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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Virtual Exhibition of Corby artwork opens

Friday 6th November 2020 Virtual Exhibition of Corby artwork opens For one year from Friday 6th November you will be able to explore two virtual galleries full of extraordinary artwork created by Corby people as part of the Made With Many programme. When the COVID-19 pandemic was announced in March 2020, we made the difficult … Continue reading Virtual Exhibition of Corby artwork opens

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Everyday Creativity

Everyday Creativity Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many 15th October 2020 The last week has definitely felt autumnal. Long rainy days are giving way to dark nights and we’re still feeling the effects of reduced social contact and limited leisure activities. I’m sure I’m not the only person who faced a long … Continue reading Everyday Creativity

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Many Hands Make Light Work We worked with lots of other Wellingborough organisations to deliver our ‘Greetings From…’ postcard project. Made With Many are distributing 1000 Greetings From… activity packs to households in three areas of Wellingborough to help empower residents to have a voice by creatively recording how they feel about their neighbourhood on a … Continue reading Many Hands Make Light Work

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Rediscovering our Doorsteps

Rediscovering our Doorsteps Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many With so many of us staying at home, for both leisure and work, one of the more interesting effects of the Covid-19 pandemic is a renewed connection to our homes and neighbourhoods. As someone who works in a different town to my home, … Continue reading Rediscovering our Doorsteps

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Cultivating Connections

Cultivating Connections Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director. A couple of weeks ago we hosted two online conversations with local artists, to discuss the current situation, the impact on their work and how we can help them. The majority of artists who deliver our programme are self-employed, and have been hit hard financially by COVID-19. … Continue reading Cultivating Connections

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