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Win: A £300 shopping experience for two with Scamp & Dude!

27 June 2024
Win: A £300 shopping experience for two with Scamp & Dude!

Win: A £300 shopping experience for two with Scamp & Dude!

27 June 2024

To celebrate the brand’s arrival in Cambridge, you could win a £300 shopping and styling experience for two!


Win: A month’s gut health supplements from Adday Wellness

27 June 2024
Win: A month’s gut health supplements from Adday Wellness

Win: A month’s gut health supplements from Adday Wellness

27 June 2024

Want to give your gut health a boost? You could win supplements worth £39.99 from Adday Wellness. . .


Win: Quentin Blake exhibition and theatre tickets for four!

27 June 2024
Win: Quentin Blake exhibition and theatre tickets for four!

Win: Quentin Blake exhibition and theatre tickets for four!

27 June 2024

Be in with a chance of winning exhibition and theatre tickets. . .


Award Win: Velvet crowned Regional Magazine of the Year

05 April 2024
Award Win: Velvet crowned Regional Magazine of the Year

Award Win: Velvet crowned Regional Magazine of the Year

05 April 2024

Judges at the national Newspaper Awards hail the magazine a “stand-out title”


Easter: This year’s must-buy eggs for all the family

15 March 2024
Easter: This year’s must-buy eggs for all the family

Easter: This year’s must-buy eggs for all the family

15 March 2024

We teamed up with our friends at Brampton’s The Food Marketing Agency to put a clutch of this year’s eggs to the test. . .


Christmas: Make dates for these great Cambridge shopping events

10 November 2023
Christmas: Make dates for these great Cambridge shopping events

Christmas: Make dates for these great Cambridge shopping events

10 November 2023

Need to get going on your Christmas gift list? These Cambridge markets and pop-up shop are the perfect places to start. . .


Beauty: Looking for a beauty advent? Here’s nine of the best

27 October 2023
Beauty: Looking for a beauty advent? Here’s nine of the best

Beauty: Looking for a beauty advent? Here’s nine of the best

27 October 2023

The beauty advent calendar is a blissful addition to the Christmas countdown. Velvet rounds up nine of this year’s best buys


Weddings: Retro styling at its finest in this Copper and Bloom photoshoot

31 August 2023
Weddings: Retro styling at its finest in this Copper and Bloom photoshoot

Weddings: Retro styling at its finest in this Copper and Bloom photoshoot

31 August 2023

Lodge Farm in Fulbourn is transformed into a wedding wonderland in this retro-inspired photoshoot


Wellbeing: Hair SOS? Cambridge Trichology can help

17 February 2023
Wellbeing: Hair SOS? Cambridge Trichology can help

Wellbeing: Hair SOS? Cambridge Trichology can help

17 February 2023

Her own experience of hair loss inspired Cambridge’s Caroline Yates to train in clinical trichology - and then open her own clinic in the city. . .


Art: Dinky Doors go under hammer for Street Aid

20 January 2023
Art: Dinky Doors go under hammer for Street Aid

Art: Dinky Doors go under hammer for Street Aid

20 January 2023

Want to own an artwork by ‘Cambridge’s Banksy’? Now’s your chance. . .


Market: Shop and make merry at Stonham Barns

04 November 2022
Market: Shop and make merry at Stonham Barns

Market: Shop and make merry at Stonham Barns

04 November 2022

This year's Christmas Craft Market at Stowmarket's Stonham Barns Park is set to be the most festive yet, as Velvet discovers


Books: Looking for your next page-turner? Read on

20 October 2022
Books: Looking for your next page-turner? Read on

Books: Looking for your next page-turner? Read on

20 October 2022

A J Campbell - a mum-of-three and full-time carer from Stansted - has published four novels in two years, all with page-turning plots. . .


Recipes: Top three booze-free cocktails for summer

27 August 2022
Recipes: Top three booze-free cocktails for summer

Recipes: Top three booze-free cocktails for summer

27 August 2022

Raise a glass to the August Bank Holiday - with a trio of cocktails full of flavour but free from booze, courtesy of Seedlip


Recipes: Best ever burger and chips - but vegan

23 August 2022
Recipes: Best ever burger and chips - but vegan

Recipes: Best ever burger and chips - but vegan

23 August 2022

What could be better than a juicy burger in a squishy bun with a side of crispy chips? All the above, but vegan. Here’s how to make them. . .


Food: Top five afternoon teas in Cambs and Suffolk

13 August 2022
Food: Top five afternoon teas in Cambs and Suffolk

Food: Top five afternoon teas in Cambs and Suffolk

13 August 2022

To mark Afternoon Tea Week, Velvet writer Claudia Goodman recommends five top spots to take tea in both Cambridgeshire and Suffolk


Recipes: Dine alfresco the Mediterranean way

08 August 2022
Recipes: Dine alfresco the Mediterranean way

Recipes: Dine alfresco the Mediterranean way

08 August 2022

Read on to download a *free* recipe book filled with delicious Italian-inspired dishes ideal for alfresco dining. . .


School Holiday: Head for Histon's new Kidstonfest

03 August 2022
School Holiday: Head for Histon's new Kidstonfest

School Holiday: Head for Histon's new Kidstonfest

03 August 2022

Need a new way to entertain your school-agers this summer? Make a date for Kidstonfest, the new Histon festival run for kids - by kids!


Books: Warboys witches spark new Dawson novel

26 July 2022
Books: Warboys witches spark new Dawson novel

Books: Warboys witches spark new Dawson novel

26 July 2022

What her many fans have avidly been waiting for – the new Jill Dawson, The Bewitching, is in bookshops now. Here Jill talks to Velvet’s Sarah Ingram


Diary Dates: This month’s hottest tickets

24 July 2022
Diary Dates: This month’s hottest tickets

Diary Dates: This month’s hottest tickets

24 July 2022

The cultural calendar is filling up nicely for summer across both Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds. Here are four of Velvet’s top things to do


Tried & Tested: Summer's best pre-packed hampers

14 July 2022
Tried & Tested: Summer's best pre-packed hampers

Tried & Tested: Summer's best pre-packed hampers

14 July 2022

To celebrate picnic season, we’ve teamed up with our friends at The Food Marketing Experts to put six posh pre-order hampers through their paces