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Sweet shop sweets

Where do you find sweet shop sweets as there are not many real traditional sweet shops left.  You can find these at online sweet shops that specialise in retro sweets, the ones that you used to buy from the sweet shops when you were young.  These would be makes like fruit salads, black jacks, refreshers, foam bananas, shrimps, candy necklaces and many more.  Sweet Heaven online specialises in sweet shop sweets and have got hundreds to choose from and we sell them all with free delivery so you can enjoy your purchase and also you could send some to a friend on any occasion so take a look today at the selection we have on offer.

Retro sweet hamper

Have you ever received a retro sweet hamper full of goodies that would transport you back through to your childhood, there would be lots of old fashioned sweets inside such as black jacks, fruit salads, refreshers, acid drops toffee chewing nuts, Basseti hard liquorice sticks, catherine wheels, anglo bubblies, strawberry bon bons, foam bananas and many more.  To be given a retro sweet hamper is such a pleasure and they come in many sizes you can get small wicker hampers through to a mega ultimate wicker hamper which is full to the brim with old fashioned sweets from eras such as 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s and 90′s.  Take a look at Sweet Heaven’s large selection of retro sweet hampers and either treat yourself or a friend or family member to one of these hampers and you will sure

Retro sweets hampers

Retro sweets hampers can be given at anytime of the year as they make a fanstastic present for any ocassion such as Easter, Christmas, Mother’s day, Valentines, Father’s day, Halloween, birthdays or just to say thank you.  Retro sweets hampers are filled with all of your favourite old fashioned sweets that you would remember from your childhood.  There would be things like sherbet fountains, black jacks, fruit salads, refreshers, frys peppermint creams, walnut whips, wispas, bon bons, jelly fried eggs and many more.  Retro sweets hampers come in all shapes and sizes from a small box through to a large wicker hamper that can be used time and time again and once the contents have been eaten, which believe me will take some time, and many hours of enjoyment.  You could then use the hamper again and again for such things as fun days out with the family and the hamper would make an ideal storage space for your picnic requirements which makes the gift even more worthwhile.  So why not treat yourself, a friend or a loved one on a special occassion or simply to say thank you with one of these fantastic gifts.  Take a look at Sweet Heaven’s large selection today and receive free delivery within the UK.

Easter Sweets

What are your plans for this Easter?  Will it be the usual chocolate eggs or have you got some other things in mind like some Easter sweets from days gone by that would be known as retro sweets.  These would make a refreshing change and would go down very well rather than the usual Easter eggs that you can buy in any local supermarket.  Retro sweets are hard to find and people will remember them from their childhood and will really appreciate receiving something different this Easter.  Take a look at our large selection of traditional Easter sweets that we have on offer.  We have the usual chocolate foil eggs that can be used for a number of different fun games, such as Easter egg hunt where you can hide foil eggs around the home and garden for children to find and enjoy.  Then we have a large selection of retro sweets to choose from such as fruit salads, chews, black jacks, refreshers, boiled sweets, jelly sweets, liquorice sweets and retro chocolate bars.  Sweet Heaven offer free delivery on all items so that you can purchase a small or a large order without the worry of a big delivery charge and you can also treat friends or family to an Easter present this year.

Easter Sweet Treats

This year for your Easter celebrations are you looking to find something a little bit different from the usual chocolate eggs and bunny rabbits that are usually on offer?  There are plenty of Easter sweet treats available in the form of retro sweets that have been around for many generations ie 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, and 90′s, so you could really bring some nostalgia into Easter.  You could give your child some special Easter sweet treats this year with some good old fashioned retro sweets such as refreshers, wham bars, toffee chewing nuts, double lollies, black jacks, fruit salads and there are many many more.  We also have the usual chocolate foil eggs just in case you were planning the usual Easter egg hunt which of course you should have on Easter because it does help with the celebrations and we also offer sweet gifts that you could send to friends or family if you do not get a chance to visit them on this occassion.  We can do a nice selection of gift wrapped sweeties with a personal message and delivered direct to a friends door within the UK free of charge.  So take a look at what Sweet Heaven has offer and I am sure you will not be disappointed.

