Food & Drink

14th November 2019

The Best Advent Calendars of 2019

No matter whether you love classic chocolate or a new candle each day, we’ve got you covered with the best advent calendars of the year.

It’s that time of year again, with just over a month to go until the big day it’s time to start thinking about which advent calendar you are going to treat yourself to!

Liverpool Guild Student Media have got you sorted as we listed all of the best and most creative advent calendars of 2019! 


Merry Pringles 12 Days Advent Calendar

RRP £15.80

Do you have less of a sweet tooth? Prefer savoury over sweet? Well, Amazon has the advent calendar for you! Enjoy a tub of pringles behind all 12 doors this run up to Christmas. With 4 classic flavours, crisps lovers are in for a treat! 

You can buy your Merry Pringles Advent Calendar on amazon

Ilchester limited edition cheese advent calendar

RRP £10

Cheese lovers rejoice! Ilchester’s cheese calendar is back for another year! With 24 delicious cheeses inside, in 8 different varieties, the run up to Christmas has never been so exciting! You no longer have to wait for the cheese board on Christmas Day, you can now enjoy all of your favourite cheeses, including Red Leicester, Cheddar and Wensleydale, all month long! 

Get your cheese calendar from Sainsbury’s !

  • Contains Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites
  • Contains wheat and gluten
  • Not suitable for vegans
  • Suitable for vegetarians 

Kellogg’s 12 days of cereal advent calendar and bowl set

RRP £20

Breakfast is sorted for the 12 Days of Christmas! This is probably the most practical advent calendar out there, with a selections of different Kellogg’s breakfast cereals, complete with a vintage-style bowl to accompany them, your mornings have just got a lot easier! 

You can but your advent calendar from Debenhams!

  • Suitable for vegetarians. 
  • Not suitable for vegans.

The Advent Calendar – 100% Dark Chocolate

RRP £12.50

Calling all vegans! This year Hotel Chocolat has answered your prayers! They have created a 100% vegan chocolate advent calendar, with zero added sugar, filled with their solid 100% dark chocolate reindeer, snowmen, penguins and enchanted spruces! So, if you’re looking for a healthier (ish) and vegan alternative, we have you covered! 

Buy your advent calendars today at Hotel Chocolat!

  • Suitable for vegans 
  • Suitable for vegetarians 

Chocolate Advent House

RRP £25

Bored of the standard chocolate advent calendars? Well, why not treat yourself to a chocolate advent house this Christmas?! Lily O’Brien’s have created a ‘magical Keepsafe Advent House’ this year which is filled with an assortment of their most popular recipes including the Sticky Toffee (Sweet smooth caramel smothered in milk and dark chocolate) and the Truffilicious (An individually wrapped milk chocolate truffle with a fluffy milk chocolate centre encased in a smothering of Lily O’Brien’s signature milk chocolate). Is anybody else’s mouth watering?

You can buy your houses from Lily O’Brien’s today! 

  • Suitable for vegetarians 
  • Not suitable for vegans 


Lacura Countdown to NY Advent Calendar

RRP £14.99

Forget the run up to Christmas, Aldi is sorting out the run up to New Year’s Eve this year! This unique advent calendar runs from Boxing Day to New Year’s Eve, sorting you out with all of your beauty essentials for your New Year celebrations. The six-day calendar is filled with customer’s favourites including the ‘Healthy Glow Retinol Toner’ and the ‘Healthy Glow Rose Oil’. So, why not buy yourself a post-Christmas treat?! 

You can purchase your advent calendars in-store at Aldi.

Dream Big This Christmas Deluxe Advent Calendar

RRP £65

Dream big this Christmas by treating yourself to this deluxe advent calendar by The Body Shop. This year The Body Shop wanted to celebrate the achievements of women who dreamed big and made history by including daily trivia to inspire and empower you, as well as carefully choosing 25 treats that you will love! The contents are worth £125 so you are definitely getting your money’s worth with this one! 

You can buy your beauty advent calendar at The Body Shop!

2019 Stationary Advent Calendar 

RRP £35

Looking for something a bit more practical, well, this year Paperchase have a calendar filled with all your uni essentials! This 24-day calendar is packed full of all the necessities to satisfy your stationary needs! Expect to find notebooks, pens and pencils and even a 2020 diary in there! So, if you are stationary obsessed or just need a little bit more help getting organised for 2020, then this is the advent calendar for you! 

Get your advent calendars from Paperchase!

FRIENDS Advent Calendars 2019 

RRP £18

This is not a drill… To celebrate FRIENDS 25th anniversary, Amazon are selling an advent calendar certain to pack the run up to Christmas with all of your favourite FRIENDS moments! The calendar is filled with 1 T-bar bracelet, 15 hanging charms, 5 bag charms and 4 pin badges, all decorated with classic moments for the TV series, such as the turkey with glasses and of course PIVOT!

Could this be any more exciting? 

You can buy your advent calendars from Amazon!

Wreath Advent Calendar 

RRP £24.99

This is the perfect advent calendar for those candle obsessed housemates! Yankee Candle have created a beautiful wreath advent calendar, featuring 24 individual doors with a Tea Light Candle inside each. It has been filled with a selection of their new and favourite festive fragrances such as Snowflake Cookie and Evergreen Mist! This is guaranteed to put you in the festive mood!

Buy your advent calendars form Yankee Candle today!

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