The MK Rose is being created to fulfil the need for a central gathering place in Milton Keynes for celebration, contemplation and commemoration.
Designed by internationally renowned artist Gordon Young, MK Rose will be a vast and impressive Civic space to be located in Campbell Park. The circular design is inspired by the original city centre design principles and the mathematical properties of a flower.
MK Rose includes a calendar of days represented by over 100 granite pillars which will be inscribed with dates and events that are important to you and to Milton Keynes. There is an opportunity for you to have your say about the dates that should be part of MK Rose and engage people for many years in individual and group celebration, contemplation and commemoration.
You are invited to join in at three workshops, each focussing on dates connected with a different theme - heritage, faith and international:
Friday 28 September – Heritage – MK Museum, 10am – 12 noon
Thursday 4 October – Faith – Campbell Park Pavilion, 1pm – 3.30pm
Friday 5 October – International – City Discovery Centre, 1pm – 3.30pm
MK Rose is a partnership project between the Cenotaph Trust and The Parks Trust with support from Milton Keynes Council.