Roots: Grow Festival 2019 – Food

Returning for it’s second year, Grow Festival 2019 filled Corby town centre with a wide range of performances, activities and experiences. Continuing to look at the essential ingredients for growth, the festival explored food, celebrating all things culinary. Corby’s town centre was once again animated with hilarious street performers, magical family pop-up shows and spectacular art … Continue reading Roots: Grow Festival 2019 – Food

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Roots: Grow Festival 2018 – Water

A brand new outdoor arts festival was launched in Corby in Summer 2018. Commissioned by Made in Corby and co-produced by The Core at Corby Cube, Grow 2018 took place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July. Inspired by the theme of water, the festival animated Corby’s town centre with performances, experiences and workshops, with over 15,000 engagements across the weekend. … Continue reading Roots: Grow Festival 2018 – Water

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Roots: Corby Mardi Gras 2019

Video credit: Michael Mahon The popular Corby Mardi Gras returned for the third year on Saturday, 30 March 2019. Produced by Leicester based cultural development agency ArtReach in partnership with Made in Corby, Corby Mardi Gras invited the local community to celebrate together at an enchanting event which spread across the town like wildfire! Local people wound … Continue reading Roots: Corby Mardi Gras 2019

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Roots: Corby Mardi Gras 2018

Video credit: Kenneth Moore Produced by Leicester-based cultural development agency ArtReach, the popular Corby Mardi Gras returned for a second year on Saturday 24 March 2018. In partnership with Made in Corby, ArtReach presented a spectacular event that invited the community of Corby to experience a free celebration of light and music. Developed in Association with … Continue reading Roots: Corby Mardi Gras 2018

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Roots: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Deep Roots Tall Trees in Concert

  In August 2014, Made in Corby was launched with an extraordinary event at Corby Football Club. We brought the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to Corby to perform alongside the Deep Roots Tall Trees Choir and a group of local musicians, in an evening of music written by Barb Jungr and members of the choir’s song-writing … Continue reading Roots: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Deep Roots Tall Trees in Concert

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Theatre or Music Facilitator needed

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

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Time to Dream

Time to Dream Blog by Helen Willmott (Programme Director of Made In Corby) In June, I spent two days at an outdoor art festival in Greenwich with a colleague. To be honest, it’s one of the perks of my job. Every so often I get to visit somewhere new, see how organisations there put together … Continue reading Time to Dream

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Branching out

Branching out Blog by Helen Willmott (Programme Director of Made In Corby) Today we announced that Arts Council England have awarded us additional investment to expand the reach of our programme to cover the borough of Wellingborough. You can read the official press release here. Alongside the official announcement, I wanted to take this opportunity … Continue reading Branching out

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Made in Corby set to inspire creativity in Wellingborough with almost £900,000 from Arts Council England

Made in Corby set to inspire creativity in Wellingborough with almost £900,000 from Arts Council England Northamptonshire’s Made in Corby has been awarded £873,383 of National Lottery funding through Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places programme (CPP). Community-led arts programme Made in Corby will expand its current CPP activity to include Wellingborough, working with … Continue reading Made in Corby set to inspire creativity in Wellingborough with almost £900,000 from Arts Council England

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Grow Festival to illuminate Corby in 2020

Grow Festival to illuminate Corby in 2020 Grow Festival returns for its final instalment on Friday 7 & Saturday 8 February 2020, lighting up Corby town centre with spectacular performances and intriguing installations. For the third Grow Festival, Made in Corby and The Core at Corby Cube are delighted to join forces with ArtReach to incorporate the highly-successful Corby Mardi Gras event … Continue reading Grow Festival to illuminate Corby in 2020

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