The Shed of Stories

Overnight a small mysterious shed appears.  The doors are opened, words and stories tumble out, music and laughter begins to fill the air and then, as if by magic – children start to arrive. The shed is a multipurpose performance space.  Stories are told by performers in a variety of ways both inside and outside … Continue reading The Shed of Stories

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Grab a #GROWjito at our Festival Bar!

We’ve teamed up with Olive Restaurant to create a delicious cocktail that reflects our Grow 2018 theme of water and created the #GROWjito! What does the GROWjito contain? The GROWjito is made with Havana Especial Rum, Blue Curacao, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup, fresh mint & soda water. The cocktail costs £6.00 to buy & all profits will … Continue reading Grab a #GROWjito at our Festival Bar!

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Grow Festival Mini-Guide: Sunset Stroll

For this year’s Grow Festival we have created three mini-guides to help everyone get the most out of Corby’s first ever Grow Festival. So whether you have all weekend to come along and enjoy Grow Festival or just a couple of hours to discover the delights on offer, select a mini-guide that suits you. Sunset … Continue reading Grow Festival Mini-Guide: Sunset Stroll

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Jellyfish Invasion

When & where: Saturday only 11am – 5.30pm @ James Ashworth VC Square (Make your own jellyfish) 6pm from James Ashworth VC Square – Join the parade! Led by the Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, a parade of colour, music and movement will lead you down to the boating lake through Shimmer, ready for the evening’s big finale performance. If you … Continue reading Jellyfish Invasion

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Full Programme Confirmed for Corby’s First Grow Festival

 The full programme of events has been published for a brand new outdoor arts festival launched in Corby this summer. Commissioned by Made in Corby and co-produced by The Core at Corby Cube, Grow 2018 takes place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July. Inspired by the theme of water, the festival will animate … Continue reading Full Programme Confirmed for Corby’s First Grow Festival

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‘The Water Zone’ with Anglian Water

Come and have some fun in the Water Zone outside the Corby Cube with activities from Anglian Water. Delve into the world beneath our streets with 3D floor art, be enthralled by the trolley art depicting wildlife and artwork by local school children. You can also meet the Water Magician and learn how to use … Continue reading ‘The Water Zone’ with Anglian Water

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Visions of a Psychopomp

A rich tapestry of animated kaleidoscope imagery and fragmented text is presented as a large-scale outdoor projection, all mixed to a composed audioscape made with YOUR help. When woven together, the sonic elements will guide you along an abstract narrative. The aural storytelling will be composed of underwater audio of whales, recordings of radio waves and … Continue reading Visions of a Psychopomp

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Living Portraits

A showcase of short films inspired by the lives and experiences of Corby and Winchester’s older residents. Young people became artistic collaborators as they learnt to create these celebratory portraits through a series of workshops with professional filmmakers, theatre makers and historians. The young people met and interviewed older people, revealing these wonderful stories. This intergenerational multimedia … Continue reading Living Portraits

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Ship of Dreams

Location: Queens Square Get colourful and creative with the Rooftop Arts Centre resident artists and help them to decorate a real life boat in the centre of Queens Square. Saturday 21st July – 11am to 4pm Supported by AES Europe Share this with your friends

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Grow Festival Explorer Trail App Launch

Bring Grow Festival to life with this fun augmented reality app and be in with a chance to WIN an iPad! A brand new outdoor arts festival is being launched in Corby this summer. Commissioned by Made in Corby and co-produced by The Core at Corby Cube, Grow Festival 2018 takes place on Saturday 21st and … Continue reading Grow Festival Explorer Trail App Launch

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