8 Christmas presents for the geek in your life

13th December 2015

Are you struggling with what to buy the geek in your life for Christmas?

(Or maybe you ARE the geek in your life?)

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

We’ve been scouring the ‘net and we’ve come up with 8 ideas for fun and interesting gifts that are sure to be a hit with everyone, whether it’s for a partner, family member, or even for yourself!

sonic christmas jumper

1. Geeky festive jumper

Well it is Christmas after all!

Some of our particular favourites include the Harry Potter inspired “Merry Christmas ya filthy muggle” sweatshirt, the Dr Who fair isle jumper, and this official Sonic the Hedhehog knitted jumper!

2. Harry Potter studios

Shopping for a Potterhead?

Then why not treat them to a day at the Warner Brothers Harry Potter studio tour!

They’ll get to walk through the iconic set of the Great Hall, sneak into the Gryffindor common room, explore the inner workings of the costume, props and special effects departments, and even get the chance to ride a broom in the green room experience.

Want to take it one step further? Check out their online merchandise shop!

harry potter studio tour

3. Netflix giftcard

The beauty of this present is that it suits EVERYONE, no matter their taste.

Pay for a year’s subscription of Netflix and let them dive right into their favourite show, whether it’s SherlockOnce Upon A Time or a David Attenborough documentary.

You can’t really go wrong!

4. A cooking class at Atelier des Chefs

Friends with a foodie?

Why not offer them the gift that keeps on giving: a chance to eat food and improve their cooking skills all at once!

Atelier des Chefs run a whole selection of classes, with the option to have a  go at making anything from 3 course French banquets to quick Thai street food.

atelier des chefs

5. Theatre tokens

Theatre tokens are the super easy way to gift someone with a trip to the theatre.

The tokens are redeemable at over 240 theatres across the country, including all major West End venues.

Best of all? They have NO EXPIRY DATE.

You’re welcome.

6. Star Wars by William Shakespeare

The Star Wars scripts written in the style of William Shakespeare.

It doesn’t get much geekier than that.

star wars shakespeare

7. National Art Pass

Museum geeks listen up!

For £45 a year, you can give someone the gift of free entry to hundreds of charging museums across the whole country. They’ll also get 50% off major exhibitions, including those at the British Museum, National Gallery, Tate and the V&A.

Perfect for any culture vultures out there!

8. Thinking Bob membership!

SURPRISE! (You weren’t expecting this to be on the list were you? Nope… not at all.)

If you know someone who would like any or all of the above, then chances are, they’d also love being a member of Thinking Bob!

We’re a social community for geeks, culturists and intellectuals in London. Currently we organise over 60 socials in the city every month, from geek pub quizzes to evenings based around smart talking, debates and puzzles.

The first month’s membership is FREE and can be cancelled at any time, so if you’re interested in purchasing a subscription for someone you know, get in touch by emailing us at [email protected]!

Try Thinking Bob today