Small Business Shout Out 2022

Small Business Shout Out 2022

Every year we try and spread the love for just some of the fantastic independent businesses we have here in our home city of York.

This year we've picked five real goodies that we have both frequented and can thoroughly recommend.

Born of Botanics

Once housed on Goodramgate you can now find them in prime position on one of York's most historic streets, Stonegate. Selling a range of beautiful candles, diffusers, bath, body plus homeware and gifts, your sure to find something different in store.

Forty Five Vinyl Cafe

A wonderful cafe offering their own delicious branded coffee and toasties along side a great collection of vinyl, from rock to jazz. They also host regular live music gigs and events.


Self titled 'Eco, Useful, Indie'. From beautiful enamel ware to stylish recycled rucksacks - you'll find a whole range of items which are just that.

Monk Bar Chocolates

York's longest established Artisan chocolatiers, making small batches daily of the most delicious luxury handmade chocolates.

Upside Down

A cornucopia of wonderful items from antique style Christmas baubles, jewellery and accessories to simply gorgeous lighting.


A family run men's and children's clothing store, designing their own unique and very cool pieces. 

 Jane & Hannah xx

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