Looking Forward

Looking Forward Blog by Tom Briggs, Community Engagement Coordinator (Corby) In this very strange time, I find that I am often looking forward to the future. For me the future means seeing friends and family, going to the theatre and eating a curry out (probably at Voujon in Corby, but there are lots of good … Continue reading Looking Forward

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Changing Plans

Changing Plans Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many. It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that I firmly believe that creativity has a really important part to play in keeping us all well during this crisis. Creative activities can benefit our wellbeing and connect us to others whilst we are physically apart. … Continue reading Changing Plans

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Looking Back

Looking Back Please share your photographs of our past projects with us! We are now nearing the end of another 3-year programme, and looking forward to a new phase, under a new name that encompasses both of our areas of Wellingborough and Corby. To help us reflect on the past 3 years, artist Nicole Mollett … Continue reading Looking Back

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#MadeAtHome online artist-led activities

#MadeAtHome – 6 weeks of online artist-led activities As part of our efforts to keep Corby and Wellingborough creative during the lockdown, we have commissioned 6 artists to create short, fun activities for all ages including a dance session to keep older people active, photography challenges, poetry for all ages and crafts to keep families working … Continue reading #MadeAtHome online artist-led activities

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Time To…

Time To… Time To… CREATE (May 2019 – March 2020) Time To Create was a year-long programme of free arts activities for over 65’s that supported with generous funding from the ScottishPower Foundation and leading up to a celebration of older peoples’ creativity (originally planned for March 2020).  Local older people participated in regular sessions from May … Continue reading Time To…

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How Can We Stay Connected?

How Can We Stay Connected? By Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many. Last month I wrote about how cultural activities can bring communities together. Well, a lot has changed in the last few weeks. Like countless other organisations we have had to cancel and postpone all of the events we had planned and … Continue reading How Can We Stay Connected?

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This Little Light of Mine

This Little Light of Mine A Made In Corby project in collaboration with the children of Pen Green Centre for Children and their Families, Visual Artist Kaitlin Ferguson, Composer & Sound Designer Lee Affen and Dance Artist Anna Daly. Guest blog by Kaitlin Ferguson The project began with a series of sessions where the team … Continue reading This Little Light of Mine

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Arts & Culture at your fingertips

Arts & Culture at your fingertips 20th March 2020 I’m sure by now you’ve all heard that ‘staying in’ is the new ‘going out’ and that lots of us are already social distancing or self-isolating.  Many children are now learning from home with their families whilst schools will continue to teach the children of our wonderful keyworkers, … Continue reading Arts & Culture at your fingertips

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What Wellingborough Wants

What Wellingborough Wants By Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many. Over the last few months we’ve been asking people in Wellingborough what they want the new programme there to look like. Both online and in person, we’ve asked residents, community groups and local organisations a range of questions about what is most important … Continue reading What Wellingborough Wants

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