Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

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

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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Footloose at Milton Keynes

10 things to do around Milton Keynes

Here’s our quick guide of 10 things coming to Milton Keynes.

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More women are opting for trainers over heels

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

The Beano Annual 2016

Do you remember these kids’ comics from your childhood?

Kids’ favourite The Beano is getting a revamp. The DC Thompson-published comic has had its print edition redesigned and has launched a brand-new website they’re calling the Ultimate Feed of Awesome’.

MPMC Concrete cows

Milton Keynes’ concrete cows are back enjoying the green, green grass of home

Milton Keynes’ most famous residents caused quite a stir when it was announced they would be moo-ving away from their base at intu in CMK earlier in the year.

Roald Dahl at work in his famous writing hut

Roald Dahl Day celebrates 100 years since author’s birth

Exactly 100 years ago today Roald Dahl was born and children and adults around the world will be coming together to celebrate the life and works of the much-loved author.

Monstersaurus brings fun to Stantonbury Theatre

Ten of the best things to do around MK this week

Here’s your guide to ten of the best things to do around MK over the next few days...

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Red Priest present their Winter Baroque Carnival in the Ugland Auditorium in December

Stowe House hosts music, theatre and art

Music, theatre, art, comedy and children’s events are all part of the autumn programme through to December at Stowe House.

Sunny Afternoon

Ten of the best things to do in MK over the next week

Whatever you’re into, there’s something for you in our guide to ten of the best things to do in MK in the coming days...

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Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

In a world where the pocket calculator was as close as many of us got to technology, the video recorder seemed like it had come from outer space (or possibly off the set of Tomorrow’s World). A whole world of television viewing opened up in the late 1970s with TV shows and the latest(ish) films available to watch whenever we wanted.

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A survey says you should stop visiting Ibiza when you're 40

Taking selfies at 34 and visiting Ibiza at 40? You’re too old!

People should stop taking selfies at 34 and throw away their replica football shirts at 42.

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Milton Keynes Museum launches for summer 2016

Milton Keynes Museum has launched a new promotional video ahead of its 2016 summer holiday programme.

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Barry Cryer

World of books comes to Bedfordshire school

Steven Berkoff and Barry Cryer will star in Ampthill’s 2016 LitFest taking place later this month.

Hilary Grayson's work

A great art attack!

Don’t forget to check in with participants from this year’s Bucks Open Studios event in the coming few days – it’s your last chance!


Hurry up and take a gander at art show

If you haven’t already done so, there is still time to make an, erm, flying visit to The Three Hares Gallery in Olney, which is currently hosting exceptional drawings of birdlife captured in and around Milton Keynes.

One of Tim Peake's space pictures

10 amazing pictures from space by astronaut Tim Peake

Astronaut Tim Peake is due to return to earth this weekend after six months on the International Space Station.

Festival of dance

Motus issue the call to dance in Milton Keynes

Last year’s Motus dance festival made a terrific trail through the heart of town, pulling in crowds and capturing imaginations.

Spring Lambs

Baa-rilliant art show at Stantonbury Gallery

A new exhibition is hanging and waiting to meet your acquaintance at Stantonbury Gallery, courtesy of Newport Pagnell based artist Laura Slade whose preferred medium is watercolour.

Queen's Regiment

There’s trouble at the MK museum

Take a peek into the history vaults with MK Museum this weekend for a dramatic and real review of how we used to live.

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