Chat and Craft online

26th February 2021 Craft and Chat online A group of like-minded crafters have been meeting on the Made With Many Zoom on Monday evenings to chat and knit or sew, hosted by Stevie Way Arts Group leader Ann-Marie Leonard. The group have been involved in various lockdown art projects over the past year and group … Continue reading Chat and Craft online

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Kids, creativity and coffee

Kids, creativity and coffee By Sarah Brown, Wellingborough Producer, Made With Many It’s almost been a year since the first lockdown started – but when you have three children under four, leaving the house is a mission anyway. However, I do miss the toddler music group – an opportunity to entertain the kids while a … Continue reading Kids, creativity and coffee

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Arts & Culture at your fingertips

Arts & Culture at your fingertips Find your creative escape! Updated 12th February 2021 We originally made these creative and cultural resources for the first lockdown in 2020, when ‘staying in’ was the new ‘going out’, and we’ve been updating them during lockdown 2 and 3 as well.  We hope you find some interesting and enjoyable … Continue reading Arts & Culture at your fingertips

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Finding the writer in you

Finding the writer in you Guest blog by Lucy Anderson 10th February 2021 December 2020 saw the launch of the NN8 Writers group, a mission for a localised writer’s group, its aim to bring people together in the community, through Creative Writing. This organic writing group is proving very fruitful for those involved and welcomes … Continue reading Finding the writer in you

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Resources

Resources for Artists, Emerging Creatives and Community Groups Updated 2nd March 2021 Navigating your way through resources isn’t always easy, so we’ve started compiling a page that may be useful to Artists, Emerging Creatives and Community Groups who run creative activities, with a focus on Corby and Wellingborough. *NEW* On Friday 5th March The University of Northampton English department … Continue reading Resources

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Winter Brights project by Cinnamon Arts Group

Winter Brights project by Cinnamon Arts Group Cinnamon Arts Group are launching a community arts project in Wellingborough to help brighten up the winter period and fight the January blues by giving you the resources to visually express your happy and safe places. To take part in creating something bright and colourful, get your free … Continue reading Winter Brights project by Cinnamon Arts Group

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Being alone

Being alone doesn’t have to be lonely By Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many So, here we are again with tough national restrictions put in place by the government to get the country through the COVID-19 pandemic. Our lives are severely restricted and whilst that is absolutely the right thing to do, it does … Continue reading Being alone

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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many 17th December 2020 Normally in December I spend some time looking back on the year, considering what went well, what we could have done better and how we’ve changed along the way. And although there’s been lots to reflect on during 2020; successes, mistakes … Continue reading Looking Ahead

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Remote Arts project with Pen Green Children’s Centre

Children taking part in the project ©Pen Green Centre for Children & their Families Remote Arts Project with Pen Green Children’s Centre Artist Kaitlin Ferguson worked remotely with the children at Pen Green Centre for Children and their Families over a period of ten weeks. During this time, Kaitlin created kits for the children packed full of … Continue reading Remote Arts project with Pen Green Children’s Centre

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Celebrating from a distance

Celebrating from a distance Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many 19th November 2020 Every year, the autumn is full of traditions and celebrations where normally people gather together to celebrate and remember.  From the fun of trick and treating at Halloween and fireworks on Bonfire Night to the more solemn commemoration of … Continue reading Celebrating from a distance

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