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Christmas Gift Ideas

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

 

It seems to come around quicker and quicker every year but it is indeed getting to that time again! Never fear though as we at the Black Sheep have lots in stock this Christmas for your present needs! Whether your treating that special someone, have a skateboard mad teenager or just after treating yourself, we’re sure you’ll be able to find the right thing from us! Have a look at just a few of the Christmas gift ideas that are below that will hopefully give you some ideas!

 

Complete Skateboards

Everybody who works here for us will well remember that first ever set-up they got, probably down to the last detail! It’s one of those moments in life that the memory just sticks with you! If someone your buying for has seemed to have taken interest, talked about, or tried skating once or twice then this is your chance to become the best relative ever! If your buying for someone who is just starting out we recommend one of our ready made completes that we stock from various different companies. The advantage of buying one of these is mainly the components ( ie trucks, wheels and bearings ) that come with the completes will be much better than those that come with one that’s bought from a non skateboard retailer, sports shop or toy shop. It may seem the cheaper option at first but wont be in the long run! There cheaper for a reason and will probably need to be replaced in a short amount of time! Once your starter board has been pushed to its limits you can always upgrade and buy new components. We can also make up custom completes and we’re always on hand to offer help or advice! You can see all of our complete skateboards here > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/complete-skateboards.html

 

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Darkstar Complete Skateboard

 

Decks

If it is just the deck your after then we have more than enough choice! With a variety of hundreds of boards from well over forty different companies – including our own shop boards at a very reasonable £29.95! All shapes and sizes to cater for everybody’s needs. There’s no better feeling than a fresh deck with fresh pop if you’ve been pushing around a soggy chipped plank for a while! Remember all decks come with free grip and will brighten up that persons Christmas! See all the decks that we have in stock now > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/skateboard-decks.html

 

 

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Toy Machine – Toy Division Deck

 

Trucks

Like any skateboarder knows, its good to have a new pair of trucks waiting for you! There the most important thing people tend to choose when choosing a set – up and the choice can make the difference to the whole feel of your new ride! We stock only the best in their field such as Independent , Thunder and Ace just to name a few. Again we have a variety of colours, brands and widths to help you choose the right pair for you! Browse all of the trucks we have here > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/skateboard-trucks.html

 

 

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Independent Stage 11 Forged Hollow Eric Koston 139

 

Wheels

Now I don’t think there  is a skateboarder out there, in the world that doesn’t like the feel of brand new wheels rolling underneath them! We’ve got loads to choose from, from street formula, cruiser wheels, multi-colored, hard, soft , big and small from only the best brands around! We’re proud to have such a vast and varied selection from the likes of Spitfire, Pig, Bones and many more! Check out all the wheels in stock right now > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/skateboard-wheels.html

 

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Spitfire Formula Four Wheels

 

Footwear

Now here’s one for everybody and not just the skateboarders! Yes they may be called Skate shoes but having a few different pairs for different occasions has got to be a good call right? After all, our shoes are put through there paces on a daily basis and its important to find just the right pair. We have lots of choice from some of the best brands out there such as Vans, Emerica, Nike SB and Adidas, we regularly get the new releases so there is lots to choose from , why don’t you browse all the footwear that we have for you here > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/footwear.html

 

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Emerica Reynolds Low Vulc Black / White

 

Socks

There probably the easiest go to present of all time, no matter if your buying or receiving them! Who doesn’t like stepping out of the house in a fresh new pair. We stock a large variety of them throughout out the year and not matter what month it is they are always appealing to buy! Browse through our selection by clicking here > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/socks.html 

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Stance X Star Wars Droids Socks

 

 

Clothing

We always stock a wide variety of types of clothing from some of the most prestigious brands that are out there such as Stussy, Dickies, Turbo Kolor, Staple, Altamont and XLarge just to mention but a few! We are proud in the brands that we back and know you will love them to. Whether its a new T-shirt, sweatshirt, shorts, chinos or a new jacket your looking to buy someone, we are confident you can find that perfect gift right here. Search by brand, style or size and view all our clothing by clicking this link > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/clothing.html

 

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Thrasher Skate Mag Logo Crewneck Sweatshirt Grey

 

 

We hope this small guide has given you some ideas for your Christmas shopping! Good luck with it all and don’t leave it until the last minute!

 

We now have a Christmas Store section on the website for even more gift ideas, have a look at it here  > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/christmas-shop

 

 

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It’s Too Early! Pre Festive Rant!

Monday, November 10th, 2014

I’ve worked in the retail game quite a lot over the years, and I know that your big chains and companies  start preparing for Christmas and the festive period  quite early. In fact in my old work we used to have our ‘Christmas’ meeting at the end of August! Now I’m all for being prepared and that, but that’s not the problem I have with it.

