Cambridge Community Scrapstore

Tonight I visited the Cambridge Community Scrapstore based at Unit 17, Barnwell Business Park, Barnwell Drive, Cambridge CB5 8UY.  Scrapstore is coordinated by Cambridge City Council with the objective of encouring people to think about recycling and reducing their carbon footprint. The store is filled with donated materials which members can purchase to reuse in arts and crafts projects.  I spoke with the organisers who explained that they receive donations from the local community as well as local businesses.  They have done a great job of transforming this warehouse space into an inviting store. Yearly membership is offered at £5 per person or… Read More

Cambridge Sculpture Trails #1

​If you are looking for something to do this Spring that involves getting outdoors and exploring the sights of Cambridge (and which doesn’t cost you a penny) then try one of the Cambridge Sculpture Trails.  The weather brightened up a little this weekend so I did just this!  After a browse around the Cambridge Affordable Vintage Fair held at The Guildhall, I ventured out to begin the second of the trails which takes you through the city centre and just so happened to begin with the ‘Doors of the Guildhall’ – pictured below. Upon opening the trail map… Read More