Cambridge Creatives Photowalk: Spring 2017

On Sunday 23rd April 2017 we attended the Cambridge Creatives Photowalk organised by local designer-makers Claire Wilson (Claireabellemakes) and Jo Want (Hello Sunshine). The Spring event brought 70+ creative individuals to Cambridge to explore and photograph the city’s Instagram hotspots. Everyone gathered on Parker’s Piece and after an introduction from Claire and Jo – and […]

Histon Handmade Easter Fair 2017

Last month we visited the Histon Handmade contemporary design and craft fair held at St Andrew’s Centre. This was the second Histon Handmade event hosted by founder Claire Howieson – a jewellery designer-maker from Oakington, Cambridge. Participants are carefully selected to ensure for a unique event and the standard of handmade goods was very impressive; […]

Cambridge Made Summer Fair 2016

Here comes Summer! The Etsy Cambridge team of artists and makers, now working under the banner of ‘Cambridge Made’, will be returning to their favourite venue, St Andrews Street Baptist church, on Saturday June 11th, 10am-5pm, for a sunny, fresh and cheerful Summer Fair. The church was the location for their buzzing three-day Christmas event […]

St Paul’s Arts Fest 2016

Back in March I attended the 2016 St Paul’s Arts Fest where I took part in creative workshops being held throughout the week. The community arts festival began on the 21st March 2016 at St Paul’s Community Centre (Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1JP). The festival saw Cambridge and London-based performers and makers come together to explore music, theatre, […]

Exhibition: The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral

The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral by OuseLife Artists 6th April – 2nd May 2016 A new exhibition ‘The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral’ opened at the Cathedral on Wednesday 6th April 2016. Featuring major works by nineteen members of the OuseLife group of artists, this exhibition showcases nearly 100 specially created art works celebrating the […]

Art Pop-Up by Eclectic Mix @ Hot Numbers

On Tuesday 23rd February 2016 a new event was launched at Hot Numbers Coffee, Gwydir Street, Cambridge. The highly attended Art Pop-Up run by Delia Naylor (Eclectic Mix) was a fantastic mix of late night shopping and live music; with Hot Numbers opening their bar for refreshments throughout the night. Local artists, designers and makers were […]

Everyday Cambridge @ Hot Numbers Coffee

Everyday Cambridge by Naomi Davies 17th February – 13th March 2016 Cambridge-based artist Naomi Davies introduced her second solo exhibition at Hot Numbers Coffee, Gwydir Street last week and I was pleased to attend the preview evening. Everyday Cambridge is a fantastic collection of iconic scenes of Cambridge brought to life in ink and watercolour. Naomi […]