Vegetarian Risotto Recipe

To celebrate National Vegetarian Week between 18th -24th May, we asked Velvet’s resident veggie, Copywriter Lauren Wilson, what her favourite meat free recipe would be. A veggie for 13 years, she’s chosen risotto, which she…

A Taste Of Italy

Georgia Watson learns how to cook up a taste of Italy at Baythorne Hall… Arriving at Baythorne Hall on a beautiful April day, I was really looking forward to seeing how brothers George and Matt…

The Dark Horse Of Dining

Velvet Magazine attends the launch party for the new landlord of The Black Horse Inn… Dating back to 1765, The Black Horse in Swaffham Bulbeck is the last of six pubs that once resided in…

Getting Bikini Ready!

As we all start feeling our bodies warm from the spring sunshine, our thoughts turn towards upcoming summer holiday plans. And then, the dreaded bikini diet begins! To help you get ready for those sun…

Velvet Meets…The Reduced Shakespeare Company

The longest running comedy in London’s West End, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, is a fast paced journey through all 37 of William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies performed by the Reduced Shakespeare Company.…

The Future of Skincare

The quest for the ultimate anti-ageing solution has always been one of the biggest challenges in skincare. However recently, Plant Stem Cells are leading the way in skincare innovation, results, and benefits. This May, SK…

A Feast At Ferro

After spotting Ferro’s advert in the April issue of Velvet, Copywriter Lauren Wilson was curious to check out the latest Italian Restaurant to open in Newmarket which claims to be a unique dining experience, with…

Record Store Day 2015!

Saturday 18th April is Record Store Day! Launched in the USA in 2007, over 700 independent stores came together to celebrate the music culture. 2015 will be the eighth Record Store Day the UK has…

The Difference Between Good And Great

Visiting the dentist can be a daunting experience for many. Allowing an individual who you have only visited once or twice to change one of your most important facial assets, your smile, can be a…

Swanning Around Weavers’ House Spa

Velvet explores the brand new spa at The Swan at Lavenham The 15th Century hotel, run by the TA Hotel Collection, describes the new Weavers’ House Spa as an enchanting retreat for the senses, and…