Giving young people a voice

Giving young people a voice Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many We all know that our young people have had a tough time recently. From school closures during lockdown to restrictions limiting social, leisure and sports activities, there’s been disruption to not only their formal education but to everything else that … Continue reading Giving young people a voice

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Corby Pole Fair Archive Screening

Corby Pole Fair Archive Screening Updated 2nd July 2021 The archive film Corby Royal Charter and Pole Fair 1585 – 2002 will be available to watch online from 1pm on Friday 2nd July on YouTube and the Corby Pole Fair Facebook page. About the Film Read the article in the Northants Telegraph about the Corby Pole Fair film premiere, which … Continue reading Corby Pole Fair Archive Screening

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Traditions: Old & New

Traditions: Old & New Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many A couple of years ago, I had my first discussion about the Corby Pole Fair, a once in every 20 years local celebration of history and community. Having been living out of the county at the time of the last event … Continue reading Traditions: Old & New

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My First Month

My First Month Blog By Stewart Morrison, Marketing Assistant. I was already aware of the previously named Made In Corby and upon arrival I was quickly made aware of Made With Many’s growth and journey, with their work now encompassing both Corby and Wellingborough. My name is Stewart and the community feel is what initially … Continue reading My First Month

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People watching

People watching By Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many Last month we launched You Must Stay At Home, a piece of new writing by Ryan Leder presenting stories from people experiencing homelessness in Wellingborough. The resulting publication doesn’t simply portray a single story, instead is a collection of mini-stories, thoughts, opinions and dreams, collected … Continue reading People watching

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Bramble Ramble by Outside In Theatre

Bramble Ramble – an adventure in the outdoors at Croyland Gardens Guest blog by Outside In Theatre It might seem quiet in your local park, but just out of sight there’s a world of creatures and plants getting ready for their next big event – the Fantastical Forest Fayre…and you’re invited! Join Dory the Dormouse … Continue reading Bramble Ramble by Outside In Theatre

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Danni Hero

Danni Hero added to Broadway Licensing catalogue In 2015, back when we were called Made in Corby, we commissioned a brand new musical called Danny Hero, which was developed in collaboration with the Corby community, Corby Amateur Theatrical Society, Perfect Pitch, composer and lyricist Laurence Mark Wythe. and writer Timothy Knapman. The show premiered at The Core at … Continue reading Danni Hero

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A gentle return

A gentle return Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many. Last week I saw something on Twitter that was super relatable. The tweet simply said something like ‘we’ve got to the point of lockdown when every person is either a) desperately lonely or b) desperate to be alone’. It really rang true with … Continue reading A gentle return

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Corby 2017 – 2020

Reflecting on Corby 2017 – 2020 From 2017 – 2020, our programme in Corby delivered 847 events and activities that have enabled 100,492 engagements with extraordinary art and culture. Through our flagship Grow Festivals, co-produced with The Core at Corby Cube, thousands of local people have been wowed by the Museum of the Moon by … Continue reading Corby 2017 – 2020

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Ryan reflects

Ryan reflects Guest blog by Ryan Leder Associate Artist & Writer of You Must Stay At Home www.ryanleder.com  29th March 2021 “So basically, because of the Covid-19 pandemic, all the homeless people in Wellingborough have had to be put into accommodation. Which means, for the first time, we know where they all are and we can … Continue reading Ryan reflects

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