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Books: New Walden-set storybook is a family affair

09 December 2020
Books: New Walden-set storybook is a family affair

Books: New Walden-set storybook is a family affair

09 December 2020

Their father built the now-famous Audley End Miniature Railway. Now sisters Emma Carboni and Amanda Murray have written a children’s book about it


Gift Guide: Go eco with The Food Marketing Experts

07 December 2020
Gift Guide: Go eco with The Food Marketing Experts

Gift Guide: Go eco with The Food Marketing Experts

07 December 2020

Our friends at Brampton-based agency The Food Marketing Experts are going green this Christmas. Here’s their eco gift list


Conscious Living: Reboot your closet - sustainably

05 December 2020
Conscious Living: Reboot your closet - sustainably

Conscious Living: Reboot your closet - sustainably

05 December 2020

Let's be clear: Aksara Inamdar, of to Woke Souls, discusses how to give your wardrobe a seasonal revamp in planet-friendly fashion


Velvet Viewpoint: Embracing an alternative Christmas

03 December 2020
Velvet Viewpoint: Embracing an alternative Christmas

Velvet Viewpoint: Embracing an alternative Christmas

03 December 2020

Cambridge writer Tia Byer says a smaller, simpler Christmas could be just as special as the normal social whirl - if not more so


WanderSups: Why Christmas still calls for canapes

01 December 2020
WanderSups: Why Christmas still calls for canapes

WanderSups: Why Christmas still calls for canapes

01 December 2020

In her latest column for Velvet, Bury’s Hannah Gregory says no matter if the Christmas party gets cancelled - festive canapes are still called for


Conscious Living: Hit wardrobe reboot the eco way

28 October 2020
Conscious Living: Hit wardrobe reboot the eco way

Conscious Living: Hit wardrobe reboot the eco way

28 October 2020

In her latest Velvet column, to Woke Souls founder Aksara Inamdar shares her top tips for 'conscious' closet de-cluttering


Velvet Viewpoint: "Let's keep the Covid empathy"

26 October 2020
Velvet Viewpoint: "Let's keep the Covid empathy"

Velvet Viewpoint: "Let's keep the Covid empathy"

26 October 2020

Let increased empathy for working parents be a legacy of lockdown, says Cambridge mum Clare Edwards


Fashion: Cambs student makes clothes with meaning

05 October 2020
Fashion: Cambs student makes clothes with meaning

Fashion: Cambs student makes clothes with meaning

05 October 2020

Created to raise awareness for men’s mental health, new fashion brand Indoor Kites is flying high


Arts: Why the Museum of Cambridge is a local hero

27 September 2020
Arts: Why the Museum of Cambridge is a local hero

Arts: Why the Museum of Cambridge is a local hero

27 September 2020

The Museum of Cambridge has been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant. Velvet finds out what the grant means for this little Cambridge gem


Conscious Living: Best places to eat plant-based

25 September 2020
Conscious Living: Best places to eat plant-based

Conscious Living: Best places to eat plant-based

25 September 2020

This month, Aksara Inamdar of to Woke Souls reveals some of the best places to feast on delicious plant-based dishes in our area


Cover Shoot: Step into a Deco-inspired dream. . .

24 September 2020
Cover Shoot: Step into a Deco-inspired dream. . .

Cover Shoot: Step into a Deco-inspired dream. . .

24 September 2020

Inspired by the all-out glamour of the Gatsby age, this month’s fashion shoot is a moment of pure romance


Real Life: How my house became a home

12 September 2020
Real Life: How my house became a home

Real Life: How my house became a home

12 September 2020

For novelist Penny Hancock, there was a silver lining to lockdown: finally falling in love with her Cambridgeshire cottage


Signature Bakes: Master the art of making tarts

09 September 2020
Signature Bakes: Master the art of making tarts

Signature Bakes: Master the art of making tarts

09 September 2020

In his September column for Velvet, Cambridge’s Great British Bake Off finalist Ian Cumming shares recipes for a pair of seasonal tarts


The Fitness Diaries: How to reset your regime

01 September 2020
The Fitness Diaries: How to reset your regime

The Fitness Diaries: How to reset your regime

01 September 2020

Is it time to reset your fitness goals? Lovefit's Amber Brammah has some ideas on how to get on track


Conscious Living: Want to go zero-waste? Read on

28 August 2020
Conscious Living: Want to go zero-waste? Read on

Conscious Living: Want to go zero-waste? Read on

28 August 2020

In her new monthly column, Aksara Inamdar of to Woke Souls shines a light on conscious eating, sustainable living and wellbeing


Food: Denim brands that look good - and do good

04 August 2020
Food: Denim brands that look good - and do good

Food: Denim brands that look good - and do good

04 August 2020

Personal stylist and shopper Nerys Copping of thestylestory.co.uk spotlights three denim brands that look good and do good, too


Food: Bake Off Ian's recipes for comfort and cheer

11 May 2020
Food: Bake Off Ian's recipes for comfort and cheer

Food: Bake Off Ian's recipes for comfort and cheer

11 May 2020

In his first column for Velvet, Cambridge Bake Off finalist Ian Cumming shares a pair of recipes designed to bring ‘comfort and cheer’ to our plates


Fitness: How to stay fit in four walls

01 May 2020
Fitness: How to stay fit in four walls

Fitness: How to stay fit in four walls

01 May 2020

From using your garden bench for step-ups to doing circuits in your lounge, there’s lots of ways to keep fit during ‘lockdown’ says Amber Brammah


Fitness Question of the Month with Tom Harris

11 April 2020
Fitness Question of the Month with Tom Harris

Fitness Question of the Month with Tom Harris

11 April 2020

PT Tom Harris offers some nutritional tips for feeling fit and healthy


The Fitness Diaries: Amber Brammah on the importance of sleep

10 April 2020
The Fitness Diaries: Amber Brammah on the importance of sleep

The Fitness Diaries: Amber Brammah on the importance of sleep

10 April 2020

Amber Brammah is a personal trainer and founder of Lovefit, Cambridge, talks about the importance of sleep