Christmas in Liverpool is back and there are plenty of places in the city you can head to for a bit of Christmas shopping. 

From experiences to Liverpool themed gifts, food & drink ideas and days out, whatever you’re looking for to tick off your list, we have it in Liverpool.

Have a look at our gift guide for a bit of inspiration.


LIVERPOOL GIFTS


THE NEST


The Nest at the Royal Albert Dock is an art and gift shop selling and showcasing work from a whole host of local artists, designers, photographers and makers. Have a look at their online shop if you’re unable to make it down.


MERSEYMADE


MerseyMade is a must for picking up some Liverpool themed Christmas presents this year. Their store stocks a whole range of local makers from textiles to prints, jewelry and photography that you can buy online too. If you get the chance to pop in there is also a beautiful cafe and artist studios upstairs you can explore as well. 


UTILITY


Utility has two stores. One in Liverpool ONE and one on Bold Street. They have the best selection of cards, stocking fillers, secret Santa ideas and loads more unique and quirky gifts.


SCOUSE BIRD SHOP


If you’re looking for the ultimate scouse gift, you’ll find it in Scouse Bird Shop. The bright pink store-front can be found on Tarleton Street in the city centre. Inside you’ll find the iconic Scouse Bird 2022 Diary, a plethora of local gins, clothing, homeware, cards and loads more… all complete with Scouse wit and charm.


NEWS FROM NOWHERE


If you’ve got a book lover in your life then have a look at News From Nowhere on Bold Street. They’ll be able to help you find all sorts of books and will go above and beyond to make sure you find your next favourite read.


LARKS


You’ll find this little pink storefront on Lark Lane, close to Sefton Park. Larks is an emporium of contemporary gifts and vintage finds including homeware, clothing, accessories and Liverpool themed gifts.


LUSH LIVERPOOL


Did you know that Lush in Liverpool is the biggest in the world? Their Christmas collection is something special. This year they have an ENTIRE FLOOR dedicated to Snow Fairy, which is open now!


PIN HEAD


If you’re looking for something a bit unique to buy someone this Christmas then Pin Head is the perfect solution! She makes all sorts of Liverpool themed enamel pins featuring scouse slang, Liverpool landmarks, famous football faces and pop culture favorites. Visit their website to see what’s on offer.  


STRAWBERRY FIELD 


At Strawberry Field, the place made famous by the Beatles song, ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ you’ll find a gift shop that stocks a wide range of unique and authentic merchandise. Many of the suppliers to the store are local too!


LIVERPOOL ONE VOUCHERS


If you’re buying for someone who’s a bit fussy when it comes to gifts then why not get them some Liverpool ONE gift vouchers? They’ll be able to spend them in over 160 stores, restaurants and bars however they like!


LIVERPOOL CHRISTMAS MARKET


This year the Christmas Market will be in a new home in St Johns Gardens, William Brown Street and the North Entrance of St George’s Hall. The festive chalets will house independent traders selling personalised decorations, photo prints, jewellery and much more.


LOST SOLES GORILLA HOODIE


Local men’s clothing brand, Lost Soles are based at the Royal Albert Dock and their stylish boutique store stocks high quality adult and children's clothing. They regularly release limited designs especially at Christmas. Keep an eye on their Instagram page.


LIVERPOOL PICTURES


Championing local artists and the impressive talent of Liverpool and beyond, Liverpool Pictures is an art-lover’s haven of limited edition prints and stunning artwork. Shop online or in-store at Royal Albert Dock.


TATE LIVERPOOL


On the ground floor of the Tate Liverpool gallery in the Royal Albert Dock you’ll find the Tate Liverpool store. Inside there’s a selection of books, prints, jewellery, tote bags, homeware and more locally made, sustainable products. Take a look at the ‘Colours of Liverpool’ collection, made in collaboration with local design studio, Dorothy. 


NML CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE


Shop either in one of National Museums museums gift shops or online. Their collection features homeware, children's gifts, calendars and diaries, Christmas cards, stationery and ‘House of Memories’ gifts.


LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL 


The Liverpool Cathedral shop is open online and in the cathedral. Choose from cathedral gifts, cards, candles, souvenirs, cathedral artwork and more from local artists and companies. Each purchase supports Liverpool Cathedral.


ROOT HOUSEPLANTS


Root Houseplants, located in the courtyard of the Bluecoat Arts Centre is the perfect place to shop for the plant lover in your life. Root is filled with houseplants from across the world, including rare plants, pet friendly, trailing, hoya, cuttings and ceramics to house them in. The team in-store will also advise on how to look after each plant!


