Oakley Vale Sculpture Project 2017

Residents of Oakley Vale have been involving themselves in commissioning new art to enhance their area. Responding to a call out about ‘extraordinary art’ last autumn, Oakley Vale Community Association assisted in recruiting a panel of enthusiastic local residents. Since May 2016 the group has been working with Artistic Mentor Catherine Hemelryk from NN Contemporary … Continue reading Oakley Vale Sculpture Project 2017

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Corby Mardi Gras 2017

A Magical Adventure Down the Rabbit Hole… Corby Mardi Gras was a much-anticipated magical adventure for many. Over 4,000 people journeyed down a windy path through the woods to witness many illuminated sculptures. From dragons to a family of deer, there were so many beautiful lanterns for the people of Corby to witness. From the feedback we … Continue reading Corby Mardi Gras 2017

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Danny Hero: A Review

As the red velvet curtain closed for the final time on the talented cast of Danny Hero, the Made in Corby team watched in awe as the people of Corby rose to their feet to give a standing ovation for an outstanding end to the first run of the show. A Review of Danny Hero … Continue reading Danny Hero: A Review

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Field Day Festival

Field Day Festival was a one-day event hosted by ourselves and KHL Big Local. The vision was to engage and bring together the local community in a comfortable, enjoyable, and fun atmosphere. We feel that we have risen above all expectations with this event! With a turn out of over 1,600 individuals and some terrific … Continue reading Field Day Festival

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A scentsational spectacle of colour and form

Flowers take centre stage Corby & District Flower Club are presenting an ambitious floral festival that includes exciting demonstrations and workshops to be held alongside a three-day contemporary floral art exhibition. This event is supported by Made In Corby through the Big Ideas scheme. Floral Fest 2016 will run from Wednesday 12th – Monday 17th October. The … Continue reading A scentsational spectacle of colour and form

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No Way Back: The Journey

This six minute video captures the story of No Way Back, an exciting new piece of theatre created and produced in Corby in summer 2015 by Frantic Assembly with ten local people. “From taster workshops across the borough, through auditions and an intensive devising and rehearsal period to the performances…Frantic Assembly have excited, enthused and inspired … Continue reading No Way Back: The Journey

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Creative People: Our first community panel

Reflections from the Big Ideas community panel Welcome to the first in our new series of blog posts highlighting some of the fantastic local people we work with. We are passionate about making sure that local people are at the heart of the decisions we make – which artists we work with, the places where … Continue reading Creative People: Our first community panel

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Another round of Big Ideas announced

Made In Corby are delighted to announce the three successful arts projects selected by a community panel for support from the second round of the Big Ideas scheme. The first round of Big Ideas delivered some fantastic arts opportunities, such as Corby Big Film Week and Much Ado About Corby, a Shakespeare themed fun-day in … Continue reading Another round of Big Ideas announced

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