As the countdown to Christmas begins, take a look at our ultimate gift guide full of Funded Club products and services, plus some great discounts too.
Fashion & Grooming
Birdsong is an ethical fashion brand for people who expect more from their wardrobe. Birdsong is revolutionising the way we shop by using the untapped skill of women’s organisations as their supply chain - from elderly knitters to migrant seamstresses. Until now, these groups have faced significant barriers to selling online. With Birdsong’s support they are able to reach a fast growing ethical market. They’ve been breaking ground with their no sweatshops, no photoshop policy since day one. Birdsong are offering £5 off purchase through their site with the code CROWDCUBE until the end of March.
Benedita is a London-based luxury childrens fashion brand. They believe the care and attention involved in dressing our children can be a great bonding time and play a crucial role on their self-esteem. They also believe in embracing a more sustainable and ethical approach in childrenswear and encourage parents to choose quality over quantity. Featured in Vogue, Tatler and the Telegraph, Benedita is a stylish kids fashion designed by passionate artists. They are offering Crowdcube users 20% off their clothing using code CC18 until the end of December.
Bluebella creates fashion-led luxurious lingerie and nightwear collections made with the highest quality at an affordable price. Bluebella is a lingerie brand with strength and modernity at its heart; designed to redefine sensuality. To claim an exclusive 15% off anything on the site, use code CROWDCUBE15 until the end of December.
OWNTHELOOK.COM is an online global womenswear store focusing on outfit dressing for the everyday woman. They have been titled “The new ASOS” by industry experts and have been featured widely in the media including Vogue, InStyle, and The Telegraph. You can get an exclusive 15% off everything on the site (excludes sale items) with the code CROWDXMAS15 until the end of December.
British Boxers make stylish and beautifully designed underwear and Loungewear. They are offering a special Crowdcube discount code of CROWDCUBE25 which will take 25% off all full-priced items at british-boxers.com until the end of December. What better for Christmas than the softest, most comfortable nightwear and underwear you can buy? How about the softest, most comfortable nightwear and underwear you can buy with 25% off!
AEVHA create luxury artisan-made handbags with structured silhouettes designed to transcend the seasons, balancing classic elegance with unique, statement hardwares: chunky acetate, hand-carved wood and marble-effect resin. This juxtaposition of timeless shapes and arresting design details combine to create collections with an instant sense of heritage that will never be relegated to a passing trend or aesthetic, affording the label wide-ranging appeal to a large demographic of stylish women. AEVHA London has an established celebrity following in the US, including Beyoncé, Amy Adams, Isla Fisher and Mila Kunis, and is also a favourite of Pippa Middleton closer to home. You can get 25% off across the whole collection using code CROWDCUBE25 until 26th December.
This free-to-download app, LUX Rewards, allows users to find high-quality restaurants and bars in Bath, Bristol and London. You can earn up to 7.5% of your bill back in points in any of these venues by simply taking a photo of the final receipt! These points can then be spent on gifts (wine, gin, chocolates, hampers...), experiences (spa days, nights away, wine tastings...), charity donations and in-restaurant rewards! Receive £5 on your LUX Rewards account for free by using the referral code CROWDCUBE when you download!
Upcircle (formerly Optiat) use coffee grounds from London’s cafes and transform them into award-winning beauty products. Having recently rebranded, they are offering our crowd an exclusive 15% off with the code CROWDCUBE on everything on their new site until the end of December.
For the Fitness enthusiast
Sundried is a premium ethical activewear brand with sportswear and accessories to support any sport. With a new range made from 100% recycled materials and gym accessories such as a Jute yoga mat, Sundried has everything you need to look stylish and feel great while working out, while also knowing that you're not only saving the environment but giving to charity with your purchase too. You can get a huge 50% off with the code CROWDCUBE until the end of December.