 

So this my beef, I came into town the other day to buy my mum a card and some flowers for her birthday (basically it was the first week of November). I’ll just go to the card shop in the Arndale I thought ,you know the one – cheap and cheerful. So I walk in and there it is, Christmas this, Christmas that and blaring on the speakers was Slade’s Merry X-mas Everybody – a song you can never get away from this time of year (don’t get me wrong I’m pretty down for Slade) but ironically a song that was written in the SUMMER of 1973! Then that’s always followed by Wizzard I Wish It Could Be Christmas and somewhere along the line Cliff Richard rears his ugly head with Mistletoe and Wine! No need for Cliff at any time of year, but we’ve only just got into November chill out on the Christmas related beats!

 

 

Oh but wait, there’s more! Music in shops is one thing but on the same very day they start leaking adverts onto the telly with companies trying to out do each other. You know the ones, that well known drink that can take layers of crap off a one pence coin and make it look brand new or the quite up market department store and its bloody penguin. All night on Facebook getting re-shared and re-shared, I’m sick of that truck already and who in their right mind would give a penguin as a  Christmas present aye?!?!

 

 

 

Is it me just getting bitter as I slowly but surely get older? I mean, for me , December is the Christmas month NOT October or November. It just seems to be in your face earlier and earlier every year. Yes I know its getting to that time but its nearly a whole month and a half away! Christmas adverts would  be banned until the 1st of December if I was in charge!

 


 

 


“Too Right” Premiere/ Party

Monday, January 20th, 2014

 

It’s been a while coming but at least them Christmas and New Year hangovers are now a distant memory. For those that attended our skate park for the premiere of our forthcoming dvd “Too Right” or came  along and got very merry at our Christmas Party then hopefully these pics and short video will jog some jaded memories of an all round Black Sheep Festive time.

 

 

Huge thanks for the support from Supra Footwear and Kr3w Clothing. Also thanks to all the staff at Central Skatepark, Bassment Club Manchester for all there hard work and of course DRS and Strategy and all the other dj’s who smashed it all night for yours/ours entertainment . Roll on Christmas 2014!

 

 


Premiere and Xmas Party!

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

 

 

HO HO HO… It’s that time of year again…

 

It’s been a very busy year for The Black Sheep what with Big Daddy Kane opening our new store on Church St, not to mention the team winning the Vans European Shop Riot so we’ve decided to end 2013 with a banger!

 

Come and join us from 6pm > 9pm on Monday 23rd December at Central Skatepark where we will be premiering the new Black Sheep video plus having a little jam with prizes for all ages! And yes it’s FREE ENTRY.

 

Then from 9pm > 3am, the big kids will be going over to Basement Club (Unity Radio – same place as last year) for live D.J’s, prizes, and a drunken game of S.K.A.T.E and lots more fun (if you came last year you know not to miss this). STRICTLY OVER 18’S SO PLEASE DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D!

 

Click for map to Central Skatepark/Black Sheep Store

Click for Map to Basement Club 

 

In the words of the wise wizard, Eddie Belvedere “SPREAD THE WORD AND BRING YA BIRD!”

 

For up to date info on the Premiere and Xmas Party click our Facebook Event page

 

MASSIVE Thanks to our Sponsors Supra Footwear and Superdead Skateboards

 

 

 

 

 


Xmas Competition

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

 

 

Starting on good old (lucky for some) Friday the 13th we will be starting our DAILY Christmas giveaway!

 

All you have to do is simply sign up for our Newsletter and we will choose one or more winner/s for each day. If you are already signed up to receive our newsletter then your already in it to win it.

 

Head to the bottom of our homepage to sign up now- CLICK ME THEN SCAN TO BOTTOM OF PAGE

 

So basically the sooner you sign up the more your chances increases for winning.

 

Go and give us a follow on any of our social media platforms to see what giveaways we have in store for you next……..

 

Instagram- blacksheepstore

 

Twitter- BlackSheepMcr

 

Facebook- Black Sheep Store

 

 

SCAN BELOW TO SEE ALL THE PRIZES AND MASSIVE THANKS TO ALL THE BRANDS ADIDAS SKATEBOARDING, VANS, XLARGE, DC SHOES, HUF, BRIXTON, FALLEN, ETNIES, ALTAMONT, EMERICA, OFFICIAL, STANCE, NIKE SB, SPITFIRE AND VOLCOM.

 

 

 

 

*Please note this is for UK entries only.

*We will email the winner each day but any unclaimed prizes and we will simply choose another winner.