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Granary Estates launches first Christmas Market

Granary Estates launches first Christmas Market

Granary Estates launches first Christmas Market

29 November 2019

The Granary Estates is launching its first ever Christmas Market.


It's that time of year - Oh yes it is! Check out our 2019 panto round-up

It's that time of year - Oh yes it is! Check out our 2019 panto round-up

It's that time of year - Oh yes it is! Check out our 2019 panto round-up

19 November 2019

Ready yourself for the ear-splitting heckles of ‘he’s behind you’, panto season is here! Louise Cummings rounds up the festive favourites. . .


Summer gig-ready? Start planning now for the Will Young/James Morrison double-header

Summer gig-ready? Start planning now for the Will Young/James Morrison double-header

Summer gig-ready? Start planning now for the Will Young/James Morrison double-header

18 November 2019

If it's great music in a great setting you're after, step forward James Morrison and Will Young...


Look who's coming to Newmarket Racecourse next summer: It's . . . McFly

Look who's coming to Newmarket Racecourse next summer: It's . . . McFly

Look who's coming to Newmarket Racecourse next summer: It's . . . McFly

11 November 2019

Newmarket Races has unveiled McFly as its first act of Summer 2020


Books: A Literary Feast with Cambridge Literary Festival

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


Merry Markets: The region's best Christmas Fairs, all wrapped up in one neat little parcel for you!

Merry Markets: The region's best Christmas Fairs, all wrapped up in one neat little parcel for you!

Merry Markets: The region's best Christmas Fairs, all wrapped up in one neat little parcel for you!

26 October 2019

It’s time to sleigh that festive shopping list with a trip to the region’s finest Christmas fairs. Louise Cummings gets all festive.


By Royal Appointment: Velvet previews the latest Palace House exhibition

By Royal Appointment: Velvet previews the latest Palace House exhibition

By Royal Appointment: Velvet previews the latest Palace House exhibition

25 October 2019

A new exhibition at Palace House in Newmarket will shed some light on the legacy of King George IV


Event: Bright Ideas

Event: Bright Ideas

Event: Bright Ideas

07 October 2019

The phenomenal Cambridge Festival of Ideas is back for two full-to-bursting weeks this month. Velvet’s Sarah Ingram picks six highlights


Event: Life on Film

Event: Life on Film

Event: Life on Film

01 October 2019

October is a great month for movie buffs: it’s Cambridge Film Festival time. Velvet’s Sarah Ingram shares some early highlights


Family: Wicked Hallowe’en

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


Advertisement Feature: Plant Based

Advertisement Feature: Plant Based

Advertisement Feature: Plant Based

30 September 2019

A chance to eat, drink, shop and learn in the process, Ely Markets’ Vegan Fair is back this month. Velvet feels the plant power


Interview: Telling Tales

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


Real Life: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we chat to mum-of-three Lesley Young about her cancer journey

Real Life: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we chat to mum-of-three Lesley Young about her cancer journey

Real Life: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we chat to mum-of-three Lesley Young about her cancer journey

30 September 2019

A battle with breast cancer left Lesley Young feeling isolated. But thanks to a Grand Arcade fashion event, she’s on the road to recovery


Gardening: An apple a day . . .

Gardening: An apple a day . . .

Gardening: An apple a day . . .

26 September 2019

National Apple Day has been celebrated across the country since 1990. Here are five of the finest events on our patch.


Books: Writer Types

Books: Writer Types

Books: Writer Types

24 September 2019

Cambridge Literary Festival is on the horizon. Velvet looks ahead


Books: A Passion for Reading

Books: A Passion for Reading

Books: A Passion for Reading

12 September 2019

Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival is a celebration of the wonderful world of books. Velvet’s Sarah Ingram talks with headliner Nicola Upson


Love Local pop-up hits Ely

Love Local pop-up hits Ely

Love Local pop-up hits Ely

05 September 2019

Enjoy a Love Local pop-up in Ely, showcasing more than 30 of our area’s indies


Open Season in Cambridge

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.


Interview: Pots of Style with Emma Bridgewater

Interview: Pots of Style with Emma Bridgewater

Interview: Pots of Style with Emma Bridgewater

03 September 2019

Emma Bridgewater’s eponymous homeware brand is now known and loved the world over, as editor Alice Ryan reports


Cheers! - Our top pick from what's on the menu at Newmarket Food & Drink Festival. . .

Cheers! - Our top pick from what's on the menu at Newmarket Food & Drink Festival. . .

Cheers! - Our top pick from what's on the menu at Newmarket Food & Drink Festival. . .

31 August 2019

Rosemary Shrager leads a delectable bouquet of culinary masters at this year’s Newmarket Food & Drink Festival. Velvet caught up with her


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