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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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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‘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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The People’s Stage

The People’s Stage will come to life with performances which have been programmed by the festival’s Community Panel. Local musicians, choirs, bands and spoken word artists take to the stage on the Sunday, when the James Ashworth VC Square will be the setting for the Grow Festival People’s Stage, with performances programmed by the festival’s Community Panel. … Continue reading The People’s Stage

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Music of the Spheres – Eye Music Trust

Prelude to the Music of the Spheres – Playing the Wind Harmonic Flutes and a hypnotic moving Sky Sculpture play through to the start of Music of the Spheres! When: Saturday only – 5.30pm Where: Boating Lake Music of the Spheres A giant sphere the size of a four-storey building floats on the Boating Lake. … Continue reading Music of the Spheres – Eye Music Trust

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Colourscape by Eye Music Trust

Come into the intense colour and light of Colourscape and hear music that represents the musical sounds of the human body. Our dancer plays touch-surfaces and releases fragrances and tastes into the flowing air within Colourscape. This show is funded by the Arts Council Strategic Touring Fund and has been created by composers Simon Desorgher, … Continue reading Colourscape by Eye Music Trust

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