchild – the original, magical, botanical and established in 1969.
12″ x 2″ (30cm x cm) Burning time: approximately 60 hours
£11 plus P&P
Exotic Erotic Massage Oil
A sumptuous, sensual and alluring massage oil made in Glastonbury by Essential Mix Oils. Ingredients include Rose, Damiana, Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Mimosa, Oakmoss and more, Sweet almond, Wheatgerm.
May cause ‘dangerous liaisons’
50ml £6 or 100ml £10
Miss Smith in Lockdown, 20 iPad drawings in a book of postcards by Glastonbury artist Di Milstein.
Miss Smith is a little old lady whose life is transformed by her belief in the power of magic.
£10 including P&P
Gift an Astrology Reading
Gift a loved one a phone or Skype reading with astrologer Janetta Morton.
An ideal present for anyone who needs an honest, straightforward and genuinely helpful perspective on the big questions in their life.
Special Solstice offer price £40 for one hour
Click on the photo for Janetta’s Astrobabble facebook page or email her for details.
Pack of 10 Pure Raw Chocolate made in Glastonbury. Mixed selection to order, handmade, organic, Gluten Free Vegan
Elfn Felt – Nuno Felt Scarf
This cosy warm hand felted cowl collar / neckwarmer is hand felted by Sophie Harrison and can be bespoke made in any colour
Heart of the Tribe Art
Originals and prints from local artists.
Featured is ‘Apotheosis’ by Jon Minshull.
High quality Giclée prints range from £40.00 – £80.00
A Day on the Forge with Sam
Learn to forge an item of your choice with Glastonbury based blacksmith Sam.
Christmas special rate throughout December: £75 for the day (or £125 for two people) from 10.30 to 5pm
Call Sam on 07714812479 for more info or to book
Handcarved Cooking Spoon
Green woodworker Will Priestley hand carves these elegant, yet sturdy, cooking spoons In Glastonbury. Perfect for keen cooks.
Ethically sourced wood, decorated with milk paint and treated with pure linseed oil.
£18 each in a choice of colours
Click the photo to be taken to Will’s Etsy shop, or see his website at www.wpwoodcraft.co.uk
Slippers & Sheepskin Goods
Draper of Glastonbury make wonderful sheepskin slippers and more. They started making sheepskin footwear over 80 years ago, and the company is still owned by the same family. There is a rich history of sheepskin in the Glastonbury area, since the 12th century when the Glastonbury monks started tanning skins.
Silvia Prandini Designs
Fantasy Inspired felt clothing and feather headwear made in Silvia’s workshop at the Red Brick Building in Glastonbury.
Well known Glastonbury clothing boutique selling high quality unique pieces in natural fabrics form their own label and from other quirky independent designers. Gift cards available.
Goddess Temple Gifts
For all things gloriously Goddess, like this unique and beautiful pendant created by Goddess artist Vikki Shillingford
Peter Longden Prints
Fine art prints, canvas prints and greetings cards of Glastonbury are available from Peter’s landscape photography website. Images of Glastonbury Tor and surroundings throughout the seasons.
International fantasy and fairy artist Linda’s artwork printed onto virtually anything – calendars, clothes, mugs, lampshades, coasters, cards…….
Little Imps – Toys & Stocking Fillers
Traditional toys and stocking filters for kids of all ages from Glastonbury’s toy shop. Free delivery for orders over £20
Sexy and romantic gifts
The Wonky Broomstick
Wicca, pagan and witchy goodies direct from our website.
Goddess Sculptures by Phillipa, who is also the author of several popular books of fiction set in Glastonbury’s past
We don’t have our website live just yet but we offer fast national and international delivery from our store on 7 Benedict St. Happy to take photos for anyone wanting to see anything in particular.
Sons Of Asgard
Your one stop shop for everything magical!
Made by Witches, for Witches and the Magical Community!
Created with love and intent at our home in Glastonbury – the magical Isle of Avalon.
The Magpies Nest
Unusual and unique trinkets and treasures for your abode.
Crystal pendants handmade in Glastonbury. Commission pieces are available on request. Forest Faun.
Facets of Avalon
We can post anything shown on our website: facetsofavalon.com
Living Memory Software
Creative tools for mobile digital musicians, based in Glasto livingmemorysoftware.com
Wild Heart Animal Essences
Jakki’s Handcrafted Jewellery
Rock Rose Therapies
www.rockrosetherapies.co.uk and gift vouchers available which can be used at Glastonbury Natural Health Centre
Silver athames & scycles, scrying mirrors, wooden wands, etc. All handmade to the highest quality with locally foraged woods
Glastonbury Online Shops Listing
You’ll find more Glastonbury businesses trading online here:
I always like to curl up with a good book over Yule, For suggestions of fiction set in Glastonbury please take a look at this post:
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