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Great Linford Manor Park Celebration Event

12:00 - 18:00

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Join us in celebrating the end of the National Lottery Heritage Funded restoration works at Great Linford Manor Park on Saturday 18th September 2021! 

To celebrate both the end of the building works and Heritage Open Days 2021, we're teaming up with Milton Keynes Arts Centre, St. Andrew's Church and the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park to bring you a jam-packed day of activities for all the family.

The event runs from 12-6pm. One ticket admits one person.

Highlights include...

  • Hands-on making activities for adults and children with Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Pre-booking is required for these activities. Click here to book.
  • Explore St. Andrew's medieval parish church and visit the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park Textile Project and Historic Women exhibitions.
  • 'Horrible Heritage' guided walks with the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park in full costume (some walks can be pre-booked: Click here to book).
  • Enjoy live music and talks from expert historians and performers throughout the afternoon.
  • Tuck in to food from some of Milton Keynes' tastiest vendors: Saf's Kitchen - Award-winning Punjabi street food (including veggie, vegan and gluten free options), Taco Shack - Mexican street food (including veggie, vegan and gluten free options), The Little Oven of Joy - Neapolitan style wood fired pizzas (including veggie, vegan and gluten free options), Fung's Kitchen - family-run business selling homemade Chinese food, Waffles on Wheels - freshly baked-to-order Belgian waffles, homemade cakes, teas & coffees from St. Andrew's Church.
  • A chance to look around the new Community Trip Boat, Electra.
  • Market stalls from local businesses and community groups.

View the full programme


Refreshments and children's activities are available throughout the day. To ensure everyone feels welcome, please only bring well-behaved dogs on leads. Toilets are available including accessible.


Paths in the park are wheelchair and buggy friendly, but some elements of the event are on grassed areas. Contact for more information. Milton Keynes Arts Centre has partial wheelchair access. Contact for more information. St. Andrew's Church has a disabled access ramp but floors inside the church are uneven. Accessible parking is available on site.


The main event runs from 12-6pm across Great Linford Manor Park. Other Heritage Open Day activities at Great Linford Manor Park are available on Friday 17th September and Sunday 19th September (pre-booking is required) and at our other parks throughout the festival.

Photo credit: Cat Lane photography.

  • Great Linford Manor Park


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    Great Linford Manor Park is a special, heritage-rich park set within the old village of Great Linford. It contains features that were first laid out centuries ago, including ponds and a Wilderness Garden which represent the English Landscape style of garden design that became popular for country estates during the 18th Century.

  • Heritage Walks

    Did you know... The Friends of Great Linford Manor Park lead free guided walks twice a month?

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  • Heritage Lottery Fund

    Did you know... thanks to National Lottery players we have been awarded £3.1m to 'reveal, revive and restore' Great Linford Manor Park!

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  • Join the Friends

    Did you can join the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park?

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  • Master Plan

    Did you know... you can view the Master Plan for the Great Linford Manor Park project, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, on our website?

    Great Linford project...