30 November 2018
At Small City We are dedicated lovers of the wonderful Perth City Indies and at this magical time of year, they really do come into their own. Forget chain store socks and smelly bath sets, these are the beautiful wee shops that will guarantee you are everyone's favourite person on Christmas Day!
We have teamed up with some of the finest Indie retailers in Perth to bring you the best Christmas countdown competition ever. From foodie hampers packed full of speciality treats, to pink diamonds set into bespoke jewellery, big bouncy blowdrys, quirky cushions for the house and oh so much more, you will find gifts for fashion-forward gals, tech lovers, mums, dads, kids and favourite Aunties (hint hint lovely nieces!).
Feast your eyes on a gallery of gorgeous curated pictures of the fabulous prizes on offer from the best Indie retailers around! #SmallCityChristmas
Our competition will see us draw one name each and every day from the 1st December to 25th December. Enter once and your name will be in the mix for all draws meaning you could win any one of these amazing prizes below:
Byers and Co on George Street, Perth >>>
WIN: A stunning pink diamond set into a bespoke piece of jewellery of your design. Prize value £140.
Byers & Co offers up beautiful handmade jewellery from the talented Linda Byers. Bespoke pieces and commissions a speciality.
Scone Palace Gift Shop, Scone Palace, Perth >>>
WIN: A fabulous luxury gift hamper full of goodies from the Scone palace gift shop worth £100.
As you may expect, Perth's five-star attraction has a gift shop fit for a king and we've bagged an AMAZING prize for this great competition!
Copperfields Hair & Beauty on South Methven Street, Perth >>>
WIN:Get ready to look festive and fabulous! Win a set of luxury Calgel nail extensions worth £47 and feel pampered for Christmas.
Multi Award-Winning hair and beauty services from an exceptional team of professionals.
Silver Linings Jewellery Design Studio on High Street, Perth >>>
WIN: Kyley's own stunning design of a pair of Sterling Silver Swizzel Earrings velued £25 and a matching Sterling Silver and Anodised Aluminium 3 Swizzel Pendant valued at £45
A little haven of gorgeous things including Kylie's own handmade jewellery; glass dishes, scented candles and colourful home accessories.
Rae Peacock Hair, Beauty and Wellbeing on York Place, Perth >>>
WIN:We all want lucious locks for the festive period. Give your hair the pampering it deserves and win a cut and colour with Rae Peacock worth £160.
Exclusive to Perth, Davines and Comfort Zone salon, offering hair, beauty and great service.
Fun Junction on High Street, Perth >>>
A proper toy shop with proper toys where kids learn how things work, to unleash their imaginations and most importantly, to have fun!
Charlie Taylor Hair & Beauty on South Methven Street, Perth >>>
WIN:The winter weather can be so harsh on our skin. Win a Guinot Hydradrmie Lift Express Facial for flawless skin this Christmas worth £42.
Charlie Taylor, 3 Times Scottish Hairdresser of the Year and British Hairdressing Hall of Fame Member is one of the UK’s top stylists.
North Port Restaurant on North Port, Perth >>>
WIN:We can't think of a better way to kick off the festive party season than with a bottle of North Port's own foraged gin worth £30.
A well-deserved 2AA Rosette award was presented to Andrew earlier this year, who has also created his own foraged gin for off and onsales.
Perth Racecourse, Scone Palace grounds, Perth >>>
WIN: A gift voucher for two in the Club Restaurant at any race day oof your choice in 2019 - An unforgettable dining experience worth £135.
Nestled into the stunning parklands of Scone Palace, Perth Racecourse is undoubtedly one of Scotland's favourite days out.
Arabesque on Hospital Street, Perth >>>
WIN:A pair of gorgeous Omnia trainers worth £50 - the most feather light trainer you will ever wear that has a sole so flexible, you barely feel you're wearing shoes! Perfect for the post festive season promise to exercise more.
Arabesque is one of Scotland’s leading dance wear specialists, serving generations of dancers from beginners to professionals.
63 Tay Street on Tay Street, Perth >>>
WIN:Just Feed Us Graeme is fast becoming one of the city's most popular lunchtime pastimes and this delicious four course lunch for two people is worth £44.
With two AA rosettes and a continued presence in the Michelin Good Food Guide, and Chef-patron Graeme Pallister previously winning Scottish restaurant of the year. 63 Tay street is a leading force in Scottish food.
Live Active Leisure, Perth >>>
WIN:Set your sights on getting fit this January. Win a 30 day membership, including a PT session with personal programme worth £78.50.
Live Active Leisure deliver a wide variety of services in Perth and Kinross where you can go to a range of fitness classes, enjoy various different leisure facilities and get expert care and advice to achieve your fitness goals.
