Corby Heritage Centre

The people and their memories - 2011

By Margaret Marshall

Official Opening by the Mayor of Corby,  Councillor Gail McDade,  on Sunday 5th June 2011 at 10am.
Also attending, Colonel Robert Hammonds Regiment of Foote (Sealed Knot) Drill.
Welcome to the Heritage Centre. A 17th century grade 11 listed stone cottage which provides a focal point for people to explore Corby's colourful heritage.

Activities included: Archery by Sports Development; Activities with Colonel Robert Hammonds ; Games by Happenin Project; Sealed Knot. There were stalls of garden plants; Hog roast; home made preserves; Northants Preservation Society; Photographic display by Community Arts; wooden furniture, coffee, tea and cakes, and many more including Corby radio, Balls up juggling and the Portable Antiquities Scheme.  Many wore traditional dress and a fun day was had by all.
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Photo:corby,Colonel Robert Hammonds Regiment of Foote marching towards the Heritage Centre 5th June 2011
Photo:corby,Official opening of the Heritage Centre on 5th June 2011 (Paula Bolton, Corby play writer in background)
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Photo:corby,Official opening of the Heritage Centre on 5th June 2011 (Lady in background, in white is Sammi Scott)
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Photo:corby,Hog Roast
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Photo:corby,Mr Pengelly and family
Photo:corby,Mr Jim Masters of Willowbrook House, and his Niece who visits him every weekend
Photo:corby,Two Old Corby Residents
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Photo:corby,Balls up - Juggling
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Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Corby Heritage Centre' page
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Photo:corby,Colonel Robert Hammonds Regiment of Foote marching towards the Heritage Centre 5th June 2011
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Photo:Sealed Knot
Photo:A mini member of the Colonel Robert Hammonds Regiment
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Photo:All this marching has made me very tired!
Photo:I can remember when this school ....
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Photo:Anyone for ice cream!
Photo:The end of the road - road closed - Heritage Day
This gallery was added by Margaret Marshall on 08/07/2011.

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