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Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s award-winning shop is set to offer an exclusive range of gifts this Christmas, many inspired by the internationally renowned artists who have or are currently exhibiting at YSP.

From limited edition prints to playful stationery, delicious treats through to stylish kitchen accessories, every gift purchased through the Park’s shops helps to support YSP, a registered charity and accredited museum in Wakefield.

With over 500 acres of parkland, woodlands and lakes to maintain alongside its many inspiring exhibits, YSP offers a unique visitor experience. Free to all aged 25 or under, with generous concessions, YSP encourages anyone and everyone to enjoy and explore its stunning setting.

Limited Edition Screen Print by Emma Lawrenson (50 available, unframed): Inside The Walls, £125.00

Generously donated by YSP featured artist Emma Lawrenson, this exclusive lifted edition screen print was created for the YSP exhibition Balance and Form. An original hand-made silkscreen print on Italian Fabriano Rosaspina textured paper, it is signed, titled, dated and numbered in pencil at the bottom.

Annie Montgomerie: Fuchsia Vinyl figure, £175.00

This special edition vinyl figure was created in collaboration with the artist Annie Montgomerie, to celebrate the launch of her sell-out exhibition Hand Me Downs. An affordable artwork, based on the original hand-made Fuchsia, this quaint pink lamb is dressed in knitted and crocheted garments. Capturing all the intricacies of the original artwork, they stand at 34cm tall and feature Montgomerie’s logo on the base. This is not a toy. Recommended age 14+.

Playful pencils, £2.50 (A matching eraser is also available £3.95)

Created exclusively to complement Erwin’s Wurm’s current YSP exhibition Trap of the Truth, these fun and flexible pencils come in two bright colours that mirror the playful themes evident across Wurm’s critically acclaimed work. The funky matching eraser has Erwin Wurm at YSP branding, it also comes in the two funky colours.

Sean Scully: Dale, a limited-edition aquatint print, (40 available) £3,900 - £4,700

A Sean Scully limited-edition aquatint print was produced exclusively for YSP to celebrate his exhibition Inside Outside. This print relates to the Landline series of paintings which Scully began back in 1999 and explores the relationships between sky, sea, land.

All are hand signed by the artist.

YSP Double Chocolate Vegan Chocolate, £3.95

A perfect stocking filler. Exclusively created for YSP, this hand-made plant-based milk chocolate is dotted with caramel crunchy cocoa nibs. This delicious chunky 80g bar has 53.9% minimum cocoa solids content and is suitable for vegans.

YSP Salted Caramel Handmade Fudge, £5.75

Delicious, silky smooth and sweet, this hand-made fudge has a lovely added saltiness especially crafted for YSP. Suitable for vegetarians, it comes in a generous 150g portion, stored in an attractive air tight tin that you know will come in handy for those odd buttons you’ll never use!

St Eval individual pillar candle & candle holder, £2.25 and £12.50 respectively

The St Eval individual pillar candle and speckled candle holder will add a stylish splash of colour to your home. Hand drawn in the traditional way, each candle can burn for up to 10 hours and works perfectly with the matching St Eval candle holder.

The candles are available in Bedruthan Blue, Ochre, Olive, Mushroom, Red, Woodland Green and Rose Quartz.

David Mellor’s Pride Carving Set, £129.00

YSP is delighted to offer the new edition of David Mellor’s famous ‘Pride’ carving set. First designed in 1956, this carving set is expertly hand finished with ivory-coloured handles and the super-sharp, high carbon, stainless steel blade has been ice-hardened to minus 80ºc.

It comes in a beautiful solid ash case with hinged lid and clasp that’s simply too stylish to hide away in a drawer.

David Mellor’s Rosewood Cheese Knife Set, £76.00

Surely the most covetable serving tools for cheese you’ll find this Christmas? These three beautiful implements are finished with mirror polished blades and supplied in a stylish gift box. The chunky trio are made up of a Cheese Serving Fork, Cheese Spade and a Hard Cheese Knife. So nice, it’s a shame they only come out at the end of the meal.

Rove Knitwear Mittens, £42.00

Smitten with mittens? You’ll be delighted with these luxuriously soft mittens knitted in fine lambs’ wool. Keeping your hands warm and cosy this winter, these mittens offer a comfortable fit and are perfect for featuring in those snowball throwing selfies!

Daniel Arsham Stocking Decoration, £17.50

Designed by Snarkitecture, one of the most renowned architecture studios in New York, this Daniel Arsham collaboration has resulted in these gorgeous and unusual tree decorations that give a touch of deliberate imperfection to your Christmas décor.

Made out of resin, the stocking is part of a series of nine that also includes a snowflake, candy cane and bell designs.

Powder Winter Wonderland Gown in Damson, £97.50.

With stunning attention to detail and beautiful symmetry, this winter wonderland kimono gown has so many cute features you won’t be able to resist showing it off. This Powder print is beautifully nostalgic and whimsical, with added fairytale vibes.

Wear with your favourite jeans and a top for the ultimate head-turning cover up. This gorgeous Kimono gown also comes with bespoke Powder gift packaging which is a delight in itself.

Sass & Belle Wooden Décorations, £1.25

Made from Mangowood, these fun Christmas decorations are great for bringing natural textures and materials Into your home this festive season. Mix & match with a choice of different shapes including cute mushrooms, acorns, stars, hearts and, of course, Christmas trees!

YSP Friends’ Annual Membership, from £30

This is the gift that keep on giving. Buy a YSP Friends’ membership as a Christmas gift and the lucky recipient will enjoy 12 months of inspiring days exploring art and the great outdoors in our 500 acres of parkland, woodlands, lakes and galleries.

As a YSP Friend they will also enjoy all kinds of exclusive perks, previews and early access invitations to world class exhibitions and events. There are a range of membership options available to suit everyone, starting from just £30. Every penny goes toward supporting YSP as a registered arts charity.

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