Sunday at Squires

Editor of Velvet Magazine, Gemma Treby, and the family dine alfresco at the Squires Restaurant this month… Being a local to Newmarket, I can indeed say that we use the Bedford Lodge and its offerings regularly,…

Platforms Vs Flatforms

Whether you prefer the stiletto or flats, it doesn’t matter as long as you’ve added some height this summer. With 90’s style sandals, 70s platforms and solid heeled sneakers all on the fashion agenda, it’s…

Tips For the First Time Gardener

Velvet Magazine uncovers some essential tips for first time gardeners … If you’re considering a summer revamp of your garden, but haven’t a clue where to start, we’ve unearthed some great tips to get you started.…

Top 10 Local Festivals For Summer 2015

To coincide with our June Festival Edition, we’ve discovered the top ten local festivals for this summer. Whether you’re a music lover, foodie fan or comedy junkie, we’ve found the festivals for you… Cambridge Folk…

Protecting Your Great Lengths

Keeping long hair in top-notch condition can be difficult, especially if you are a regular user of heat products. Here at Velvet Magazine HQ, we have handpicked three hair treatments to help maintain dreamy, healthy…

Risotto With Peas & Broad Beans

As promised in our June Edition…here is our favourite fresh pea and broad bean risotto recipe. This recipe is from the BBC Good Food Website. Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive…

Festival Fashion

As we hit peak festival fever, we’ve created a capsule wardrobe for you to fold away into your backpack ready to enjoy the sounds of summer. Pick a plain denim base to let you add…

BBQ Bonanza

It’s time to dust down your BBQ, dig out those Pimms jugs and set down the picnic blanket on your the freshly mown lawn ready for some alfresco dining. Velvet Magazine asks local chefs how…

Out Of This World: Venus Hair & Beauty

Velvet Magazine meets Ross Pimbley as he celebrates the first anniversary of becoming owner of Venus Hair & Beauty in Newmarket Hi Ross, congratulations on Venus’ 1st birthday! How are you celebrating? We’re going to…

Fearless Fundraisers

Nine daring riders are set to take part in an almighty equine fundraising challenge this summer; a charity race at Newmarket Racecourse’s July Course to raise money for the Animal Health Trust, one of the…