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

We’re back for 2019! What’s On This Weekend: Rowan’s ‘Cambridge Seen’ Charity Fundraising Exhibition

Hello to all of our followers and members – we are back with our first post of 2019 to share with you details of an exciting exhibition taking place in Cambridge this weekend! Back in September we told you about a call for artists to get involved in the fundraising exhibition which is being hosted by Rowan – a fantastic arts charity and centre based in Cambridge, UK. The charity managed to sell over 150 canvases to both professional and amateur artists who have been working over the last few months to bring to… Read More

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; with ceramics, jewellery, original artwork, soft furnishings, clocks, stationery, baskets, prints and greeting cards on offer. View this post on Instagram Great photo of @Roxanaderond and her lovely display yesterday 😀 A post shared by HistonHandmade (@histonhandmade)… Read More