Mother’s Day in Manchester: Gift Ideas Edition

18th March 2020

Mother’s Day is coming this Sunday the 22nd of March

Things are pretty crazy at the moment, there’s no denying that. But when times are tough, it’s all the more important to pull together and show your appreciation for those that matter most.

We know now may not be the time to be out and about so we’ve put together a list of awesome local businesses that deliver or you can buy vouchers for ready to celebrate when things finally return to normal.

So what to do about Mother’s Day.

Well, we all need something to look forward to, especially during hard times, so why not show your mum some love while also helping out a community business?

Day Trip to the World of Wedgwood

World of Wedgewood for 2 with Luxury Afternoon Tea

£78.00 per person (minimum of 2 adults)

12-month validity

For creative mums, visit the World of Wedgwood in the heart of The Potteries in Stoke-on-Trent. Discover the 250-year history of the Wedgwood brand and how it became one of the world’s premier producers of luxury china and porcelain at the Wedgwood Museum before embarking on a tour of the factory. Then, get hands-on as you throw your own pot in the creative studio as a memento of your day (onward postage is not included).

 

The Royal Exchange Theatre

For theatre loving Mums, gift vouchers for the Royal Exchange can be redeemed for theatre bookings, tours and in the Rivals Bar and Restaurant. The Royal Exchange was historically at the forefront of the cotton mill industry in Manchester as an important cotton exchange during the Industrial Revolution!

 

Discover Manchester Walking Tour

12-month validity

For adventurous Mums. For a bit of fresh air, treat her to a tour through Manchester’s rich history with a knowledgeable guide. A gift voucher perfect to redeem at a later date for an informative outdoor tour.

 

20 Stories Manchester

For foodie Mums. 20 Stories have plenty of gift experiences available which you can purchase for mum this Mothers Day, to be redeemed at a later date. Including 3-course meal experience and a spirit tasting class!

 

Gran T’s Coffee Shop

For coffee-loving Mums. Purchase a gift card for this coffee shop local to our office in Altrincham, an excellent opportunity to have a good natter with mum over excellent coffee once things have settled down.

 

Lake District: Cruise, Grasmere Gingerbread, and Peter Rabbit

12-month validity

£67.50 per person.

For outdoor-loving Mums. Visit the village of Grasmere, one of the most picturesque in the Lake District, to see the grave of William Wordsworth and purchase some truly unique Grasmere Gingerbread. Then cruise down Windermere to Bowness-on-Windermere while admiring the magnificent mountains. In Bowness, visit the World of Beatrix Potter, where the stories of Lakeland’s most famous inhabitants are magically brought to life.

 

Sew Creative Altrincham

Sew Creative, based in Altrincham is a haberdashery and offer sewing classes. In the current climate, the creative minds behind the business are putting together Sewing Survival Kits that can be delivered straight to Mums door, with the promise to combat any boredom.

Each kit contains a pattern, fabric, matching thread and any notions required all in a Sew Creative tote bag. And even better, every order includes FREE UK shipping!

Browse their online shop here

 

#PayItForward

The #PayitForward campaign has just been launched, to encourage potential guests to buy discounted vouchers at restaurants across the city to be redeemed from May onwards.

Keep an eye on the hashtag across social media platforms and visit the Pay It Forward website for a list of businesses who will be participating in this scheme.

 

And if you just want to brighten your Mum’s day during these tough times, you can get a beautiful bunch of flowers delivered straight to her door.

 

Chloe Robinson Designs

Altrincham Market-based florist Chloe Robinson Designs are busy putting together beautiful arrangements of flowers, spreading positivity and bringing some colour to homes in and around Altirincham.

Order online for Mother’s Day bouquets

Instagram: @chloerobinsondesigns

Happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers