Explore The World – ideas & inspiration

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. (Updated 5th  November 2020) The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. Join them on a … Continue reading Explore The World – ideas & inspiration

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Watch A Show – ideas & inspiration

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? (Updated 16th  November 2020) Stamford Arts Centre have a whole host of online programming for you to enjoy on their facebook … Continue reading Watch A Show – ideas & inspiration

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Enjoy a story – ideas & inspiration

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. (Updated 5th  November 2020) Interested in true local stories? Read Mike Ingram’s forensic look at the most famous Northamptonshire conspiracy, The Gunpowder Plot in … Continue reading Enjoy a story – ideas & inspiration

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Join a local group or connect with local artists – ideas & inspiration

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! (Updated 16th November 2020) Wellingborough Cooperative Amateur Dramatic Society (WCADS) have started holding weekly virtual play readings, … Continue reading Join a local group or connect with local artists – ideas & inspiration

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Keep your brain active with creating, making and learning – ideas & inspiration

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. (Updated 16th  November 2020) The Phoenix in Leicester have a great range of  ‘At Home’ downloadable creative activities for kids, plus games and … Continue reading Keep your brain active with creating, making and learning – ideas & inspiration

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Engage with Black History, Culture and Stories – ideas & inspiration

Engage with Black History, Culture and Stories Engage with some of the fantastic resources available to learn from and explore the history, stories and culture of Black people. Here’s some recommendations, which include both serious subject matter as well as joyful celebrations of Black culture. (Updated 18th November 2020) BBC iPlayer has a new drama … Continue reading Engage with Black History, Culture and Stories – ideas & inspiration

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Explore the Time To… virtual gallery

Introducing Time To… Over the last couple of years, something quite remarkable has been happening across Corby. Older people became artists, in community centres, the library and numerous residential care homes. There was dancing, crafting, singing and writing. New friendships were made and old friends learnt something new about each other. There was lots of … Continue reading Explore the Time To… virtual gallery

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Virtual Exhibition of Corby artwork opens

Friday 6th November 2020 Virtual Exhibition of Corby artwork opens For one year from Friday 6th November you will be able to explore two virtual galleries full of extraordinary artwork created by Corby people as part of the Made With Many programme. When the COVID-19 pandemic was announced in March 2020, we made the difficult … Continue reading Virtual Exhibition of Corby artwork opens

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