This Mum Runs
This Mum Runs is a multi award winning, community-powered movement that empowers women to become healthier and happier through running, headspace and friendship, whatever stage of their fitness journey. TMR is active across Bristol, London and Bath, with a community of over 40,000 women and thousands of runners taking part in weekly runs and coached programmes and plans to take This Mum Runs nationwide from 2019. Their online store offers a selection of running-inspired slogan tees, vests and cosy post-run hoodies. Everything is designed in Bristol, screen printed by hand in Devon, and always stocked in sizes 6 – 20. You can use the code CROWDXMAS to get 20% off until 18th December.
BLOK is one of London’s leading boutique class based gyms, combining fitness with art, design, and fashion. BLOK's community includes celebrities and influencers, and the company has hosted global stars such as Anthony Joshua, Jourdan Dunn, Kayla Itsines, Conor Benn and Alicia Vikander, and has featured on Britain's Next Top Model and Made in Chelsea. They have just launched their 14 day trial for just £25, 50% off their standard price. The offer expires at the end of December.
For a totally unique gift
Much Better Adventures
Much Better Adventures has curated a collection of award winning weekends and longer adventures that are designed to maximise your annual leave, making the perfect gift for the work-hard-play-harder people in your life. You can buy gift cards here, or use code crowdcube50 to book an adventure in their name, with £50 off.
ASAP Water Crafts
ASAP Water Crafts design and make small electric jet water crafts that blast you through the water, for rescue and leisure. Whether gliding across lakes/rivers, playing in the surf or exploring new islands and caves, you can carry their electric jet water craft on your back and launch anywhere - exploring places you could never reach before. You can get a huge £300 off your purchase until the end of the year by sending an email to [email protected] and mentioning the blog discount.
Nothing beats the gift of curiosity. Most of the animals in the world are so small that they cannot be seen with the naked eye. With the ioLight microscope, you can see a whole world of microscopic life in a single drop of pond water. You can follow ioLight users to the Amazon Rainforest, the Antarctic or the steppe of Kazakhstan with the ioLight microscope in your pocket. Produce lab-quality images and videos on the screen of your phone and you share them anywhere instantly. This Christmas, Crowdcube users can get 10% off a microscope at ioLight.co.uk until 25th December. Contact [email protected] for your personal discount code.
Water to Go
Using nanotechnology filters, Water to Go's products deliver clean, safe drinking water in an eco-friendly way. Each recyclable 75cl filter replaces over 400 single-use plastic water bottles. A portable, convenient clean-tech answer to global issues of accessing clean, quality drinking water. You can get 15% off your own bottle using code CROWDCUBE until the end of December.
PitPat is the must-have product to ensure your dog’s wellbeing. The bestselling dog activity monitor gives your dog a tailored exercise goal, shows you what they’ve been up to while you’ve been apart and the total distance they’ve covered. A unique gift for any dog owner or a special treat for your pooch this Christmas. Visit www.pitpat.com or follow @pitpatpet on Instagram. Usually £39, get £10 off with the voucher code CROWDCUBE until the end of December.
Gift a healthy January to someone special with a Mindful Chef recipe box subscription! You can now buy gift vouchers on their website, and their award-winning cookbook Eat Well, Live Better is available to purchase on Amazon. Starting from £25, vouchers are perfect if you’re looking for a meaningful present that lasts well past boxing day. You or your recipient will be sent a gift card in the post.
Bonnie Gull vouchers are a great Christmas present to give family or friends, and can be purchased for any amount over £20, and used at either restaurant within a 12 month timeframe. To order your vouchers please email [email protected] with details of how much you want to give, the address you want to send them to, and your phone number, as payment will be taken by telephone
Craved curates craft food and drink made in Britain. They work with and support the nation's most exciting independent producers, and believe in craft, flavour, and supporting the people behind the product. Their ambition is to make food personal again and help their producers thrive by allowing our customers to easily discover the tastiest food and drink made near them. Craved hope that in time this will change in the way that we think about our communities and the food we eat. You can get 10% off when you spend £25 using code CROWDCUBE10 until 21st December.
