Corby 
18-19 February 2022

 

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Liberty UK Festival will be popping up in Corby on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 February as part of a three-part tour across towns and cities in the UK.

A series of fun, free and unique artworks and activities will take place across the town including 3 brand new performances that are being co-created with young people in Corby, Leicester and Halton including a performance of The Write to Rave by Debris Stevenson which will take place on Saturday 19 February.

We invite you, your friends and families to join us. We want to fire up your imaginations about how we can work together to make a difference to things that matter most.

 

Liberty UK Festival is a celebration of freedom and democracy, which explores everyday activism and our collective power to make change. 

Write to Rave

Write to Rave
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Debris Stevenson & Local Participants

The Write to Rave is an immersive live performance about the political power of rave created with a group of young people from Corby. It explores the journeys of people trying their best to rave whilst the world tries its best to stop them.

The Core at Corby Cube

19 February

Slow Down

Slow Down
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YARA + DAVINA

Slow Down invites the public to slow down and consider the crossing from isolation back into social society. Lollipop signs are incredibly similar in form to protest placards, and the artists see this similarity as ripe for subversion.

James Ashworth Square

19 February

Mirage

Mirage
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Maral Mamaghanizadeh

Maral Mamaghanizadeh, jewellery maker and visual artist, invites you to decorate her giant lantern with biodegradable materials and talk about identity, intersectionality and our relationship with the natural world.

Thoroughsale Woods

18 February

SUPERMOMENTS

SUPERMOMENTS
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Lin Tang & Local Participants

Interactive outdoor performance SUPERMOMENTS uses wearable technology to explore people’s personal agency, empathy and collective actions towards changing the environment we live in. 

James Ashworth Square

19 February

The Empty Chairs

The Empty Chairs
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Edwina Kung

A series of decorated chairs will form a trail through Corby Town. These beautiful chairs will provide opportunities for conversation and story-telling, bringing the community together to talk and share in a unique chair!

James Ashworth Square

18 - 19 February