Join us this November and December for a range of Christmas pop-ups in store at Coes Ipswich.
Following the success of our “Love Independent” campaign earlier in the year, we are inviting some of our friends from local businesses into the store this festive season. So, when you visit us this Christmas you can also meet local independent designers, brands and businesses making it easier for you to support local businesses and to #LoveIndependent.
Whether you are looking for bespoke artwork, personalised gifts, candles or a tipple or two, our pop-ups have got it covered. See below for more information about who we have visiting us and for a calendar of when you can come in and meet them.
Alphabet Sweats: Alphabet Sweats specialise in personalised alphabet letter sweatshirts and accessories. The perfect personalised gift this Christmas. (23rd and 24th November)
Bella Singleton: Bella Singleton is a Suffolk-based scarf designer. Bella also designed a collection exclusively for the Tate Modern in London and she will be in-store showcasing her latest eye-catching designs. (23rd and 24th November)
Cunard Cruises: Cunard Cruise Line are a British-American brand and provider of the incredible cruise break to Hamburg prize that we’re giving away in our win the window competition. Come in-store and find out all about where else you could travel with Cunard. (23rd November)
Emma Greetham: Ipswich based jeweller, Emma Greetham, specialises in made to order personalised fine jewellery. Pop in and meet her at Coes for a gift with a personal touch. (30th November and 1st December)
Petite & Sweet: For all things sweet this Christmas, Suffolk-based chocolatiers Petite & Sweet will be in-store showing us their make-your-own lolly kits and other interactive chocolate kits for children. (30th November and 1st December)
Premier Holidays: Christmas shopping stressing you out and you just want to get away from it all? Speak to the experts from Premier Holidays who specialise in tailor-made long-haul holidays. (30th November)
Olivia Huntingford: Olivia Huntingford is a London-based artist who focuses on pencil and line drawings of a wide range of subjects from cars to dogs. For brilliant unique Christmas gift ideas, come and see her work in-store. (23rd November and 24th November)
Heart of Suffolk distillery: The expert distillers from Heart of Suffolk distillery will be in-store showing us their wide range of gins. The perfect locally sourced gift for the gin-lover in your life. (5th, 7th, 12th and 15th December)
My Overalls: Come and see the range from My Overalls in-store; all designed in Suffolk, these fashion focused overalls are smart, tailored and stylish. (7th and 8th December)
Thea Lily Loves: Show someone how much you care this Christmas with a beautiful arrangement of seasonal flowers from Ipswich-based florist and clothing designer Thea Lily Loves. (7th and 8th December)
Adnams: Neil from Adnams Hadleigh will be in-store giving expert advice on everything from Adnams gin to their craft ale. (7th and 19th December)
Hanna Buck: Local artist, Hanna Buck creates bold, abstract prints and accessories. Her vibrant work will make a stunning centerpiece in your home, or why not check out some of her accessories like her eye-catching phone cases for the perfect Christmas gift. (30th November and 1st December)
Alderton Sage: Come and see Alderton Sage’s range of empowering clothing and beautifully festive homeware from tea towels and Christmas decorations to candles and reed diffusers. (5th, 7th and 8th December)
Typoretum: The letter-pressing experts from Typoretum will be in-store with us showing off an array of their greeting cards and prints. (8th and 19th December)
Join Candles: Independent fragrance and lifestyle brand, Join Candles, will be in store showing their handcrafted, vegan, botanical home fragrances and candles. (14th and 15th December)
Thrifty Farmhouse: For Christmas decorations, amazing up-cycled treasures and other home interior come and visit Trifty Farmhouses pop-up in store. Suffolk-based brand Thrifty farmhouse are also official stockists of Frenchic Furniture Paint and they will be showing you some of the Christmas Frenchic sets. (14th December)
Silversea Cruises: Come in-store and speak to the representatives from Silversea Cruises who specialise in luxury worldwide cruises. (14th December)
Humber Doucy Brewery: Humber Doucy Brewery are all about celebrating everything that makes a Suffolk pub so special. Come and see their range of great tasting beers that combine modern hops with traditional Suffolk barley. (5th, 12th and 19th December)
Pop Print Studio: Suffolk-based professional graphic designers, Pop Print Studio, will be in-store with a range of artwork and letting you all know about their workshops and taster sessions. (21st and 22nd December)
Hannah Farthing: Suffolk-based illustrator, designer & printmaker, Hannah Farthing, will be with us showing you her range of unique and eye-catching artwork. (21st and 22nd December)
Classic Collection Holidays: Classic Collection Holidays specialise in luxury European holidays. Come in-store to find out more. (21st December)
Truffle: Suffolk-based women’s clothing brand, Truffle, will be with us showing you some of their beautiful clothing, accessories and homeware just in time for Christmas! (21st December)
Fred. River Cruises: Love the idea of a beautiful cruise along a river. Come in and talk to Fred. River Cruises to hear all about their worldwide trips.
Twig Flowers: Treat someone special this year with a luxury hand tied gift bouquet from Twig Flowers. Come in-store to see their range of flowers and to find out more. (22nd December)
Who are you looking forward to meeting? Keep an eye out on our social media for live posts of the pop-up events.
Don’t forget, we have launched our biggest Christmas competition ever with a prize value of over £7,000! Pop in-store for details or read the blog here.
Love Coes x