Call: 01229 314004

Welcome to Special Occasions

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Shabby Chic Subscription Box

Shabby Chic Subscription Box NEW! Shabby Chic Subscription Box from Special Occasions! – ¬£19.99 plus ¬£2.85 postage or FREE collection. Filled with lovely surprise items from our shop. Either give as a gift or treat yourself! Our¬†Shabby Chic Subscription Box would be perfect for Christmas Gift or Birthday. We can post the box for you…

Bear Necessities Bears We have a lovely selection on bears at Special Occasions in Barrow-in-furness. All of our bears sit, stand or lie on a flat surface, perfect for your shelf or mantle. Are bears all come with different unique names and all have different personalities. Our bears would be the perfect gift for someone…

Special Occasions is a gift shop in Barrow, in South Furness. We sell all kinds of gifts for weddings, christenings, birthdays, new baby, fathers day, mothers day and valentines day. We stock a large range of greetings cards, glass-wear, photo frames, plaques, jewellery, gift bags, signs and more. We can also provide personalised messages and…

Our shop has been taken over with Rag Dolls. We now offer an embroidery service to personalise our gifts¬†including these special rag dolls. These Rag Dolls make the perfect unique present for any young child and of course for those big kids inside us. They are suitable from birth and safety tested EN71 so can…

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After two years of setting up and working the handcrafted stationery business from home, in 2011 we decided to open our very own gift shop (incorporating the stationery aspect) in our first premises. This month, we are celebrating our 4th birthday of being ‚Äúshop owners‚ÄĚ and what an amazing 4 years it has been! In…

Personalised Gifts

Personalised items make perfect gifts and they are always¬†extra special for the person receiving them.¬†Whether¬†it’s to mark a special occasion or¬†congratulate¬†someone on their¬†wedding¬†day, a gift with a¬†message and the recipient’s¬†name on it, is an¬†extra special treat and will be unlike other gifts they’ve¬†received. At Special Occasions, we offer a number of uniquely personalised gifts, including…

Christmas Eve Goodie Bags

Our¬†Christmas Eve Goodie Bags are back by popular demand this year. Put the magic and sparkle into Christmas Eve with these¬†Goodie¬†Bags, full of things to¬†make the night before Christmas almost as magical as Christmas Day itself!     The¬†Goodie Bags are¬†full of treats and activities that will keep children entertained right up until bedtime on…

Limited Edition Silver Tag Bears

I would like to introduce an exciting item of stock available in our online shop – Limited Edition Silver Tag Bears. There are only 1500 of each Silver Tag Bear worldwide, and we are the only stockist in Barrow-in-Furness, so it‚Äôs a special privilege to be able to offer these bears to our customers. There…

I am very excited to announce the launch of our new website! We‚Äôre Special Occasions, a beautiful gift shop in Barrow-in-Furness in the stunning South Lakes. We offer a wide selection of gifts for special occasions, including gifts for weddings, christenings and anniversaries or for that extra special treat, including jewellery & accessories, personalised keepsakes…

Kirsty Ann Dawson “Donna did all my wedding stationery and provided most of my table favours. Couldn’t fault any of it, loved it all and I am still recommending to my friends.”

Gemma Pearson “Donna did my wedding invites and I absolutely love them and so does everyone that has received them, very highly recommend!!”

Contact us

Call: 01229 314004
Special Occasions
50 Crellin Street,
Barrow in Furness,
LA14 1DS
United Kingdom

Opening times

Monday РClosed

Tuesday – Closed

Wednesday – Closed

Thursday – Closed

Friday – 10am – 4pm

Saturday – 10am – 4pm

Sunday – Closed

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