Perth Theatre on Mill Street , Perth >>>
WIN:The perfect way to get in the Christmas spirit, Win 2 tickets to Perth Theatre's pantomime "Snow White and the Seven Dames"
Perth Theatre has a long history of artistic innovation and excellence having been at the heart of cultural life in Perth for over a century.
Lorna Davies Florist on South Methven Street, Perth >>>WIN:Send to someone else or keep for yourself this gorgeous luxury Christmas bouquet is a floral arrangement worth £50
Lorna Davies is one of Perth's leading independent florists offering beautiful artisan arrangements for weddings, funerals, gifts, corporate events or just to show you care!
Eva Lucia on Scott Street, Perth >>>
WIN: A gift pack of designer accessories from Perth's most fabulous independent fashion boutique worth £50
Eva Lucia burst onto the city's fashion scene almost 9 years ago and has been styling and dressing the women of Perth ever since. Owned and run by the first lady of fashion, Lori McGaffney.
Provender Brown Gourmet Delicatessen on George Street, Perth >>
WIN: WOW your guests and win a luxury wicker hamper containing a bottle of gin, 12 bottles of Fever Tree tonic, 2 boxes of Gintensify Botanical & Fruit Infusions (the perfect gin garnish) and TWO tickets for the Wee G&T festival 2019
Award winning Delicatessen Provender Brown is Perth's much-loved, award-winning deli where you will find a team of people brimming with a passion for quality, provenance and simple good food. Bets known for... Gin and Cheese!
Big Dog Books is an independent comic book, games, and pop culture shop. It's all about celebrating who you are, your individuality and understanding that the things that make us unique are the very things that can bring us together.
Willowgate Activity Centre at Stickgreen Lodge, Perth >>>
WIN: Hang onto your paddle - this prize will see two people enjoy a fun-filled stand-up paddle-board session worth £50.
Willowgate Activity offers a host of exhilarating activities in the ultimate natural playground such as stand-up paddleboarding, aqua zorbing and kayaking.
The Bean Shop on George Street in Perth >>>
Win: A selection of fresh coffee beans, roasted on the premises in George Street and ground to give the prefect pot of coffee for the prize's accompanying cafetiere! Worth £50
The Bean Shop was established in George Street in 2003 with a simple vision; to create a shop that would offer up the finest coffee beans and loose leaf teas to the people of Perth and beyond
Precious Sparkle on Bridge Lane in Perth >>>
WIN: Prize TBC
With a vast array of items in all sorts of colours and styles including jewellery, candles & diffusers, scarves, cards, clothing and bags as well as furniture, lamps, mirrors, ceramics, glass, cushions and so much more there is something for everyone
Bliss on Hospital Street on Perth >>>
WIN: Get your winter glow on with a stunning St Tropez Spray Tan and sunshine-read kit worth £51.
Bliss offers a variety of beauty and complementary treatments ranging from waxing and threading, to our Elizabeth Arden PRO Facials.
Willows Coffee Shop on St John's Square, Perth >>>
WIN: Everyone's favourite afternoon out - win Afternoon Tea for Two with a glass of Prosecco each to really make things fizz! Worth £38.
One of Perth's longest-standing coffee shops, Willows lies at the heart of the Cafe Quarter and offers breakfast, lunch, snacks and coffees seven days a week.
Tabla Restaurant on South Street, Perth >>>
WIN: An Indian meal for four people in the two rosette Tabla Resturant and enjoy two courses of award-winning food each - worth up to £80.
Tabla Restaurant is well known for their authentic Indian dining experience! All spices used in Tabla are grown in their family’s fields in India, then carefully processed to perfection to make the best home style curry.
Indian Cook School on Edinburgh Road, Perth >>>
WIN: An Indian Cook School Experience for two people and you'll be dazzling your friends with your new-found skills. Worth £180
It was only a matter of time before Praveen Kumar's entrepreneurial mind took the leap from restaurant to cook school. Indian Cook School, Perth is one of Scotland's best cook school experiences and a must for all culinary fans and lovers of curry!
The Perth Gift Card - Use Everywhere! >>
WIN: The voucher we love to get and gift - this fabulous wee card can be redeemed in up to 50 local Perth Indies - prize value of £75.
The Perth Gift Card works in the same way as a department store gift card but instead of going to one multi-national, you can shop in a huge range of independent businesses in Perth.
A huge Small City thank-you to all of these amazing indie retailers for making our competition so fantastic. These are the people who have thrown caution to the wind, traded in a regular payslip for following their heart and in the process gifted us with the shops, restaurants and businesses that make our Small City the unique, quirky, showstopper of a city centre that it is. The brave and the bold, the passionate and the visionary - Indies, we salute you!
You can enter our fabulous Christmas Countdown here!