Six picks from our shop for a memorable Mother’s Day

Posted on by Lacey Trotman.

Treat your mum this mother’s day with a thoughtful gift that’ll last longer than flowers or chocolates.

Stuck for ideas? We’ve put together our top six picks for the perfect gift. Available from our online shop, or pop into Bristol Museum & Art Gallery or M Shed shops.


Front Cover of a Grayson Perry book in which a mother holds a child.Giddy for Grayson:

We’re so excited for the upcoming Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences exhibition opening here at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery at the end of this month. Why not promise a trip to visit with your mum and for Mother’s Day gift her this Grayson Perry book as a teaser for the main event.


Bristol views print by Alice Rolfe. A cartoon version of the view of Clifton Suspension Bridge and HotwellsReminiscing:

Bristol is full of places that hold special memories for many families. See if Alice Rolfe has immortalised your favourite place in her unique clean line and vibrant colour approach, to present your mum with the ultimate thoughtful gift.



2 Bristol blue glass earrings placed in a white boxOne of a kind:

Known world wide, Bristol Blue Glass continues to use its traditional techniques when making products. No machinery or moulds means no matter how popular these Drop Stud Earrings are, you are guaranteed to have something unique and unlike any other, just like your mum!


a gift set containing a candle, a room spray and diffuser
Perfectly Pampered:

A sensory treat steeped in English history. Not only is there the delight of William Morris designs and packaging, but this all encompassing Home Fragrance Collection Gift Set smells too good to be true.


a white teapot decorated in a colourful fish designTea for two:

Catch up over a cuppa with your mum this Mother’s Day. The fantastic fish design takes over this Hannah Turner Teapot , swimming around the lid and adding some real fun to this kitchen staple.



a brightly coloured book. the front cover shows a robin stood on a sign saying 'public footpath'
Wonderful Walks:

Grab your wellies and set off on a family walk to wherever the road takes you. This handy  Beyond Bristol: 24 Country Walks book thinks of everything you might need – including potential pub and picnic stops!



Check out last month’s top six picks and remember every purchase you make helps to support Bristol Museums, so thanks for shopping with us 👍

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