Made In Corby PROCESSIONS banner starts national tour

From March to May 2108 Made In Corby created a textile banner with Corby women under the guidance of artists Carole Miles and Phiona Richards from The Eloquent Fold, which you can read about the making of HERE. It was specially commissioned for PROCESSIONS by Artichoke as one of 100 banners made by groups all over … Continue reading Made In Corby PROCESSIONS banner starts national tour

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Take our Grow Festival audience survey & WIN prizes!

Take part in our Grow Festival audience survey for a chance to WIN great prizes! We really hope you enjoyed Grow Festival 2018! We’d love to make it even better next year, so as part of our evaluation programme we’re seeking feedback from people who attended the event to help us make Grow Festival 2019 … Continue reading Take our Grow Festival audience survey & WIN prizes!

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Processions in London with Made In Corby

After 8 weeks of sewing and creating our banner, we headed to the capital for a very exciting day of parading through the busy streets of London for PROCESSIONS – it is estimated that around 30,000 people were in attendance in London on Sunday. Over 100,000 women all over the UK took part in this … Continue reading Processions in London with Made In Corby

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Working Together

A few months ago we launched our plans for the next couple of years at a meeting with leaders of community groups and organisations, and we’d now like to share these more widely. As always, our priority is connecting the people of Corby to enjoyable, surprising and high-quality arts experiences, offering our audiences the chance … Continue reading Working Together

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Corby Living Legends go on show at Rooftop Arts Centre

The long-awaited Living Legends: Hidden Histories exhibition opens on Wednesday 2nd May at the Rooftop Arts Centre in Corby. Funded by money raised from National Lottery players through the Heritage Lottery Fund and developed in partnership with Corby Visitor Forum (Love Corby), the project is a wonderful celebration of the lives of ten local people, … Continue reading Corby Living Legends go on show at Rooftop Arts Centre

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Week-by-Week: Processions Textiles Workshops

As one of 100 organisations working with women up and down the country in the lead-up to the final PROCESSIONS event in London, we are so excited to share some updates with you on how our workshops with The Eloquent Fold are coming along. Every week, we’ve been sharing ideas, learning new skills and sewing … Continue reading Week-by-Week: Processions Textiles Workshops

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Meet the Artists… Living Legends: Hidden Histories

The 10 Living Legends have been chosen and the exhibition at the Rooftop Arts Centre is only a few weeks away. We gave the task of documenting the story of each legend to writer Becci Sharrock and photographer Laura Dicken. Becci and Laura are now in the process of visiting the 10 Living Legends to … Continue reading Meet the Artists… Living Legends: Hidden Histories

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Family Day Artist Callout

Made in Corby is a programme of new arts activities focussing on working with local communities, artists, arts and voluntary organisations, businesses and the public in Corby to ensure that the arts are at the heart of positive change in the town and the borough. Living Legends: Hidden Histories aims to uncover the hidden stories … Continue reading Family Day Artist Callout

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