PHOTOGRAPHY


GEOFF DRAKE PHOTOGRAPHY


Geoff Drake’s photographs of Liverpool are stunning. Take a look at his Liverpool collection which includes shots of the Peace Doves exhibition at Liverpool Cathedral, The Batman filming on the Liver Building, River Of Light and beautiful skyline shots to name a few.


DAVE WOOD - LIVERPOOL VISTA


Dave Wood, or Liverpool Vista as he is known on Twitter shares the most incredible photos of Liverpool and now you can purchase them as prints for yourself or as a perfect Christmas present. Have a look at his website for more information.


LENS LIVERPOOL


Lens Liverpool’s photographs will make the perfect gift for someone special this Christmas. Take a look at their website for photos of Wildlife, the Royal Liver Building, Crosby Beach, Space and the Moon, Mountains, Rivers and Waterfalls. Have a look at their website to see a selection of prints and make sure to give them a follow on social media for more amazing photos. 

Cut off date for orders guaranteed for Christmas is 14 December.


TULA MOON


Tula moon creates colourful patchwork style drawings of Liverpool that look pretty on any wall of any home. As well as prints, Tula Moon sells coasters, cards and mugs decorated with your favourite drawings of Liverpool.


HELEN LOUISE DESIGN 


Helen House Design creates beautiful watercolour illustrations of Liverpool buildings and places. Purchase on their etsy store here.  


JESS HANKO ART


Jess Hanko creates narrative prints of Liverpool that bring the city life on paper. Her selection of colourful illustrations includes iconic Liverpool buildings and spaces but commissions are also available. Take a look at Jess’ instagram or buy from her etsy.


SUMUYYA


Sumuyya creates beautiful prints of people, places and plants in A3, A4, A5 and A6. Her store will be open until 1st December this year before closing for Christmas so be quick!


SEAN WEBSTER


Sean Webster's colourful, inclusive artwork can be seen across Liverpool. Shop Sean’s prints online the website.


FOOD & DRINK


LIVERPOOL GIN DISTILLERY 


Go one step further than a bottle of Liverpool Gin and book them in for Gin Tasting or Gin Lab experience at the Liverpool Gin Distillery. On the Gin Tasting experience you’ll get to take a tour of the distillery, learn about the history of gin in Liverpool and Liverpool Gin’s gin making techniques alongside a 4 flight gin tasting. 

At the Gin Lab experience you’ll explore a wide range of botanicals used to make gin, before choosing your own to produce your own bottle of gin.


LOVE LANE BREWING


Love Lane’s collection of beer will make for a great gift for someone who loves their local beer this Christmas. Visit their online store to see their selection. 


LUNYA


Lunya’s hampers will make for the perfect Christmas gift for a foodie this year. They come full of luxury Spanish produce alongside beautiful items from the UK and Europe so there will be a great selection of gifts to treat someone to.


GIN


Liverpool Gin, Scouse Bird Gin, RLB360 Gin, Love Lane Gin, Murphys Gin are a few Liverpool related gins that make the perfect gift for the gin and Liverpool lover. 


AFTERNOON TEA 


For those that have everything, an experience eating cake and enjoying small sandwiches with the crusts cut off might be the ideal gift. Take a look at our Afternoon Tea blog for inspiration.


LIVERPOOL COFFEE


If you know someone who can’t start their day without a cup of coffee then why not treat them to a selection of specially brewed coffee beans from Liverpool coffee shops. Have a look at Crosby Coffee, Bold Street Coffee, 92 Degrees Coffee and Ropes and Twines for some beautiful brews. 


THE ART SCHOOL


This Christmas, treat yourself or a loved one to something special from the Art School. From food and drink hampers to gin hampers, caviar hampers, wines and beers, there’s loads to pick from this festive season. 


ELITE BISTROS


Cook a special meal at home with Elite Bistros. Famous for their restaurants, Wreckfish, Hispi and Sticky Walnut. The Christmans and New Year’s Eve at home boxes are designed and prepared by the team of chefs, ready to be finished at home. 


EXPERIENCES


KNOWSLEY SAFARI


From 20 November to 30 December Knowsley Safari will once again turn into a winter wonderland for their Christmas light trail, Enchanted. Exploring the safari after dark, guided by magical lights, music and amazing illuminated animals will make for the perfect gift for the little ones this Christmas. 


SHIVERPOOL


If you know someone who is into the spooky things in life then tickets for a tour of Liverpool with Shiverpool will be the perfect Christmas treat. 


LFC STADIUM TOURS


If you know someone who is a big fan of the reds then treat them to a day out at the LFC Stadium Tour with some gift vouchers. They’ll be able to see all the trophies, stand pitch side and explore the Liverpool FC Story Museum with plenty of social distancing measures in place.


