Looking back at lockdown

Looking back at lockdown We need your experiences of being in Corby during the COVID-19 lockdowns. We’re interested in the major and the miniscule, the successes and the challenges.  You might have experienced a life-changing moment, a significant realisation or a devastating loss, and this is a moment to reflect on that and share it … Continue reading Looking back at lockdown

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Baby and Me

12th August 2021  Baby and Me Blog by Vicky Frayard, Corby Producer at Made With Many. During February and March 2021, we delivered online sensory play sessions for newborn to pre-walking babies and their grown-ups in Corby. The sessions were designed to create time for parent and baby to bond whilst engaging in relaxed sensory and … Continue reading Baby and Me

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Corby Playday 2021

Corby Playday 2021 On National Playday 2021 Made With Many provided free creative play at Corby Culture and Leisure team’s B-Active, B-Positive, B-Inspired Family Fun Festival, which was part of a week-long Corby Health and Wellbeing Festival. The event was very well attended with 234 people taking part in our creative activities. Many families visited during the afternoon to … Continue reading Corby Playday 2021

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Wellingborough South Asian Heritage Project

Wellingborough South Asian Heritage Project 18th July 2021 On the first day of South Asian Heritage Month we are pleased to share with you this collection of short stories, photo-video montages and podcasts from first-generation Asian pioneers who settled in Wellingborough from 1970 onwards. These stories provide a brief glimpse into their history and a … Continue reading Wellingborough South Asian Heritage Project

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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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