Mum to Mum Milton Keynes

From 20 mums in Milton Keynes to over 10,500 Facebook members & 5,300 Blog followers. We have raised £5,000 so far with #PayItForward #Community #Awareness #Inspiration #Local Life #Business

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Christmas Fairs, Markets and Events #Christmas #vintage #supportlocal

All the Christmas craft fairs, markets and events we can find, in and around MK this year…tell us if we’ve missed yours! 3 November Christmas Shopping Evening, Carlton Club, Olney 4 November Handmade and Vintage Fair, centre:mk 5 November Handmade and Vintage Fair, centre:mk 12 November Mrs Trumpets’ Christmas Market and VIP Santa experience 18 November Emily’s Star Christmas Craft Fair Christmas Fayre, Herons Lodge Guide Centre, Loughton Christmas Fayre, […]

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2017 #Bonfire and #Fireworks Displays and, in and around MK

We’ve had lots of group requests recently for local fireworks displays – this is what we’ve got so far! No doubt more will crop up as we get closer to the time…let us know if you find out about others! Saturday 28th October Milton Keynes Village Fireworks for Willen Hospice Outside the MK Village Hall (MK10 9AF) – The bonfire will be lit at 6:30pm with the fireworks display taking place […]

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What’s On: October Half Term and #Halloween

Here’s our list of events and activities by day, followed by places offering pumpkin trails, carving and other holiday fun throughout the week. Happy Half Term! Special Events and Parties Saturday 21st Feast of Fire – A Fiery Outdoor Celebration for MK50 MK Dons Family Fun Day Sunday 22nd Make a Difference Day, Linford Lakes Steam Engine Day, Bucks Railway Centre Monday 23rd Toddler Time – Not So Scary Halloween, […]

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Christmas Time…Top Recommended Places to Visit Santa

The start of the Christmas preparations season arrived on the Mum to Mum Facebook Group, when Frosts announced their ticket sales date. Lots of mums asked for recommendations for other places to meet Father Christmas, and have an all-round festive time. We’ve collected all the suggestions together, grouped them by distance from MK, and given them a score of between £ and £££ depending on how expensive they are. Merry Christmas! […]

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Introducing Alexander’s Books @scholasticuk #Education #Charity #ChildrensBooks #MiltonKeynes

Hi! I’m Katie, mum to Alexander and owner of Alexander’s Books. I sell Scholastic educational packs and books from over 60 different publishers, as well as offering home tuition and support for home schooling parents. Working with Scholastic I help to raise money for my chosen charity, Milton Keynes Hospital Charity; they’re a fab cause and do so much good for our local hospital. Funds I raise go towards the […]

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What’s On: September

Your essential guide to community and charity events is continuing, beyond the summer and into the Autumn…let us know if we’ve missed any!   Friday 15th Afternoon Tea at Woburn Sculpture Gallery for MK Hospital Charity Saturday 16th Urb Farm Honey Day, Wolverton Kop Hill Climb Song and Rhyme Time for Under 2s, Central Library Sunday 17th Kop Hill Climb Saturday 23rd Peck’s Farm Shop Autumn Tasting Event Sunday 24th Local […]

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Day Trips to London

Fancy a trip to London with the kids in the holidays? Using all the recommendations we could collect from mums on Mum to Mum MK, here’s our guide for getting there, and some of the best things to do once you’re there… Travelling to London by Train We have great rail links to London; here are some parking options: From MK Central*: Park for 50p per hour after 8:30 in […]

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Rebecca Reviews: Salcey Forest

Salcey Forest (Between MK and Northampton) Salcey Forest is a wonderful place to visit, all year round. There are three walking trails of different lengths, and two of these are buggy-friendly. If your family is mobile on two wheels, there is also a cycle trail to follow. Managed by the Forestry Commission, Salcey Forest often has themed trails for younger children to follow – so far, we’ve followed trails for […]

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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Only about 30 mins away from MK, near Dunstable, Whipsnade Zoo (twinned with London Zoo) offers so much to see and do, and so much to learn about all of the wonderful animals who live there. It’s nicely laid out by Continent, so you can explore wildlife from all around the world and learn all sorts lots of interesting facts on the well-presented information boards – lots […]

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What’s On MK: Summer 2017

Here it is – your comprehensive guide to Summer 2017 in MK!  Phone, tablet and desktop-friendly, each link should give you more information from the event’s organisers. Let us know what else we can add… You can find the MK Play Association timetable here: MKPA Timetable And don’t forget The Beach at Middleton Hall, at the centre:MK shopping centre – free and open all summer!      August Tuesday 29th Parks […]

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#FrostsWildWest get it so right this summer 5/5 #Entertainment and a nice cuppa for mums and dads #Relax

The Wild West at Frosts   Target Age: 0 to around 9 or 10, depending on what they like Those familiar with Frosts will already know they put on some great events and activities for kids during holiday times. In recent summers, we’ve enjoyed their Beach setting, but this year it’s a brand new theme – The Wild West! Through a (safely bolted) saloon door gate, and protected from all […]

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