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Arts Emergency good gift guide

Do you want to support independent creatives?

We've put together a list of thoughtful and interesting gifts, all made by our creative young people or supporters who are kindly giving a proportion of sales to Arts Emergency.

Small Gifts

Hand poured, vegan candles make the perfect gift for a friend (or to yourself!) Order from Yellow Door Candles and you'll be buying from Young Talent Ruth.

For handmade jewellery, check out Arts Emergency Young Talent Millie's shop. Stone Wolf sells her limited and one-off creations, and custom orders. She also donates 10% from every sale to a charity. Shop Stone Wolf jewellery.

Mentee Lily-Ella also sells her cute, homemade resin jewellery and key rings that can be completely customised. Shop on Instagram.

Practical and beautiful, these African print handmade face masks and scrunchies by mentee Lois make great stocking fillers. Shop Lois' designs.

If you're looking for adorable posters and cards that let your friends and family know you're thinking of them, Young Community member Sarah has you covered. Shop Sarah's designs.

House of Lilah sell beautiful eco friendly soy candles and ethical tea pouches. Plus 10% of their annual profits are donated to support Arts Emergency. Shop House of Lilah.


NewsBiscuit: 15 Years of Typos is a collection of stories from Britain’s first daily news satire website. All profits from the book will go directly to Arts Emergency and the charity English Pen. Buy the NewsBiscuit book.

Our Programmes Team Coordinator Rose has released her debut poetry collection, featuring her three acclaimed poetry shows. Buy After the Storm.

Julie Hesmondhalgh has written a fascinating year-long journal on the ups and downs of life as a working actor and producer. All royalties from the book go to Arts Emergency. Buy Julie's book.

The Salon zine by our Community Manager Korantema explores hair, nostalgia and identity through the words of Black women. Buy the zine.


Young Talent Monetté hopes her homemade illustrations inspire young black girls to see the beauty within themselves. Shop her prints on etsy.

Find beautiful paintings or order a special commission from Emma via her website. Buy bespoke art by Young Talent Emma.

Street Art duo Pahnl have produced a limited edition screen print entitled 'It’s Dangerous To Go Alone'. And £30 from every sale will be donated to Arts Emergency. Shop the print.

Oxford-based historian and artist Jenny illustrates the beautiful buildings of the city in her work. Plus 50p per print and £1 per homewares is donated to Arts Emergency. Shop JennyCrane Creations.

Turner Prize winning artist Mark Leckey has made In This Lingering Twilight Sparkle, 'a fantasy travelogue stitching home recordings, spoken word and dismantled tunes like some hallucinogenic mixtape.' All proceeds are donated to Arts Emergency. Buy on vinyl or tape.

New skills

Lisa Maltby has designed an online course covering the essentials for developing a career as a freelance illustrator. 10% of the profit goes to Arts Emergency. Sign up for the course.

If you're a young member who has an online shop, or if you donate a proportion of your sales to Arts Emergency, please let us know so we can add you to our gift guide!