A 3-day celebration of UK-made gift inspiration!
The Make it British Virtual Pop-up is a 3-day event celebrating the best of UK-made. Taking place on Instagram & the Make it British website.
Join us for some early Christmas shopping - from the comfort of your own home. We'll be bringing you gift ideas from Make it British members - and everything is made in the UK!
Hear the stories behind the brands, meet the people making the products, and give the gift of UK-made this Christmas.
Register for the event to receive special offers from our members, be the first to receive the Make it British Gift Guide and be in with the chance of winning a whole host of UK-made prizes.
Register now to:
Win great prizes from UK-made brands!
To celebrate our Virtual Pop-up we’re giving everyone who registers the chance to win a host of UK-made prizes in our amazing giveaway!
Instagram Live Chats
Friday 30 October
10:00am - 10:20am: Julie Deane OBE - The Cambridge Satchel Company
11:30am - 11:50am: Amanda Griffiths - Melin Tregwynt
12:30pm - 12:50pm: Sharron Jenkins - Kalabash
01:30pm - 01:50pm: Brant & Ed - HebTroCo
03:00pm - 03:20pm: Dawn Clarke - Dawn Clarke Designs
04:00pm - 04:20pm: Roslyn Whiting - Roslyn Whiting Leathercraft
05:00pm - 05:20pm: Alex Minzey - Annie with Alex
Saturday 31 October
11:00am - 11:20am: Emma Mathews - Socko
01:00pm - 01:20pm: Claire Elsworth – Claire Elsworth Design
Sunday 1 November
10:30am - 10:50am: Ruth Jacobs - Jacwicks Designs
11:30am - 11:50am: Dawn Foxall - Foxology
3:00pm - GRAND PRIZE DRAW!
Why should I register?
Only registered ticket holders will receive the following:
• The event special offer code
• Entry into the prize draw to win one of a number of special gifts
• A digital copy of the Make it British gift guide featuring 100's of unique, UK-made gifts
• Updates about special events taking place as part of the virtual pop-up weekend.
Who should attend this event?
Anyone who wants to give unique and locally-made gifts this Christmas.
Browse the Make it British Virtual Pop-up market to find presents for friends and family - that you won't see on the high street. All from the comfort of your own home!
Learn about the people behind the products and give a gift with real provenance this Christmas.
Where is the event taking place?
On Instagram and the Make it British website.
Follow @makeitbritishpopup to make sure you don't miss anything, and look for the hashtag #makeitbritishpopup for extra inspiration.
What products are being sold?
From jewellery to accessories, homeware to stationery, beauty and healthcare - even gifts for the pets! There is something for everyone.
Everything featured will be made in the UK!
If you sell products made in the UK sign up for membership before 18th October and we'll include you in the pop-up! Click here to join.
How do I buy from the individual sellers?
You order everything directly through the seller's own websites.
Buying directly means more of your Christmas gift budget goes straight to the companies that make the products and helps to support local manufacturing.
Will there be any discounts or special offers?
We are aware that this event takes place not too long before 'Black Friday' weekend. A time when the big guys offer seemingly irresistible deals.
Many of these 'deals' are not really a deal at all. We hate to break this to you, but lots of high street stores actually over-price products for the rest of the year in order to discount them on Black Friday.
In comparison, a UK-made product already offers great value in its quality, longevity and uniqueness. It's why you'll not see many UK-made brands taking part in Black Friday.
That being said, many of the companies taking part in the Make it British Pop-up are offering a special little something if you use our code.
The offer varies from company to company and more details will follow once you register.
Only ticket holders will receive the special code - make sure you register!
When is the virtual pop-up taking place?
The event begins at 9:30am on Friday 30th October and runs throughout the weekend.
A timetable of Instagram lives will be announced very soon.
Did you say something about a prize?
You don't miss a thing, do you?!
Register for a ticket now and we will let you know about some of the amazing UK-made gifts that you can win as part of the event!
I sell UK-made products can I promote them at this event?
Yes! You can sell your UK-made products at this event by becoming a member of Make it British.
Membership will not only give you the opportunity to get involved with the virtual pop-up, you'll also join a community of UK-made businesses and list your business in the Make it British Directory - the go to destination for consumers & buyers looking for British-made goods and manufacturers.
Want to know more? Check out our membership plans here.