Top 10 things to do this weekend in Milton Keynes

OneMK Reporter 22 Nov 2013 at 16:22 By OneMK Reporter

Planning a day out in Milton Keynes over the weekend and wanting to know what’s on at local parks, pubs and clubs, museums and elsewhere in MK? Then check out our top 10 selection of things to do below and plan your entertainment for the weekend.


Music 4 Meningitis returns for its fourth annual musical mash-up.

Music includes rock, indie, folk and punk, with DJs performing at night.

Venue: The Stables

Date: Saturday 3pm to 3am

Price: Suggested donation - £5 or £10


Live music night with several acts including Liberez and Sharon Gal on stage.

Engineer Maxwell C Faraday and Black Spring will also be rocking out.

Venue: MK Gallery

Date: Saturday at 7.30pm

Price: £4


Christmas lights switch-on and parade with 20 lovable mascots, elves and fairies arriving, as well as Santa.

Venue: Midsummer Place, Central Milton Keynes

Date: Saturday from 11am

Price: Free


Christmas extravaganza with entertainment from singer Holly Brewer, an UK hip hop champions Limitless Dance Crew and free children’s rides, as well as the lights being switched on.

Venue: Theatre District

Date: Sunday from 4pm

Price: Free


Christmas Fair with more than 40 stalls to browse.

Venue: Stantonbury Campus

Date: Saturday between 10am and 5pm

Price: Free


The Snow Queen play will cast a spell over adults and children alike as the famous production comes to Milton Keynes.

Venue: Stantonbury Campus

Date: Saturday, 2.30pm

Price: £10.50 for adults, £8.50 for children and £34 for a family with two adults and two children


Mad Mods and Englishmen will give a soulful performance live as part of the Stolen Hours soul club.

Venue: Bletchley Working Mens Club

Date: Saturday, 7.30pm to midnight

Price: £4 on the door.


The Movember fun run takes place for men and women supporting upper lip hair in support of the month which aims to raise funds for prostate cancer. Distances are over 5km and 10km.

Venue: Campbell Park

Date: Sunday at 10am

Price: £16 for 5km and £22 for 10km


The Over 18s rollerdisco takes place for all those who want to get their skates on!

Venue: Wolverton Agora

Date: Friday, 8.30pm

Price: Entrance is £6 and it’s £2 for skate hire


Christmas Fair for Leo’s Appeal

Venue: Bradwell Abbey

Date: Saturday, 11am to 3pm

Price: Free

Find out what’s on in Milton Keynes using our what’s on calendar. There’s a whole host of events taking place including free events and things to do for kids. So if you were struggling with knowing what to do, struggle no more! With Christmas coming up, there are many events happening around MK to keep you and your children entertained, including the Christmas Lights switch on, Christmas markets and even visits from Santa and his helpers.

You can enjoy great days out in Milton Keynes anytime including a visit to Bletchley Park, comedy at the Stables, adventure at Xscape, a wander around an art gallery or a trip to the theatre. Fancy joining a club or society in MK? Then have a look at our listings of clubs and see what’s going on in Milton Keynes.

If you were thinking of something more relaxing such as some retail therapy, then find out all you need to know about shopping in Milton Keynes here on MKWeb.

Ensure you don’t miss an event by downloading maps and guides for the Milton Keynes area. Going to an event on the bus? Then consult the bus timetable pages in our travel section or if you require a taxi, have a look at our directory.

Wherever you’re off to this weekend, don’t forget that if it’s an event you think our readers would be interested in, we’d love you to share your pictures and give us a round up of what went on using our contribute section.

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