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Age UK sells Wombles badges, calendars and Christmas cards

A new range of limited edition Wombles products is available at Age UK charity shops.

The Wombles have been working with Age UK this year to encourage people to donate unwanted items and to shop second-hand, to reduce waste that ends up in landfill.

The exclusive official merchandise consists of:

The badges have an embossed front surface for a 3D effect, with a choice of Great Uncle Bulgaria, Tobermory, Madame Cholet, Orinoco, Wellington and Alderney (wearing yellow dungarees rather than her usual pink dress).

The wall calendar has monthly images of the CGI characters, many taken from animated shorts that have been shared on the Wombles’ social media channels over the past few years. The 12-inch format offers a closer look at some of the details in these images. While it’s described as a 16-month calendar, so you can hang it up straight away, the first four months (September to December 2023) are combined on the first page with smaller grids.

The ‘Bumper Box’ of 30 Christmas cards has five designs with Christmas-themed illustrations, some of which have also previously appeared on social media. The greeting inside the cards is simply ‘Happy Christmas’.

In keeping with the Wombles’ sustainable culture, the calendar packaging is plastic free, with three easy-peel Kard Klasp tabs holding the pages together. The calendar is printed in the UK, and the badges are made from recycled materials and manufactured in the UK. All of the paper is FSC Mix labelled by the Forest Stewardship Council.

All proceeds will support Age UK’s vital services for older people, including the free and confidential national advice line and telephone friendship services.

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We have lots of lovely Wombles items in store now! #ageuk #ageukchesterlestreet #charityshop

Posted by Age UK Chester-le-Street on Tuesday, 3 October 2023

Woah look what we have here 👀 ... The Wombles have taken over in the shop 😁 Be sure to pop by and see our friends when you are next in town ❤️

Posted by Age UK Newborough Shop - Scarborough on Friday, 6 October 2023

The Wombles Pin Badges are now in store. If you love The Wombles as much as we do, be quick as they’re selling fast.

Posted by Age UK Saffron Walden Shop on Friday, 6 October 2023

Our new range of Womble merchandise is now in Store! Pin badges £2.00. Calendars £5.00. Christmas cards £5.00. Available while stocks last!

Posted by Age UK Dorking on Tuesday, 3 October 2023

The anticipation is over!! We now have Womble badges in store along with our 2024 calendar and Womble Christmas cards, all made from fully recycled materials ♻️. Come in grab yours because once they’re gone they’re gone!!!!

Posted by Age UK Northallerton Store on Monday, 2 October 2023

The Wombles merchandise has arrived. Calendars, Christmas cards and pin badges. The pin badges are just,£2 each and will help raise much needed funds for Age UK. Which Womble are you? Look out for our team all wearing a pin badge that resembles them!

Posted by Age UK Finkle Street, Richmond on Saturday, 30 September 2023

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