Explore the world Explore arts, culture and heritage from all around the world, from it’s beginnings in prehistoric and ancient civilisations right up to the present day with museum and gallery tours and online collections. The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. Join them on a voyage of discovery and … Continue reading Explore The World
Watch A Show There are fantastic archives and live streams online just waiting to be discovered, and some innovative new work being made in response to COVID safety measures…so why not check them out? Hear from the Directors about an exciting new immersive VR experience, PETRICHOR from Thick Skin Theatre, a company co-founded by Corby’s own Neil … Continue reading Watch A Show
Enjoy a Story If you’re tired of the news, enjoy the ultimate escapism of reading or listening to a book. Just close your eyes and imagine you’re elsewhere…watching the story unfold in your imagination. Storyline Online hosts a treasure trove of videos of children’s books being read by celebrated actors for children, parents, caregivers and educators … Continue reading Enjoy a story
Join a local group or connect with local artists Enjoy the work of local artists remotely, or take part in some online taster sessions – you might like it enough to go in real life when venues are reopened! Follow The Green Room, who have been creating pop-up live-streamed outdoor music performances during lockdown in … Continue reading Join a local group or connect with local artists
Get moving, stay mindful and create joy You might not be able to socialise as much as you’d like, but don’t let that stop you trying these feelgood activities. Ready to go out exploring? Northamptonshire! Britain’s Best Surprise has lots of ideas of local historic houses, parks and gardens to visit, and it’s worth following … Continue reading Get moving, stay mindful and create joy
Keep your brain active with creating, making and learning If you’re not able to attend your usual groups or the children are home from school, try these activities to get your brain in gear. My Sensory Adventures is a new digital project from our friends at Carbon Theatre for people who like to explore the … Continue reading Keep your brain active with creating, making and learning
Arts & Culture at your fingertips Updated 23rd October 2020 We originally created these creative resources for lockdown, when ‘staying in’ was the new ‘going out’ in March 2020. However, the clocks go back this weekend, the nights are drawing in, we are all still social distancing and some people are shielding or self-isolating. So, … Continue reading Arts & Culture at your fingertips
Everyday Creativity 15th October 2020 The last week has definitely felt autumnal. Long rainy days are giving way to dark nights and we’re still feeling the effects of reduced social contact and limited leisure activities. I’m sure I’m not the only person who faced a long wet weekend in the house trying to find something … Continue reading Everyday Creativity
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!
Tiny Fun Palaces were a blast! In early October 2020, Made With Many distributed 400 free art packs in Corby and Wellingborough, with everything needed to start a Tiny Fun Palace at home on Saturday 3rd October. Creativity packs were shared through organisations who work with local families in the week running up to the … Continue reading Tiny Fun Palaces were a blast!