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Bus lovers Christmas gift guide

A Bus themed gift list for Christmas gifting 2021

A Bus themed gift list for Christmas gifting 2021

Gifting season is upon us, and we have sourced some great stocking fillers for those special ‘bus lovers’ in your gifting circles. From iconic bus prints to proper Black Country ‘tay towels’, it’s a great start (or end) to your Christmas shopping.

Find our top picks below. 

National Express bus heritage livery poster

Our recent merchandise collection with Chuckaboo creatives is definitely something on the top of our gifting list! Head over to the Wythall Transport Museum website to bag yourself this iconic poster, along with a ‘Best Ever Bus Driver’ and ‘One year closer to a free bus pass’ card.

Chuckaboo poster

Bus themed independents 

Over the last few years the way we are shopping has changed, which means we love to support local independents more than ever right now! A simple google search for ‘bus themed gifts’ showcases local independents on websites such as Etsy, Not On The High Street and Red Bubble.

Our top picks for bus theme gifts are...
Mugs by Pollyannapoops, Etsy
Bus themed baby comfort blanket by Smitten Knits, Not On  The High Street

Bus spotting is my superpower sticker Custom365, Red Bubble

Polly Anna Poops, Etsy

Iconic red buses

So the buses are not technically West Midlands or Coventry buses however, they are the iconic red bus! Browse The London Transport Museum online shop and find a collection of fashionwear, homeware and gifting. There’s definitely something for even the pickiest people to choose presents for!

London Transport Museum shop image

Model buses

Start or expand on a model bus collection. Yardley Wood Bus Club sells new and vintage vehicles, which can be displayed or gifted. With buses from past to present, this is a wonderful nostalgic gift for gifting.

Shop local, support local

Here’s a list of local gifting gems that sell regional themed gifts, perfect for people who like to get out and about to explore the West Midlands on our buses! 

Black Country Tshirts are a small custom printing company promoting everything Black Country & local dialect - Bostin’ ayit! From fridge magnets, books and ‘tay towels’, there’s something for Black Country yam yam in your life. 

Local museum gifty-ness! From stunning art prints to stocking fillers - Birmingham Museums have the perfect presents for history lovers. With Things To Do And Places To See In the West Midlands, The Birmingham Colour Palette Mug and Statement Jewellery from Birmingham designers, you will definitely get a few presents ticked off the list for Christmas!

Love Brum is the perfect place for some ‘Brummie’ themed merchandise. Along with their gift membership, they have their own LoveBrum gin, onesie and some great ‘Yo Brum!’ tshirts designed by Casey Bailey. If you are looking for a gift for a Birmingham-obsessed friend or family member, this is definitely a great place to start!

We hope we have inspired your Christmas gifting! The list above is not a full list, and there are many gifting surprises out there in the West Midlands to find for that special someone this Christmas. If there’s somewhere we should mention, or you think should make the list, join in our social channels below.

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Published: 2nd December 2021

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