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Did you know? The D/FW Connector road project is complete! The new lanes and improved access to State Highways 121 and 114 making getting to the Emporium easier than ever! Drive over and rediscover a huge selection of British groceries & gifts at the most British spot in the Metroplex!
Christmas Items are Coming in Weekly!
We're stocking our shelves with more and more holiday items each day. Just in:
Cadbury Christmas Stockings
Thornton's Chocolate Selections
Tiptree Christmas Preserves
Jars of Mincemeat
Vintage Sixpence for your Christmas Pudding
...and a wealth of your favourite traditional British Chocolates & Nostalgia Candy! Shop early and spread out the cost of the holiday season.
Mark Your Calendars...
Thursday November 14th, 7 PM Shakespeare at Home at the Grapevine Library
For homeschoolers (and everyone interested in homeschooling), expert Dave Gebhart of HEART Texas and Shakespeare Man Robert Clover-Brown will show you how to teach your children about Shakespeare at home! Join us Thursday November 14th, 7pm at the Grapevine Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine TX 7605 for this FREE event sponsored by the British Emporium. Refreshments will be provided.
Friday November 29th, 9 AM the Great British Thanksgiveaway
Keep Calm and Carry A Goodie Bag... It's a very civilised British Black Friday morning - with hot tea & biscuits! Our annual Thanksgiveaway returns Friday November 29th! Doors open at 9AM, and first 100 customers to spend $100 will receive a free Goodie Bag - one per family, while stocks last. Don't miss out, and don't miss our morning tea samplings while you take care of your shopping.
Saturday, December 7th 11 AM - 4 PM Christmas Open House
This special holiday shopping day features tea and festive fare! Grapevine is the Christmas Capitol of Texas and makes a perfect day out with your family.
British Father Christmas himself will be here to greet your children and grandchildren from 12noon-3pm -- Bring your camera!
Who Loves You, baby?
An enthusiastic shout-out goes to the hundreds of Doctor Who fans who descended on the Emporium last month for our Doctor Who Day event. It was so much fun, and our best-ever Who fan day! You can see more pictures on this Flickr Page.
Don't forget the Doctor begins his 50th year of earthly adventures on November 23rd! Pop in and stock up on Jelly Babies; Jammy Dodgers; Tea & very British snacks. We have a wealth of cool Who merchandise for you!
Autumn Favourites -- Sunday Roast & Relaxation
Come and look at our new products for the fall. The weather's cooler and we love getting back in the kitchen to cook our traditional British favourites for the family.
For instance, Sundays are a time for a traditional roast meal & relaxation: you'll find very British ingredients here, from Paxo Stuffing to Aunt Bessies Roast Potatoes, Mint Sauce, Bisto Gravy and Mushroom Ketchup!
What's for afters? We'd better ask...
The Pudding Ladies!
"This month we're enjoying Birds Trifle; Jelly; Warmed Mince Pies with Custard; Mini-Pavlovas using Lee's Meringue Nests; and Askey's Brandy Snap Baskets filled with ice cream and toppings - lovely!"
There are too many to list, really! Come and visit and you'll see why everyone's raving about the Emporium.
Here are a few to whet your appetite: we have Brandy Snaps; Mulling Spices; Christmas Tea; Lingonberries; Elizabethan Preserves; tins of Biscuits; Walker's shortbreads; Meringue Nests; Christmas Cards; Stationary; Doctor Who gifts; Cuddly Toys; Beatrix Potter memorabilia; Paddington Bear; Children's books, and so much more!
You'll be in Cadbury's Chocolate Heaven...we have the best selection of Cadbury Chocolate bars; boxed & bagged assortments and chocolate-covered biscuits and even chocolate spread in town!
Thank you for supporting us: we truly appreciate your patronage of our independent, British-owned store.
See you soon
and love from all your Britpals
at the British Emporium.