Full programme announced for Grow Festival 2019

Full programme announced for Grow Festival 2019 The full programme of events has been published as Grow Festival returns to Corby this summer with more spectacular outdoor arts. Commissioned by Made in Corby and co-produced by The Core at Corby Cube, Grow 2019 takes place on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July 2019. Continuing to … Continue reading Full programme announced for Grow Festival 2019

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Chefs announced for Grow Festival 2019’s Community Feast in Coronation Park

Chefs announced for Grow Festival 2019’s Community Feast in Coronation Park The highlight of this year’s Grow Festival will be an enormous three course Community Feast on Sunday 28 July in Coronation Park with a surprise menu created by three sets of professional chefs, John Fahy, Radoslaw and Katarzyna Kowalski and Julia Sironi. Grow Festival is … Continue reading Chefs announced for Grow Festival 2019’s Community Feast in Coronation Park

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Line up of local performers announced for the People’s Stage

Line up of local performers announced for the People’s Stage at Corby’s Grow Festival 2019 The line-up of performers has been announced for the People’s Stage at Corby’s second Grow Festival, taking place on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July in Corby town centre. This fantastic outdoor arts festival, commissioned by Made in Corby and … Continue reading Line up of local performers announced for the People’s Stage

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Grow Festival 2019 line-up announcements!

Grow Festival 2019 line-up announcements! You can follow #GrowCorby on facebook, instagram & twitter  or sign up to the Grow Festival e-newsletter to receive updates direct to your inbox. CLICK HERE to invite your facebook friends! Bees: The Colony – Artizani Ever wondered what your bog-standard bumblebee gets up to when you’re not looking? Well, now you can find out! … Continue reading Grow Festival 2019 line-up announcements!

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Corby Mardi Gras 2019

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

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Grow Festival 2018 – Water

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

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Living Portraits at Grow Festival 2018

A showcase of short films inspired by the lives and experiences of Corby and Winchester’s older residents was shown at Grow Festival in 2018. Young people became artistic collaborators as they learnt to create these celebratory portraits through a series of workshops with professional filmmakers, theatre makers and historians. The young people met and interviewed older … Continue reading Living Portraits at Grow Festival 2018

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Corby Women Involved in Historic Procession

Photo © Kate Dyer On Sunday 10th June 2018 a group of Corby women and girls processed a banner created with Made With Many (formerly 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 … Continue reading Corby Women Involved in Historic Procession

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Corby Living Legends go on show at Rooftop Arts Centre

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

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