#ShopCambridgeshire: Christmas Shopping Events – Part 2

Here’s part two of our list of 30 Christmas shopping events taking place across Cambridgeshire… and just beyond. Today we bring you a further 15 upcoming events where you’ll discover plenty of treasures – and that are sure to get you feeling festive! 1. Rowan’s Winter WarmerWhen? Wednesday 4th DecemberWhere? Rowan, 40 Humberstone Road, Cambridge CB4 1JGWhat? “Join us for a festive evening at Rowan where you can buy handmade gifts and cards, commission artwork and get involved in our Christmas workshops!” Rowan is a charity and arts centre for people with… Read More

#ShopCambridgeshire: Christmas Shopping Events – Part 1

With less than four weeks to go until Christmas we have put together a list of 30 festive shopping events taking place across Cambridgeshire… and just beyond. Today we bring you part one with 15 events where you are sure to find plenty of treasures! 1. Etsy Made Local – Cambridge Made Christmas FairWhen? Thursday 28th – Saturday 30th NovemberWhere? St Andrew’s Street Baptist Church, Cambridge CB2 3ARWhat? “From quirky and unique jewellery to cosy crochet and knits, from on-trend homeware to natural skincare, from vintage and upcycled treasures to original prints,… Read More

What’s On: Shutter Hub present ‘Everything I Ever Learnt’ at the ARB, Cambridge Home + Garden Show 2019, Scrapstore Grand Reopening & more!

What’s On: Shutter Hub present ‘Everything I Ever Learnt’ at the ARB, Cambridge Home + Garden Show 2019, Scrapstore Grand Reopening & more! Read on to find out about these upcoming events and do get in touch to tell us about your creative events happening across Cambridgeshire, UK. Shutter Hub in collaboration with ART at the ARB present an innovative new exhibition of photography at Cambridge University from Thursday 28th March until Friday 3rd May 2019. ‘Everything I Ever Learnt’ opened yesterday at the ARB (Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge… Read More

#CambsCreativeTreasures: Featured Images – 22nd March 2019

In the last #CambsCreativeTreasures blog series post I talked about Instagram challenges and what you found positive about taking part. This week over on Instagram stories we asked two questions about which hashtags you like to use or enjoy exploring. The first focused on what your favourite art/craft/creative tags are and the second was about local hashtags. We loved your responses to our questions and thought we would share these today as part of this week’s round-up. Local hashtags you use/explore include #fenland, #yeswecamb, #cbgtown, #camblocal, #cambridgecl, #cambridgelittlegems and #igerscambridge. Others I… Read More

What’s On: Enchanted Cinema Summer Season Launch, IgersCambridge InstaMeet, Cambridge Drawing Society Spring Exhibition & more!

What’s On: Enchanted Cinema Summer Season Launch, IgersCambridge InstaMeet, Cambridge Drawing Society Spring Exhibition & more! Read on to find out about these upcoming events and do get in touch to tell us about your creative events happening across Cambridgeshire, UK. On Friday 15th March 2019, Enchanted Cinema* launched their upcoming line-up and tickets for their 5th Summer season of outdoor cinema which will be taking place at The Gonville Hotel (Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY) for 2019! I am pleased to share with you some of the upcoming films on show… Read More

#CambsCreativeTreasures: Featured Images – 8th March 2019

It is a week since we launched our new #CambsCreativeTreasures series here on the blog. We have discovered new local artists, designers and makers joining in and sharing their work with us and I am very excited to announce that we hit 6000+ shares on the feed on Wednesday! Thank you to everyone who is taking part and we look forward to hitting the next big milestone with you. This week we wanted to talk about Instagram challenges with the return of Joanne Hawker’s #MarchMeetTheMaker. Everyday throughout the month of March you… Read More

#IWD2019 – a Community of Inspiring Women

International Women’s Day (March 8) is observed across the world encouraging the celebration of women’s achievements – social, economic, cultural and political – as well as raising awareness of gender bias. To celebrate #IWD2019 I want to give a shout out to our incredibly talented members and I also want to share three posts I came across today on Instagram that depict the theme of inspiring women within our local creative community. #WeAreCambsCreatives is a collective of local artists, designers and makers based in Cambridgeshire, UK who run their own creative businesses. They… Read More

What’s On: Tours at David Parr House, New Designers at VK Gallery, CamCreatives Meetup & more!

What’s On: Tours at David Parr House, New Designers at VK Gallery, CamCreatives Meetup & more! Read on to find out about these upcoming events and do get in touch to tell us about your creative events happening across Cambridgeshire, UK. Our member Caroline Henricksen is currently exhibiting a collection of her botanical paintings and collages at The Locker (54 King St, Cambridge CB1 1LN) until Monday 11th March 2019. A range of original artworks, prints and cards are available to purchase at the venue. The Locker is one of many local… Read More

#CambsCreativeTreasures: Featured Images – 1st March 2019

Happy Fri-yay! I am very excited to introduce a new blog series over here at The Trove Cambridge. Every Friday I will be selecting nine images from the community #CambsCreativeTreasures feed on Instagram to share with you! Back in 2014 we started using the hashtag to share our discoveries of the local creative scene across social media. Over the past five years it has been incredible to see so many creatives from across Cambridgeshire joining in and sharing their work and discoveries with us. In 2017 we created our second Instagram account… Read More