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The Present Blog

What's New...

What's New...

Hello lovely people! Last time we updated you all on here it was the end of the Fringe Festival & now the Christmas preparations are in full swing, time is passing so quickly!   We've had a very busy month or so here at Present with lots of exciting things happening including lots of new suppliers, a house move and even a new member of the team. So without further ado, everyone meet the new addition to our family...  This is Seth! He's our gorgeous (if we do say so ourselves!) labrador puppy and new best friend for Mac. He...

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Week 3

Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Week 3

Hello lovely people!  Well it's all over for another year - the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 came to a great finale last Monday 28th August. We had a fantastic festival period and can't believe that it's already over! As always we'd like to thank you all for your support and for shopping local, it's because of you that we're lucky enough to do something we love everyday :) If you visited the festival this year, we hope you had a great time!  We have a few exciting projects in the pipeline on the run up to Christmas so we'll keep...

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Week 2

Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Week 2

Hello lovely people! Week 2 of the Festival is complete and we had a fabulous week in the shop! We have loved meeting loads of our lovely customers from all over the world and hearing about what brings them to the Festival and what their plans are. Although we are currently open 7 days a week, we still managed to pop out for a few shows & some drinks which was a bonus! We love this beautiful city all year round but there is something extra special about it in August.  Oh and of course a little colouring wall update......

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Week 1

Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Week 1

Hello lovely people! It's that time of year again - The Edinburgh Fringe Festival! This is one of our favourite times of year and we love the amazing atmosphere it brings to the city. It is officially the largest arts festival in the world, with upwards of 30,000 performances taking place over 25 days. This year we are also celebrating its 70th anniversary, which has given the city an extra special little buzz!  We have filled the shop with loads of goodies, stuffed some buckets with sweets and loaded lots of feel good music onto our jukebox.  We also introduced our brand...

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#cardoftheweek - The Story So Far...

#cardoftheweek - The Story So Far...

If you follow us on Instagram and Twitter, then you will know that every Friday we reveal our #cardoftheweek. This card is usually the one that has captured the most attention, caused the most laughs or summarised an event that's happened during the week.  We started our #cardoftheweek in February, so we thought it was about time we did a little summary! Below is every card we've posted since then. For all additional artist details, please jump over to our Instagram or Twitter pages and follow the artists' social media links :)  Wee Blue Coo     Brainbox Candy    Sarah...

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