Etsy Cambridge Christmas Fair 2015

Get your Christmas started with Etsy Cambridge! Etsy Cambridge’s three-day pop-up Christmas Fair will be crammed to bursting with unique and delightful handmade gifts. More than 30 hand-picked East Anglian designers, artists and craftspeople are turning their talents to creating everything from stylish handbags, cosy knitted accessories and designer clothes to ethereal art dolls, exquisite wire, paper and wooden jewellery, quirky, individual greetings cards, prints and Christmas ornaments. There will be cool crochet toys and crochet kits for crafty types, felted wool animals for nature lovers, hand-printed fabric and hand-spun wool, affordable… Read More

Getting to Know: Naomi Davies Art

This month The Trove is featuring Naomi Davies Art – read our Q&A with Naomi below to discover more about her work, how she became an artist, what she is inspired by, her involvement in art groups within Cambridgeshire and where she will be exhibiting in the near future. * (Image by Naomi Davies – Provenance Kitchen airstream van) Tell me a little about you and how you became an artist. My childhood involved a LOT of waiting around in airports, bus stations, and cafes, and I always drew to pass the time. I’m… Read More

Pearls of Wisdom – a community art project

“Trust your instincts. Believe in yourself. Care for those around you.” Carol Freeman (Mum) Throughout the summer Turtle Dove Cambridge and Cambridge Art Salon worked on a collaborative project called ‘Pearls of Wisdom’. As part of Romsey Art Festival / Eastside Creates 2015 members of the public were invited to contribute work towards this intergenerational art project. ‘Pearls of Wisdom’ were gathered from the elderly as well as families across East Cambridge and launched as part of the Enchanted Tea Dance held at Ditchburn Place on Saturday 10th October. Whilst volunteering at the Cavendish Street Party for Romsey… Read More