– Monday-Saturday 10am-12noon: Appointment only including pointe shoe fittings
– Monday-Saturday 12noon-5pm: Open to public
Fancy Dance Shop is an independently owned dance wear shop which was established in 2004. We are based at the bottom of Micklegate and are just a 5 minute walk from both the city centre and York train station.
We stock all local dance school uniforms as well as all the essentials needed for ballet, tap, contemporary and traditional types of dance for both males and females. Therefore we are the perfect one stop shop for all your dance requirement’s.
Fancy Dance Shop also have a wide range of stunningly cute tutus, outfits and accessories perfect for the little ones starting baby ballet with stock sizes as low as 2 years old.
One of the services we pride ourselves upon is our excellent pointe shoe fitting service done by our fully trained fitters, we continue to upgrade our training with extensive courses to ensure that pointe shoes are fitted correctly and to a very high standard.’
35 Micklegate, York, YO1 6JH
Mention Mumbler for a 10% discount.
We have had several requests via Facebook and telephone for bricks to keep families entertained in this isolation period.
We have put together a bundle to help families through this period with lots of bricks to keep themselves and their children occupied.
We are offering discounted mixed brick bundles so the more you buy the more you save and every bundle includes a free storage bag worth £10 (you can pick pink or blue) and free delivery to the area indicated.
We can take payment over the phone so no travel to the shop or close proximity required or if you prefer cash can be collected on delivery.
All bricks have been cleaned and sterilised as always with everything we supply.
The prices are as follows: 1Kg = £45, 2Kg = £80 (saving £10 on RRP), 3Kg = £105 (saving £30 on RRP) and 4Kg = £120 (saving £60 on RRP).
The storage bag comfortably holds 4Kg when pulled closed for quick and easy tidying up and storage.
We hope this can help even if only in a small way.
All the best, The Minifigs & Bricks team
Lucy Antwis is a textile artist and maker from York and creates ecologically sound handmade gifts from her home studio. She uses homegrown pressed flowers, natural wools and all wrapped up with gorgeous recycled packaging. Fabulous stocking fillers and unique gifts with the environment at its core.
Gifts range from pressed flower candle holders, soaps, face masks, reusable advent calendars to brooches and eco woollen dryer balls.
Give a loved one something different this year or spoil yourself, to help you out Lucy has an exclusive Mumbler offer:
This month Lucy is offering 10% off all her products, all you have to do is sign up to her newsletter on her website and you will receive a 10% off coupon. (please check your junk folder)
The newsletter is monthly and contains exclusive first insights into new products and offers. Unsubscribe at anytime.
There is no price limit on the coupon and can be used on anything in store.
Buy small this winter and have something in your home that is gentle to the world.
Unique gifts that the planet adores.
Pottery Painting Studio in the heart of York!
Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio is a well established pottery painting studio just 2 mins from York Minster and across the road from York Art Gallery. We have a vast selection of pottery and all the stamps, stencils, sponges and paints you need to help you and your little one get creative.
We are situated on the corner of Bootham and Gillygate and parking is available on Bootham Row, just behind the shop.
Paint at Home Pottery
Why not bring the fun of the studio to your home? Pick what you would like to paint at www.rainbowsceramics.co.uk/shop and collect it from the studio. You will be provided with everything you need, then simply return in 1 week.
We are also an award winning children’s party venue so if the little ones fancy some pottery painting fun with their pals either in the studio or at home please do give us a call. Please log on to the website for current party packages and info.
Mention York Mumbler for 10% off (excluding parties & evening bookings).
Are you a breastfeeding mum? Or looking to buy a gift for a new mum? If so, this is for you!
I recently launched Sienna Apparel, an eco-friendly breastfeeding clothing brand, designed to help mamas feel more like themselves, and breastfeed without the stress and faff! After finding out the hard way that most breastfeeding clothes were really frustrating, and just ‘not me’ – something so many breastfeeding mums struggle with!
Gift Vouchers/Cards are available too for anyone who wants to treat their friends and loved ones who are having their babies during this period of lockdown/isolation – they are hand made & come with a personalised message.
So if receiving something stylish & comfy that makes breastfeeding faff free through your letterbox would perk your week up – or one of your new mum friends! – then visit www.siennaapparel.co.uk to order use discount code YORK5 for £5 off your order (including sweatshirts which are in the end of season sale! )
The Potions Cauldron on Shambles in York describes itself as the most magical drinks emporium in the World and the apothecary is Joe back open serving magic after a lockdown refit.
