Art on the High Street

Art on the High Street Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many. Over the past few years, our town centres have been declining and shops have been shutting. With the popularity of out-of-town retail parks and the boom in online shopping over the last year, town centres are searching for a new … Continue reading Art on the High Street

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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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6th November – save the date!

6th November – save the date! Time To and Connecting Corby exhibitions opening soon In March 2020, the global COVID-19 pandemic forced us to cancel several events that were really important to the team, the artists we had been working with and the local people that had helped to create them. Through both Time To… … Continue reading 6th November – save the date!

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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. Download the Living Legends: Hidden Histories eBook HERE Funded by money raised from National Lottery players through the Heritage Lottery Fund and developed in partnership with Corby Visitor Forum (Love Corby), … Continue reading Corby Living Legends go on show at Rooftop Arts Centre

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Date announced for Grow Festival

Date announced for new festival in Corby Made in Corby and The Core at Corby Cube are producing the first of three major new festivals for Corby, filling the town centre with a wide range of arts activities, from free street theatre to brand new arts experiences created for Corby. The first festival, based around … Continue reading Date announced for Grow Festival

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Danny Hero: A Review

As the red velvet curtain closed for the final time on the talented cast of Danny Hero, the Made in Corby team watched in awe as the people of Corby rose to their feet to give a standing ovation for an outstanding end to the first run of the show. A Review of Danny Hero … Continue reading Danny Hero: A Review

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Oakley Vale Residents Choose New Art

Residents of Oakley Vale have been involving themselves in commissioning new art to enhance their area. Responding to a call out about ‘extraordinary art’ last autumn, Oakley Vale Community Association assisted in recruiting a panel of enthusiastic local residents. Oakley Vale’s Journey Since May 2016 the group has been working with Artistic Mentor Catherine Hemelryk … Continue reading Oakley Vale Residents Choose New Art

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Field Day Festival

Field Day Festival was a one-day event hosted by ourselves and KHL Big Local. The vision was to engage and bring together the local community in a comfortable, enjoyable, and fun atmosphere. We feel that we have risen above all expectations with this event! With a turn out of over 1,600 individuals and some terrific … Continue reading Field Day Festival

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Thoughts from the Danny Hero team

The creative team for Danny Hero have been working hard with the cast over recent months. The local creative team have had access to expert guidance and support from their mentors. This is thanks to our partnership with Perfect Pitch. Also, a few members of the team have shared their thoughts about their experiences with their … Continue reading Thoughts from the Danny Hero team

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A scentsational spectacle of colour and form

Flowers take centre stage Corby & District Flower Club are presenting an ambitious floral festival that includes exciting demonstrations and workshops to be held alongside a three-day contemporary floral art exhibition. This event was supported by us through the Big Ideas scheme (now Cultivate). Floral Fest 2016 will run from Wednesday 12th – Monday 17th October. The … Continue reading A scentsational spectacle of colour and form

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