Hawkin's Bazaar

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“BaZaaaaar”

published 18/11/2007

ProCheap, fun shop

ConsCan get carried away spending

First knew about Hawkins BaZaar a couple of years ago when it opened up in Chelmsford around Christmas Time, but it only stayed open during Christmas but last year it opened at Christmas time again and has stayed open all year round and is still there now in the Meadows Shopping Centre, im...

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“Great Xmas gift ideas”

published 10/12/2008

ProUnusual gift ideas

ConsPost charges

I first came across Hawkin's Bazaar a few years ago when someone brought in a catalogue into work and I flicked through it thinking what great gift ideas. I then went onto there website www.hawkin.com to have a further browse as they said they had more goodies online. I will concentrate on the...

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“Have a Bazaar at Hawkins!!”

published 16/03/2007

ProGreat prices, Great choice!

ConsVery low stock levels, espicially at xmas!

I only came across this shop 3 years ago, when i was walking about in Portsmouth. I went in and had a look around at all the different things they sold Toys, Games, Clockwork toys, Experiments, Musical intruments, Bath items such as ducks & wind up frogs and much more. Remember them fotune teller...

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“A bizarre bazaar!”

published 21/11/2003

ProWide range of gifts at reasonable prices to suit a...

ConsTemptation to spend too much - and a slight male o...

I first heard of Hawkin's Bazaar about 18 months ago, on a mailing list for home educators. This is a shop which specialises partly in traditional gifts, and also, increasingly, in the strange and unusual. The gifts are mostly aimed at children, but there is a selection for adults too. If you...

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ProInteresting shop.

ConsNot for everyone.

For family celebrations such as birthdays or Christmas that of course do warrant the necessity for buying presents, I do very often enjoy looking for presents that may be a little different to the normal gifts that so many people seem to buy these days. Hawkins Bazaar is one of those places that...

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“How Bizarre.....”

published 19/04/2004

Procheap and cheerful, shopping is fun

Conshave to wait up to 7 days to get your stuff

I have been using Hawkins Bazaar for a couple of years now and I don't know how I got by without it. Its great around Christmas time especially for all those people who are hard to buy for and great for any other time of the year too birthdays or maybe a little treat for yourself! Basically...

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Procheap and cheerful

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Hawkins Bazaar, who else’s? . The brochure/catalogue (this Christmas a red brochure with Santa surrounded by toys) is often pushed through my door or I get one inside a Sunday paper. The catelogue has been available since 1980. Hawkins Bazaar also has a web site www.hawkin.com. There are...

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“Needs a bit of a refresh”

published 04/02/2014

ProStill lots of fun and some quirky gems to be found

ConsLack of updates to product range

I've been shopping at Hawkin's Bazaar for quite a while, and it has always been a great place to go for quirky birthday and Christmas presents. Some of the best presents I have ever purchased were from this shop - however I've noticed that, over the past couple of years, the product range has...

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Not for me

published 24/12/2007

ordered xmas presents on 16th December , received an email on Christmas eve to tell me the goods were not coming, that is after i was given a phoney tracking code for courier, will never use again

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