Support Grow Festival and help put Corby on the cultural map Grow is a series of outdoor arts festivals commissioned by Made in Corby and co-produced with The Core at Corby Cube that has seen thousands of people descend on Corby’s town centre for a weekend of fun and entertainment in both 2018 and 2019, and promises to … Continue reading Support Grow Festival and help put Corby on the cultural map
Time To… Blog by Helen Willmott (Programme Director, Made in Corby) What would you do if you had an extra day each week? Spend more time with your family? Visit a new place? Go to the gym? If you’re anything like me, an extra day would be quickly swallowed up by that never-ending to-do list. … Continue reading Time To…
A Celebration of Arts & Culture in Northamptonshire in 2020 What’s happening in your county in 2020. Come along & find out more! The team behind the county’s tourism campaign Northamptonshire; Britain’s Best Surprise is holding an ‘open house’ preview of the 2020 Arts & Culture initiative on October 24th at Royal & Derngate from … Continue reading Visit Grow Festival at Northamptonshire’s Year of Arts & Culture 2020 preview
Free creative media and digital art residency Award-winning creative media organisation Metro Boulot Dodo are planning a spectacular large scale projection in Corby as part of Grow Festival in February 2020. The MBD team is looking to work with a group of talented young people in the area to create a unique animation and projection … Continue reading Free creative media & digital art residency
Make your voice heard! The Core at Corby Cube are looking for 11 to 25 year-olds who are interested in becoming leaders in the arts industry to join their Youth Advisory panel. For Autumn 2019 the group will meet once a month and focus on programming for the final Grow Festival in February 2020. As … Continue reading Join The Core’s Youth Advisory Panel and help to programme Grow Festival
Thank you to everyone who gave feedback at our Grow Festival this year! We had a blast despite the weather and hope you did too. Without any further ado, we have our prize winners to announce, so here we go! Stacy Norman – meal for two at Nando’s Corby Courtenay Johnson – meal for two … Continue reading Have YOU won a prize?
Culture Declares Emergency by Helen Willmott, Made in Corby Last month I visited Peterborough Cathedral to see an installation called Gaia by artist Luke Jerram. Gaia is a large, rotating globe suspended from the ceiling of the cathedral, illuminated from the inside and with an accompanying soundtrack. Measuring seven metres in diameter, it … Continue reading Culture Declares Emergency
Made In Corby programme to continue until June 2023 Arts Council England have announced plans to invest a further £500,000 of National Lottery funding in the Made In Corby programme to allow their work in Corby to continue until June 2023. Made in Corby is one of four successful arts projects to receive a share of £2.5m National … Continue reading Made In Corby programme to continue until June 2023
Connecting Corby is a project that started in January which aims to bring people together on the estates of Exeter, Lloyds, Kingswood and Hazel Leys, creating new friendships across the generations and empowering local residents to plan activities for their community. Since the original launch in March this year, we have had 600 people come to the … Continue reading What’s next for Connecting Corby?
Theatre or Music Facilitator needed for Older People’s Programme Made in Corby is a programme of new arts activities focussing on working with local communities to ensure that the arts are at the heart of positive change in the town and the borough. Made in Corby have received a grant from the ScottishPower Foundation for … Continue reading Theatre or Music Facilitator needed