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Corby Mardi Gras @ Outside Corby Cube, NN17 1QG
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Corby Mardi Gras

Back for a second year!

A celebration of light and music for all the family

Saturday 24th March 2018

3pm – 8pm

Outside Corby Cube, NN17 1QG

Procession starts at 6pm

Journey through the enchanted Thoroughsale and Hazel Woods. Take in the colourful lights and music as twilight falls in Corby….

Returning for the second magical year, ArtReach invites you to be part of the Corby Mardi Gras – a spectacular illuminated walk. Immerse yourself in light sculptures by award-winning artists Same Sky and discover live musicians nestled between the trees.

Enjoy entertainment from 3pm with a live music stage outside Corby Cube featuring Café Jazz,

Alright JACK and local talent Shape Dance. Free crafty workshops take place from 3-6pm for people to create light sculptures to illuminate a special community procession taking place at 6pm, starting at Corby Cube and journeying through the Woods.

A spectacular afternoon of family fun that’s sure to dazzle and entertain all ages.

The Corby Mardi Gras is a free event and there is no need to book.

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ArtReach events aim to be accessible and welcoming for all. If you have any questions about access for the event, please call 0116 261 6882 or email

In partnership with

Friends of Thoroughsale and Hazel Woods


The Children’s Parade 2018
May 5 all-day


Brighton Festival and Same Skys Children’s Parade

Saturday 5th May 2018

Same Sky’s fantastic artists have been working through-out the year with local schools to create stunning makes ready to showcase on the 5th May.

This year’s theme, in honour of our visual artist Guest Director David Shrigley, is ‘Paintings’. Each school has been allocated an artwork to take away and explore in detail before they reveal the results of their hard work in front of thousands of spectators.

Young people and their teachers will be hitting the streets of Brighton with art on their minds…and in their costumes, music and carnival structures.

The parade starts at 10.30am in Kensington Street and winds down to Madeira Drive on the seafront by way of Jubilee Street, New Road, North Street, East Street and Grand Junction Road, finishing at approximately 1pm.

Parents and pupils should receive instructions through their school.

See you on the 5th of May.

For a route map and road closures, click here.