Happy Nowrooz 2019!

It’s that time of year again. The time when our shop fills with jolly Iranians and a whole load of apparently random things. We have, for your further pub quiz/crossword/general edification replicated our trusty guide to Nowrooz herebelow. Which should fully explain the random things. We are pretty much open as usual but we will…

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Nowrooz 2016

So the Persian New Year 2016 is at 4:30:12 am (London time, natch) on Sunday 20th March. Yup – it’s not the best time of day for a party, but hey ho…. The year will be 1395, and we wish you a JOLLY HAPPY ONE! Nowrooz-et-an-Pyruz! (literally – ‘may your new year be victorious!’) As…

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Nowrooz 2015 – Happy 1394

Anyone visiting the shop over the next week or so is in for a treat/culture-shock, as it is Nowrooz, or the Persian New Year. Each year we produce this little guide to explain why the shop is full of goldfish and wheatgrass, and why Mr. Shopkeeper is doing funny little dances behind the till. Some…

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Nowrooz 1393: A Guide to the Persian New Year

Mrs. Shopkeeper is always a tad possessive with her Nowrooz toys We’ve just opened a new aisle on the website. It focuses on the Persian New Year, or Nowrooz, so we thought it would be helpful to replicate this guide (which normally lives in our Persopaedia) so you know what it is all about. It…

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Nowrooz-etan-Pyruz!*

Mrs. Shopkeeper is always a tad possessive with her Nowrooz toys So it’s now 1391. We’d like to wish all of our customers (and potential customers)(oh, all right then, & the rest of you) a happy and prosperous Persian New Year. One which involves a lot more shopping in silly yellow corner shops… *means ‘May…

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