Community events and arts

Sound System for Cubbington Village Hall

The village of Cubbington has been awarded funds to install a new Sound System and an Induction Hearing Loop to bring its Village Hall into the 21st Century.

Monks Kirby Midsummer Country Fair

Newnham Paddox received LEADER funds to host a Country Fair to celebrate the rich rural culture and heritage of Monks Kirby and the surrounding area and continue a tradition granted by Royal Decree nearly 750 years ago.

The event, held on Sunday June 24th 2012, offered a wide variety of stalls, exhibitions, competitions and demonstrations to local residents and visitors. With support from the Monks Kirby Village Hall Committee, the Earl and Countess of Denbigh succeeded in putting on a "brilliantly British Family day out!" which they plan to carry on in years to come.

Brinklow Youth Club Animatronics - Brinklow

Members of the youth club took part in taster animation sessions with a local artist, and will now use LEADER funded umbrella project - Arts On Our Doorstep funding for a series of workshops to learn stop-motion animation techniques. The young people will create their own short film about living in Brinklow, to be shown at the club as part of an open evening with friends, family and neighbours, showing their new skills.

Larkrise to Lapworth - Lapworth

The Lapworth Players are involved in a project with a professional theatre company, and has benefited from LEADER funded umbrella project, Arts On Our Doorstep, funds to create an additional performance for the village Scarecrow Festival. Local groups will take part in workshops to perform with members of Lapworth Players as part of the community cast.

 

Party in the Park - Baginton

The Baginton Events group has received funding and support through LEADER funded umbrella project, Arts On Our Doorstep, to bring together a traditional village fete and a live music show, creating a large community event with free daytime entertainment and an evening concert and fireworks display. Proceeds from the event will contribute to other community activities in the village.

Brandon Broiderers - Brandon, Bretford and Wolston

The Brandon, Bretford & Wolston History Group has established a new project that will create a textile hanging depicting the local area. LEADER funded umbrella project, Arts on Our Doorstep, has provided funding to support a series of workshops for local residents, including children from Wolston Primary school, to learn creative embroidery skills and techniques, contributing to the final art work that will be displayed in the Village Hall and other community venues.

Community Craft Club - Clifton upon Dunsmore

A group of Newton and Clifton residents has received funding and support through LEADER funded umbrella project Arts On Our Doorstep to set up and run a series of craft workshops in the 2 villages, aimed at recreating the unity and support of a former Mother & Toddler group.
 
Participants will meet for workshops by local and regional artists, learning and sharing skills at monthly sessions, with a view to being able to continue crafting together and with other local arts groups.

 

Jubilee Imprint Project - Pailton

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations - Burton Green

The village of Burton Green, have been awarded funding and support via LEADER funded umbrella project Arts on Our Doorstep to implement a project that will create a permanent mosaic piece made over the bank holiday weekend at the village hall and local school, and displayed in the village of Burton Green.

Living in the Green Belt - Eathorpe

The village of Eathorpe have been awarded funding and support through LEADER funded service project Arts On Our Doorstep to implement a project that will develop villagers’ creative and practical skills associated with film-making,  gathering film material about local culture and identity based on the life experiences of local residents.