Ho ho ho says Santa in a window at Saffron and Sycamore in New Town, Uckfield.

Shopping in Uckfield this weekend? Find Christmas present ideas here

Looking for Christmas presents? You’ll find plenty of choice in Uckfield. We feature some ideas in this Uckfield News shopping feature.

So much artwork to choose from at Diane Hutt Gallery

New works by Stephen Hanson, Leigh Lambert, Fabien Perez, Jennifer Hogwood, Debbie Boon, Sam Toft, and more, are arriving at the Diane Hutt Gallery.

The best thing to do is call in, take a look round and see for yourself.

Here are some examples to whet your appetite.


Snowballs by Stephen Hanson.


The Night Before by Leigh Lambert.


Silvence is Golden by Allan Morgan.


Dancing on Ice by Doug Hyde.


Vecchie Stalle by Bruno Tinucci.

Gifts for all the family at PipeDreams

There are gifts for all the family at PipeDreams, from scooters to skateboards and skates and from men’s and women’s clothing, to ski stock, ideal for those heading off to the slopes at Christmas and beyond.

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Presents for your sporty friends and relatives

You will find presents for your sporty friend and relatives at Final Score in Uckfield High Street.

Ideas include WackySox for hockey, rugby or football training; home fitness equipment; running socks and accessories; 2017 calendars; Christmas-themed rugby balls and rugby souvenirs.


2017 sporting calendars at Final Score, Uckfield.


Home fitness ideas at Final Score.


Sporting accessories at Final Score.


Wacky Sox for hockey, rugby or football training.

Christmas wreaths and plants at The Flower Shop

Christmas wreaths for graves and doors will be available along with Christmas plants from The Flower Shop.

You’ll find seasonal pot plant pots and other gifts there too, including candles. And if you would like to make your own wreath, everything you need, including wreath rings, moss and dried fruits are available there too.


Lots of gift ideas at The Flower Shop.


Little canvas bags, ideal for pot plant presents


Unusual pots for plans at The Flower Shop.

Sample Briscoe’s jellies and find foodie pottery at Cheese Etc

Uckfield Pie which has been re-introduced to the town by Cheese Etc now comes in family sizes, rather than slices, and you will find Sussex Kitchen sour dough breads for sale which shop owners Martin Sergison and Sharon Douglas say goes so well with their product lines.


Uckfield Pie, now in family size loaves.

Look out for Uckfield blend coffee and favourite Christmas cheeses, including Wensleydale and white Stilton with fruit, and novelty lines such as cheese in different colours making up a dart board design.


Uckfield blend coffee at Cheese Etc.

Other delicacies, such as pates and terrines, including fois gras from France are for sale there too.

Cheese Etc will be opening seven days a week from Sunday (December 11) and will be open until 2pm on Christmas Eve before closing for four days and re-opening on Thursday, December 29.

Josefina is open seven days a week

Fresh stock keeps arriving at Josefina in Uckfield High Street and new this Christmas is a range  from a new supplier in Denmark.

Take a look inside the shop in our pictures below. Josefina is now open seven days a week.

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A wide variety of plaques is available at Josefina.


Find these ribbed Champagne flutes at Josefina.

On the menu at Hartfields

There are new cakes to try at Hartfields, including new Rocky Road treats where the recipe includes chocolate, marshmallows, shortbread and sultanas. Try Clementine Christmas cake too.

Dinner specials include traditional roast turkey, saute roast potato, seasonal vegetables, chestnut and cranberry stuffing and gravy; braised pork belly with crackling, buttered mash, seasonal greens, apple sauce and cider gravy; sea bass fillets with sweet chilli and crayfish risotto, roasted tomatoes and rocket dressing.

On the main menu, starters include Thai fishcakes with Asian salad and sweet chilli mayonnaise, and chicken, bacon and pistachio terrine with red onion marmalade.

Mains include wild mushroom, chestnut and spinach linguine; beef bourguignon, rosemary and garlic roasted new potato, crispy onions; honey and thyme glazed carrots and squash.

There are fish, salad and burger options too.

Gloves, scarves and hats at Cole’s menswear

Gloves, scarves, hats and socks are just a few of the items in stock at Cole’s menswear now. There are gift sets too.

Keep up with their news on latest stock arrivals see their Facebook page or find them on Twitter.