EVERTON STADIUM TOURS 


A tour of the grand old lady could be the ideal gift for the Evertonian in your life! Guests will get access to the players’ changing rooms – both home and away – take in the view from the Directors' Box, look around some of the recently refurbished hospitality lounges, walk the tunnel to the sound of the spine-tingling sirens and Z Cars theme and emerge onto the touchline, taking in the views of Goodison in all its glory from the dug-out and technical area. Book your tickets online.


WORLD GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022


The World Gymnastics Championships are coming to Liverpool in 2022. Over 500 gymnasts from 75 countries are expected to compete at M&S Bank Arena from 29 October - 6 November. Tickets are on sale now. 


NATIONAL MUSEUMS LIVERPOOL MEMBERSHIP 


National Museums Liverpool have 7 venues across Liverpool and Wirral. Individual membership starts from 30 and is valid for the whole year. Member's get to go free to special exhibitions, access presale for exhibition tickets, invitations to exclusive previews and member's events and receive 15% discount in the cafes, restaurants, shops and online shop.


LAND ROVER EXPERIENCE


Treat someone to the ultimate all-terrain Land Rover Experience this Christmas. The Driving Experience sees them get behind the wheel of the 4x4, navigating steep  inclines, descents, slopes and streams. New for 2021, youngsters between 11 and 17 can tackle terrains and obstacles behind the wheel too. 

For those who prefer a behind-the-scenes look, the Manufacturing Tour shows the process of manufacturing a Land Rover. 


COMEDY 


Give the gift of laughter with Hot Water Comedy Club. The Club holds gigs in multiple venues across the city from their intimate space on Hardman Street to Grand Central Hall and the M&S Bank Arena. Book a ticket for one of their many comedians performing in the city in 2022.


LIVERPOOL VRVE


The VRVE - Liverpool Virtual Visitor Experience is an immersive experience in two modern studios in the city centre. Virtual reality is great for all ages, from ages 10+. There are more than 50 games and experiences to choose from and Liverpool VRVE provides the best in gaming for you and yours. Gift Vouchers are available.


QUIRKY QUARTER


Enter into a world where nothing is as it seems at Quirky Quarter! Purchase some gift vouchers for someone special for this exciting emporium of experiences that will leave your mind boggled.


HARD DAYS NIGHT HOTEL


If you know someone who is a fan of The Beatles then treat them to some gift vouchers to spend at the Hard Days Night Hotel. You can get vouchers for a monetary value, for cream tea, afternoon tea, high tea and various overnight stay packages. Visit their website for more information.


TITANIC HOTEL LIVERPOOL


A spa voucher for Titanic Hotel’s stunning Maya Blue Wellness is the perfect gift for someone who could do with relaxing and unwinding. The voucher includes two treatments, the ESPA Optimal Skin Health Facial and ESPA Personalised Back, Neck & Shoulder massage, plus a delectable afternoon tea in Stanley’s Bar & Grill.


ROYAL LIVER BUILDING 360


A trip to the Royal Liver Building for the RLB 360 tour will make the perfect gift for someone special this Christmas, it’s one of Liverpool’s most loved attractions! You can purchase gift vouchers from their website here.


ROYAL COURT SHOW


Royal Court Theatre plays host to the best in Scouse humour and theatre. Their Christmas panto this year; The Scouse Sleeping Beauty runs until 15 January. Comedy Show Macca & Beth starts on 28 January 2022.


LIVERPOOL EMPIRE


The Empire Theatre regularly shows the best in UK and international theatre. From travelling West End Shows to Disney and The Russian State Ballet. They’ve got Les Mis, Jersey Boys, Chicago, Swan Lake and RuPaul’s Drag Race UK coming up in January and February 2022. There’s a whole host of shows coming up, and tickets could make the best Christmas present.


LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC HALL


The Philharmonic Hall is home to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, lead by conductor Domingo Hindoyan. Tickets to see the orchestra would make a great gift for a classical music lover.


MUSIC


BIDO LITO! JOURNAL


If you know someone that is into music, especially the Liverpool music scene then why not treat them to Bido Lito!’s annual journal. The beautifully created journal features a collection of articles, illustrations, features and interviews from the 2021 editions of their monthly magazines. You can order your copy here. 


DIG VINYL 


You can’t go wrong with a classic vinyl as a gift for Christmas and Dig Vinyl on Bold Street is the place to go. 


AFRICA OYÉ


If you’re a fan of Liverpool music festival Africa Oyé then have a look at their merch store for a whole host of t-shirts, tote bags, stickers and even a Liverpool version of Monopoly.  


MELLOWTONE RECORDS


If you know someone who is really into the Liverpool music scene then why not have a look at Mellowtone Records online store for everything from albums to prints.


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