Old School Eats

What are your favourite old school eats that you could remember from your childhood?  Top of most peoples lists are old skool sweets as there are many to choose from and they bring back so many memories as they were such a big part of our lives back then.  I have many memories of the local sweet shop where I used to visit on a daily basis on my way to school to take in all of the sights and smells that were on offer in my favourite traditional sweet shop.  Old school eats go down in history with many an adult nowadays who liked to bring out their inner child and reminisce about the good old days and have something in common to talk and laugh about when life is looking a little bit too serious.  I remember sweets like black jacks, refreshers, fruit salads, double lollies dip, candy necklaces, foam bananas, foam shrimps and you could get all of this in a white paper bag that was called a 10p mix up in those days.  So my favourite old school eats would have to be old skool sweets.  To get some of your favourite old skool sweets then visit Sweet Heaven’s online sweet shop today and take in the memories and also take advantage of the free delivery service within the UK.

Wedding fever

It is that time of year again when people are starting to plan their weddings as the summer is the busiest time of the year to get married.  Spring is here and wedding fever is in the air, people are planning their big day and choosing their favours to suit the theme of their wedding and their venue where the big day will be held.  Weddings take a long time to plan so if you havent already done most of your preparations then you really need to be thinking about these and organising your wedding favours.  Sweet Heaven can help you plan and organise your wedding favours, we can tailor a package to suit your needs, whereas you could have a retro style sweets buffet as this is becoming all of the rage nowadays with the younger generations as it is something different to do on their big day.  Sweet Heaven have a large selection of favours to choose from such as old school sweets like fruit salads, black jacks, refreshers, candy necklaces, candy bracelets and many of the more traditional wedding favours such as sugared almonds, foil wrapped heart chocolates.  Heart shaped dragees, Mr and Mrs rock sweets and just married rock sweets, Mr and Mrs and just married neopolitans in both silver and gold foil to suit the theme of your wedding.  If you need any help co-ordinating the favours at your wedding this year and you have got wedding fever then give Sweet Heaven a call and we can help.

10p mix up

Do  you remember the good old fashioned 10p mix up?  Many years ago when we were youngsters on our way to school we would drop into our local sweet shop and buy a large paper bag full of old fashioned sweets and you could mix up all of your favourites for 10p, which was called a 10p mix up.  That bag would contain all of your favourite old fashioned sweets such as jazzies, cola cubes, refreshers, fruit salads, black jacks, flying saucers, candy necklaces, candy bracelets, mojos, toffee chewing nuts and many more.  The list would go on you would not believe how much you could buy for your 10p mix up in the good old days.  The sweet shop on the corner has long since disappeared, but our memories have not and we still have the longing for the old fashioned sweets that we used to know and love that nowadays we search on the internet to find all of our favourites.  Sweet Heaven’s online store has them all so if you have those special feelings and tastes to have all of the old favourites that you used to know and love, then why not take a look at what we have to offer and if you like what we see or remember any of your old favourites, then simply put in an order today and receive free UK del

Wedding sweet jars

If you are planning a wedding this year you may be looking for some ideas and inspiration for your big day.  Wedding sweet jars make a great centre piece at any wedding and could go on your centre table and be filled with retro sweets.  You can recreate your very own pick and mix style sweet buffet using old fashioned sweets from years gone by and you could theme this to your wedding if you have a specific era in mind that is relevant to your day or colour scheme.  Retro sweets make great wedding favours and you can fill some large old fashioned wedding sweet jars to the brim with old favourites such as fruit salads, black jacks, refreshers, fiz whizz – which used to be known as space dust many years ago and may I add which used to be a firm favourite of myself and I am sure many of your guests on your wedding day would remember also.  Retro sweets make a great talking point and are guaranteed to put a smile on your guests face of all generations whether they be from the 40′s, 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s right up to today’s generation.  Sweet Heaven are here to help organise and co-ordinate the sweet favours at your wedding simply call us or email us with your requirements and how many guests will be attending on the day we will help calculate for you how many wedding sweet jars and retro sweets you will need and we also offer a free delivery on everything within the UK.

