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Christmas: Lockdown orchestra live in Cambridge

28 November 2021
Christmas: Lockdown orchestra live in Cambridge

Christmas: Lockdown orchestra live in Cambridge

28 November 2021

Michael Bublé called them 'awesome': formed in lockdown to lift spirits, The Down for the Count Concert Orchestra is now bringing cheer to Cambridge


What's On: It's panto season. Oh yes it is. . .

12 November 2021
What's On: It's panto season. Oh yes it is. . .

What's On: It's panto season. Oh yes it is. . .

12 November 2021

The season of dames and dad jokes is just around the corner. Here’s six local pantos to book now


Wellbeing: Six ways to boost body and mind

06 November 2021
Wellbeing: Six ways to boost body and mind

Wellbeing: Six ways to boost body and mind

06 November 2021

We’re all about wellbeing this month, with beauty-boosting tea, gut-pleasing probiotics, uplifting crystal candles and luxurious loungewear


Shopping: Our area's unmissable Christmas markets

03 November 2021
Shopping: Our area's unmissable Christmas markets

Shopping: Our area's unmissable Christmas markets

03 November 2021

After last year’s washout, let’s make this a holly, jolly Christmas with a tour around the region’s best seasonal markets


What's On: Festive dates for your diary

02 November 2021
What's On: Festive dates for your diary

What's On: Festive dates for your diary

02 November 2021

Struggling to get into the spirit? Here are five ways to boost your festive mood


Hallowe'en: Five family-friendly half-term events

18 October 2021
Hallowe'en: Five family-friendly half-term events

Hallowe'en: Five family-friendly half-term events

18 October 2021

Here’s five frighteningly fun activities to keep the little darlings entertained at October half-term from pumpkin picking to wizard hunting


Fitness: How to boost wellbeing this autumn

04 October 2021
Fitness: How to boost wellbeing this autumn

Fitness: How to boost wellbeing this autumn

04 October 2021

October offers up a medley of health and wellbeing wonders, including superfood snacks, seasonal sportswear and meditation on the move


What's On: Art, artefacts, comedy, drama and dance

03 October 2021
What's On: Art, artefacts, comedy, drama and dance

What's On: Art, artefacts, comedy, drama and dance

03 October 2021

This month we are on the hunt for rare gold artefacts, taking in a ballet double-bill, exploring extraordinary art and looking ahead to panto season


Health & Fitness: Taking care of body and mind

18 September 2021
Health & Fitness: Taking care of body and mind

Health & Fitness: Taking care of body and mind

18 September 2021

On this month's tick list: sign up for Cambridge Half, pledge to pedal and invest in stress-busting home scents


Arts: The diary dates not to miss this month

01 September 2021
Arts: The diary dates not to miss this month

Arts: The diary dates not to miss this month

01 September 2021

You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll have a nosey behind usually-closed doors. . . Get your diary out: it's going to be a busy month


Win: A three-month membership for The Little Gym

25 August 2021
Win: A three-month membership for The Little Gym

Win: A three-month membership for The Little Gym

25 August 2021

We have a three-month subscription for The Little Gym Cambridge - worth £210 - to give away to one lucky reader


Win: A copy of AM Howell's latest page-turner. . .

25 August 2021
Win: A copy of AM Howell's latest page-turner. . .

Win: A copy of AM Howell's latest page-turner. . .

25 August 2021

Got a young bookworm in the family? They'll love this new mystery from the best-selling Garden of Lost Secrets author, set in Bury St Edmunds


Fitness: Need some motivation? Read on. . .

14 August 2021
Fitness: Need some motivation? Read on. . .

Fitness: Need some motivation? Read on. . .

14 August 2021

We bring you the latest on Cambridge’s coast walking dad, a chance to dance with the stars, and some seriously cool eco gear


What's On: Unmissable events this month and next

04 August 2021
What's On: Unmissable events this month and next

What's On: Unmissable events this month and next

04 August 2021

Have a laugh at an Alan Ayckbourn classic, follow an inspiring ‘pizza box’ art trail, rock out with McFly and pencil in those gig dates. . .


Fitness: Top charity challenges to sign up for

10 July 2021
Fitness: Top charity challenges to sign up for

Fitness: Top charity challenges to sign up for

10 July 2021

It’s events a-go-go with a return of much-loved charity challenges, plus we've got eco swimwear and some truly delicious wellbeing tea


Art: Meet eight Cambridge Open Studios artists

30 June 2021
Art: Meet eight Cambridge Open Studios artists

Art: Meet eight Cambridge Open Studios artists

30 June 2021

More than 300 artists – from painters and potters to jewellers and sculptors – are set to showcase their work. Velvet spotlights eight top talents


Real Life: The Cambridge women changing the world

18 June 2021
Real Life: The Cambridge women changing the world

Real Life: The Cambridge women changing the world

18 June 2021

Three Cambridge women have scooped Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation awards in recognition of breakthrough business ideas. Louise Cummings meets them


Fitness: Charity challenges to accept now!

17 June 2021
Fitness: Charity challenges to accept now!

Fitness: Charity challenges to accept now!

17 June 2021

Sign up for Histon's Flaming June Half Marathon and/or Bury St Edmunds pyjama walk A Girls’ Night Out. Plus awesome e-bikes and new fitness gear


What's On: Celebrating the great arts comeback!

02 June 2021
What's On: Celebrating the great arts comeback!

What's On: Celebrating the great arts comeback!

02 June 2021

Cambridge Comedy Festival returns, Cambridge Arts Theatre reopens, live music is back at Bury's Apex and much, much more. . .


What's On: The live local events to book now

02 June 2021
What's On: The live local events to book now

What's On: The live local events to book now

02 June 2021

Art, drama, comedy, hip-hop, classical: it's all coming up - and it's all live, as Louise Cummings reports