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Heritage Open Days will celebrate 50 years of Milton Keynes

The past will come to life at 70 free Heritage Open Days in September forming part of the 50th anniversary celebrations for Milton Keynes.

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A telephone box library in Woburn.

Refurbished telephone box becomes a free library in Woburn

Residents of Woburn are welcomed to pick up a book, or exchange an old one for a new one, at the telephone box next to the Town Hall.

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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Bletchley Park

Half term fun at Bletchley Park

Are you looking for something to do this half term? Look no further than Bletchley Park, who have that cracked!

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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Kenneth Tindall

Interview: Casanova choreographer talks about ballet ahead of Milton Keynes date

We chat to Kenneth Tindall who has put together the Northern Ballet's production of Casanova coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week

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Photo by Connie Fore

Call goes out for your funny pet photos

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards has already received a barrage of strong (and rib-tickling) contenders, but there's still time to enter.

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Sculpture Gallery presents the magic of opera by candlelight

Sculpture Gallery presents the magic of opera by candlelight

Three of the leading lights in international opera will be presenting a dramatic musical programme as part of The Sculpture Gallery’s dynamic series of evening events.

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Fabric brand supports Milton Keynes College students with new denim project

A ‘leading’ fabric brand as launched a special ‘Decades of Denim’ project with Milton Keynes College’s fashion students.

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The Red Shoes at Milton Keynes Theatre

Theatre around MK: your guide to the week ahead

From classy ballet to charming fairtytales, there's plenty of theatre happening around Milton Keynes...
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Cordelia Braithwaite as Aurora in a previous production of Sleeping Beauty

Cordelia steps into The Red Shoes

For someone who wanted to be a vet, Cordelia Braithwaite’s career has taken a surprise turn.

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Let It Shine: Kyle, Hercules, Nicky, Danny, Melanie C, Bradley, Huw, Julius, and Woburn's Jason Brock  (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy BBC One

Star struck Jason sings with Mel C in BBC One competition Let It Shine

Woburn’s talented Jason Brock stormed his way into the next round of BBC singing competition, Let It Shine.

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Blue Peter presenter Barney Harwood takes part in Olney's Pancake Day race 2015

Olney Pancake Race featured in the UK’s top 15 February events

Olney Pancake Race has been named in leading travel site’s best events to attend in February.

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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes coming to Milton Keynes Theatre

Beloved fairy tale dances onto Milton Keynes stage

A beloved fairy tale and award winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world.

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Milton Keynes fashion designer wins acclaimed award

Milton Keynes fashion designer wins acclaimed award

A Milton Keynes based fashion designer was featured at London Fashion Week earlier this month.

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Willen Hospice to benefit from glittering JustDance event

Willen Hospice to benefit from glittering JustDance event

Where can you find the city police chief dancing the cha cha, a male sales director sporting a white tutu and an ice-cream boss stepping out to the Godfather?

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Where are ‘Mr and Mrs Milton Keynes’ now?

Where are ‘Mr and Mrs Milton Keynes’ now?

The organisers of a community exhibition to celebrate the city’s 50th birthday are trying to trace ‘Mr and Mrs Milton Keynes’ from an iconic 1970s advertising poster.

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Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

The Oxford Dictionary has announced that the word “post-truth” is Word of the Year 2016.

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David Bowie

Unique insight into touring with Bowie

A UK exhibition tour of many stunning, never seen before, photographs of David Bowie has been extended to include a visit to Milton Keynes next spring.

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