The Vikings are Back!

It’s the end of the week already, Happy Friday!

Let’s start this blog off with a quick reminder of our photography competition that is currently running.

The theme is Summertime & Animals of Oakley Vale and you still have just over a month to get your entries in as the closing date isn’t until the 30th September. Watch out at the start of October to see if you will be claiming our prize!!

Anything and everything is encouraged so be as out-of-the-box as you want! To enter simply click here and you will be walked through the entry process!

Listening to You

Another reminder is for you to send in your stories. We want to read your stories and we are sure the people of Corby also want to read them!

If you perhaps lived in Corby before Oakley Vale was created – or were one of the first to move into the development – we would love to hear for you. We want to know what the place was like, do you recall Oakley Vale being created? Do you have photos?

Send us your insights and thoughts – big or small – to our Facebook or Twitter pages along with any photos you might have!

You’ll be featured as a contributor in our website!

What’s On?

Finally, there are some great events on this week:

The Vikings of Middle England are back at Rockingham Castle – Sunday 26th Aug – Monday 27th Aug:

The Vikings Of Middle England are most famous for their realistic, exciting and entertaining battle displays.  The thunderous clash of steel rings out as opposing forces meet. Off the battlefield life in the tented encampment goes on with tradesmen displaying their skills, making weapons and coins, weaving nets and brewing medicines. Have a go at archery as story tellers wow the crowds.

Northants & Leics Sci-Fi Show – Aug 26th – Dr. Who and his iconic enemies are joining forces with various Sci-Fi characters to invade East Carlton Country Park. Meet Cheryl Rowlands, Ian Tootle, Simon Fisher-Becker, Barry Noble, Matthew Dale, Mat Irvine and K-9. See the Jurassic Park Jeep. Best costume competition and raffle prizes. Free Entry and Free Parking.

Share Photography Exhibition at Rooftop Arts Centre – Need some inspiration for our photography competition? Why not head down to this exhibition and explore the different photographs showing a range of subjects and styles, from Highland wildlife to pictures of life in Cuba and abstracts of rocks in Devon

Have an amazing Bank Holiday Weekend!

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