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Treat mum like a star on Mother’s Day

Celebrate the most special woman in the world with a fun-filled Mother’s Day experience – and the perfect gift to match!

This year, new famous mums include Celebrity Secrets cover star and Strictly pro Ola Jordan, who recently welcomed a baby girl.

Former TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh will be bursting with joy at the arrival of her and fiancé Ryan Thomas’ little one.

We are sure new mums like former Strictly star Gemma Atkinson and TOWIE’s Lydia Bright will also have something special planned for their first Mother’s Day with their children.

Give your mum the A-list treatment too with our top activities and gifts including afternoon teas, pampering treats, gin tours and more.

And make her day as special as she is!

Afternoon Tea

Could there be anything better than Mother’s Day afternoon tea? Of course not!

Enjoy a good catch up with mum over beautifully presented finger sandwiches, cakes and scones.

Ex on the Beach’s Melissa Reeves hosted her blissful baby shower this week – complete with a gorgeous afternoon tea.

If you want to get your clotted cream fix too, choose from a more traditional tea, the royal treatment – or even on a cruise down the Thames – will it be a classic brew or fizz for you?

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London Borough Market and Gin Distillery tour

Is your mum a little bit obsessed by gin? It’s called mother’s ruin for a reason you know…

As well as drinking the juniper-based drink, why not distil your knowledge in the tipple while the craft gin craze is in full flow?

Get to grips at the famous Beefeater’s Gin Distillery. Here you can learn the history of London’s favourite tipple on a guided tour – and test it out of course.

A shopping trip in London is an exceptional experience too – and who could deserve it more than mum? Pop along to the capital’s Borough Market – or why not take a quick trip from London to Bicester Village for designer bargains?

See a show

For the mums that love singing and dancing, get along to an incredible theatrical experience to make her smile.

London is bursting with an amazing selection of shows from all the big hits at the Tina Turner Musical to singing along to feel-good ABBA classics at Mamma Mia.

Celebrities were out on force for the opening of Pretty Woman: The Musical Show, including glamorous mamma Kimberly Walsh from Girls Aloud.

It’s guaranteed to get mum in the mood to celebrate her special day.

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Lunch with a difference

Mother’s Day lunch is the best excuse to get the entire family together for a meal they can enjoy together.

While going out for food is the usual favourite way to say thanks to mum, it doesn’t have to be a standard Sunday lunch.

Get her glammed up like mum-of-two, former Corrie star Helen Flanagan. You can dine with a twist aboard the Bustronome Luxury Bus, where you can take in the sights while you eat.

You’ll be sure she’ll have an Edam good time on a Cheese Crawl – or why not go for something quirky like a Medieval Banquet?

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Tea and dessert tasting tour

Cake and chocolate – it’s the sweetest way to show you care. Well, it gets a thumbs up from new mum, Strictly’s Ola that’s for sure!

Indulge in the sweet flavours from London’s best chocolates, cakes, and pastries on this fun English tea and dessert tour.

Stop off at the capital’s tastiest sweet stops, including The Queen’s grocer that serves Buckingham Palace! Well if it’s good enough for Her Majesty…

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And don’t forget the perfect present! 

While it’s important to spend some quality time with mum, Mothering Sunday is the perfect time to spoil her with a special gift.

If you haven’t found out the ideal present though, don’t fear. We’ve picked some of the best new products that will be sure to put a smile on her face.

Olverum oils

Olverum offers a luxurious way to unwind, soothing aching muscles, relieving stress, and promoting a restorative sleep

The Body Oil  (100ml £40) and The Dry Body Oil (100ml £36) can be found at Liberty, Fortnum and Mason,  Space NK, Olverum and Bath and Unwind

Bird & Blend Tea Co

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With spring’s biggest calendar events well within sight, tea mixologist company Bird & Blend has launched some inspiring alternatives to sugar-infused gifts. The perfect way to indulge without missing out on flavour, its latest concoctions will appeal to brew lovers as well as those seeking something a little different.

Get your Experience Bundles (£25) and the World Atlas Of Tea (£20) here.

My 1st Years

The bestselling children’s clothing and gift brand offers personal and sentimental gifts for mum’s this Mother’s Day. They can be fully personalised at no extra cost, and with next-day delivery available. Be sure to make Mother’s Day simple and affordable for all this year here.

Chocolate Memory Box

Customers write a personalised message to the recipient made from high quality Belgian chocolate letters.

These chocolate letters are contained in a box with the customer’s photograph printed on the top. Customers can add a note to say who it’s from and choose to include a frame for a beautiful image or memory to hang on their wall.

The ‘Chocolate Memory Box’ can be bought here.

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