Royal wedding party supplies

Are you looking for royal wedding party supplies as the special occassion is drawing ever nearer, have you got your venue organised or are you going to a street party or maybe just having friends or family around to your home.  Wherever you are celebrating the royal wedding you need to make sure you are doing it in style and joining in with the celebrations.  It is allegedly going to be a retro royal weding which means Sweet Heaven can help with your party supplies.  Sweet Heaven supply a large selection of retro sweets the ones that you would remember from your childhood.  If you are having a sweet party this year to celebrate the royal wedding retro sweets would make a great addition to the party and would make an additional great talking piece that would be remembered for a long time.  No matter how big or small your order is we would have it all from fruit salads, black jacks, refreshers, drum stick lollies, sherbet fountains, dip dabs, double lollies dip, refresher bars, wham bars and many more.  Even better still all of these old fashioned favourites are delivered free within the UK, so don’t be left out of this very special occassion as it will not be happening for a very long time so order your supplies today from Sweet Heaven.

old time sweets

Today it was our daughters fifth birthday party and she was so excited!  Before we left the house for the party venue, we put together the party bags for all the girls and boys and in their we put a selection of old time sweets, sometimes called old fashioned sweets or traditional sweets.  Our daughter chose all the sweets herself and included candy necklaces, lollipops, strawberry and lemon bonbons (her favourites) space dust and and white chocolate mice.  It was an early morning party.  She had a great party and was telling all her little guests and about the sweetie party bags with old time sweets in there that she had chosen.  Once they had finished playing they had their party lunch, a princess ballerina cake and then she gave out the party bags to all her desks – you should have heard all the hmms and haas.  Then just as the parents were looking on longingly, I produced a bowl of sweets that I had picked out that I knew most of them would smile and laugh over.  There was uproar over who was going to have the 2 sherbet fountains!  The bowl included refreshers, drumstick lollipops, black jacks and fruit salads, flying saucers and yes space dust again!  I wish I had some more disk space left on my camera because their faces were a treat!  If you want to put a smile on your friends faces checkout Sweet Heaven’s online sweet shop where there are hundreds of your old favourites – you won’t know where to begin, all with free delivery direct to your door anywhere in the UK.

Retro Sweets Gifts

If you have got a special occassion coming up like a birthday or a celebratory occassion and you are struggling for a unique gift idea and you have been trawling around the shops not knowing what to buy, then how about buying a retro sweet gift.  It is an unusual and original gift idea  Retro sweets gifts make great presents and the receiver no matter how old or young are gauranteed to love them as they normally bring back floods of memories from their childhood from when they used to go down to the local sweet shop on their way to school and buy all of the old fashioned sweets that were on display with their pocket money.  The younger generation simply love the sweets anyway and the ones that you buy in the shops these days are just not the same as the original retro sweets.  So take a look at Sweet Heaven’s online store and browse the shelves they are jam-packed with all of the old favourites from years gone by.  There will be things like black jacks, refreshers, double lollies dips, sherbert fountains, rhubarb and custard,  boiled sweets and many more, there is sure to be a favourite in there for you and whoever you will be sending the gift to.  So take advantage of our free UK delivery today.

30 Christmas shopping days left

Can you beleive it there are only 30 christmas shopping days left until christmas and knowing what gifts to get everyone can prove difficult,  so why not get them a gift with a difference give them a retro sweet gift full of all their old favourites,  things such as fruit salads, black jacks, refreshers, foam bananas, shrimps and many more.

These  can be made into different kinds of gifts from a small gift bag through to a wicker hamper and when they are full of all their favourite retro sweets they will love them, there will be so much to talk about when they receive their sweets and their happiness will be clear to see so take a look at our online sweet shop and receive free uk delivery.

Old fashioned Christmas sweets

If you are looking for some different and interesting Christmas gifts this year and not the usual run of the mill stocking fillers then why not try something different and buy some old fashioned christmas sweets.  The ones that people will remember from when they were young from their school days.  Old fashioned sweets such as sherbert fountains, wham bars, refreshers, fruit salads, black jacks, anglo bubbly, mojo’s all of the old favourites that would usually come in what paper bag.  This Christmas why not relive some of those memories that you used to have from years gone by and treat yourself and friends to some old fashioned Christmas sweets and take a look at our online sweetshop and you will receive free UK delivery.

