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Arts and Crafts with Camilla Carter

08 August 2019
Arts and Crafts with Camilla Carter

Arts and Crafts with Camilla Carter

08 August 2019

Each month, Camilla Carter of Cambridge’s Knitting Needle Lane spotlights a different craft. Next up: flower arranging


Home Front with Angel + Blume

08 August 2019
Home Front with Angel + Blume

Home Front with Angel + Blume

08 August 2019

Cate Burren reflects on how to bring harmony to the decorating process, when not all parties are in complete agreement


On the Grapevine: Nicholas Corke writes for Velvet

08 August 2019
On the Grapevine: Nicholas Corke writes for Velvet

On the Grapevine: Nicholas Corke writes for Velvet

08 August 2019

Natural wine is increasingly in demand. Nicholas Corke, of Thos Peatling in Bury St Edmunds, gives Velvet the lowdown


Mama Said: Emily Martin writes for Velvet

08 August 2019
Mama Said: Emily Martin writes for Velvet

Mama Said: Emily Martin writes for Velvet

08 August 2019

What do you do with your child's artwork? Emily Martin is standing at the bin with a clutch of drawings and wondering, can we just chuck it out?


Real Life: Here Come the Girls for Girls Night Out

25 July 2019
Real Life: Here Come the Girls for Girls Night Out

Real Life: Here Come the Girls for Girls Night Out

25 July 2019

In September, thousands of women will descend on Bury for Girls Night Out. Here, two friends share their reasons for taking part to Lydia Parkin.


Garden Club: Down to Earth with Robert Barker

23 July 2019
Garden Club: Down to Earth with Robert Barker

Garden Club: Down to Earth with Robert Barker

23 July 2019

Our gardens can be a haven for wildlife as well as plants and people, writes Cambridge designer Robert Barker


Fitness: She Shoots, She Scores! How women's football has captured the imagination this summer...

22 July 2019
Fitness: She Shoots, She Scores! How women's football has captured the imagination this summer...

Fitness: She Shoots, She Scores! How women's football has captured the imagination this summer...

22 July 2019

The Women’s World Cup gripped the nation like never before. Feeling inspired, Lydia Parkin joins a new football fitness session in Cambridge


Fashion: Destination Dressing with Velvet's Rohiny Belani

22 July 2019
Fashion: Destination Dressing with Velvet's Rohiny Belani

Fashion: Destination Dressing with Velvet's Rohiny Belani

22 July 2019

Hate holiday packing? A few wise buys can make it a pleasure, says Velvet contributing fashion editor Rohiny Belani


Top Hats: Plan your Newmarket Ladies' Day look

09 July 2019
Top Hats: Plan your Newmarket Ladies' Day look

Top Hats: Plan your Newmarket Ladies' Day look

09 July 2019

Planning your July Festival outfit? The event’s official milliner, Ana Pribylova of Ana Bella Millinery, talks hat trends and how to wear them


As Newmarket Ladies' Day approaches, Velvet proclaims: Say Yes to the Dress!

08 July 2019
As Newmarket Ladies' Day approaches, Velvet proclaims: Say Yes to the Dress!

As Newmarket Ladies' Day approaches, Velvet proclaims: Say Yes to the Dress!

08 July 2019

If you’ve yet to get your look for Newmarket Ladies’ Day, let the team at Bury's Pocket Watch & Petticoats work their magic says owner Sophia Taylor


Gardening: Down to Earth with designer Robert Barker

02 July 2019
Gardening: Down to Earth with designer Robert Barker

Gardening: Down to Earth with designer Robert Barker

02 July 2019

Gardens aren’t all about manicured lawns: they’re places where children can both learn and have fun, writes Cambridge designer Robert Barker


Fact and fiction: Velvet's monthly pick of the local bookshelves

25 June 2019
Fact and fiction: Velvet's monthly pick of the local bookshelves

Fact and fiction: Velvet's monthly pick of the local bookshelves

25 June 2019

Each month, the teams at Cambridge University Press and Heffers select their top titles for Velvet


Mama Said: What’s it like on a long haul flight with two small children?

19 June 2019
Mama Said: What’s it like on a long haul flight with two small children?

Mama Said: What’s it like on a long haul flight with two small children?

19 June 2019

A long haul flight with two small children: Emily Martin has travelled to Australia and doesn’t think she can ever come back


In the Kitchen: ICE Cook School's Lee Cooper talks barbecues

19 June 2019
In the Kitchen: ICE Cook School's Lee Cooper talks barbecues

In the Kitchen: ICE Cook School's Lee Cooper talks barbecues

19 June 2019

Lee Cooper, development chef at ICE Cook School, Café and Development Kitchen in Bury St Edmunds, shares his top barbecue tips


Love Local: Suffolk's top foodie spots

19 June 2019
Love Local: Suffolk's top foodie spots

Love Local: Suffolk's top foodie spots

19 June 2019

In this month’s instalment of Love Local, Bury-based food writer Nicola Miller spotlights her favourite foodie places


Rising to the challenge: The Cogwheel Trust

14 June 2019
Rising to the challenge: The Cogwheel Trust

Rising to the challenge: The Cogwheel Trust

14 June 2019

When mental health issues left Alun Lucas feeling like he’d hit rock bottom, he turned to Cambridge-based charity The Cogwheel Trust


Love Local: Fashion

09 May 2019
Love Local: Fashion

Love Local: Fashion

09 May 2019

Contributing fashion editor Rohiny Belani takes us on a virtual tour of her best-loved boutiques


Hats and heels at the ready: Newmarket's July Festival is on the horizon

07 May 2019
Hats and heels at the ready: Newmarket's July Festival is on the horizon

Hats and heels at the ready: Newmarket's July Festival is on the horizon

07 May 2019

Newmarket’s Moët & Chandon July Festival is on the horizon. Velvet previews summer's hottest ticket


Advertisement Feature: Find out how F45 Training Cambridge could change your life

07 May 2019
Advertisement Feature: Find out how F45 Training Cambridge could change your life

Advertisement Feature: Find out how F45 Training Cambridge could change your life

07 May 2019

F45 Training is an innovative and exciting fitness concept. We chat to Sarah Craske, who is launching Cambridge’s first F45 studio


Living with MS: Lara's story

02 April 2019
Living with MS: Lara's story

Living with MS: Lara's story

02 April 2019

When Lara Kingsman was diagnosed with MS, she suddenly felt like “the light had changed from green to red” as Lydia Parkin finds out