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2020 advent calendars to get your hands on before they sell out

Countdown to Christmas in style with our ultimate advent calendar shopping guide.

Written by High Life North
Published 02.10.2020

As Christmas fast-approaches in the midst of a global pandemic, who knows what the 25 December will look like this year. One thing is for sure though, the countdown doesn’t have to be dull. We’ve scoured the internet to find a huge range of advent calendars to brighten up your December. 

Beauty

Elemis Advent Calendar - £175.00

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ELLE Beauty Advent Calendar - £125.00

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Glossybox Advent Calendar 2020

Glossybox Advent Calendar - £88.00

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Lush Vegan Advent Calendar - £185.00

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Fenwick Advent Calendar 2020

The Fenwick Beauty Advent Calendar – £150.00

From make-up and lotions to heavenly-fragrance potions, the Fenwick 2020 Beauty Advent Calendar has everything required to ensure you’re prepped, primed and preened in time for the arrival of Saint Nick himself. Featuring top brands including Charlotte Tilbury, MAC, NEOM and more. 

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Look Fantastic Advent Calendar - £85.00

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Jo Malone Advent Calendar - £320.00

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L'Occitaine Advent Calendar

L'Occitane Classic Advent Calendar - £53.00

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Cult Beauty Advent Calendar - £199.00

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Charlotte Tilbury 2020 Advent Calendar

CHARLOTTE TILBURY’S BEJEWELLED CHEST OF BEAUTY TREASURES – £150.00

This Christmas, Charlotte has released a new Bejewelled Chest of Beauty Treasures to countdown to 25 December. Including full size and travel size makeup and skincare favourites, as well as a complete festive look in one bejewelled, golden treasure trove of beauty marvels.

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Food & Drink
Chilli Advent Calendar

Gourmet Chilli Powder Advent Calendar - £39.99

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Pringles Advent Calendar

12 days of Pringles - £9.99

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Cheese Advent Calendar

Merry Cheesemas Advent Calendar - £34.99

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Beanies Coffee Advent Calendar

Beanies Coffee Advent Calendar - £20.00

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Whittard of Chelsea – The Tea Advent Calendar – £60.00

Countdown to Christmas a cuppa at a time with this keepsake Tea Advent Calendar, opulently dressed in art deco glamour. Containing 94 individually wrapped teabags, spanning their best-loved black, green and white teas and fruit and herbal infusions. And there’s even a little extra gift to start your journey.

Whittard of Chelsea – The Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar for Two – £60.00

Tis’ the season for chocolate-filled merriment, so celebrate with 24 days to all things hot chocolate. Indulge in signature classics to creative concoctions, with double servings nestled in each drawer. Showcased in a timeless 1920s-inspired calendar, it’s a calendar that can be enjoyed and reused for years to come.

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Popcorn Shed Gourmet Advent Calendar

Popcorn Shed Gourmet Advent Calendar - £18.00

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Vegan Popcorn Advent Calendar

Free From Popcorn Advent Calendar - £18.00

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Fortnum’s Feasting Advent Calendar - £200.00

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The Naked Marshmallow Advent Calendar

Gourmet marshmallow advent calendar - £15.00

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Biscuiteers Advent Calendar 2020

Biscuiteers Advent Luxe Biscuit Tin – £58.00

Count down the days to Christmas with 24 delicious biscuits. Inside this tin, you’ll find a whole collection of adorable friends – from birds, dogs, squirrels to hedgehogs, mice and rabbits, all in their festive attire. For that finishing touch, pop them inside the handmade pockets of the Biscuiteers limited edition Biscuiteers x Sophie Conran advent calendar.

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Candy Kittens (vegan) Advent Calendar - £8.00

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Walkers Shortbread Advent Calendar

Walkers Shortbread - £14.99

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Montezuma’s Truffle Advent Calendar - £24.99

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Marzipan Advent Calendar Niedergger

Niederegger Marzipan Advent Calendar - £35.00

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Hotel Chocolat The Grand Advent Calendar

Hotel Chocolat – The Grand Advent Calendar – £68.00 

You may have had chocolate advent calendars before, but none of them are anything like Hotel Chocolat’s Grand Advent Calendar. Get your hands on this and you’ll be guaranteed a daily luxury every day until Christmas. 

Some have double truffles behind them like decadent Cinnamon Bun or Caramel Supernova – two so you can share (or not). 

Other doors hide festive chocolate Slabs or Selector packs, from caramel puddles to our mini crackers. 

It’s not all chocolate though – little bottles of cocoa-inspired festive tipples are hiding behind some doors for you to relax with. 

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Alcohol

Brewdog 12 Lonewolf Gins of Christmas - £49.95

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Brewdog Advent Calendar 2020

Brewdog craft Beer Advent Calendar - £49.95

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The Japanese Whisky Advent Calendar - £199.95

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Baileys 2020 Advent Calendar

Baileys Miniatures Advent Calendar - £29.99

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Rum Advent Calendar

The Rum Advent Calendar – £149.95

Filled to the brim with all kinds of rum from around the globe, this handsome box represents the ultimate exploration in all things rum. 

