Gifts Today magazine

Home & Gift Harrogate announce dates

July 17-20 2016 announced as the dates for the 55th edition of the UK retailer’s favourite home and gift buying festival

Home & Gift Harrogate, the retailer’s favourite buying festival, will be taking place next year from 17-20 July 2016, where thousands of new product lines and design-led gifts will be revealed to discerning buyers for the key Autumn/Winter buying sales period and beyond, in one uniquely sociable event.

With 80 per cent of Home & Gift already sold out with still nine months to go, the event is set to be the best yet. New companies that will debut in 2016 include Portico Designs , CB Imports, Charles Viancin UK Limited, Dexam International, Garden Trading, Lancaster and Gibbings, Thinkgadgets, Two Little Boys Ltd, Woodstock Chimes UK to name a few.

Favourite brands already signed up with new product lines include Lesser & Pavey, Hill Interiors, Yankee Candle Co (Europe), Joe Davies, Richard Lang & Son Ltd, Something Different Wholesale, Gisela Graham, Bomb Cosmetics, Container Group Buying, Flame & Fragrance, RJB Stone, Culinary Concepts, Village Candle UK, Voyage Decoration, Brandwell Irl, D&X, Orange Tree Toys. Mele & Co, Giftworks, Half Moon Bay, Checker Leather, Orchid Designs, Scandi-chic UK, and many more.

After a very successful launch, Home & Gift will see the return of the Great Northern Retail Summit, with an enhanced programme packed full of expert advice and case studies which will run across three days of the show.

Visitors are advised to book accommodation early to take advantage of the best rates available in and around the beautiful town of Harrogate. Travel and accommodation can be arranged through the official Home & Gift travel partner Reservation Highway on 01423 525577, or by visiting

Cleere Scamell, Show Director for Home & Gift comments, “We are delighted to reveal the refreshed and exciting 55th edition of Home & Gift Harrogate - the greatest in giftware and homeware, all set in a uniquely social atmosphere. I am delighted to see outstanding new brands and products coming on board faster than ever before and with must–see conference and networking events - all rolled into one incredible festival, buying has never been more easy and enjoyable.”

Scamell adds, “Home & Gift 2016 is the must-attend event for retail gift buyers, so if you haven’t had a chance to visit recently or have never attended before, July 2016 will be the ideal time to come and see why Home & Gift Harrogate is the most loved event in the buying calendar.”
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