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The Parks Trust Events June - August

Venue: Various
Date: 01 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
Times: Various

The Parks Trust Events June - August

Sat 1 Jun
Color Obstacle Rush
5km run with colour powdered running and a variety of fun obstacles.
Willen Lake South | Entry fee applies

Sun 2 Jun
Parks and Run
Meet in the car park behind the Windmill pub, Lakeside Grove, off H10 Bletcham Way.
Caldecotte Lake | 10am | Free

Sun 2 Jun
Orienteering
Park at the ‘star’ car park, off V4 Watling Street, opposite the National Bowl.
Furzton Lake | 10am - 12noon £5 for individuals and families

Mon 3 Jun
National Volunteering Week: Community Litter Pick
Help tidy up a local park as part of National Volunteering Week. Litter pickers and gloves will be provided. Park in the Roman Villa car park, Constantine Way, Bancroft Park.
North Loughton Valley Park | 10am - 12noon | Free

Thu 6 Jun
Women’s Walking Network
Park in the Roman Villa car park, Constantine Way, Bancroft Park.
Loughton Valley Park | 10am | £1/person

Sat 8 Jun
Woof Walk
Meet in car park on Rosemullion Avenue, V2 Tattenhoe Street.
Tattenhoe Valley | 10am - 12noon | £1/dog

Sun 9 Jun
Race for Life
10km and 5km charity runs in aid of Cancer Research UK.
Willen Lake South | Entry fee applies

Sun 9 Jun
Easy Riders – Three Counties L’Eroica
100km on road circular ride in aid of Willen Hospice and Cyclists Defence Fund.
Meet at the Bike Bus, Bourne End, Cranfield, MK43 0AU.
9.45am | £10/person

Thu 13 Jun
Easy Riders – Breakfast Ride
20 miles on country lanes and tracks to Salcey Forest Café. Meet at Wolverton Railway Station, MK12 5LJ.
9.30am - 12noon | Free

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jun
MK Festival of History
Join HeritageMK for their biannual celebration of history and heritage. With re-enactments, stalls, stage entertainment and heritage displays. Park in the centre:mk car parks (John Lewis end) and use the footbridge which leads into the park. Campbell Park | Free

Sat 15 Jun
Albert French Day at MK Rose
Remember the life of local hero Rifleman Albert French killed during World War I aged just 16.
MK Rose in Campbell Park | Free

Sun 16 Jun
Friends of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Open Sunday
Park at Linford Lakes Education Centre, Wolverton Road, Great Linford, MK14 5AH.
Linford Lakes Nature Reserve | 10am - 4pm | Free

Sun 16 Jun
Easy Riders
30 miles on country lanes and tracks to Stoke Bruerne. Meet at Cofferidge Close, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BY.
10am - 2pm | Free

Tue 18 Jun
Discovery Stroll
Park at Linford Lakes Education Centre, Wolverton Road, Great Linford, MK14 5AH.
Linford Lakes Nature Reserve | 2pm | Free

Sun 23 Jun
Dragon Boat Festival
Annual charity dragon boat festival. Watch the teams battle it out over the 200m race course.
Willen Lake South | Entry fee applies

Sun 23 Jun
Peace Pagoda Anniversary
Annual service celebrating the 38th anniversary of the Peace Pagoda. Park in the Peace Pagoda car park, V10 Brickhill Street. Parking charges apply.
Willen Lake North | 10.30am - 3.30pm | Free

Mon 24 Jun
Pushchairs in the Park
Park in the car park off Woodall Close, Middleton.
Willen Lake | 11am | Free

Wed 26 Jun
Discover: Tree Identification
Learn to identify the trees in our parkland and how we manage the landscape. Meet by the ‘Water Garden’ car park, Newport Road, Woughton-on-the-Green.
Ouzel Valley Park | 6.30pm - 8.30pm | £5/person

Sat 29 Jun - Sat 7 Jul
MK Festival of Nature
Celebrate the brilliant biodiversity in Milton Keynes with a variety of nature themed events, guided walks, talks and activities. See the full programme at www.mkfestivalofnature.org

Sat 29 Jun
Moth Morning
Join our local moth enthusiast for an early morning discovery of these little-known insects.
Linford Lakes Nature Reserve | 8am - 10am | £2/person

Sat 29 Jun - Sun 30 Jun
Art in the Park Festival
Annual arts festival presented by MK Islamic Arts, Culture and Heritage Group. Park at Willen Lake, V10 Brickhill Street. Parking charges apply.
Willen Lake South | 1pm - 6pm | Free


July

Thu 4 Jul
Women’s Walking Network
Meet at the car park located off Merlewood Drive, just to the east of V2 Tattenhoe Street.
Shenley Wood | 10am | £1/person

Fri 5 Jul
Family Bat Walk
Join our bat enthusiast for this family friendly evening walk and learn about these amazing creatures. Park at Linford Lakes Education Centre, Wolverton Road, Great Linford, MK14 5AH.
Linford Lakes Nature Reserve | 9.15pm | £2/person

Sat 6 Jul
Nature Day
Join us, Milton Keynes Natural History Society and your local Wildlife Trust for a day dedicated to discovering nature. Limited parking at Howe Park Wood Education Centre. Further parking at Westcroft District Centre, H7 Chaffron Way.
Howe Park Wood | 11am - 4pm | Free

Sun 7 Jul
Parks and Run
Meet in the car park by Broughton Fields School, Shackerstone Close, Milton Road.
Broughton | 10am | Free

