A guest blog from Corby Heritage Centre volunteer and Pole Fair steering group member Helen Watts about the history of Corby Pole Fair.
Updated 25th February 2022 Perform at Corby Pole Fair The next Corby Pole Fair is happening on Friday 3rd June 2022, and as a true community celebration, we need your help! We want the Pole Fair to be a true celebration of local talent, so we’re looking for local performance groups to take on the … Continue reading Perform at Corby Pole Fair (now closed)
Cultivate Commissions Made With Many are looking to commission creative or cultural projects in Corby from October 2021 We are looking for proposals for projects that connect the local community with opportunities to engage with the arts and culture of between £1000 and £4000 through our Cultivate commissioning programme. This could include: Creative activities across any art … Continue reading Cultivate Commissions (Corby – now closed)
Black History Month programme Sessions about Black 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. Booking/info: No booking required for events but for … Continue reading Black History Month 2021
Corby Playday 2021 On National Playday 2021 Made With Many provided free creative play at Corby Culture and Leisure team’s B-Active, B-Positive, B-Inspired Family Fun Festival, which was part of a week-long Corby Health and Wellbeing Festival. The event was very well attended with 234 people taking part in our creative activities. Many families visited during the afternoon to … Continue reading Corby Playday 2021
Hemmingwell Street Art Brief (now closed) Local Commission Brief Made With Many are looking for an artist to work with the community to lead a regeneration project, including some public murals, improvements to green space and creatively consult on other local opportunities. Alongside the Hemmingwell Community and Skills Centre and local representatives through Greatwell Homes, … Continue reading Hemmingwell Street Art Brief (now closed)
<< 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
Traditions: Old & New Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director at Made With Many A couple of years ago, I had my first discussion about the Corby Pole Fair, a once in every 20 years local celebration of history and community. Having been living out of the county at the time of the last event … Continue reading Traditions: Old & New