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Father's Day gifts & ideas

Sunday 21 June 2020

Looking for something a little more sentimental than socks? We're here to help you pick the perfect gift that shows the special 'grown up' in your life how much they mean to you. (Psst...we sell socks too...)

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      The perfect bit of tech

      Gift a gadget or something to keep you connected.

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      Gifts for foodies

      Treat 'master' chefs and coffee connoisseurs to top kitchen kit.

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      Grooming & aftershave

      In need of a trim? Keep dad looking sharp.

      Gifts for grandads

      Make him smile with a thoughtful gift. Perhaps a green-fingered gift to enjoy in the garden, or something special for his favourite tipple?

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      Celebrate Dad this Father's Day

      Pay up to 3 months later on all Father's Day gifts when you spend £50 or more with the Argos Card. Representative 29.9% APR variable.

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      Stumped? Get a gift card

      That way he can treat himself to something on his wish list. You can make it personal too - give him a clue of what he could spend it on.

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      Father’s Day 2020

      When is Father’s Day?

      In the UK, Father’s Day is celebrated every year on the third Sunday of June, so Father’s Day 2020 is on 21 June. This is the date popularised by the U.S.A in the early 20th century and now followed by many countries. A handful of other countries celebrate on 19th of March, but the date does vary across the world, such as 23 February in Russia and 26 December in Bulgaria.

      Father’s Day in the UK

      Though the UK now celebrates Father's Day on 21 June, a day of celebration in the name of fatherhood also takes place on 19 March, this tradition can be found dating back to Catholic Europe in the Middle Ages. This was the day of the feast of Saint Joseph, Jesus’ legal father, who has throughout the ages been considered the patron saint of workers, the protector of the Catholic Church and a role model for fathers. It is thought that the celebration of fatherhood was actively encouraged by the Catholic Church on this day.

      Father’s Day ideas

      One guaranteed way to start the day off well is breakfast in bed –there’s a popular saying that goes “A hungry man is an angry man” So a special morning brunch (because he’ll probably want a lie-in) of his favourite breakfast food is an easy way to make his day extra special. No matter what his interests, there’s plenty to do with the day. If he’s into fitness or looking to shape up, follow breakfast with a refreshing run or workout. Or maybe your dad is the ultimate foodie, then check out our cooking gifts for dad to help with his MasterChef recipes. You might even have a thrill-seeker on your hands who has always loved a good adventure; We’ve got a range of exciting experiences for dad to take part in this Father’s Day. There are plenty of unique gifts and Father’s Day present ideas to be found. Help him achieve his goals with a fitness tracker and build his home gym with some basic equipment, like a skipping rope or some dumbbells.

      Father’s Day gifts

      We’ve got plenty of gifts for dad to make his special day one to remember. Show how much you love and appreciate your old man with our fantastic Father’s Day gifts. Our wide selection of clothes and grooming gifts for dad are always well received; help look good and feel great on his special day. Let’s face it, some dads could use the help! If the shoes are looking battered, our men’s shoes range has a variety of styles and fabrics. There are casual shirts, shorts, sports clothes, pyjamas and much more. Top it off with some aftershave so he’s smelling his best as well as looking his best.

      Gifts for grandads

      Why not go inter-generational? Treating grandad on Father’s Day strengthens the bond and is a nice gesture. Check out our gifts for grandad range and discover special ways to make their day. Enhance their grooming regime with some shavers, upgrade their listening with a new radio or, if they’ve got green fingers, how about something for the garden?

      New dad gifts

      Becoming a new dad is an exciting and incredibly special experience that’s why we’ve made sure to include a new dad gift range to celebrate all the milestones, love and happiness that comes with fatherhood. Whilst their new bundle of joy is yet too young to shop for Father’s Day presents themselves, it’s always nice receiving something from the family on behalf of the little angel.