The countdown to December is really kicking off early this year. with plenty of enthusiasm for the incoming festive season. Until then here are our top suggestions of things to do to keep you entertained over the weekend.

 

1. Send Hampers to Friends and Family

Whether you’re sending a gift abroad or to people you miss in Ireland, there’s no better way to express your thoughts and love than a box full of goodies. From Hazel Mountain Chocolate to Whitegable’s ‘Merry Merry Miss You’ hamper, there’s a hamper for everyone.

 

 

 

2. Send Off Your Christmas and Santa Letters

Now is the perfect time to start sending off letters. Check out these amazing ones by Jess Glynn. Make sure to send them off to your loved ones, guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone’s face.

 

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3.  Watch the ‘Gather’ Film Screening

GATHER is an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political and cultural identities. The film follows a chef from the White Mountain Apache Nation, opening an indigenous café as a nutritional recovery clinic, a young scientist from the Cheyenne River Sioux Nation, conducting landmark studies on bison, and group of environmental activists from the Yurok Nation, trying to save the Klamath river. This free online screening event takes place Saturday 14 November, at 9pm.

 

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4. Order a McCambridge’s Charcuterie & Cheese Box

These boxes are packed full of delicious savory bites, perfect for any night in. The tasty treat includes olives and sun-dried tomatoes, chutney, pâté, St Tola Irish goats cheese ash log, Mossfield Mediterranean cheese, Gubbeen cheese, French saucisson with pistachio, serrano ham, quince jelly and Le Petit Delice Galway bread. Order before 12 noon for next day collection!

 

 

 

5. Have a Seasonal De-Clutter

A clear space is a clear mind, isn’t that what they say. Why not take the time to clean out what you don’t need, just in time for Christmas. There are even services, like Elephant Self Storage, a family-run, Irish-owned storage facility, that will come and take boxes of unwanted clutter away. Perfect before the Christmas decorations go up.

 

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