Fri 12 Jul
Disability Awareness Day at MK Rose
Celebrate and acknowledge the experiences and capabilities of people with disabilities at MK Rose. Park in the centre:mk car parks (John Lewis end) and use the footbridge which leads into the park.
MK Rose in Campbell Park | Free

Sat 13 Jul
Woof Walk
Meet in the car park at Woughton Playing Fields Newport Road, Woughton on the Green just north of H8 Standing Way.
Ouzel Valley Park | 10am - 12noon | £1/dog

Sat 13 Jul
Discover: Butterflies and Day Flying Moths
Learn about butterflies in MK and their identification. The day will consist of both theory and practical elements. Meet at Shenley Pavilions, Chalkdell Drive, Shenley Wood, MK5 6LB.
Shenley Wood | 10am - 4pm | £15/person

Tue 16 Jul
Discovery Stroll
Park at Campbell Park Pavilion, Silbury Boulevard MK9 4AD.
Campbell Park | 2pm | Free

Thu 18 Jul
Public Open Meeting
Annual open meeting at The Parks Trust discover our present and future plans. Park at Campbell Park Pavilion, Silbury Boulevard MK9 4AD.
Campbell Park | 6pm - 8pm | Free

Sat 20 Jul
African Diaspora Day
Celebrate the wonderful cultures of Africa with Global Outreach Foundation. Limited parking at Campbell Park Events Plateau, Avebury Boulevard. Further parking at centre:mk car parks.
Campbell Park | From 3pm | Entry fee applies

Sun 21 Jul
Orienteering
Park at Peace Pagoda car park, Willen, MK15 0BA.Parking charges apply.
Willen Lake | 10am - 12noon £5 for individuals and families

Sun 21 Jul
Friends of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Open Sunday
Park at Linford Lakes Education Centre, Wolverton Road, Great Linford, MK14 5AH.
Linford Lakes Nature Reserve | 10am - 4pm | Free

Mon 22 Jul
Big Litter Pick
Join our rangers for our annual Big Litter Pick. Litter pickers and gloves will be provided. Meet in the car park off Newport Road next to Asda on Oakridge Park.
Stanton Low | 10am - 12noon | Free

Sun 28 Jul
World Picnic
Celebrate music, dance and cultures of the world at our annual cultural event. Limited parking at Campbell Park Events Plateau, Avebury Boulevard. Further parking at centre:mk car parks.
Campbell Park | 1pm - 6pm | Free

Wed 31 Jul
Pushchairs in the Park
Park in the car park off Bradwell Road, off H4 Dansteed Way.
Lodge Lake | 11am | Free

Wed 31 Jul
Adult Bat Walk
Join our bat enthusiast for an adult only evening walk and learn about these amazing creatures.
Walton Lake | 8.45pm | £2/person

August

Thu 1 Aug
Women’s Walking Network
Meet in car park by Broughton Fields School, Shackerstone Close, Mill Lane.
Broughton | 10am | £1/person

Tue 6 Aug
Hiroshima Day
Annual floating lantern ceremony at the Peace Pagoda. Park in the Peace Pagoda car park, V10 Brickhill Street. Parking charges apply.
Willen Lake North | 7.30pm | Free

Wed 7 Aug
MK Playday
Join in the biggest day of play with the MK Play Partnership. See the different zones, join in with activities and games and enjoy the main stage entertainment. For the full programme see https:// mkplayday.wordpress.com/ Use the pay and display centre:mk car parks or public transport for CMK and follow the Redway footbridge which leads into the park. Cycle parking will be available.
Campbell Park | 11am - 4pm | Free

Sat 10 Aug
Woof Walk
Meet at Campbell Park Pavilion, Silbury Boulevard MK9 4AD.
Campbell Park | 10am - 12noon | £1/dog

Tue 13 Aug
Parkland Play
Bring a picnic and join the rangers for a family fun afternoon with games and activities. Park in the car park on Marsh Drive, Great Linford.
Great Linford Manor Park | 1pm - 3pm | Free

Fri 16 Aug
Seaside in the City
Dress up as your favourite underwater character and join the rangers for a family fun afternoon with games and activities around the lake. Park at Willen Lake, V10 Brickhill Street. Parking charges apply.
Willen Lake | 10am - 3pm | Free

Sun 18 Aug
Friends of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Open Sunday
A special cricket and grasshopper event will take place as part of this open Sunday. Park at Linford Lakes Education Centre, Wolverton Road, Great Linford, MK14 5AH.
Linford Lakes Nature Reserve | 10am – 4pm | Free

Mon 19 Aug
Community Litter Pick
Meet in the car park by Broughton Fields School, Shackerstone Close, Milton Road.
Broughton Brook | 10am - 12noon | Free

Tue 20 Aug
Discovery Stroll
Meet in Woughton Playing Fields car park, Newport Road, just north of H8 Standing Way.
Woughton Canalside | 2pm | Free

Wed 21 Aug
Parkland Play
Join the rangers for a family fun afternoon with games and activities. The rangers will be located by the play park on Saxonia Boulevard.
Brooklands | 1pm - 3pm | Free

Wed 28 Aug
Pushchairs in the Park
Meet at Campbell Park Pavilion, Silbury Boulevard MK9 4AD.
Campbell Park | 11am | Free

Thu 29 Aug
Adult Bat Walk
As part of the International Bat Night Celebration join our bat enthusiast for an adult only evening walk and learn about these amazing creatures.
Ouzel Valley Park | 7.45pm | £2/person

Check out www.theparkstrust.com for more information

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