Christmas 2023 Shipping Dates

By Amy Farrer

As Christmas 2023 approaches, we're delighted to see the community embracing the joy of giving through the timeless art of analogue photography. With only a few sleeps left until the big day, we wanted to share our festive opening hours and shipping dates with you. This way, you can ensure that you won't miss the chance to acquire those essential film treasures! 🎁



Shipping Dates 

The countdown is on and there’s not long left to make your final orders. Here’s the shipping dates and deadlines to add to your diary to ensure your Christmas gifts are delivered on time. For UK delivery

UK delivery of parcels from our warehouse

  • Standard UK orders deadline: midnight on Tuesday 19th December
  • Premium UK orders deadline: 10am on Thursday 21st December



Opening Hours 

Over the festive period, we’ll be operating under reduced hours with a limited team on-site. Our opening hours for Christmas 2023 are:

  • 23rd December: 26th December: Closed
  • 27th - 30th December: Open 10am - 4pm, as normal
  • 31st December: 1st January: Closed
  • 2nd January onwards: Open 10am - 4pm, as normal

To allow our awesome WonderLab team to enjoy their festive break too, there will be a few changes to our normal services between 22nd December 2023 and 2nd January 2024. Here’s what you can expect from our lab during this time:

  • C-41 Development - Processed as normal
  • B&W Development - Limited service
  • E6 / ECN-2 / B&W Reversal - Paused until the New Year
  • Customer service - Limited service 

View the updated turn around times for the WonderLab here. These are live and adjusted on a daily basis. If you have any questions about our shipping dates, opening hours, or limited services, please contact our customer service team on



Christmas is Analogue

If you’re not set on what to get the film photography fanatic in your life, or what you’d like to treat yourself to, then take a look at our Christmas Gift Guide 2023 which’ll give you some inspiration on where to get started! We’ve also put together some awesome film photography bundles for beginners, experimentalists, colour-shooters, black and white traditionalists and, of course, those who just want to save a bit of money. Here’s to a film photography-filled Christmas 2023! 🎞️📷

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