#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

#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

#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