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Music: Local singers race for Christmas No 1 spot

06 December 2020
Music: Local singers race for Christmas No 1 spot

Music: Local singers race for Christmas No 1 spot

06 December 2020

Members of both Bury St Edmunds and Saffron Walden’s Rock Choirs feature on new charity single


Theatre: Panto’s back! Oh yes it is

04 December 2020
Theatre: Panto’s back! Oh yes it is

Theatre: Panto’s back! Oh yes it is

04 December 2020

Cambridge Arts Theatre unveils its festive extravaganza – Dame Trott’s Panto Palaver – and Cambridge Junction announces it will stream The Snow Queen


What's On: Car park panto and virtual craft fairs

01 November 2020
What's On: Car park panto and virtual craft fairs

What's On: Car park panto and virtual craft fairs

01 November 2020

From car park panto to virtual craft fairs and socially-distanced exhibitions, here’s how to get your festive fix of events, 2020-style


Shopping: Tick off your gift list the indie way

30 October 2020
Shopping: Tick off your gift list the indie way

Shopping: Tick off your gift list the indie way

30 October 2020

We’re blessed with brilliant independent stores, galleries and boutiques across our region, perfect for finding that unique Christmas gift. Go shop


Culture: Stellar line-up for Cambridge Lit Fest

26 October 2020
Culture: Stellar line-up for Cambridge Lit Fest

Culture: Stellar line-up for Cambridge Lit Fest

26 October 2020

A host of illuminating writers and inspiring thinkers will appear at Cambridge Literary Festival’s online winter event. Velvet looks at the line-up


Men's Fashion: What to wear this autumn

14 October 2020
Men's Fashion: What to wear this autumn

Men's Fashion: What to wear this autumn

14 October 2020

From chunky knits and boots to that must-have face mask, check out our autumn wardrobe tick list


Real Life: How Turtle Dove helps young women fly

13 October 2020
Real Life: How Turtle Dove helps young women fly

Real Life: How Turtle Dove helps young women fly

13 October 2020

For the past five years Kate Nation has helped improve the futures of countless young women through her Cambridge-based social enterprise Turtle Dove


Simon Says: Too tired to work out? Start simple

12 October 2020
Simon Says: Too tired to work out? Start simple

Simon Says: Too tired to work out? Start simple

12 October 2020

Simon Goswell - owner and Head Coach of Full Circle Fitness in Dry Drayton – advises on how to motivate yourself when you feel too tired to exercise


Real Life: Meet Newmarket's green witch

09 October 2020
Real Life: Meet Newmarket's green witch

Real Life: Meet Newmarket's green witch

09 October 2020

As Hallowe'en approaches, Joey Mortlock talks about plant-lore, paganism and how she and friend Natalie Emery strive to live a ‘non-toxic’ life


What's On: Theatre's back and gigs are booking

01 October 2020
What's On: Theatre's back and gigs are booking

What's On: Theatre's back and gigs are booking

01 October 2020

The arts continue to help us transcend world gloom, with theatres reopening, galleries staging great exhibitions and top-class gigs now booking


Working It: News, views and local fitness heroes

29 September 2020
Working It: News, views and local fitness heroes

Working It: News, views and local fitness heroes

29 September 2020

This month's fitness news: a Cambridge dad and a granny of four both take on epic challenges and a new cancer and wellness salon opens in Barton


Music: "The cardinal sin is being boring"

22 September 2020
Music: "The cardinal sin is being boring"

Music: "The cardinal sin is being boring"

22 September 2020

John McMunn, new CEO of Cambridge's Academy of Ancient Music, tells Velvet why music is his lifeblood. . .


Homes: Design your dream home with Urban Splash

21 September 2020
Homes: Design your dream home with Urban Splash

Homes: Design your dream home with Urban Splash

21 September 2020

Advertisement Feature: Thanks to an online configurator homeowners can design their dream dwellings in Northstowe


Books: A children's story with a sweet message

21 September 2020
Books: A children's story with a sweet message

Books: A children's story with a sweet message

21 September 2020

Cambridge innovation consultant Lily Clarke has penned her first children’s book, Hector’s Perfect Cake


Weddings: Need Big Day ideas? Read on. . .

15 September 2020
Weddings: Need Big Day ideas? Read on. . .

Weddings: Need Big Day ideas? Read on. . .

15 September 2020

Planning a wedding? Here’s some ideas for wow-factor venues, dresses, flowers, catering, bespoke face masks and more


The Men's Room: The AW trends to be seen in

15 September 2020
The Men's Room: The AW trends to be seen in

The Men's Room: The AW trends to be seen in

15 September 2020

It's time to revel in autumn’s glorious new fashion offering as well as check out the latest in planet-friendly grooming and accessories


Fitness: Where to work out and what to wear

11 September 2020
Fitness: Where to work out and what to wear

Fitness: Where to work out and what to wear

11 September 2020

All your fitness news, from new venues - including a studio in Ely and a bike park in Kentford - to the coolest workout clothes


Weddings: Dress styles to fall in love with

06 September 2020
Weddings: Dress styles to fall in love with

Weddings: Dress styles to fall in love with

06 September 2020

The look for 2021 brides is romantic and ethereal. Here's our pick of dreamy dresses


What's On: Author talks and art with attitude

01 September 2020
What's On: Author talks and art with attitude

What's On: Author talks and art with attitude

01 September 2020

We’re delivering a smorgasbord of cultural gems this month, from literary luminaries and cutting-edge cinema to art projects with purpose


Fashion: Behind Cambridge's big streetwear brand

17 August 2020
Fashion: Behind Cambridge's big streetwear brand

Fashion: Behind Cambridge's big streetwear brand

17 August 2020

What began as a Cambridge club night has developed into streetwear label DUSK Empire