Sweets of the 70's

What was your favourite sweets of the 70′s?  Do you remember them like it was yesterday because these old fashioned sweets have a tendency of sticking in your mind and we associate lots of different stories and tastes with all of these old fashioned sweets that we used to eat.  Today most of these 70′s retro sweets can be found at an online sweet shop.  Sweet Heaven specialise in nostalgic sweets we have searched high and low to find all of these retro sweets from days gone by.  So whether it was fruit salads, black jacks, refreshers, drumstick lollies, space dust aka popping candy.  Visit Sweet Heaven’s online shop today and receive free delivery direct to your door anywhere in the UK.

Favourite traditional sweets

My personal favourite traditional sweets are mint humbugs, rhubarb and custard boiled sweets and milk chocolate brazil nuts, then I think of my favourite retro sweets which immediately spring to mind and its the good refreshers, drumsticks and popping candy – which now seems to go by a lot of different names like fizz wizz or space dust!  I have often thought I would love to do a survey of peopes favourite old fashioned sweets just to see what actually comes out – there could be some surprises in there and while it doesnt matter on anyone’s age as sweets really do transcend age groups, it would still be interesting to compare across the era’s  All I do know is Sweet Heaven can accommodate anyones favourite traditional sweets with a selection of well over 200+ sweets!

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Favourite old fashioned sweets

Can you remember what your favourite old fashioned sweets were from your school days my favourite old fashioned sweets was flying saucers which were sherbert filled saucer shaped rice paper which melts in your wife and then the sensation of the sherbert which melts on your tongue was out of this world.  Also I remember refresher chews they were very juicy and chewy and were also filled with sherbert in the middle.  Another one I remember was anglo bubbly which was a round slab of bubble gum which you could blow large bubbles with.  All of these favourite old fashioned sweets and much much more can be found in Sweet Heaven’s old fashioned sweet shop online and receive free delivery direct to your door in the UK.

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Vintage Sweets UK

Sweets that have stood the test of time could be known as vintage sweets and the best place to find them would be in the uk,there are not many old fashioned sweet shops left know so you could find them online.

Sweet Heaven have tracked down most of these vintage sweets which include things like bullseyes,anglo bubbly,acic drops,fruit salads,black jacks,refreshers and more.

They can also be sent as sweet gifts on special occasions such as halloween,christmas,valentines,mothers day,fathers day and easter to a freind or relative,you will recieve free delivery for orders within the uk so take a look at the easy to use website.

Sweets Delivered To Your Door

There is nothing better than getting sweets delivered to your door,when you know that you have ordered some of your favourite retro sweets and there is a delivery on the way you get so excited,theres something about your favourite retro sweets that you remember from your childhood being delivered to you that is magical.

You remember things like fruit salads,black jacks,refreshers,mojos,sherbet fountains,dip dabs and many more and you think to your self do they taste the same as they used to taste when i was young when i used to buy penny sweets from the shop on the corner of our road on my way to school,well why not see for yourself,take a look at sweet heavens old fashioned online sweet shop its free delivery.

70's sweets

The 70′s for me conjure up so many pictures, it was a very flamboyant decade with platforms, flares and physcodelic colours and patterns and which are still synonmous with many a themed party as it was seen as an era fun – non-one took themselves very seriously.  I can also relate those 70′s sweets to that very same decade again these were alot of fun sweets with flying saucers, space dust, drum sticks, refreshers, fruit salads, black jacks – they were all there!  Quite often people contact us here at Sweet Heaven for a 70′s themed party, a popular idea seems to be to give their guests gift bags with 70′s retro sweets in them, people have used these 70′s themed parties for birthdays, wedding anniversaries and school reunions, what a great idea to go to a party with all your old school friends tucking into the sweets which you used to buy from the school tuck shop.  Why not view Sweet Heavens era ideas and receive free delivery for any order you place with us – you wont be disappointed, we are the worlds no. old fashioned traditional sweet shop in the UK.