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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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Looking for #Childcare this #SummerHoliday in #MiltonKeynes #Tennis #Sports #Fun

Hi mums! Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. Please check out or upcoming Summer camps! Summer Tennis Camp at Milton Keynes Tennis Club and Multi-Sports Camp at Oakgrove Leisure Centre. Please go to http://www.drhsports.co.uk for more information and to book! If you have any questions, please contact us at info@drhsports.co.uk or just drop me a message. Thank you!

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New Details Announced for Willen Lake’s Splash ‘n’ Play #PressRelease Listen out tomorrow morning on @BBC3CR as they ask @MKmums2015 what they think of the new proposals #NotImpressed

New Details Announced for Willen Lake’s Splash ‘n’ Play Willen Lake, Milton Keynes’ most popular park, is excited to announce the latest details about its new splash park, Splash ‘n’ Play. Splash ‘n’ Play is due to open on Saturday 15th July 2017, in time for the summer holidays. It will cover 1000m², making it one of the UK’s largest outdoor splash parks, and considerably bigger than others in the […]

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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

Sunday 20th

MK Guided Bike Rides

MK50: BMX Bike Race and Parade, Pineham BMX Track

Fenny Poppers Festival

MK50: Pimms in the Park: Afternoon of the Classics

Tuesday 22nd

Let’s Play MK: Magic Show for 3-8yrs, Medbourne

Under the Sea: Stony Stratford Library (age 5-8)

The Monsters of MK: Digitalis, Central Library (age 10+)

Wednesday 23rd

Learn to Knit: Kingston Library

Extra Special Families: Small Animal Encounter and Music

Parks Trust: Nature Explorers, Willen Lake North

Thursday 24th

Mini Beast Safari and Bug Bingo, Marston Vale

Teddy Bears’ Picnic for Emily’s Star and Harry’s Rainbow, Wolverton

Live Coding Lab: Digitalis, Central Library (age 10+)

Glitch City: Digitalis, Central Library (age 10+)

Paper Plate Weaving: Kingston Library

Learn to Draw Cartoon Animals: Woburn Sands Library (age 6-13)

Friday 25th

MK 11 Cider and Sausage Festival

Saturday 26th

MK Guided Bike Rides

Free Sports and Family Fun Day, Middleton Pool and Fitness Centre

Beanhill Summer Fete

MK 11 Cider and Sausage Festival

Southside Raiders Music Festival

Aylesbury Park Life Weekend: Live in the Park

Song and Rhyme Time for Under 2s, Central Library

Sunday 27th

MK Guided Bike Rides

Swanbourne Music Festival

MK50: Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

MK50: Pagan Pride Anglia Festival, Campbell Park

MK 11 Cider and Sausage Festival

Aylesbury Park Life Weekend: Proms in the Park

Tuesday 29th

Parks Trust: Bat Walk, Linford Lakes

Wednesday 30th

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Walk & Wean at Asda with Piccolo

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Parks Trust: Nature Explorers, Stonepit Field

Thursday 31st

Pom-pom Animals: Kingston Library

September

Saturday 2nd

MK Guided Bike Rides

LittleFoot Festival, Stanwick Hall

Waddesdon Manor Chilli Festival

Baby Basics Warehouse Sale

MK11: Mad Hatter’s Gin Weekender

Song and Rhyme Time for Under 2s, Central Library

Sunday 3rd

MK Guided Bike Rides

RSPCA Paws in the Park Fun Day, Great Linford

Waddesdon Manor Chilli Festival

Forest Family Fun Day, Marston Vale

MK11: Mad Hatter’s Gin Weekender

Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th

 MK Heritage Open Days (details TBC)

Friday 15th

Afternoon Tea at Woburn Sculpture Gallery for MK Hospital Charity

Saturday 16th

Urb Farm Honey Day, Wolverton (details tbc)

Song and Rhyme Time for Under 2s, Central Library

Sunday 24th

Local Food Festival, Rushmere Country Park

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Introducing @HelloNannies & Hello Sleeping Babies #Recruitment #NannyAgengy #NightNannie Service

Hello Sleeping Babies From two supportive and powerful mothers to another…   Parenting is great – it’s fun, new, exciting, loving…except when it’s not… when it’s tough, tiring, and downright difficult. Sometimes, we find ourselves at a loss as to how to deal with some of the challenges that we face as parents. There is no lack of parenting advice available: books, the internet, family, friends, the neighbour whose baby slept […]

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Loughton Scarecrow Trail 2017

10th – 18th June 2017 ONLY The third Loughton Scarecrow Trail is on! Every two years, Loughton residents, schools and local organisations put in tonnes of effort to create dozens of scarecrow scenes – and this year, the theme is Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. It’s a great community event, and the chance to get out and about in a really lovely part of Milton Keynes. There are three trails […]

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Brand New Lunch Experience @ @CamphillMK #CharityTuesday #MiltonKeynes

Camphill Café About Camphill Milton Keynes Founded in 1981, Camphill Milton Keynes provides support and a meaningful working life for adults with a wide range of learning difficulties. Over fifty residents live together with our volunteer co-workers in ten separate households. Together with employed staff they form a community of over one hundred people living on several sites within the neighbouring housing estates of Pennyland and Willen Park. Our aim […]

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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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Rebecca Reviews #2017 sharing her experiences in and beyond #MiltonKeynes @ Rookery Open Farm @mkmums2015

Rookery Open Farm, Stoke Bruerne Rookery Open Farm is always recommended @ Mum to Mum MK for both indoor and outdoor play. Target Age: great for toddlers and younger children – over 8s may be less entertained Rookery is a working farm, and a lovely introduction to farm animals for little children. It’s a small site, but there are lots of different animals to see, a number of which you […]

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