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Shop Local for Unique Gifts

Bespoke jewellery, homeware, technology, art, outdoor gifts, local liqueur and celebration cakes galore are just some of the independent local gifts Maidstone offers – original, unique, gifts supporting local companies.

Buying local has huge rewards – supporting small businesses which (this year especially) need your custom and gaining unique gifts directly from the people who make them.

Many also have an online service as well as in-store collection so if you have to order online use their websites!

Some of the local highlights on offer this season scroll below and see feature products from Art K, in Royal Star Arcade, online shop Denys & Fielding based in Hunton, Custom & Co, in Royal Star Arcade, Maidstone Distillery found in Market Buildings,, Home Media in Union Street, Salamander at 19 Market Building and Chelsea Buns Cake Design in Royal Star Arcade. For full contact details of all the featured businesses see below.

‘Art K’ run art workshops for children from 6 years old + and adults with classes from January 2021 and can order an art starter pack to get your budding artist into the artistic spirit and gift vouchers to redeem when suits you. ‘Denys & Fielding’ use local  Home of sustainable gifts for gardeners. We make eco friendly, hand crafted gifts, offer a deckchair hire service & deliver creative workshops to escape the everyday and reconnect with nature.

‘Custom & Co’ is an award winning bespoke jewellers who offer advice as well as custom jewellery and have recently introduced the ‘Ready to Wear’ range. ‘Maidstone Distillery’ are a new company who have restored the distillery in Market Building and offer tours from £18, Gin Xmas Baubbles from £29 as well as other spirits and liqueurs they produce and ‘Home Media’ has been running since 1996 as a specialist in sound and vision with a huge range in store and online working with local suppliers.

‘Salamander’ offers a massive variety of gifts from fairies and dream catchers through to silver jewellery and crystals – a go to place for stocking fillers – and Maidstone is welcoming a new shop ‘Chelsea Buns Cake Design’ in Royal Star Arcade. Opening on Wednesday 16th December the bakery will be stacked with Christmas goodies and you can order celebration cakes and wedding cakes – which is their speciality.

£18.50 from Denys & Fielding
£18.50 from Denys & Fielding
‘Angel Falls’ Ring from Custom & Co £600 Deposit: £100
‘Atlantic Ring’ from Custom & Co £1755 deposit: £100
Gift Vouchers for Art K
Art K class
Fairy village selection from ‘Salamander’ Gifts from £2
Crystals galore from Salamander.
Toffee Liqueur from Maidstone Distillery. Price ranges from £5 – £30.99
The ‘Rebecca’ cake perfect for Christmas from Chelsea Buns Cake Design
KEF LSX Active Loudspeakers £1,000 per pair from Home Media.
Chord Electronics Hugo 2 Portable Headphone Amplifier and DAC £1,800 from ‘Home Media’


Art K: Tel: 07305 849974 Address: 34 Royal Star Arcade, Email: website

Custom & Co: Tel: 01622 672434 Address: 35 Royal Star Arcade, Email:

Denys & Fielding: Tel: (0)7528 578198, Email Website

Maidstone Distillery: Tel: 01622 670063, Address: 5 Market Buildings, Email: website

Home Media: Tel: 01622 676703, Address: 24-26 Union Street, Email: website

Salamander: Tel: 01622 692322, Address: 19 Market Buildings, Facebook

Chelsea Buns Cake Design: Tel WhatsApp: 07800 591210 Address: Royal Star Arcade Email: website *Opening Wednesday 16th December*

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