Mother’s Day Edit: Ways to say Thank You.
Celebrate those mamas and maternal influences this Mother’s Day. Here’s our round up of how to thank her properly!
Take her partying
Baltic Market, Liverpool, are throwing a huge party for all
the Mum’s and motherly figures out there.
Expect a cover band playing ABBA and more, special cocktails all day, half price bottles of prosecco for all Mums and some tasty international street food. There will even be a present for the first 100 Mum’s through the door!
Doors open at 11am, entry is free and there’s no booking. Just turn up, bring whoever you want and let’s have a ball.
Take her for Gin
Harvey Nichols: Terrarium & Gin Tasting Workshop
Harvey Nichols has partnered with LSA International and The Forest Distillery to create a series of Terrarium and Gin Tasting Workshops for Mother’s Day.
The unique terrarium making, and gin-tasting experiences will be hosted in five Harvey Nichols stores across the UK: London, Edinburgh, Bristol, Leeds and Manchester, offering the perfect treat for mums up and down the country. More than just a floral workshop, the 90-minute masterclass hosted by LSA will teach guests how to handcraft their very own living terrarium, whilst sampling small-batch gins by The Forest Distillery.
Throughout the workshop sessions, mums and their loved ones will be served two of The Forest Distillery’s gins, Forest Gin and Earl Grey Forest Gin; both uniquely distilled with locally sourced forest ingredients including wild bilberries, raspberries, moss, pine, fern and gorse flowers. Guests will be taken on a tasting journey through subtle notes and flavours of foraged berries and botanicals found in Forest Gin, whilst incorporating some key elements within their terrariums.
As part of the luxury experience, each guest will be able take home their beautiful handcrafted terrarium – the ultimate Mother’s Day gift. Costing £65 per person, the exclusive workshops will be available to book via Eventbrite, which includes a terrarium workshop, a Forest Gin welcome cocktail and gin tastings, as well as light bites, refreshments, tea and coffee for guests on arrival.
All workshop attendees will get the chance to purchase Forest Gin at an exclusive discount £40 (RRP £59.50).
Take your Mama Ravin’
Playhouse Project X Disco Mums @ The Refuge Manchester
Following on from the success of their sell out party with VEBA X Lil’ Fee & MC Kwasi. The Playhouse Project returns to The Refuge to celebrate Mothers day with Disco Mums (MIF, Red Laser Disco, Back to Basics, Electric Elephant, Festival No.6, Huey 54). Plus MC KWASI, Mr Scruff’s mic man of choice (AIM, Rae & Christian, Friends and Family, So Flute, Dub Smugglers & Mungo’s HiFi).
Expect to hear anything from Soul ,House, Techno, Disco, Boogie, Reggae, Italo, Pop…..no barriers, no restrictions, just plenty of good times. Plus a few surprises when Manchester legend MC KWASI gets on the mic, bringing good vibes to the dance-floor.
Disco Mums are an all female Manchester based DJ collective of seasoned clubbers (now proud parents) who are still out, still on it &…still playing records. Influenced by the scene in Manchester over the past 20 years, our roots are in nights like Electric Chair, Aficionado, Friends & Family, Homoelectric and Bugged Out. They’ve been partying hard and collecting music for more than 15 years, and in the past few years they’ve been having the time of their lives flexing their vinyl record collections as Disco Mums.
Take her for a bottomless brunch
Boozy nectars and elegant bites are the order of the day at The Butterfly & The Grasshopper
This beautiful eatery based on 1802 poem by #WilliamRoscoe ‘The Butterﬂy & The Grasshopper’ marries the modern with the historic, in a dance of styles, weaving a web of delight and mystery.
Set on the corner of Renshaw and Oldham street in Liverpool, the pub is spread across three ﬂoors of the nineteenth century building and takes its name from a fantasy poem for children, The Butterﬂy’s Ball, and the Grasshopper’s Feast.’
Retaining an air of the historic, the ground ﬂoor of The Butterﬂy & The Grasshopper features a traditional public bar, the ﬁrst ﬂoor houses the venue’s kitchen, whilst the second ﬂoor holds a surprise, opening out to reveal a hidden roof garden restaurant for 60 diners, along with a cocktail and gin bar.
Join them on Mothering Sunday for a Bottomless Brunch between 10am and 2pm. Unlimited prosecco or Heineken with a dish from the brunch menu.
Take her for Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea –Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, Pulford Chester, is a delight. Show mum how much you care with a sparkling afternoon tea served on Sunday 22nd March.
From 2pm, indulge in their sumptuous Afternoon Tea, featuring their signature selection of homemade finger sandwiches, freshly-baked scones and handcrafted sweet treats. They’ll even treat you to a glass of Prosecco so you can “cheers” to Mum in style!
Talented acoustic guitarist Jack Woodward will be providing an easy-listening musical backdrop to your relaxed afternoon.
£29 per adult, £15 under 16’s and £10 for under 10’s. For bookings call 01244 570560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Take her to the spa
Help your Mama get her glow on this Mother’s Day with a special package from The Spa at Formby Hall.
With two hours access to their relaxing spa facilities, afternoon tea in the fairway grill, complimentary gift worth £39, ESPA personalised facial or Full body massage, this is the perfect Mother’s Day treat. Prices from £69pp Monday- Friday, weekend supplements apply. This package is available until 31st March 2020.
Treat her to some ‘me time’
Let your mum find time to herself with a bit of gentle persuasion. Treat her to a voucher from The Calm Yard, Wirral. This tranquil space, hidden away at Claremont Farm offers the perfect space to escape from it all. Therapies are available every Thursday and Friday (by appointment). We highly recommend the Gua Sha Massage and energy healing.
This magical facial experience combines a divine facial, Gua Sha massage & energy healing. It will leave your mama feeling divinely indulged and glowing like a Goddess. Incorporating naturally rejuvenating products rich in plant ingredients and oils traditionally used in ancient rituals.
For vouchers contact @the_calm_yard via Instagram.
Treat her to something meaningful
Merci Maman is a UK online personalised gift boutique,
founded by a young French working mother-of-four who wanted to provide an easy
way to shop for a wide range of original, charming gifts
for babies, girls and boys, mummies and daddies and grandparents.
All gifts are unique and ideal for a special treat or special occasions such as Mother’s Day. Gifts include accessories and bracelets, women’s accessories, mama necklaces and personalised jewellery.
All Merci Maman jewellery is hand engraved in the London office, and delivered in beautiful packaging within 3-5 days. As worn by the Duchess of Cambridge.