We hear from local residents!

Happy Friday everyone!

We hope you’ve had a great week and are looking forward to the weekend ahead. In this week’s blog we want to cover a few things.

We want your photos!

But first, a quick reminder of our photography competition that is currently running!

The theme is Summertime & Animals of Oakley Vale and you still have time 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!

What you said about Oakley Vale…

In last week’s blog we put the call out to hear from those residents who recently moved to Oakley Vale within the last year or so. We were thrilled with the response – take a look below:

“we moved here the end of June. Have found everyone so friendly and helpful.” – Clare

“Loving our new life in Oakley Vale, moved here at the end of Feb 2018 and have had so much fun exploring this area and all the lovely villages which are local to us. Moved here from Bedfordshire and hoping to relocate other members of our family here to join us.” – Steve

“I moved in May last year. It’s probably the nicest area in Corby, I enjoy the ability to walk to Tesco in 20 minutes, Brooke Weston is a 15 minute walk and I like the green spaces and walkways.” – Daniel

We’re still looking for more responses – so keep getting in contact on Facebook or Twitter in the comments.

Urban vs Rural – Art Exhibition

Need some inspiration for our photography competition? Why not head down to Rooftop Arts Centre‘s latest exhibition tonight?

This exhibition brings together a range of quality contemporary and traditional art from emerging and established artists in the region. It features a diverse range of work by members in a variety of media, paintings in oil, watercolour, acrylics; drawings, sketches plus sculpture. Subjects include local scenes, botanical, landscapes, portraits, wildlife, and architecture.

Open from 1st to 29th September.

What else is on?

As well as the Urban vs Rural Art Exhibition – there’s plenty going on in the area. Here’s your round-up:

Share Photography Exhibition at Rooftop Arts Centre – 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.

Sound Bath – Deep Roots – 14th Sept – A unique experience with Polish musicians Alina Jurczyszyn and Kamila Bigus from “Song Laboratory” all the way from Gdansk. Share your immersion with intuitive singing, shaman drum, violin, singing bowls, shruti box, koshi & more!!

Elvis in Vegas – Core Theatre – 14th Sept – Following the success of three sold out shows Fisher Stevens returns to the Core Theatre with his award-winning show Elvis In Vegas. Fisher Stevens is recognised as one of the world’s leading Elvis tribute artists.

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