Gifts Today magazine

‘New, Bigger and Better’ at Harrogate

There’s a wealth of new product launches waiting to be discovered at this year’s Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival

There’s just days to go until the hugely anticipated Harrogate Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival opens its doors, and this year the show is bigger and better than ever with numerous brands making their debut there.

Being held from 17 to 20 July at the Harrogate International Centre, more than 200 of the 850 plus exhibitors showcasing product at the retail event are brand new this year.

These include: Artisan Life Ltd, Bespoke Verse, Chau Art Ltd, Dapper & Frill, GALL & ZICK, KAKKOii, Lancaster and Gibbings, Laura Skilbeck, Lene Lundberg, Lisa Angel LTD, Portico Designs, Ruff and Tumble, Su Owen Design, Terrarium Designs, Thinkgadgets, Vintage Poultry Ltd and many more. 

Alongside the phenomenal line-up of new brands, visitors will also see exclusive new product launches from all-time favourite brands such as Joe Davies, Wild & Wolf and Gisela Graham. 

Gifts For All is a new area where visitors will find all the well-known and classic giftware brands. Spanning traditional, contemporary, design-led and quirky, the numerous giftware halls and marquees will be the place to source next season’s bestselling products. 
Product launches not to be missed include:

Ulster Weavers | Stand DP2-9
Mini Moderns, the home decor brand known for their distinctive wallpaper designs, are launching a new kitchen linen collection exclusively in collaboration with Ulster Weavers. Under the banner ‘The Modern Kitchen Collection’, the new launch, which features some of the best-selling prints, encompasses tea towels, oven gloves and aprons, with mix-and-match patterns ranged in three signature colour stories. A set of coordinating gift-boxed bone china mugs completes the collection.

Portico Designs | DP1-12b
Independent publishers of quality stationery, gifts, calendars & greeting cards, Portico Designs, will be showcasing several new new collections for the coming season, including collaborations with Wedgwood and Laura Ashley. Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival will also be the first opportunity to see new additions to their hugely popular Roald Dahl collection and new collections ‘Totally Tropical’ and ‘Zodiac’.

Alice Caroline | Stand G64
Cotswolds-based company, Alice Caroline (pictured) will be making their debut at Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival with their beautiful new range of purses, cosmetic bags, tote bags and home accessories all produced from their top-selling Liberty fabric prints. The range includes William Morris designs alongside contemporary botanicals, showcasing the very best of British design.

Yankee Candles | Q23
Yankee Candle are returning to Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival with a line-up of new product launches for the upcoming festive season. The ‘Holiday Party’ collection features new festive scents including ‘Macaron Treats’, ‘Star Anise’, ‘Orange’ and theberry-chic ‘Festive Cocktail’, as well as brand new gifts sets, accessories and new additions to the innovative flameless Scenterpiece™ collection. Also debuting is an exciting new true-to-life fragrance collection for SS17.

To ensure that you don’t miss out on an inspiring array of new product launches and retail insight, all set in a uniquely social atmosphere, register now for your tickets at

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