Diwali lantern making

8th October 2021 Diwali lantern making As part of celebrating Diwali in 2021, we want to encourage everyone to participate in making homemade lanterns, from recyclable materials (no glass). There will be a procession on Saturday 30th October and you can join it at either 4pm at the Hindu Mandir or 5pm at the Market … Continue reading Diwali lantern making

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Black History Month

Black Community Forum Black History Month Programme A range of information and interactive sessions covering cricket, history and culture led by Wellingborough African Caribbean Association and Steve Stephenson MBE. Venue: Wellingborough African Caribbean Association, Rock Street Community Complex, 27-29 Rock Street, Wellingborough, NN8 4LW [link to map] Cost: All events are FREE entry, activities and refreshments. … Continue reading Black History Month

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Brightening up Hemmingwell

22nd September 2021 Brightening up the community – Hemmingwell Centre Mural Over the summer holidays we worked with some really amazing young people at the Hemmingwell Community and Skills Centre to overhaul their garden area, supported by Groundwork Northamptonshire, Lemonpop Workshops, Shudan CIC, The Compound and volunteers from the Hemmingwell Centre. The garden at the … Continue reading Brightening up Hemmingwell

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Youth Music Project starting September

Youth Music Project A new music production group for 12-18 year olds to learn new skills working with professional musicians and producers. No experience is necessary, just come along, have a go and have fun! Corby sessions Where: Hazelwood Neighbourhood Centre, Gainsborough Road, NN18 0QF [link to map] Days: Weekly on Mondays – now starting on 4th … Continue reading Youth Music Project starting September

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Wellingborough Stories Community Grant Scheme (now closed)

Update We have  a Wellingborough Stories Information Session on September 13th @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Wellingborough Stories is made possible thanks to generous support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, thanks to National Lottery players. Wellingborough Stories Community Grant Scheme Call for Expressions of Interest Can you help uncover Wellingborough’s untold stories and celebrate your community? … Continue reading Wellingborough Stories Community Grant Scheme (now closed)

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Black Community Forum callout for proposals (now closed)

Northampton Carnival © BlackTomcat Photography Updated 13th July 2021 Black Community Forum callout for proposals (extended) Developing a Black Communities’ Arts and Creativity 5 Year Strategy and Specification for Programme Support 2021/22 About the Black Community Forum Led by Support Northamptonshire, on behalf of Made With Many (as a Consortium Member), the role of the Black … Continue reading Black Community Forum callout for proposals (now closed)

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Community Champions

Community Champions New investment to support communities in Wellingborough Made With Many are happy to be helping with the Community Champions programme, a project led by Support Northamptonshire in Wellingborough. Funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and North Northamptonshire Council, Community Champions is aimed at supporting communities adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For … Continue reading Community Champions

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Cultivate: new creative projects in Wellingborough

New creative projects in Wellingborough We have awarded commissions to five new creative projects in Wellingborough through our Cultivate programme, which supports artists working with communities. Individuals and groups responded to our call out for creative proposals, with the final five projects selected by a volunteer community panel made up of Wellingborough people. The Speak Your … Continue reading Cultivate: new creative projects in Wellingborough

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Greetings From… community designs on display

Community designs now on display in Hemmingwell, Kingsway and Queensway in Wellingborough In September 2020 Made With Many teamed up with Community Watch to give people some free activities to do at home, along with information from local community organisations to help keep residents safe and well. We invited people living in Hemmingwell, Kingsway or … Continue reading Greetings From… community designs on display

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NN8 Writers Group (meets online)

updated 26th April 2021 NN8 Writers Group Get creative, have fun and connect with others Made with Many, in partnership with Nene Valley Methodist Circuit, have set up a FREE online group for budding writers in Kingsway and across Wellingborough led by writer Lucy Anderson. Have you ever wanted to have a go at writing? … Continue reading NN8 Writers Group (meets online)

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