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London's Sustainable Christmas Market from Buyagift

Sunday 1 December
Market Core Clapton, London, E5 8RL All Day FREE

Come to Buyagift's sustainable Christmas market for a day of festive eco-friendly shopping, making and learning. There will be workshops on how to craft your own planet friendly presents, stores selling them and all sorts of other fun activities to inspire you to make this season as fun and planet friendly as possible.

On Sunday 1st December, experience-gift company Buyagift are bringing together some of the UK’s most exciting sustainable brands, campaigners and innovators for their very first Sustainable Christmas Market!

The market will be situated in a stunning indoor venue in Clapton, East London. 

Come along to learn how to create conscious and creative gifts at FREE minimal-waste workshops. You can also explore the marketplace to find sustainable presents that won't cost the earth.

Buyagift Market 2

The market will be situated in a stunning indoor venue in Clapton

Ethical gift making workshops

Here are the workshops you could get involved with: 

  • Wreath making with The Flower Factory London 
  • Creative jumper upcycling with Fast Fashion Therapy 
  • Soap-making with Bottega Zero Waste
  • Terrarium-making with Little Drop of Green 

  • Yoga and meditation from the experts at cult gym Frame 

  • Plus advice and inspiration from some of the UK’s biggest thought leaders and sustainability influencers 

At the market place

Head to the marketplace to shop from the trailblazing brands who finding new innovative ways to help us live and give sustainably. They will offer everything from sustainable scents and skincare, to conscious fashion and upcycled jewellery

To neatly wrap up the whole experience, you can actually package your presents on site as well! 

Buy a Gift will have a free ‘Sustainable Gift-Wrap Station’ set up where you can parcel up your newly bought ethical Christmas presents in eco-friendly materials. 

Buyagift Market 3

Learn how to make your own Christmas wreath

Buyagift will take care of your wellbeing as well

If you feel close to dropping from all that shopping, you can enjoy a free manicure or massage at the market. These sessions are designed to soothe and slow you down after a long day and to give you a break during this busy time of year. 

Bring a tupperware and an appetite too!

Waste-free produce from refillable store Patoka will be available for you to fuel up after you shop.

There will also be the opportunity to sample some vegan and sustainable food and drink. It promises to 'planet-proof' your Christmas menu and will include festive mulled cider from the food waste pioneers at Rejuce

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