Free creative media & digital art residency

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

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Join The Core’s Youth Advisory Panel and help to programme Grow Festival

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

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Culture Declares Emergency

  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

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Made In Corby programme to continue until June 2023

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

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What’s next for Connecting Corby?

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?

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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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