Raw Halo is an award-winning raw chocolate brand producing delicious and healthier chocolate made from raw cacao. Their chocolate is free from refined sugar, gluten, and dairy. They have also won a Great Taste Award, and are Soil Association Organic certified, and Vegan Society approved. This Christmas, you can get £5 off when you spend £25 using code CCXMAS18 until 25th December.
Haughton Honey were born out of a nation’s growing appetite for pure, natural foods and honey is the food that we love and live for. They believe that bee farming works with nature and that what they take out they should try and put back through our partnerships and education. You can get 10% off their delicious honey with code GIVEME10 until the end of December.
Packed full of everything to get you through Christmas in style, The Vurger is offering you a fantastic discount on one of their lovely gift boxes containing; a tote bag for all your Christmas gifts, a Frank Green reusable keep cup - for both hot and cold drinks, Gaz Oakley's Christmas recipe book, Feed Your Soul sign, and a Mini Tabasco Chipotle bottle. To claim your gift box for just £25 (normally £40) you can email [email protected] with your order and it will be shipped to your preferred address. Offer expires on 19th December.
Black Bee Honey
Black Bee Honey create 'just the best tasting British honey. Simple as that.' Their mantra is that when it comes to honey, the bees know best. After all, they have been at it for a million years! So, having travelled to find the best honey, they leave it alone. They simply coarse filter out any impurities and jar it just as the bees intended. They have created a limited edition festive honey just for Christmas! Get your own jar here.
The Lakes Distillery
Set in the backdrop of the majestic Lake District National Park, The Lakes Distillery has built up an award winning portfolio of spirits with its first single malt, The Lakes Genesis fetching a record-breaking £7,900 at auction earlier this year. They also operate a leading tourism and visitors centre, and have been voted one of the top distilleries to visit in the world with the distillery attracting over 100,000 visitors a year. The company are offering some fantastic offers, with a third off their Christmas Baubles and an exclusive discount of £10 off their litres of gin using code LITRE10. Check out all the gift options here
The perfect gift for gin lovers, Tipplesworth’s Christmas Cocktail Stocking makes hot gin Festive Punch for two! Move over mulled wine, hot gin cocktails is where it’s at! Included inside this quirky hand-illustrated stocking is Tipplesworth’s Festive Punch Cocktail Mixer (500ml bottle) and two miniature bottles (50ml each) of Tanqueray Gin – all for £15.00. Tipplesworth’s Festive Punch is jam-packed with festive fruits, spice and everything nice. Amongst the top-notch ingredients are sloes, orange peel, apple, lapsang souchong tea, maple, cinnamon and cloves, with no added sugar. You can get 20% off your order using code CUBE20 until the end of December.
WooHa Brewing Company is based in the Scottish Highlands where it combines the cool, clear Scottish waters with expertly malted grains and select hops to create its range of award-winning beers. Bright, fun and proudly Scottish, WooHa has found fans both home and abroad. You can get 20% off your online order using code CC20 until the end of December.
UBREW are stoked about an exclusive offer just for the Crowdcube community. At an epic value, you can get a 2 for 1 brew course, usually £95 each, which includes six hours of an immersive hands on brewing experience for two. Learn to sparge, hop and finger pop from wise elders of the brew community. Go here to see more details. Offer expires at the end of December.
Looking for a unique gift or something to ease the festive hangovers? Turn to Bloody Bens Bloody Mary Mix. Created by Ben's Canteen, this is the spice mix they use to make their Bloody Marys, a vital part of their famous Brunches. Just add a shot of the Mix to Tomato Juice for a perfect Virgin Mary and add a shot of Vodka or Gin to make a consistently delicious Bloody Mary. You can get 10% off using code CROWDCUBE until the end of December.
NOVELTEA has taken Britain’s love of tea and spirits, and has produced two delicious blends: The Tale of Earl Grey and The Tale of Tangier. NOVELTEA tipples are a great self-treat as well a fantastic gift. You can get 10% off your order using code TEAMCROWD until until 24th December.
