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Descriptive guided walk: Campbell Park Art

Campbell Park

Thursday 05 October
Suitable for adults

Listen and discover the fascinating artworks in Campbell Park

Join our guides for a unique and multisensory tour of the public art collection in Campbell Park, with opportunities to touch and discuss the sculptures. Discover the form, scale, colour and textures of each piece as well as its considered situation within the landscape. 

Campbell Park was awarded Grade II listed status by Historic England in 2020 due to its historic interest and innovative architectural design. Nestled around the park are eleven unique sculptures which have been collected over the last 30 years. This walk will cover six of the artworks.

The guide will meet you at MK Gallery's Cafe and together you will walk into Campbell Park. The walk covers a circuit of around 1.5miles and will last one hour. 

There will be periods of standing as your guide introduces each sculpture. The walk will finish at MK Gallery's Cafe. 

Visit the Public Art webpages for more information about the sculptures.

Time: 11am-12pm

Meeting place: MK Gallery Cafe.

Toilets: There are accessible toilets including Changing Places at MK Gallery.

Refreshments: The walk starts and ends at MK Gallery Cafe. 

Route information: The walk will cover around 1.5 miles and lasts around one hour. Along the way there are some gentle slopes and gradients, but the route takes place on surfaced paths. Your guide will identify hazards along the way. Some of the sculptures are located off path and on short grass. 

Pick-up/drop-off: Taxis should navigate to MK Gallery.

Nearest bus stop: Theatre District.

Accessibility: This walk is designed to be inclusive to people who are blind or partially sighted.  Please contact us to use the portable hearing loop or with any questions.

Feedback: This is a pilot event and we are grateful to attendees to let us know about their experiences. Please complete our short survey to help us improve our events in the future. 

[Image above shows the sculpture 'Chain Reaction' against a blue sky and surrounded by trees, and there are purple flowers in the foreground.]