Gloves, hats and scarves at Cole’s.


Fun sock choices at Cole’s.


Gift sets at Cole’s.

Solutions for staying warm on a bike at J&S Accessories

Whether you want to keep warm while out on your bike this winter, or protect it while in storage J&S Accessories has products to help.

You will find heated seat pads, base layers, winter socks, a variety of battery optimisers and bike covers at their store on the Bellbrook Estate, Uckfield.

Gift vouchers are available too.


No need to feel like this says J&S Accessories, Uckfield, they have the kit to keep you warm this winter.

Keep up with news from J&S Accessories on their Facebook page.

Christmas fabrics, decorations and cards at Sew n Sew and Emporium

Christmas fabrics and a variety of gifts, including hand-made cribs for baby dolls, are available at Sew n Sew in the Market Hall in the Bell Walk Precinct, Uckfield.


Christmas fabric at Sew n Sew.


Handmade crib with pillow and cover at Sew n Sew.

There are Christmas cards and decorations next door too in the Uckfield Emporium, along with hats with pom poms and thermals layers and socks.


Pom pom hats at Uckfield Emporium.


Thermal socks at Uckfield Emporium.

Lots of gift ideas at SG Home Interiors

There are plenty of gift ideas at SG Home Interiors, in Bell Farm Lane, Uckfield, with more stock arriving daily.

Debbie Reed says they have looked for items in a variety of price ranges, including £20 and under.


Mince pies, handmade on the premises at SG Home Interiors. Why not call in for coffee or tea and a snack there.


A rose leaf bowl at SG Home Interiors.


Silver penguins on display at SG Home Interiors.


Snuggle throw in rich Christmas red at SG Home Interiors.


Coloured glasses in a variety of shapes and sizes at SG Home Interiors.

Advent calendars and selection boxes for your pets at Paws n Claws

Looking for the perfect gift for your pet this Christmas? Then look out for Christmas stockings, advent calendars, doggy mince pies and selection boxes at Paws n Claws.

If you would like to treat your animal to a new bed or blanket they are available too and there are gifts for humans too, including wild bird hampers with goodies contained inside a reusable box.


Christmas treats for your pets at Paws n Claws.


Wild bird feed hamper at Paws n Claws.


Homemade dog treats at Paws n Claws – Ho Ho bones will be arriving soon.

New stock at Chapter Three

New stock will be arriving at Chapter Three all the way through to Christmas. You will find lots of knitwear and lots of hats, particularly appealing now outside temperatures have dropped.

The shop will be open during late night shopping so make sure you pop in to look around. You will find party wear and handbags – and lots of stars, whether on bags or jumpers, they are proving popular this year.


Lots to see at Chapter Three and fresh stock will continue to arrive in the run up to Christmas.


Star bags at Chapter Three – there are more styles too to choose from.

Owner Kay Bevan is planning to open on the Sundays of December 11 and 18.

Lots of gift ideas at Chestnut Tree shop

Chestnut Tree children’s hospice charity shop is filled with gift ideas and there are some great bargains to be had, says Angie Page.

Did you see staff dressed up for late night shopping? See picture below:


The team at Chestnut Tree children’s hospice charity shop pictured during late night shopping in Uckfield on Friday. From the left are: Nette Chipchase, Joan Watling, Marc Woodcock, Joy Millns, and Angie Page.

Carvills now open seven days a week

Carvills is now open seven days a week, Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5.30pm, and on Sundays, 10am to 4pm.

There are lots of Christmas decorations for your home and tree and plenty of gift ideas. Don’t forget they also sell Christmas gift bags, wrapping paper, tags, ribbons and cards.

Popular dog cushions are back in stock – and are expected to sell quickly, so don’t wait too long to grab your favourite.

There’s a wide variety of glassware including gift sets, Gintuition, three glasses for the best gin experience, Wine Time, three classic glass choices to help you explore and enjoy the world of wine, and Three Cheers for Beers, three glasses to help you explore the many different styles of beer from around the world.


Dog cushions back in stock at Carvills.


Pretty decorations at Carvills.


Fun skier at Carvills.


Glasswear designed for gin at Carvills.


Fancy wine, here is a set of three different glasses at Carvills.


Three Cheers for Beers – enjoy your beer in different shaped glasses.

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