The Corby Heritage Centre in the Corby Old Village has opened its latest exhibition to the public giving an insight to the town’s connection to weaving.
Corby is well known for its steelmaking history but few would recognise that weaving was once a cottage industry that supplemented families’ incomes.
Find out about why weaving came to Corby and what was made, there are also be exhibits showing life in the 18th Century at the time weaving took place in Corby.
Corby Borough Council’s Lead Member for Community, Cllr John McGhee, said:
“The Corby Heritage Centre is always bringing new exhibitions for visitors to enjoy. Why not come along with the family and see what you can learn about Corby’s history.”
This latest exhibition will be on display until Saturday 8th June at Corby Heritage Centre. The Centre is open from Monday – Friday from 1pm – 4pm and 11am-2pm on Saturdays.