It’s easy to get bogged down in the conveyor belt of tax-dodging chain shops in the UK. You know the story: it’s a few days before Crimbo and you’re wading through the Market Square gaggles, with oodles of ornamental cats and willy-shaped salt shakers spilling out of your arms. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there duck.
This year, you can pack in the panic buys and consult our handy guide to the best independent makers, doers and sellers in Nottingham. That’s right, we’ve rounded up some of the top creative establishments in the city, and have highlighted a few of their top buys to stuff in yer nan’s stocking. Argos? Do one.