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2023 Christmas Cracker Raffle
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2023 Christmas Cracker Raffle

The magCulture Christmas Cracker Raffle is back for a sixth year! Buy tickets and help us raise money to support homeless charity Shelter from the Storm.

Update: this raffle has already taken place

This brilliant local organisation provides overnight shelter—beds, an evening meal and breakfast—for 38 people every night of the year. And as London’s temperature drops below freezing this week their service becomes even more essential.

The raffle is a simple way to give money while having a chance of winning one of 12 fabulous prizes. All you have to do is buy your Christmas Cracker Raffle tickets—as few or as many as you want—and check online for the winning numbers as we draw one ticket a day across 12 days. The more £5 tickets you buy, the more Shelter from the Storm benefits, and the more chance you have of winning a prize.

We’ve gathered 12 fabulous prizes from friends and partners including Vitsoe, Noble Rot, Present & Correct, Margaret Howell, The Hoxton and Casa Magazines. See a full list below.


Indoor kitchen and eating space: tables and chairs


Our friendship with SFtS began in 2019 and we’re super excited to be able to help raise money for them once again. They provide invaluable support for people that have experienced homelessness, and without government funding they rely entirely on individual donations to continue.

How does the ticket draw work?
We’ll be drawing a single winning ticket from the magCulture tombola every day over the last twelve days before the shop closes for Christmas. You know, 12 Days of Christmas style, with one prize per day.

The first ticket draw will take place at 3pm GMT on Thursday 7 December, and then at the same time every weekday through to Friday 22 December. All tickets will be added to the magCulture tombola as soon as they are purchased, and stay there for all 12 draws (unless they are drawn as a winner). Each day’s winning number will be announced as soon as drawn on Instagram (winners will be emailed too).


How much are the tickets?
Raffle tickets cost just £5 each and can either be bought online or
in real life at the magCulture shop throughout December. There’s no limit to how many you can buy and 100% of every fiver spent will go to Shelter From the Storm so fill your Christmas boots.


Buy your ticket(s) now!
This raffle has already taken place

Online buyers’ tickets will be taken from our raffle ticket book in strict order of purchase, and the number emailed to you.


Roll up! Roll up!
So, what’s up for grabs? We have a sackful of 12 brilliant prizes to be won this year. We list them here in order of draw:

•  A selection of beautiful stationery goodies from Present & Correct
•  A six-month x 250g subscription to Allpress Espresso coffee (UK only)
•  A selection of recent indie mags printed by Park Communications
•  A magCulture t-shirt and £100 shop token
•  A year’s subscription to The Gentlewoman plus the current issue 28
•  A copy of Nuts magazine, designed by Richard Turley, plus XL t-shirt and baseball cap
•  A bunch of goodies from New York’s Casa Magazines shop: a tote bag designed by Matt Willey, a hoodie, and a pin by Joel Holland
•  Paris Review beanie and tote bag
•  A women’s brown and black wool scarf designed by Margaret Howell
•  The Noble Rot ‘Rotter’s Greatest Hits’ mixed case of six bottles of wine
•  A meal for two at the Hoxton Holborn Le Cave wine bar, to a value of £150
•  A small, black Vitsoe 621 table, as used at the magCulture Shop

With huge thanks to all our friends for donating these prizes


I’m in, what do I do now?

Buy your raffle tickets here

And/or donate direct to Shelter From the Storm here


Find out more about Shelter From the Storm here and follow them on Instagram here.

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