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    A delegate reads a leaflet entitled BREXIT, how do we do it? as he sits in the audience on the second day of the annual Conservative Party conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, central England, on October 3, 2016.

    Thatcher Baby Grows, Theresa May Cufflinks and Other Peculiar Tory Gifts

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    Thatcher-themed baby clothes, Theresa May cufflinks and Tony Blair demon eyes posters. These are just some of the prized possessions that are on sale at the gift shop of the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.

    While the talk inside the conference hall has been dominated by Theresa May's promises on Brexit, there is plenty to keep guests occupied outside.

    The delegates better have brought their wallets with them though. A set of cufflinks bearing the Prime Minister's face and the motto "We need a bold new positive vision for the future of our country" will set you back US$25.64 courtesy of Cuffs and Co.

    New Tory mums and dads had a range of children's clothing to choose from. This included Margaret Thatcher themed baby grows with 'Little Iron Lady' emblazoned across them.

    Any fans of former Prime Minister David Cameron are able to pick up a book of his speeches while a range of election billboard tea towels and mugs were also available including ones featuring the famous "Labour isn't working" slogan.

    Or perhaps a large poster of Theresa May might be just what delegates are looking for as they do a spot of early Christmas shopping. However, the Prime Minister will be hoping one awkwardly positioned photo taken of her at conference isn't printed off.

    Away from the gift shop, there were plenty of other activities for guests to fill their time with. These included a grouse shooting simulator courtesy of the British Association for Shooting and Conservation.

    One delegate occupied himself with virtual reality glasses while sitting at a McDonald's stall.

    If you wanted somewhere to have a drink, then you just had to pop along to The Spectator's event titled "Solving poverty the Conservative way" where they were gin and tonic's were on offer to guests.

    However, if delegates had planned to attend a fringe event called "From poverty to prosperity" they would have been disappointed as it was cancelled. A metaphor, perhaps? 

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