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
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
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
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
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
Above and Beyond The Made in Corby and Core at Corby Cube teams would like to say thank you to all the people, organisations and groups who made Grow Festival 2019 a great event, despite battling the worst weather of the summer all weekend! The Production Team Bill Gee Projects Team who organised the event … Continue reading Above and Beyond