Contacting us

By email
Complete our online form to send an email to our Customer Service Team. We aim to respond to your email within 2 working days of receipt.

By telephone
Call our Customer Service Team on 01227 811646, any time between 8.30am and 5pm Mon-Fri.

By telephone from outside the UK
Call +44 (0)1227 811646

By post
Send postal orders or enquiries to: Embrace the Middle East Trading Ltd, Appledown House, Barton Business Park, New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3TE.


Technical support

If you have any technical problems or queries regarding our webshop, please contact our Supporter Care Team via or call on 01494 897950.


Product details

As we are continuously improving the design of our products, some specifications may vary slightly from descriptions in this catalogue. All sizes are approximate and colours and patterns of natural products, like olive and mango wood, may vary.

We may substitute products of equal or higher quality.

Supplies of all goods are subject to availability. 


Overprinting Christmas Cards

Some of our Christmas Cards can be overprinted with your own greeting - see here for further details



All prices in the Spring 2018 catalogue are valid until 15 July 2018.

Ordering dates

Orders must be completed online by Friday 16 March 2018 for delivery by Easter 2018.

If you are ordering by post, we must receive your order by Friday 16 March 2018.



We aim to dispatch your order within 2-3 days of receiving it but please allow longer during busy times. 

If you need quicker or overseas delivery, please contact our Customer Service Team on 01227 811646.

If you have not received your goods within 14 working days of placing your order, please contact our Customer Service Team on 01227 811646.

Standard delivery is £3.95 on orders to any UK address. All orders are sent by UK 2nd class post.

Delivery is free on all orders to UK addresses that contain Alternative Gifts and/or the Olive Tree Project. All other orders will be charged at the rate detailed above. 


Returning Goods

We have a 90-day no quibbles returns policy. We hope you will be delighted with your order, but if for any reason you are not, we will offer you a replacement or refund. Simply let us know within 90 days of purchase by contacting our Customer Service Team on 01227 811646.



You can request a printed copy of our catalogue here: Request a catalogue or call our Supporter Care Team on 01494 897950.


Gift Aid

We can claim Gift Aid on donations given with orders as well as on purchases of Alternative Gifts and the Olive Tree Project.

You will be given the opportunity to indicate that you are happy for us to claim Gift Aid in the Checkout.