When it comes to bank holidays here in the UK we often find ourselves struggling for ideas, especially if it rains, which is more than likely – this is the United Kingdom after all. If you find yourself stuck indoors this weekend, we’ve whittled down a few of our favourite activities you can enjoy, and make even better, with the addition of Retro Sweet! 

Netflix Binge

There has been so many new shows added to Netflix recently that are perfect for you to get stuck in to and stream on a dull day here in Blighty. Whether you want a series that you can waste an entire weekend on, or just a film to watch for a few hours. Here are our top recommendations for the weekend. 

Stranger Things

The original series on Netflix just keep getting better and better, and Stranger Things is no exception! It’s fast become one of the most popular shows to air on Netflix ever, and EVERYONE is talking about it. And if you’ve not seen it yet, then where have you been? Seize your opportunity this weekend to get up to date

Pick up some spooky themed sweet treats from Retro Sweet as the perfect accompaniment to your Stranger Things Marathon.


If you're looking for something a little more family-friendly, there are so many films available that will suit the whole family! Browse their selection and choose a couple that will see you through a rainy day. 

Blanket Forts

What better way to spend some time indoors then building a blanket fort and enjoying some quality time with the family? Take a look at Pinterest for some excellent ideas to incorporate an indoor picnic into your bank holiday plans and look at our fantastic range of Retro Sweet Hampers that would make a perfect treat, with enough variety of sweets for the entire family to enjoy.

Our sweet hampers are lovingly presented in a wicker basket, (just like a real picnic!) and offer over 1.5 kilos of sweets, with 27 varieties including Candy Necklaces, Dolly Mixtures, Cola Bottles, Fried Eggs and so much more.

And if you are out and about this weekend enjoying various bank holiday activities, a sweet treat can be the perfect delight to make it even better. Shop our range now, and don’t forget if you place an order before 3pm you can get the same day dispatch!