Milton Keynes set to mark 55th birthday this month

    Milton Keynes is set to turn 55 on Sunday 23rd January 2022 and there is lots going on to celebrate.

    MK Council has teamed up with its cultural partners to mark the special day with a week of online events and activities.

    Film screenings, exhibits, stories and other activities ate set to take place during the lead up to Milton Keynes' official birthday. These activities will be happening courtesy of the Council’s partners at Living Archive MK, Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre (MKCDC), Pooleyville and many others.

    Cllr Robin Bradburn, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Culture at MK Council said: “The online programme is a great opportunity for residents of all ages to celebrate our rich and diverse heritage, while also supporting MK’s fantastic grassroots cultural organisations.  Please get involved and celebrate all that we love about our great city.”

    Main activities include a ‘Homeworld at 40’ celebration and new a digital exhibition called ‘Designed for Living’, the first showing of the Junior Filmmakers ‘Living Heritage’ film premiere and many more.

    The Milton Keynes 55th birthday programme runs from 17th January - 24th January.

    You can check a full list of events and activities that are taking place over January here.

    You can also follow @CultureMK and @DestinationMK on social media and follow the #MKBirthday tag.

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