Christmas Events in MK
Christmas 2016 is coming and MKFM have the details of all the light switch on's, fun days and events in the run up to the big day!
MKFM will be attending as many events as possible throughout November and December so why not let us know about yours? Add it to our events calendar here and then email us email@example.com and we will do our best to make it with our street team and Samantha the Panther!
Saturday 12th November 2016
Milton Keynes Christmas Light Switch On
The official start of Christmas in Milton Keynes with MKFM and MKCCM! There will be live music, special guests and plenty of festive treats as we switch on all the lights across the City Centre for another year.
Saturday 26th November 2016
Stony Stratford Christmas Light Switch On
The amazing Christmas lights in Stony Stratford are being turned on on Saturday 26th November. There will be stalls and events taking place all day along the High Street and in the Market Square, along with the big switch on broadcast live on MKFM.
Newport Pagnell Christmas Light Switch On
Christmas officially starts in Newport Pagnell on Saturday 26th November. As always, the volunteer team have arranged a lighting spectacular for the town, and there hard work will all have been worth it when we see what they have done! Plus plenty of live music and entertainment along the High Street, all covered and broadcast live by MKFM.
MacIntyre's Christmas Fayre
Come along to Great Holm on the 26th November from 10am to 2pm for MacIntyre's Christmas Fayre! With over 25 stalls of crafts, gifts, Christmas cards, and Christmas food you are sure to find the perfect presents for your family and friends.
Celebrity JustDance 2016
Celebrity JustDance is back for 2016 as famous local faces get dancing to raise money for Willen Hospice! JustDance 2016 provides a fabulous evening of live dance entertainment for an audience of 2000+, whilst this year raising vital funds for a fantastic cause.
Sunday 27th November 2016
Woburn Sands Christmas Fayre
The Christmas Fayre is returning to Woburn Sands for 2016! This year's event is promising to be better than ever before as the town centre fills up with Christmas stalls and fun. There will be plenty of live entertainment and the MKFM street team will be there too taking your photos!
Saturday 3rd December 2016
Wolverton Lantern Festival
The Wolverton Lantern Festival is back for 2016 on Saturday 3rd December. A festive fayre and street market with plenty of food, stalls and crafts is taking place in The Square from 12pm. There will also be live music on the MKFM Stage. Then at 4.30pm it's the Lantern Parade - where this year's theme is Horrible History!
Sunday 4th December 2016
Bletchley Christmas Light Switch On
Christmas comes to Bletchley Town Centre on Sunday 4th December 2016 with MKFM! There’s a whole afternoon of free festive fun entertainment on Queensway from 2.30pm until 6.30pm with plenty of stalls, games and activities for everyone - and not forgetting Santa’s grotto in its new location on Stanier Square.
Olney Dickens of a Christmas
Christmas kick starts in Olney with the annual Dickens of a Christmas event on Sunday 4th December! Stalls with all manner of merchandise fill the Market Place, the High Street and the Farmers Market is held on the same day offering many opportunities to purchase Christmas presents as well as supporting local charities.
Saturday 17th December 2016
Join us in lighting up Campbell Park on Saturday 17th December with MKFM! With the evenings drawing in and the nights as dark as can be, local arts company, Festive Road, invite you to join them in Campbell Park for an extravaganza of hot food, warm company, fire performance and a pyrotechnics.
Bank Holiday barbecue alert: Keep corn on the cob away from your dog
Vets are advising anyone having a barbecue this Bank Holiday Weekend to keep corn cobs and discarded kebab skewers away from inquisitive pets to avoid serious and potentially fatal injuries.
£10,000 reward on offer to find those behind the suspected murder of a Luton man
In an appeal to find those responsible for the suspected murder of a Luton man who has disappeared, the charity Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up £10,000 for information that leads to a conviction.
Pilot scheme serves thousands of free meals to MK families
Summer Lunch Club, which provides free lunches to eligible families in MK, has now served over 2,500 meals.
MK College Students Raise the Achievement Bar Again
Students from Milton Keynes College have today received their GCSE English and maths results, recording an increase in high level grades over 2018.
Government Recognition for Outstanding GCSE Attainment at Oakgrove Once Again
The sun was certainly shining on Oakgrove students when they received their GCSE results and were congratulated by Schools Minister Lord Agnew.
Wetherspoons apply for permission to open new pub in Newport Pagnell
Wetherspoons have submitted a planning application to Milton Keynes Council to open a new pub in Newport Pagnell.
One week until Ride for Willen Cycling Sportive
There is still time to sign up for the Ride for Willen Cycling Sportive in aid of Willen Hospice, taking place at Cranfield University on Sunday 1st September.
Book your September staycation and support local charity, Henry Allen Trust
Thanks to Bletchley car garage, Anglos, you can bid for a luxury Tree House Escape Experience for September and raise money for The Henry Allen Trust.