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Most unique and prestigious advent calendars for the whole family this Christmas. Posted On 23 November 2020

Believe it or not, Christmas is coming, and it’s perhaps come around quicker than most Christmases before it… So it’s time to start thinking about advent calendars!

 

It’s true that we usually prefer to be eating chocolate each morning of December on the lead up to good ol’ Christmas, for it’s a time to indulge in the naughty stuff, indeed one of the few times of the year when it’s deemed completely socially acceptable. But if we’re purely talking about generating excitement and intrigue throughout the festive month, then there are some fantastic alternatives to advent calendars, ones without edible treats.

 

For kids in general.

 

This year will mark the 20th anniversary of the release of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. This advent calendar is one of the most thematic, solid celebrations of the film on the market. £12.99, with chocolates.

https://tinyurl.com/y4r8r4x2

 

This calendar would prove perfect for any Despicable Me fan out there. It contains buildable Minion characters with interchangeable parts including goggles, arms, feet and holiday outfits. £36.15

https://tinyurl.com/y65abpxf

 

 

For girls.

 

In 2013, Frozen graced the silver screen and captured the hearts of little girls everywhere, especially those with sisters. This epic Disney Frozen advent calendar contains 24 surprises with an abundance of jewellery, 22 charms and accessories. £16.98.

https://tinyurl.com/y48yht76

 

Another great advent calendar for girls is the L.O.L. Surprise! advent calendar, which contains 24 Surprises with a bracelet, a necklace and 22 LOL charms and accessories including a Queen Bee and Unicorn. £16.98

https://tinyurl.com/y6e7lv4l

 

 

For boys.

 

This advent calendar features PlayMobil top agents who are working on various gadgets and weapons, and includes a powerful LED super weapon and two PlayMobil figures and accessories. Any boy who’s a fan would be head over heels for this at Christmas. £15.71

https://tinyurl.com/y5tlcek3

 

Your son can accelerate to Christmas day in style with the SINCO Hot Wheels advent calendar, perfect for any roadster. Boys love their toys, right? This calendar offers 24 surprise gifts with mini cars, bikes, toys and stickers. £14.69

https://tinyurl.com/y5syzvlx

 

 

For Mum and Dad.

 

The Glittering Galaxy of Makeup Magic beauty advent calendar from Charlotte Tilbury contains 12 full size and travel size makeup and skincare icons, with two dazzling looks built into one show-stopping treasure trove of beauty marvels. £150

https://tinyurl.com/y585qcxg

 

This other festive beauty from Charlotte Tilbury, Charlotte’s Bejewelled Chest of Beauty Treasures, contains full size and travel size magic makeup and supercharged skincare secrets. £150

https://tinyurl.com/y2t4h9bx

 

 

Meanwhile, Fortnum and Mason offer some incredible advent calendars, and not all of them are of a naughty price tag! Some of them are of a sweet fee, and absolute bargains if you ask us!

 

Fortnum’s Truffle Selection Advent Calendar. £35

https://tinyurl.com/y3ruhr4s

 

Fortnum’s Bawden Stag & Santa Advent Calendar. £99

https://tinyurl.com/yxsq33sg

 

Fortnum’s Filled Wooden House Advent Calendar. £135

https://tinyurl.com/yxrpnl53

 

And for the ultimate, decadent advent calendar for any adult this Christmas…

Fortnum’s Feasting Advent Calendar. £200

https://tinyurl.com/y5pu8dpu

 

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