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Beer and Pork Scratchings Advent Calendar

The Snaffling Pig Co. Porky & Nice Pork Crackling and Beer Advent Calendar - £65.00

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25 Gins of Christmas - £99.95

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Tipsy Tree Fizzy Advent Calendar - £140.00

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Wine Advent Calendar - £69.99

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Health & Wellbeing
24 Days of Positivity Advent Calendar

24 Days of Positivity Advent Calendar - £15.95

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar - £12.95

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Waterdrop Advent Calendar – £129.90

Waterdrop® is the UK’s only supplier of innovative microdrinks and has launched its 2020 advent calendar complete with limited-edition microdrink flavours, exclusive accessories and surprises to ensure there’s a festive surprise waiting to be discovered behind every door.

What is a microdrink? Waterdrop is a small cube packed with real fruit and plant extracts and enriched with vitamins that dissolve into water to create a sugar-free beverage, anytime, anywhere.

Created in collaboration with world-renowned Atelier Karasinsk – a Vienna based design bureau, the calendars will be available in 3 different sizes:

LARGE – £129.90 
Worth over £180 includes a wide variety of flavours, 12 new accessories, a bonus door and an exclusive limited-edition bottle, designed by Atelier Karasinski

MEDIUM – £79.90
Worth over £100 includes a variety of flavours, 7 brand new accessories and a limited-edition bottle, designed by Atelier Karasinski.

SMALL – £17.90
Four designs to choose from and a selection of 25 microdrinks to ensure you stay hydrated during the Christmas season. And for that extra festive treat, an additional bonus door is included.

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Protein Ball Advent Calendar

Protein Ball Co - £19.99

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24 Days of Fitness Advent Calendar

25 days of Fitness - £25.00

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Kids

Woodmansterne Nativity 3D Advent Calendar - £19.95

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Gibsons - Christmas Around the Word Puzzle - £28.00

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vTech Toot Toot - £24.99

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Cry Baby Advent Calendar

Cry Baby Magic Tears - £24.99

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An Elf for Christmas Advent

Personalised Advent Letters from Elf – £12.95

Arriving in numbered envelopes and ready to be hidden for children to find, these personalised advent letters from renowned An Elf for Christmas let children in on the secret fun, magic and mayhem at the North Pole as they prepare for Christmas. 

While the elf toys stay with children in the run-up to Christmas, their friend Pip McJingles is back at the North Pole will send a new letter every day in December. 

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Organic Advent Calendar

Organix Advent Calendar - £8.99

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Harry Potter Advent Calendar

Harry Potter Charm Bracelet Advent Calendar - £17.99

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Marvel Storybook Advent Calendar

Marvel Storybook Collection Advent Calendar - £12.00

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Frozen Storybook Advent Calendar

Disney Frozen Storybook Collection: Advent Calendar - £12.00

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Personalised Advent Calendar

Etsy – Personalised Children’s Activity Advent Calendar – £16.00+

This personalised and fully customisable activity advent calendar is a fun alternative way to countdown the days until Christmas.

Behind each door is an activity to help celebrate all the things that make the build-up to Christmas so special. Whether it’s spending time together, making memories or creating new traditions. You can choose to have your calendar supplied with activity suggestions, add in a few of your own (know what day you’re visiting Santa? Just let them know when you order and they’ll pop it in the calendar on the right day for you), or you can fully customise all 25 activities. Each calendar also comes with the full list of activities printed small on the back to help parents prepare. The fun doesn’t stop with the activities inside as they can colour in the front of their calendar too and make it truly unique to them. You can personalise with your little one’s name on the front.

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Melissa Doug Advent Calendar

Melissa & Doug Advent Calendar - £14.99

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WOODEN NATIVITY ADVENT CALENDAR BY MERI MERI - £33.95

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Hogwarts Advent Calendar

Harry Potter Advent Calendar - £24.99

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Nutcracker 3D Advent Calendar

3D Nutcracker Advent Calendar - £16.95

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Play in Choc Advent Calendar

PLAYin CHOC Advent Calendar – £55.00

PLAYin CHOC contains half the amount of sugar as most chocolate, plus it is made using just three natural and organic ingredients, making it allergen-free, vegan and plastic-free too. Each drawer contains a mini choc, a fun puzzle toy to build and a fact card. The sleeve of the calendar then turns into a playmat for all of the puzzle characters. 

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For Furry Family Members
Personalised Dog Advent Calendar

PERSONALISED DOG TREATS ADVENT CALENDAR BOX - £49.95

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Dog Bone Advent Calendar

REFILLABLE DOG BISCUIT ADVENT CALENDAR - £21.95+

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Lily's Kitchen Dog Advent Calendar

Lily's Kitchen Advent Calendar for Dogs - £10.00

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Lily's Kitchen Cat Advent Calendar

Lily's Kitchen Advent Calendar for Cats - £10.00

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