You can now order a Colin the Caterpillar birthday hamper from M&S

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The M&S fan favourite celebration cake is here to make sure those lockdown birthdays aren't forgotten about in a hurry.

Lockdown birthdays are a little different, aren't they?

Now that we're eight weeks into lockdown amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many people across the UK and beyond will have already experienced the uniquely new concept of celebrating a birthday during lockdown and many more are preparing to over the coming months.

If you're looking to make sure a lockdown birthday doesn't go by without proper celebration though, then you need look no further than this slice of classic nostalgia.

You can now order a Collin the Caterpillar birthday hamper from M&S and get it delivered right to your front door too.

The hamper of course contains one of the legendary, fan-favourite Colin the Caterpillar cakes (625g) and also comes with x1 bag of Veggie Colin the Caterpillar sweets (170g), a foil balloon and a juco gift bag.

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M&S first introduced the iconic chocolate roll cake back in 1990 and since then, more than 7 million Colin the Caterpillar cakes have been sold across the UK.

The Colin the Caterpillar hamper will set you back just £20 and is available to order here.

If Colin's not quite suitable though and you're looking for something a little more refined, then M&S has plenty of other hampers and food gifts that are available in store and on online - check them out here.

Did you know that M&S has also recently partnered with Deliveroo?

The new delivery service is part of the M&S #allinthistogether initiative and it's designed to give customers access to essential groceries and some of their M&S favourite treats. Delivery is available across selected stores (including over 100 BP M&S stores) and is "just one of the many ways [M&S is] supporting customers and communities during these unprecedented times".

You can find out more information here.


All M&S Foodhalls across the UK have remained open amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with necessary social distancing measures put in place that must be adhered to by customers.

To check the opening times of your local branch before making any trips, please refer to the M&S website.

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