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Join us to celebrate the independent business community in Cambridge. Offers and events across the four days…

 

Cambridge Gin Laboratory

Garnishing your gin lesson

Tindalls

2-day calligraphy course and children’s workshops. Plus in-store demonstrations and 20% off selected products

La Raza

Two cocktails for £10 during happy hour, plus live music!

Il Molino

Taste three of award winning extra virgin olive oils and try out their olive oil based natural skincare products

Nanna Mexico

£5 burrito and soft drink
£6 burrito and Corona beer

Novi

£5 and £10 menus on offer

Bridges

£10 special menu

Open Air

Free Rab enamel mug with any Rab Clothing/Lowe Alpine Pack purchased. Plus other offers!

De Luca Cucina & Bar

20% off for parties of six or less

Cafe Abantu

Buy one get one free on all hot drinks or iced teas & coffees

Poco Kids

Get 50% off summer collection

Cheaney Shoes

Enjoy a varied collection of fine whiskies, gins and cigars

Atomic

2 for £10 Cocktails. Free bomb shot on paid entry

Cambridge Contemporary Art

An evening of delicious mocktails & cocktails alongside beautiful art

Boudoir Femme

Pop-up shop & styling event, plus free gift with every purchase

Harriets Cafe Tearooms

Traditional Afternoon Tea

Giles & Co

Win a Cambridge goodie bag, including a sweatshirt and a selection of gifts

Laird Hatters

Free copper hat pin or feather with every hat purchase. 15% off and a shot of whiskey

Ta Bouche

Buy one get one free on cocktails and coffees

Elegant Atelier

Free glass of fizz in store plus a chance to win a personal styling session

Primavera

Celebrating local jewellers plus 25% off future purchases

The Cambridge Fabric Company

Free Lampshade Making Demo

Smokeworks

£10 meal deal

Cambridge Satchel Company

See how the bags are made!

Royal Cambridge Hotel

2 course meal for £15

The Mac Daddy

25% discount

Jacks on Trinity

Meet real life wizard Colonel Crumbelclaw!

Campkins Cameras

Win a camera, buy one get one half price, 10% off, free memory cards, it’s all happening at Campkins

Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery

Stone Exhibit

OSKA

Free style coaching experience and gift on purchase, plus a glass of Champagne

The Tamburlaine Hotel

3 course menu for £15
2 course menu for £10

Sage Brown

20% off handbags
10% off everything else

Signorelli's Deli

10% of all food bills, Italian wines, spirits and dry deli

Cuckoo Clothing

Win a summer goody bag worth £170!

Burr Bridal

A free bridal consultation with £100 voucher with any bridal gown purchase

Charcoal Grill

3 course meal £14.50

Byard Art

Prosecco and Strawberries to visitors in the gallery, plus 10% discount off framing

Bubble Tap

£5 dessert offer

Cambridge Property Investments

Free Agency Switch service & 2 months commission free letting service


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ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN:

Cambridge BID are running Independents’ Week from 4th - 7th July to coincide with the national campaign Independents’ Day UK, which is a not-for-profit campaign that exists to support and promote independent retail businesses across the UK all year round, but with an annual focus on July 4th: ‘Independents’ Day’ itself.

Independents account for something in the order of 65% of the approximately 290,000 retail outlets in the UK and are at the heart of local communities throughout the country.

GEt involved:

Retailers

Love Cambridge Independents' Week is campaign that independent retailers across sectors and throughout the city can use to promote their own businesses online. However it needs our active involvement and support. It needs independent retailers to grab it by the scruff of the neck and make it work for their own businesses.

  • Follow & engage with the campaign across Love Cambridge and Independents' Day UK social media platforms.

  • Share the campaign with fellow retailers and customers.

  • Use the hashtag #CambridgeIndependentsWeek

  • Download the Independents’ Day UK logo and share it on your website, on your own social platforms and in your shop windows.

  • Contribute a blog to the Independents’ Day UK website (so we/they can then share it) on issues important to you as an independent retailer.

  • If your business has a particular story to tell, get in touch with Cambridge BID so that we can help tell your story.

  • Consider now doing something special for Independents’ Week from July 4th - July 7th – a special offer, event or promotion to bring people into your shop (particularly those who may not have visited before).

Shoppers

As a shopper, Love Cambridge Independents' Week is your chance to show some love for the independent retailers you value most both in your local communities and online: the ones you wouldn’t want to live without. Here’s how you can get involved to help make Love Cambridge Independents’ Week a success for those businesses and others.

  • Follow & engage with the campaign across our social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • Share the campaign with you friends.

  • Give a shout-out on social media to the independent retailers you love and value most – be sure to tag us in any post using the hashtag #CambridgeIndependentsWeek

  • Ask the independent retailers you visit or know if they are involved with Love Cambridge Independents’ Week – if not, please direct them to our website.

  • Make a list now of one or two independent retailers that you’ve never visited before and pledge to pay them a visit for Independents’ Week from July 4th - – your visit will make the world of difference.


Please note, more businesses are due to sign up before July 4th. If you are an independent businesses in Cambridge and want to get involved, you can sign up here.