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Garden Club: How a real Christmas tree can really make the festive period sing

02 December 2019
Garden Club: How a real Christmas tree can really make the festive period sing

Garden Club: How a real Christmas tree can really make the festive period sing

02 December 2019

A real Christmas tree brings both festive spirit and the beauty of nature into the house, writes Cambridge garden designer Robert Barker


Season to Savour: Lovefit's Amber Brammah on how to have a merry, not manic Christmas

30 November 2019
Season to Savour: Lovefit's Amber Brammah on how to have a merry, not manic Christmas

Season to Savour: Lovefit's Amber Brammah on how to have a merry, not manic Christmas

30 November 2019

Amber Brammah is a personal trainer and founder of Lovefit, Cambridge. Here, she explains how she’ll be getting into the festive spirit this year. . .


Allotment Diary: Recipes to give your Christmas a sugary high

29 November 2019
Allotment Diary: Recipes to give your Christmas a sugary high

Allotment Diary: Recipes to give your Christmas a sugary high

29 November 2019

The festive season calls for sugar, spice and something healthy, too, says Katie Moore of Allotment


Column: Mama Said by Emily Martin

27 November 2019
Column: Mama Said by Emily Martin

Column: Mama Said by Emily Martin

27 November 2019

It's the most wonderful time of the year and, after 37 Christmases, Emily Martin reckons she has it all wrapped up


Garden News with Cambridge designer Robert Barker

12 November 2019
Garden News with Cambridge designer Robert Barker

Garden News with Cambridge designer Robert Barker

12 November 2019

Inspired by Derek Jarman’s iconic gravel garden, we should all think of our plot as a private paradise, writes Cambridge designer Robert Barker


Fitness: Just for Kicks with Lydia Parkin

11 November 2019
Fitness: Just for Kicks with Lydia Parkin

Fitness: Just for Kicks with Lydia Parkin

11 November 2019

Lydia Parkin heads to a martial arts class and discovers a group of fearless females . . .


Column: At the Bar with Hal Wilson

07 November 2019
Column: At the Bar with Hal Wilson

Column: At the Bar with Hal Wilson

07 November 2019

Hal Wilson of Cambridge Wine Merchants looks into the resurgence of wines with residual sugar


Books: A Literary Feast with Cambridge Literary Festival

05 November 2019
Books: A Literary Feast with Cambridge Literary Festival

Books: A Literary Feast with Cambridge Literary Festival

05 November 2019

Cambridge Literary Festival is back this month. Hannah Critchlow, author of The Science of Fate, talks to Velvet’s Sarah Ingram


Column: On the Table with Cambridge Cookery’s MD Tine Roche

04 November 2019
Column: On the Table with Cambridge Cookery’s MD Tine Roche

Column: On the Table with Cambridge Cookery’s MD Tine Roche

04 November 2019

Autumn’s arrival triggers childhood memories of warming Scandinavian sweet treats, writes Cambridge Cookery’s MD Tine Roche


Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

22 October 2019
Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

Column: Mama Said with Emily Martin

22 October 2019

Emily Martin hasn’t slept for six years now and wonders: how much longer will she live?


Column: Home Front

17 October 2019
Column: Home Front

Column: Home Front

17 October 2019

Anyone for a Dry Martini? Cate Burren of Angel and Blume Interior Design considers the art of bar cart


Pin Money shares his tips for the Dubai Future Champions Festival: Appleby’s Guineas contender set to win again

10 October 2019
Pin Money shares his tips for the Dubai Future Champions Festival: Appleby’s Guineas contender set to win again

Pin Money shares his tips for the Dubai Future Champions Festival: Appleby’s Guineas contender set to win again

10 October 2019

It's Autumn Ladies' Day tomorrow - featuring the Style Awards in partnership with Velvet. Newmarket Journal tipster Tony Jakobson gives his top tips.


Family: Wicked Hallowe’en

30 September 2019
Family: Wicked Hallowe’en

Family: Wicked Hallowe’en

30 September 2019

Emily Martin picks 10 things to do with your little pumpkins on our patch


Interview: Telling Tales

30 September 2019
Interview: Telling Tales

Interview: Telling Tales

30 September 2019

Tales of the City creator Armistead Maupin tells Velvet’s Alex Spencer about moving away, making a family and finding himself


Garden News: Garden Club - Down to Earth

29 September 2019
Garden News: Garden Club - Down to Earth

Garden News: Garden Club - Down to Earth

29 September 2019

Take a moment to appreciate autumn’s glory, writes Cambridge garden designer Robert Barker


Column: On the Grapevine

28 September 2019
Column: On the Grapevine

Column: On the Grapevine

28 September 2019

Following a visit to Australia’s forward-thinking McLaren Vale, Nicholas Corke, of Thos Peatling in Bury, looks at the sustainability of making wine


Mama Said by Emily Martin

23 September 2019
Mama Said by Emily Martin

Mama Said by Emily Martin

23 September 2019

With a 6-year-old's hopes and dreams depending on her, Emily Martin has a birthday party to organise


Open Season in Cambridge

03 September 2019
Open Season in Cambridge

Open Season in Cambridge

03 September 2019

It’s Open Cambridge time of year again, when the city opens the doors on its hidden treasures. Velvet’s Sarah Ingram reports.


Column: On the Table with Tine Roche

02 September 2019
Column: On the Table with Tine Roche

Column: On the Table with Tine Roche

02 September 2019

Cooking and eating together pays dividends both at home and at work, writes Cambridge Cookery’s MD Tine Roche


Allotment Diary with Katie Moore

02 September 2019
Allotment Diary with Katie Moore

Allotment Diary with Katie Moore

02 September 2019

Soften the blow of summer’s end with burgers and brownies, says Katie Moore of Allotment


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