As all non-essential retail, attractions and restaurants will have to close from 5th November for the second national lockdown, we will be unable to visit our favourite places until 2nd December. 

Until then, we can still support our local businesses by shopping with them online! Whether you want to treat yourself, are looking to keep shopping local or are starting your Christmas shopping, have a look at some of these local businesses below to keep supporing during lockdown. 

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We will regularly be updating this blog with more businesses that have online shops. 


MERSEYMADE


Merseymade is a unique venue in Liverpool that allows local artists and creatives to sell their work in store. Alongside all the handmade crafts, they are also home to a cafe and studios where you can visit the artists in residence to see them work. Over lockdown you can still purchase their incredible selection of arts and crafts on their online store. It’s the perfect place to stock up on some Christmas gifts. Visit their online store here. 


THE NEST


The Nest at the Royal Albert Dock have just set up their own online shop so you can keep buying their incredible Liverpool themed gifts and arts and crafts. Have a look at their website here.

The Christmas tree(s) are up!! Well folks, it's been a tough few days/weeks here for Liverpool businesses. The latest government Covid measures in Liverpool have seen restaurants (barely) operating at tiny fraction of their capability and custom around retail and other sectors such as tourism and hospitality also massively impacted. We are absolutely included in that. We know that there are even more measures to be announced this week and I can only hope that the Government offer the support that is so badly needed or we will see so many of our incredible, viable, iconic, independent businesses go under. In lieu of a functioning test, track and trace system, it seems as though our limbo will continue without an end in sight. They absolutely must act to save jobs in the short and longer term. Our whole culture, our city's identity- It feels like it is all on the line right now. I can't control any of that. I can't control the course of my business or those of the people who I treasure so deeply. But I can put the Christmas decorations up. I hope they bring you all some cheer. Take care of each other. Katherine X

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UTILITY


If you're looking for some unique gifts this Christmas then have a look at Utility’s online store. From stationary to skincare, jewelry and Liverpool themed gifts they have it all online so you can get it delivered straight to you. Visit their online store here. 


LUNYA DELI


Lunya’s online store is huge! They are one of the largest online Catalan and Spanish delis in the country offering the finest artisan produce from across Catalunya and Spain. From hampers to deli boxes, Christmas gifts, drinks, gift vouchers and loads more, you can get it all delivered straight to your door. Visit their online store here. 


NEWS FROM NOWHERE


If you're looking for something new to read over lock down or are shopping for some christmas presents for a book lover in your life then have a look at News From Nowhere’s online store. They will go above and beyond for you to find the book you’re after so make sure you show them some support. Visit their online store here. 

Dearest Friends from Nowhere! πŸ€— Thank you all for your amazing ongoing support, and for all your messages and orders - you're really keeping us afloat during these tough times, and we are massively appreciative of you all. Thank you! πŸ’Œ πŸ“¦ We are currently closed to customers, although we are still doing mail orders - as well as Lucky Dips, Gift Vouchers and more! You can find all the info about Lucky Dips, etc and answers to lots of FAQs here πŸ‘‰ https://www.facebook.com/newsfromnowherebookshop/posts/10158250367357836 And you can browse and order online via our website πŸ‘‰ http://www.newsfromnowhere.org.uk/ πŸ™‹‍β™€οΈπŸ™‹‍♂️ We haven't yet decided on a date for when we will re-open, although we'll let you all know when we do. At the moment, we're discussing and planning what we will need to do to keep customers and ourselves safe. When we re-open, it's likely that our opening hours will be shorter than before. We will of course expect everyone within the shop space to maintain safe physical distancing by staying 2 metres apart, and we will limit the number of customers who can be in the shop at any one time. We'll only re-open when we are confident that the shop can be safe for customers to visit and staff to work in together. πŸ“¨β˜ŽοΈ Please do get in touch if you have a query that isn't covered in our FAQs (see: https://www.facebook.com/newsfromnowherebookshop/posts/10158250367357836) You can contact us by email or phone: nfn@newsfromnowhere.org.uk or 0151 708 7270. πŸ“§ πŸ“ž Please don't message us here on Instagram or ask a question in the comments section - please send us an email at the shop instead (nfn@newsfromnowhere.org.uk) or give us a ring (0151 708 7270). We're short staffed at the moment, and dealing with a really large number of orders and deliveries, so it's hard for us to find the time to keep track of messages, comments and notifications here on social media. Very many thanks friends! ❀️

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THE ART SCHOOL


If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the ultimate foodie in your life then have a look at The Art School’s online shop. There is everything from drinks hampers, food hampers, tea, cheese, wine and gift vouchers. Visit their online store here. 


NATIONAL MUSEUMS LIVERPOOL


We might not be able to visit our museums at the moment but their online stores are still open. The Walker Art Gallery is currently home to the incredible Linda McCartney Retrospective and they have all of their exhibition merchandise online for you to purchase! They also have a whole host of Liverpool gifts, books on art and prints from exhibitions across their galleries too. Visit their online store here. 


RESURRECTION 


Resurrection on Bold Street is a top spot to go for vintage and alternative fashion in the city and whilst they are closed for lockdown you can still shop their collections online. Visit their online store here. 


MATTAS INTERNATIONAL FOODS


Mattas’ International foods will remain open during the lockdown period but they also have an online store and they are offering a delivery service too. It’s the perfect place to pick up your fresh ingredients and store cupboard essentials. Visit their online store here. 


SUGAR & DICE


If you’re a fan of board games then Sugar & Dice will be able to help you out during lockdown for something new. The board game cafe knows everything there is to know about board games and their online shop is well stocked with all your favourites. Visit their online store here. 


ROOT HOUSEPLANTS


If you’re looking for a new house plant to add to your home this lockdown then have a look at Root Houseplants’ online store. The contemporary plant shop stocks all your favourite plants and they come complete with a full care guide straight to your door! Visit their online store here. 


92 DEGREES COFFEE


If you’re looking for somewhere special to get your freshly ground beans for a morning coffee then you can order lots of different varieties from 92 Degrees Coffee. You can even sign up to a subscription! Visit their online store here


FAZENDA


Now you can enjoy the Fazenda experience at home by heading to their website to pick from a range of carefully selected items including the Fazenda at Home Box for a special treat.


Due to venues having different guidelines, booking systems and opening hours we would always recommend checking ahead with each one before your visit. 

Please be mindful and only visit venues that are Covid-safe. If you would like to share with us your experience of visiting a venue in Liverpool in regards to their Covid-19 safety measures, positive or negative, fill in our anonymous feedback form

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