Grow Festival Mini Guide – Family

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We have created four mini-guides to help everyone get the most out of Corby’s second Grow Festival. 

So whether you have all weekend to come along and enjoy Grow Festival or just a couple of hours to discover the delights on offer, select a mini-guide that suits you.

For more information on all the acts, click here!

Don’t forget to book your tickets for the Community Feast on Sunday 28th July, 12:30pm at Coronation Park.


Saturday 27th July 

Start the day with some arts and crafts, with the maker workshop with artist, Sarah Walpole. Creating food items for this years Grow Festival parade through the town centre at 5:15pm. The maker workshop is a drop in event from 11:00am until 4:00pm

11:00am – Compost Mentis – Whalley Range All Stars – Corporation Street (Later showing at 2:00pm)

11:30pm – Beryl & Cyril’s Great Barnsley Bake Off – Wild N Beets – Corporation Street (Later showing at 1:30pm & 3:30pm)

Whilst you wait between shows, why not catch some of the walkabout acts for this year, The Vegetable Nannies by Plunge Boom 

12:30pm – Boom Bike Bourrée – Sound Intervention – Corporation Street (Later showing at 2:30pm & 4:30pm)

2:45pm – Mr Lucky’s Party – Avanti Display – Corporation Street (Earlier showing at 12:00pm)

During the day head to Queens Square for a mix of performances by local people and groups, as well as Grow by Kapow

5:00pm – Return to James Ashworth VC Square outside The Cube ready for the Parade to Coronation Park with the Boom Bike Bourree and giant lobster! The Parade will finish with daytime fireworks.


Sunday 28th July 

12:00pm – Bollywood Brass Band Welcome – Coronation Park

During the day catch the walkabout act of Madame Bonbon by Cocoloco

12:30pm – Community Feast – Coronation Park

Check out the local talent on the people’s stage in Coronation Park throughout the day. See the line-up here!

3:00pm – Bees: The Colony – Artizani – Sensory Garden, Coronation Park (also available on Saturday in Queen’s Square outside Burton)

3:10pm – Joss Arnott – Pulse! – the decked performance area, Coronation Park.

3:45pm – Wild N Beets – Beryl and Cyril’s Great Barnsley Bakeoff – the decked performance area, Coronation Park.

4:45pm – Boom Bike Bourree lineup to finish the festival – Community Stage, Coronation Park.

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