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:
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!