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Christmas shopping, eek!

Yes, we know it's reeeeeeeeally early but it's all in the name - get your Xmas gifts sorted at the all-new, fabulously-virtual Early Early Christmas Fair

Nope, I’m not joking, it’s that time of year again (well, not quite, but blink and it will be), so it’s a good job Muddy has got your Christmas shopping all sorted – check out super cool one-stop-shop Early, Early Christmas Fair where you can shop ’til you drop with an incredible range of original gifts, many sourced locally (you know how we love to support a local business at Muddy).

This year, unsurprisingly, it’s all a little bit different… Here at Muddy we are thrilled to be supporting the very first The Early, Early Christmas VIRTUAL Fair. Held annually for the last 28 years in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, this year is not just about the charity but about looking after the small, hard-working businesses that are the key enablers of the event – and have some pretty gorgeous goodies to sell!

Check out a fab range of small businesses online, brimming with new inspiring gifts and treats for everyone, including delicious food items, fashion, books and beauty products, as well as imaginative gifts for home and garden, plus loads of ideas for kids, teens and him indoors. There’s the obligatory personalised stationery, books and Christmas decorations, with many more unusual stocking fillers and gotta-have-’em goodies – definitely something for every passion, every interest, and every person-who-has-everything.

It’s all in aid of ABF – The Soldiers’ Charity, which offers a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army and their immediate families when they are in need. In fact, 10% of every purchase will go straight to this very worthy charity – an amazing cause, which has already supported more than 4,500 individuals and funded 92 charities and organisations that delivered help on their behalf. Overall more than 75,000 people have been touched by their support – spread worldwide across 59 countries – with last year their oldest beneficiary being 105, and their youngest nine months!

The fair opens Monday 21st Sep to Thursday 1st October 2020.

Why not join them for a fabulous Virtual Pinkster Gin tasting evening on Friday 25 September at 7pm, with over 200 virtual parties taking place? Pull up a chair, grab some glasses and kick back as ginmeister Stephen (founder of Pinkster Gin) teases your senses and tickles your taste buds. Be sure to order a Home Gin Tasting Kit for Two before the event – Pinkster Gin Packs are ready to purchase NOW, so get yours today! Even better, enter our Reader Treat to win a Pinkster Gin pack (worth £30) for free!

Order your personally-signed book from Colin Thackery, the 89-year-old Chelsea Pensioner and winner of 2019 Britain’s Got Talent, or sign up for your own VIRTUAL valuation with one of the country’s most experienced valuers, Marc Allum, from The Antiques Roadshow.

Why not host an evening and bring the aroma of magical spices to life with a taste of India, brought to your door for a perfect curry evening courtesy of Tuk In Foods? That’s got our name all over it and we’ve booked the date already! 

And don’t forget to enter the amazing online raffle with a chance to win over £2000 of beautiful prizes, including cash prizes worth over £500.

So, take our advice and get the whole shebang sorted waaaaaay before the big day, so that you can take a deep breath, chill, and laugh quietly inside when everyone around you stresses over Christmas shopping for the next few months… With over 140 exclusive brands there really is something for everyone.

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