Arts and Culture Festival attracts thousands

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THOUSANDS of people flocked to the Arts and Culture Festival at the weekend at Campbell Park.

People from a range of cultures and backgrounds descended on the event with food ranging from Jerk Chicken barbecue to Lebanese Shwaree.

Entertainment was equally diverse with children performing an Irish Riverdance before Britain’s Got Talent finalists Signature thrilled the crowd with a tribute to Michael Jackson.

Milton Keynes City Orchestra with Silkroad created a fusion of music unheard by anyone before wowing the audience including dignitaries Mayor of Milton Keynes Catriona Morris, MP for Milton Keynes South, Iain Stewart, Commander of Thames Valley Police Superintendent Barry Halliday and Lord Lieutenant Sir Henry Aubrey Fletcher.

It was supported by Arts Council MK Play Association, MK Community Foundation InterActionMK and Craft Cooks.

International artist El Seed created a special wall with his unique style of Street Graffiti and Julian Breton performed virtual light calligraphy in the evening.