You can experience a magical drink with their new child friendly Butterscotch Beer, magic potions and even Iced Mead for older Wizards.
There is a magical never ending drink, and bubbling cauldrons to enjoy, plus the Wizards making every drink an experience for anyone from 3 to 103.
The new Potion notebooks, bath bombs and candles all make great gifts.
Throughout November and December we will offer a magical discount to Mumblers, all you need to do is use the festive password ‘MUMBLER’ and you will be able to get one of our Magic Meters at HALF PRICE for just £5, it is an amazing gift that tests magical abilities to see if you are ready to got to a top Wizard or Witch school.
Visit them on Shambles everyday from 10am or go on the website for a spin of their Wizards Wheel for on-line prizes.
See the magic for yourself @PotionsCauldron on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
9 3/4 Shambles, York, YO1 7LZ
What are you doing mummy? Can I have a turn mummy? Questions I hear every day from my little boys and the best proof of how inquisitive our little ones are. It’s this curiosity that drives Wesley & George to carefully source the most playful décor, furniture and toys that create an engaging environment, spark creativity and develop little hands and minds.
Let’s face it, children can be plastic magnets. I for one don’t want my home buried in a blizzard of bright coloured, manmade junk! Do you feel the same way? Wesley & George have done the hard work and carefully curated collections of furniture, accessories and gifts that adults will appreciate, just as much as the kids. Life with little ones is hectic and with our range of stylish toys and accessories, there’s no need to stress about wedging every last one into the nearest cupboard when they finally go to sleep!
Wesley & George partner with independent brands who use sustainably sourced materials and non-toxic, child friendly paints to create unique pieces for design conscious parents. Focusing on investment pieces that can be cherished as children grow and passed on to future siblings.
From carefully chosen fittings and accessories, to custom designed pieces, we’re here for the little things.
MENTION MUMBLER OFFER:
Enter MUMBLER20 at checkout to enjoy 20% off your order.
The beautiful York Gin shop and our online Christmas Grotto are filled to the brim with gorgeous gin gifts. We make some of the world’s best gins in York’s only distillery. We’re plastic-free and run on 100% green energy. With York Gin, when you buy local, you buy sustainable and top quality too! Delight a gin lover this Christmas with:
Leave the hassle to the York Gin elves with our online gift-wrapping service.
And get 10% off all your Christmas gin when you buy direct from the distillery on Cowper Lane, Acaster Malbis. Put YO23 2TX in the sat nav. We’re open Mon-Fri, 10-4.
12 Pavement, York, YO1 9UP
Attention all Dog Lovers!
Never again forget your doggie essentials! Bertie Woofster & Me have the perfect Dog-Walking Bag……think baby change bag for pooches but with room for your own keys’n’stuff too! Comes in a variety of colours and fabric designs and a clip to hold that full poop bag! The perfect new puppy gift! Just grab and Go Walkies!
Mention Mumbler and you will receive a FREE dog related gift inside your bag
T: 07815 809607
Hattie & Bella specialises in creating beautiful keepsakes that last a lifetime. Whether it is your child, children or loved ones’ hands, feet, fingerprint, handprint, footprint, first drawing, doodle or writing, we can customise a keepsake to capture your moment in time. We also cater for your fur babies too.
10% off when you mention York Mumbler
T: 07507 561555
Illustrator Lucy Monkman has a range of prints with cheerful characters to make you smile. Each of the six designs can be personalised with your own message for someone special. The prints are mounted and wrapped to make a perfect present and Mainland UK delivery is free.
Mention Mumbler for 10% off
T: 01904 630043
Comfy, fun and practical clothing for babies and children. Items are cloth bum friendly and made to order in York. Matching adult items available!
Choose from a wide range of fabrics on Facebook or Instagram, including exclusives.
‘MUMBLER’ for free adult or child headband with your first order. Valid: 31/01/21
Where Bluebirds Fly is an award winning online giftshop based in York. You can create a beautiful gift parcel online which we will pack and wrap by hand and send it directly to your family and friends. Our range of giftware includes some lovely items from small Yorkshire based businesses.
‘I’ve got some lovely things from there x’
HC, Nov 18
Use code YorkMumbler for 15% off