CONNECTING CORBY Groundwork Northamptonshire has been awarded just over £99,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund and Her Majesty’s Government for Connecting Corby; a programme of arts and environmental activities on three of Corby’s estates. Connecting Corby aims to bring people together on the estates of Exeter, Lloyds, Kingswood and Hazel Leys, creating new friendships … Continue reading Connecting Corby
The popular Corby Mardi Gras returns for the third year on Saturday, March 30, 1pm-8pm. Produced by Leicester based cultural development agency ArtReach in partnership with Made in Corby, Corby Mardi Gras invites the local community to celebrate together at an enchanting event which will spread across the town like wildfire! The theme for … Continue reading Corby Mardi Gras Returns For 2019!
Community Group Call-out The Made in Corby consortium are looking for a Corby-based community group to join the consortium, helping to provide strong links with the local community as the programme progresses and ensuring that the voices of local people are at the heart of our decisions. We’re also looking for a number of community … Continue reading Community Group Call-out
Will you join us for The January Challenge? January at Made In Corby will be extremely busy with planning and preparing our new brochure for launch in early February, so we thought we’d have some fun along the way. To get our creative brains working in the new year we’ve signed up to do The … Continue reading January is boring, let’s have some fun!
Recently we’ve been looking back on the projects we have done in the past, and who we have collaborated with. This is why we are dedicating a #YouSaidWeDid campaign this month to the people who have approached us with a seed of an idea that blossomed into the events and projects we have seen since … Continue reading We Are People-Powered
Blog by Jack Jenkins, Apprentice Marketing Assistant at Made In Corby You may have heard about Made In Corby through the events the project puts on, like the rather large festival in Corby town centre and the boating lake this summer, or the community workshops and discussions – but did you know about the development … Continue reading Skills For The Future
Are you aged between 9 and 14 and dream of becoming a famous author, an award-winning journalist or a Hollywood screenwriter one day? Do you keep a secret diary or a blog and would like to work with a real professional writer or author to make your writing shine? Then this is your chance to put … Continue reading Write On Corby
We’re hearing more and more in the news about the negative effects of loneliness, according to research it’s deadlier than obesity, increasing our risk of premature death by up to 26%. It particularly affects older people with one in 10 people aged 65 or over say they are always, or often, feel lonely. We’ve been … Continue reading The Art of Socialising
As part of our Cultivate programme to support local community groups and local artists, we’re offering a free programme of three new training sessions in various business techniques to broaden horizons for people who want to bring arts opportunities and events to the Corby Borough. Based in a small group setting (maximum of 6 participants) … Continue reading Cultivate Training Sessions
Admin & Projects Assistant, Made in Corby Made in Corby is the Creative People & Places (CPP) programme for the borough of Corby, Northamptonshire. CPP is about more people taking the lead in choosing, creating and taking part in art experiences in the places where they live. There are 21 independent projects, each located in … Continue reading Could YOU be our next Admin and Projects Assistant?