For your beer loving friends and family, give the ultimate gift of a Beer Bods subscription box! They will be sent one bottle of beer every week, and also get the story behind the beer, as they drink it. Check it out here.
The Wild Beer Co was born in 2012 out of a love of fermentation, barrel-ageing and most importantly, flavour. They believe exceptional brewing stems from imagination and passion. Their beers are brewed using modern creative techniques and ingredients while producing some of the world’s oldest beer styles guaranteed to give you a memorable drinking experience. They believe everyone should challenge their perception and drink wildly different You can get 10% off everything on their site using CROWDCUBEWILD10 until 20th December.
Taste cocktails launched ILoveGin.com in 2016 as well as continuing to run TASTEcocktails.com - both sites offer monthly alcohol tasting boxes and lots of boozy gift options. You can use the code Crowdcube to get £10 off your 12 gins of Christmas bauble set until 17th December. You can also use the code 4for9 to get £5 off the first box of your monthly subscription if you sign up on ilovegin.com/join
Christmas is a time for giving…and a time for drinking amazing beer! That’s why HonestBrew has stacked the shelves of their online bottleshop with an array of spellbinding seasonal gifts perfect for putting a smile on the face of any beer lover this Christmas. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a real ale drinker, craft beer connoisseur, or an excuse to treat yourself, HonestBrew has got an option to suit the beer lover in your life – including Christmas gift boxes, bar blade and craft beer glass bundles, and both physical and digital gift vouchers. You can £5 off (minimum spend £19) their online store using the code CROWDCUBE5 at checkout to redeem until the end of December.
Redemption Brewing Co. is one of the original trailblazers on the London brewing scene and is best known for flavoursome, modern beers. The brewery has an onsite Taproom overlooking the busy Brewhouse and pays its staff the London Living wage. You can get 5% off their beer until the end of December using the code Redemption5
Bird & Blend
Bird & Blend Tea Co. is a happiness spreading, independent, award winning, unique Tea Mixology Company on a mission to make people happy with tea! They are offering 10% off all of their Christmas Tea and Gift Boxes using code FUNDEDCLUB until the end of December.
Good & Proper Tea
Good & Proper Tea want to show you how good tea can be, when it’s done right. That means; sourcing the best possible, whole leaf teas from around the world, custom brewing each of them to bring out the best possible flavour in every cup and helping you do the same to ensure every cup of tea tastes just as it should. You can get 20% off their online store with the discount code CROWDCUBEXMAS.
All By Mama
All by Mama is a unique marketplace featuring a beautiful range of products created by parents working around family life. They are offering an exclusive offer to Crowdcube users of 10% off all orders using the code CROWDC until the end of December.
Tech Sixty Four
The Gator watch, by Techsixtyfour, is a clever connected watch allowing parents to keep track and contact their young children without giving them access to the internet. They are offering 15% off the Gator watch to Crowdcube users, which is retailed at £99. Use the code CROWDCUBE to access the offer, which runs until the end of December. Also, for the entire month of December, they will be donating £10 for each watch sold via their website. Black watch sold proceeds to Alzheimers Society. Blue watch sold proceeds to Make a Wish UK and Pink sold will go to Children and the Arts.
Rockit makes an ideal gift for worn out mums and dads. Does your little one wake up as soon as the buggy stops moving? The Rockit will keep rocking so you don’t have to! Created to help parents on the go, this handy must-have accessory keeps babies moving and snoozing. Simply attach to your pram or pushchair with our universal bracket, push the button and adjust the speed to gently rock your baby, just like you would. In fact scientific tests show the vibration level closely mimics the normal hand rocking of a pushchair and the subtle yet soothing movement is gentler than a pushchair moving over paving stones. Find out more at www.rockitrocker.com
Have a very Merry Christmas from Crowdcube!