Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, UK

Hidden Gems, Culture Focus

Promoting local organisations, projects and people

(Articles previously printed in the Fenland Citizen)


Hidden Gems When I started this column, I wanted to cover events, places and people. Trying to write about the people is a difficult one. There are many interesting people that have come from the area, obvious ones are Thomas Clarkson and Octavia Hill. (Go to both museums to find out more about them) There’s …

Indie Retailers

Independent retailers I wonder if Wisbech has a higher proportion of “indies” than other towns? Just looking at gift shops, there’s the candles and more shop near the corner of the market place, lovely smells waft from there; then take yourself down Market Street – the road opposite the entrance to the Horsefair. There’s the …

Indie Retailers

Indie Retailers – part 2! In the last column I ran out of space describing the independent retailers in Wisbech Town Centre. I wonder if the other Fenland towns can match the numbers? I will find out and report back in the New Year! Next year I hope to cover each place, event or community …