Family fun in Milton Keynes: Our guide

Fantastic Mr Fox coming to Milton Keynes
Fantastic Mr Fox coming to Milton Keynes

If you are looking for something to do with the family, then look no further.


Milton Keynes Theatre, March 7 to 11

Book your tickets now for the musical adaptation of one of Roald Dahl’s best-known books, coming soon at Milton Keynes Theatre.

Boggis, Bunce and Bean, three greedy, smelly, horrid farmers hate the cunning Mr Fox.

Mr Fox is smart, clever and rather fantastic, but he doesn’t realise how determined the farmers are to get revenge.

Can he hatch a plan to save his family and friends? Can they outrun the diggers and outsmart the farmers, and can rabbit shut up long enough not to give the game away?

Stantonbury Theatre, February 28 to March 4

Where can you find dismembered knights, shrubberies, taunting Frenchmen and a killer rabbit, alongside toe-tapping tunes and great dance routines? In ETC Theatre’s production of the comedy musical Spamalot, adapted from the screenplay of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Milton Keynes Gallery, March 3

Inspirational independent documentary film Tomorrow is being screened at MK Gallery at 7.30pm on Friday March 3. Recommended for ages 10 and over, it received the César (French Oscars) for the Best Documentary 2016 and triggered hundreds of citizen initiatives, including collective gardens and food co-operatives.

Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, Tuesday February 28.

Jamie Raven burst onto an unsuspecting world during the 2015 series of Britain’s Got Talent. His magic amazed audiences and made Simon Cowell exclaim: “I now finally believe in magic!”

Jamie has been perfecting his craft over the past 11 years working as a magician around the world.

National Trust Stowe

The snowdrops are in full bloom in Stowe’s amazing Capability Brown-landscaped gardens, which celebrated a record number of visitors during its 2016/17 season.

Since acquiring the gardens in 1989, the National Trust have been undertaking a huge restoration project throughout the grounds.