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3rd June 2021

Find the perfect gift for the men in your life

Men can be so hard to buy for and finding the right gift for any celebration can sometimes be a real challenge. If you’re in need of gift inspiration for the man in your life, we’ve done the hard work for you as we’ve been out to search our shops across north Essex. Whether you’re shopping for birthday, Father’s Day, anniversary or retirement gifts, we’ve got you covered.

Through the kind donations of our supporters; our shops are home to some of the most amazing finds - you never know what you’re going to see when you walk into one. With a variety of different themed shops and new stock arriving every day, there really is something for everybody!


Buying for a music lover, then look no further. Our music shop in Frinton-on-Sea is any musician's dream, with a range of vinyl and CDs from throughout the decades, instruments and stereos, you’re sure to find the perfect present.

Two acoustic guitars

Clothes and Shoes
From high end brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren to the best high street brands, our shops offer a wide selection of clothes and shoes in a range of sizes. The Books, Brew & Boutique in Stanway has a huge wall dedicated to men’s clothes, a large shelving unit full of men’s shoes and even a rail just for high end items.

A selection of images of mens clothes on rails and racks

Are you buying for someone that loves to get lost in a good book? Our book shop, also located at 133 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea, is home to an extensive book collection with thousands of books from different genres like humour, military history, horror and many more. There’s even a good selection of audio books on CD too!


Sporting Goods
We also have the sport fanatic men in your lives covered! When searching the Clearance Shop in Magdalen Street, Colchester, we found perfect items like tennis rackets, tabletop pool and an inflatable football set, to name just a few.

A tabletop pool game

Picture Frames
So many of our memories are stored online but you really can’t beat framing your favourite photo and putting it on display. So why not head down to your local St Helena shop and pick up a photo frame to fill it with your favourite memory of your loved one.

Several shelves of picture frames in different sizes, colours and designs.

Games and DVDs make up a good portion of our donations, so can usually be found in most of our shops. These can be a great, fun way to spend time together, especially after the struggles we’ve faced over the past year have really limited the amount we’ve got to see our loved ones.

Shelves of games and DVDs

Our shops are filled with so many incredible things that would make the perfect gift for somebody, so make sure you don’t miss out by heading down to your local St Helena shop to see what you could find!

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