Corby, Odeon Cinema c.1955

Memories of Corby


My grandparents lived at 5 Burns drive in the early 70s.I remember walking with my grandad to studfall shops and down to corby swimming baths.My grandad was also m.c at the silver band club in the 60s.They moved to browning walk late 70s and i would spend all my school holidays with them my nanna often taking me round to weland (...Read full memory)

Greetings from Canada! O how this picture brings back memories. I was raised on nearby Argyll Street in the late 50's and 60's, and the area shown in this picture encompasses virtually all of my childhood... But also within this picture is the location of an incident that nearly ended my very young life in or around (...Read full memory)

I so remember Rockingham Road Shops and "early" Corby. I lived in Derbyshire but we often visited Gran who lived at Faraday Grove. Aged just 5 I was sent to Corby (1949) for a month whilst my sister was born. I went to the school further up towards Occupation Road and next to the methodist Church. Further down (...Read full memory)

Who remembers all the great bands that played at the Festival Hall? AC/DC-Vinagar Joe -Camel- Greenslade- Stackridge-Gilbert O'Sullivan- Alan Price and Georgie Flame-Paul Brett supporting Status Quo-Boomtown Rats- who else played there? my memories aren't what they used to be . Jon Paul.

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