April Update

April 4, 2013
Exhibition News

Art 4 All has been extended for another month so you still have chance to come and see it. 51 exhibitors ranging from 3 to 70 years old and some new pieces have been swapped in - so even if you have been then come and take a second look.

A well attended opening night with Artists posing with their work - the photos are up on the wall for people to see. The whole disc is available for £5 or if you want an individual print they cost £1. Please contact Andrej 07776814149 if you want to buy them

Next exhibition May 3rd Corby Photographic Society are holding what will become an annual exhibition.

Advance notice of future exhibition 2014 Please let Ian Cameron know if you would like to be involved in and exhibition for Holocaust memorial day next year on 27th January and then LGBT history month in february

Events and Groups
Internet Radio courses run by Hannah. If you are interested contact hfxdesign@yahoo.co.uk

Evening Art Classes with John McKenzie following the success of his daytime sessions, which are 1-3 on a thursday .
Starting 11th April Thursday evening 6.30- 8.30pm
John needs people to volunteer as sitters - please contact him at the Gallery

Photo Studio and Darkroom
Come in and talk to Andrej about all things photographic. Contact him at 
Hire our studio and equipment for £40 an hour
Hire  a vintage camera
Use our darkroom
Join the analogue photo club
Get Analogue photos scanned at the Rooftop to preserve for generations to come

Origami with Jess  Pop in on saturdays and meet our origami expert - 16 and a talent to watch out for

Chess Club with Chess supremo Bob Douglas if there is enough interest

Bedroom Tax Protest - the Gallery has been the meeting place for community activists trying to protest about this new tax which affects the poorest and most vulnerable in our town. Artists from the Gallery got involved in making placards. Win win....new faces....good placards....more people aware of the Gallery and a chance to see some ART to raise your spirits.

We are planning a possible photography and poetry/writing exhibition profiling people's experiences of this tax. Get in touch on the facebook page if you are interested.

Studios are all full but there is a waiting list and spaces become available

Choreographic area now available for hire

Studio open day Saturday 27th April - come and see what the resident Artists have been up to


Come to our next thursday social - first thursday evening of each month


March Update

March 6, 2013
Rooftop Gallery Update March 2013
Open wed-sat 11- 4 and thur late opening till 8pm

We are One
We held our inaugural meetings on 14th and 16th March last year when 40 people agreed to take
forward my vision of a “centrally accessible place for the making and showing of Art”. And here we are
just short of a year later with 9 studios housing 11 Artists and our 8th exhibition. We have shown work
by over 100 Artists in 5 collective exhibitions and 3 private shows. Work is being made on the
premises ...

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January Update

January 14, 2013
Rooftop Gallery Update January
Stop Press - we now have Wi Fi for £1 a session and an admin email address corbyartistsnetwork@btconnect.com
  • Our first contemporary show featuring John Routledge, Chloe Sansom and Dacemola  has been well received.Runs until 21st January
  • Creative Minds exhibition January 25th till February 25th
  • Art for All from beginning of March. Chloe Sansom is now the curator. Contact her on Faceboook if you want to exhibit. She will be at the Gallery most wednesd...

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December Update

December 11, 2012

Greetings folks, 

Rooftop Gallery Update December

  • Our first contemporary show  featuring John Routledge, Chloe Sansom and Dacemola runs until 21st January except for Xmas closing.
  • Dec 13th private view 7pm.

Creative Minds exhibition January 25th till  February 25th

Art for All from beginning of March. Chloe Sansom is now the curator. Contact her on Faceboook if you want to exhibit. She will be at the Gallery most wednesdays if you want to talk to her in person. There is no fixed the...

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November update

November 18, 2012

November Update

Rooftop Gallery


Emmeline Boulton closed with 387 viewers and promise of an exhibiton in the new building of the Manchester School of Art. Thanks to all who helped with this.

Our first themed exhibition –“Out of the Darkness” featuring a whole host of new Artists and some of our old favourites – opened on 27th October. First time curation for Sam and Phil. Great job. Another stunning exhibition under our belt. Number 4!!!

Got it together in 3 weeks. Healthy d...

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October 8, 2012


September has seen an amazing growth in activity at the Gallery. Largely thanks to one of those fluke moments when Ceilidh Devine and Phillip McGowan walked into the town centre managers office asking about promoting Artists and they were re-directed to????? Yes, you’ve guessed it. The Rooftop!!! They are happy to function from here - meaning that for the time being we can be open from 11-5 mon - sat. Thursdays we stay open till 8.30pm.


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September Update

September 30, 2012
September update Rooftop Gallery and Workshops
So what’s been going on since last update?
Well, despite the usual upheaval of August there has been quite a bit going on.
We tried to maintain gallery opening as wed-sat 12-4 as a standard pattern which allowed for visitors to see the current exhibition. We now need VOLUNTEERs for the rota on Fridays and Saturdays!!!. However there were additional activities which means the building was open at other times too.
Summer activities
On Wednesdays, Dace...

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1st August 2012 - Rooftop Gallery Update

August 4, 2012

Update - Rooftop Gallery and Workshops 1st August 2012

The 12 people attending agreed that we were following the vision we agreed at the founding meeting. So we will keep on doing what we are doing!

Summer activity plans

Started today with Dace Mola leading an oil pastel session resulting in some vey good copies of some of the paintings from the exhibition. Jen and Chelsea have applied for funding to start the Corby Artists’ Network Youth programme. The first series of workshops aimed at prima...

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July 22, 2012

Corby Artists' Network - now with contact addresses numbering 400 - signed the Lease this week for the Rooftop Gallery & Workshops (Thanks to those who joined in the name search) complete with logo and email address therooftopgalleryandworkshops@yahoo.co.uk 

What we have achieved in 4 months is astonishing. Given that there was a break whilst rebuilding of the area was going on (still not finished) it is quite an achievement. Also as we had not yet signed the lease we were not legally allowe...

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