A guest blog from Corby Heritage Centre volunteer and Pole Fair steering group member Helen Watts about the history of Corby Pole Fair.
<< Back to Corby Pole Fair main menu Corby Pole Fair Archive Screening The archive film Corby Royal Charter and Pole Fair 1585 – 2002 is available to watch online on YouTube and the Corby Pole Fair Facebook page. About the Film Read the article in the Northants Telegraph about the Corby Pole Fair film premiere, which took place on … Continue reading Corby Pole Fair Archive Screening
The Power of True Stories Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director. In the last few weeks, we’ve watched as the world has come out of lockdown straight into mass protest. Even my normally sleepy hometown of Higham Ferrers held its first protest in living memory last weekend. Alongside the brutality and violence shown towards black … Continue reading The Power of True Stories
15th May 2020 Corby Pole Fair gains National Lottery investment to help plan the 2022 event The Steering Group for the Corby Pole Fair, due to take place in May 2022, has been awarded investment of over £35,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund. The Pole Fair is a … Continue reading Corby Pole Fair funding announcement
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