Here is our guide to some of the events for the family events going in and around Milton Keynes
MOZART FOR MINI MAESTROS
The Stables, Wavendon, Saturday, March 18, 11am
This family concert full of interaction and entertainment is suitable for children aged three to 10 and accompanying adults.
Members of Ensemble 360 are joined by presenter Andy Smith, arranger for BBC’s Ten Pieces, to introduce some of Mozart’s most adored music, from classical greats to his musical twists on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.
Following the performance, a family-friendly lunch menu
is available from noon to 2pm.
To book tickets, see www.stables.org/Whats_on
THE CHIMPANZEES OF HAPPYTOWN
The Stables, Friday March 17, 11am
Ensemble 360 and narrator Polly Ives are back with their latest musical performance for children aged three to seven, based on the book The Chimpanzees of Happytown by Giles Andreae. Follow Chutney the chimp and his beautiful tree as they help to spread colour and happiness throughout the town.
Campbell Park Events Plateau, Friday to Sunday, March 17 to 19
Circus Zyair presents a colourful and action-packed 90-minute show featuring high-energy acts from all over the world. Expect a dazzling combination of circus, music and laughter, with a heated big top, comfortable seating and an electric atmosphere from start to finish.
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW
Friday March 17, 4.30pm
The critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories –The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
MK Gallery, Saturday, 1pm to 3pm
Imagine MK Gallery as a local town square transformed by hanging shapes and colours. Children aged five-plus and their families can join artist Sophie Bennett to share in the experience of designing, making and installing a suspended mobile sculpture inspired by the artwork of Alexander Calder.
Booking essential, see