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…
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
Grow Festival 2020 – our best one yet! We’d like to say thank you to all the people, organisations and groups who made Grow Festival 2020 our best festival yet! This year’s festival recorded over 22,000 engagements in the arts including nearly 10,000 visits to Museum Of The Moon, as well as hosting the biggest … Continue reading Grow Festival 2020 – our best one yet!
Returning for it’s second year, Grow Festival 2019 filled Corby town centre with a wide range of performances, activities and experiences. Continuing to look at the essential ingredients for growth, the festival explored food, celebrating all things culinary. Corby’s town centre was once again animated with hilarious street performers, magical family pop-up shows and spectacular art … Continue reading Grow Festival 2019 – Food
Video credit: Michael Mahon The popular Corby Mardi Gras returned for the third year on Saturday, 30 March 2019. Produced by Leicester based cultural development agency ArtReach in partnership with Made in Corby, Corby Mardi Gras invited the local community to celebrate together at an enchanting event which spread across the town like wildfire! Local people wound … Continue reading Corby Mardi Gras 2019
A brand new outdoor arts festival was launched in Corby in Summer 2018. Commissioned by Made in Corby and co-produced by The Core at Corby Cube, Grow 2018 took place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July. Inspired by the theme of water, the festival animated Corby’s town centre with performances, experiences and workshops, with over 15,000 engagements across the weekend. … Continue reading Grow Festival 2018 – Water
Photo © Kate Dyer On Sunday 10th June 2018 a group of Corby women and girls processed a banner created with Made In Corby in a mass participation artwork in London to celebrate 100 years of votes for women. In 1918, the Representation of the People Act gave the first British women the right to … Continue reading Made In Corby Involved in Historic Procession
The Living Legends: Hidden Histories exhibition opened on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 and was displayed for a month at the Rooftop Arts Centre in Corby. Funded by money raised from National Lottery players through the Heritage Lottery Fund and developed in partnership with Corby Visitor Forum (Love Corby), the project was a wonderful celebration of the … Continue reading Corby Living Legends go on show at Rooftop Arts Centre
Video credit: Kenneth Moore Produced by Leicester-based cultural development agency ArtReach, the popular Corby Mardi Gras returned for a second year on Saturday 24 March 2018. In partnership with Made in Corby, ArtReach presented a spectacular event that invited the community of Corby to experience a free celebration of light and music. Developed in Association with … Continue reading Corby Mardi Gras 2018
After a long preparation for our Family Rave provided by Big Fish Little Fish, we are pleased to say that it was a success! It seems that so many of you enjoyed it and even want another one next year! We’ll see about that, but until then, we’d like to share with you the fantastic … Continue reading Family Rave was a hit!