Shop Local for Small Business Saturday


Don’t forget Small Business Saturday is Saturday 3rd of December!

Shopping at small businesses not only helps boost our local community but as it falls in December, it also provides unique gifting options for your loved ones or even yourself. 

In Ashford Town Cente, there's a huge range of independent local businesses:

To celebrate Small Business Saturday, we have listed just a few of our top picks from our independent stores:


The Beehive

Get 20% off all Beehive branded merch on Friday 2nd December and Saturday 3rd December. All the merch has been designed especially for the Beehive by Thatch Creative. 

From prints; to totes, stickers to mirrors. Grab yours!  

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Bare Bazaar

This Vegan Mince Pie flavoured fudge from Bare Bazaar is perfect for adding to your festive food list!  It's spicy, sweet and delicious! Head to Park Mall to give it a try, or order online.

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Made in Ashford

These cute, handmade Christmas decorations from Made in Ashford are perfect for jazzing up your Christmas tree or as a gift for your secret Santa!

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Emporia Fabric & Crafts

Add a pop of colour and sass to your sewing creations with these fun labels! Head to Emporia Fabric and Crafts to view the full range. 

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Leo and Sage

This French Toast is calling us! Whether it's the early morning coffee run, brunching with loved ones or finding a slice of Italy with a scoop of gelato, Leo and Sage has you covered. Pop into Leo and Sage, located in Elwick Place to find your new favourite dish!   

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The Record Store

Calling music fans! Find a huge range of vinyl's, (used, new and limited editions!) at The Record Store in Park Mall. So now you can soundtrack your day with your favourite music! Plus, make sure you take a look at the range of merchandise, including band t-shirts, jackets, posters and more.  

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RG Studios

This year RG Studios is offering Christmas mini sessions. Bring your Christmas outfit or Christmas PJs and make some happy festive memories.

RG Studios is located on Bank Street and offers professional photography and videography. 

Get in touch with RG Studios for more information. 

Stinky Square

Revelation Ashford

Entertain the kids with the family-friendly show, Stinky McFish and the Worst Witch. Suitable for all ages, this heartwarming Christmas story is performed by Joanna Neary, who is known as librarian Miss Jones in CBBC’s So Awkward.

Book your tickets here. 



If you're looking to kickstart a healthy lifestyle by eating more fresh fruit and veg, then Salata has you covered! The stylish salad bar located on Bank Street has a great range of healthy options to choose from. ⠀⠀
Pop in, or order online via Ubereats, JustEat and Deliveroo. 

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The Little Teapot

Give the gift of delicious homemade cake, sweet treats or even an afternoon tea with a voucher from The Little Teapot. Perfect for someone who has a sweet tooth!

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County Square

Don't forget all the fabulous independents located in County Square!

A Simmonds Jewellers: Browse gorgeous jewlerry and accessories from classic styles in both gold and silver, to one-off pieces for that extra sparkle.

Add Glow: Treatments include eyebrows, threading, waxing, tinting, nails, henna, Indian head massage, and more. Pop in and pamper yourself.

Ashford News: Perfect for picking up a magazine or newspapers, plus a snack or drink.

Home Plus Furniture: Refresh your home with stylish furniture and home wear

On Pizza: For the ultimate delicious lunch, On Pizza has you covered! It's a family-run local family business serving up grab-and-go slices, hot drinks, desserts, and Kentish ice-creams.

Krini's Kreations: Beautiful dresses, handmade jewellery, scarves, bags and hats, all handmade!