With the cold nights drawing in, fires lit, slippers on and warm drinks brewing, it can only mean one thing… it’s nearly Christmas time.

With work Christmas parties, get togethers with friends and family gatherings on the cards, getting your gift selections just right can often be a time-consuming chore.  Here at Northern, we’ve put our heads together and embarked on an epic research mission to find inspirational places for you to shop across the North, whether you’re on the hunt for a one-off vintage item, unique sparkly something, thoughtful book or locally crafted gift.