Your Helpful Guide to Father's Day Gifts
It’s that time of year again. Father’s Day is nearly upon us, and that noise you can hear is sons and daughters all over the country scratching their heads as they desperately try to think of a suitable gift.
As it happens, the occasion falls on the exact same date as Manchester Day - talk about the stars aligning. On Sunday, 17thJune we can all celebrate the best Dads in the world on the same day that the finest city on the planet is also in party mode.
So to make your life easier Uniquely Manchester– home to products that are designed and produced in Manchester, created by Manchester artisans, or Manchester-themed - has put together a list of 10 great gift ideas from the Father’s Day range:
So here you go, in no particular order…
1, Chocolate Bars
Have you ever met a dad who doesn’t like chocolate? Nope, didn’t think so. Uniquely Manchester’s award-winning chocolate makers boast a wide range of yummy craft chocolate bars using only the finest ingredients. Each one is lovingly handmade in small batches, adding that unique touch to every collection.
2, Manchester Mugs
There’s nothing like a good brew. Check out what the talented team of artists have done with uniquely-designed mugs showing images of Manchester and enjoy your cuppa in true Mancunian style. Oh, and you do know that a cuppa goes great with chocolate….
- Handmade Pens
Each pen is delicately handcrafted from pieces of some of the finest, ethically-sourced and sustainable wood, finished and polished with natural Shellac to provide a hardwearing coat. The fact that every pen is individually handmade means no two pens are ever the same, making this a unique present. And let’s face it, everyone likes a nice pen
- Map of Manchester handkerchief
These cotton hankies are designed and screen-printed featuring a classic graphic of a vintage map of Manchester – who needs a sat nav eh? This is not a gift to be sniffed at . . .
- Football art and photography
Manchester is, of course, home to two of the biggest football clubs on the planet – current Premier League champions Manchester City, and three-time European Cup winners Manchester United. A range of stunning unique art and photography pieces celebrating the teams are ideal for footy-mad Dads. Trust us, these will earn you unlimited brownie points!
- Manchester Coasters
There are few better sights than the Manchester skyline, full of history and culture, and it can now be admired on a set of trendy glass or wooden coasters. Dad can enjoy the view every time he picks up and puts down that beer!
- Manchester music prints
Manchester has produced some of the most iconic music of all time, and as a city is proud to shout it from the rooftops! These music prints celebrate the timeless work of acts like The Smiths, The Stone Roses and Oasis. Definitely Manc.
- Manchester iconic buildings and landmarks – prints
From Salford Lads Club to Old Trafford and the Etihad, and everywhere in between, Manchester is home to famous landmarks and breath-taking architecture. Many of these have been put into print, so tell Dad to make some room on his walls!
- Framed Ceramic bees
Now more than ever the worker bee is the symbol that defines the very best of Manchester, more than a century on from its introduction as a motif during the industrial revolution. Handmade and painted in the city, check out this cool ceramic bee range depicting all things Mancunian
- Quirky Manchester humour - Art
Manchester just wouldn’t be the same without its humour. It is in the DNA. The renowned Mancunian wit is present and correct throughout the selection of gifts, including one cheeky retro poster that points out the best thing about London is the train from Euston to Manchester Piccadilly!
So, hopefully this has given you plenty of ideas to choose from. But just remember, a lot of the products are handmade so if you want to guarantee delivery for Father’s Day don’t delay…if you like it, buy it….and do it now!