FULLY BOOKED! Pilgrims Trail Spring Walk and Talk in Oxley Park 23/05/2021 (other dates available)

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FULLY BOOKED! Pilgrims Trail Spring Walk and Talk in Oxley Park

12noon-2pm
Free

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Fully Booked: Future Fossil Spring Walk and Talk: The Pilgrims Trail in Oxley Park
Sunday 23rd May 12pm – 2pm

A maximum of 30 people can attend, so booking is essential

Please book  your FREE Eventbrite Tickets HERE  (Tickets must be booked in advance)

Find out more about Future Fossil HERE

Oxley Park is part of MK Pilgrims Trail, which winds its way through Milton Keynes, starting at Bradwell Abbey and ending at Tattenhoe. We pick up the trail in Oxley Park, the home of Future Fossil, which will in future become a new landmark for residents and visitors to the area. Nicky Kenny, leads the way telling tales inspired by the natural history of the landscape, old and the new folklore of the city. 

Nicky Kenny is a freelance creative and community engagement practitioner with years of experience organising and promoting events, working in schools and delivering community projects. She has a passion for walking and cycling and for being outdoors and a huge love of photography, cooking and gardening. An energetic and enthusiastic person, Nicky loves to bring people together in creative and engaging ways to explore the world around us.

The Walk Route

Meet at Oxley Park Community Centre (Op. Tesco), MK4 4TA, travels to Westbury Farm and Shenley Wood and then back to Oxley Park and on to The Swans Way where Parks Trust (Head of Environment) Phil Bowsher will give a brief talk and answer questions about Oxley Mead (SSSI).

Members of the Future Fossil team will be hand to answer any questions you have about the new public artwork.

Please bring water and a picnic for the end of the walk (optional)

Please dress for the weather, including wearing appropriate footwear.

Parking 

Parking is limited in the area so where possible please cycle or walk to the meeting point at Oxley Community Centre 

Toilets 

Please note that no public toilets are available on the route

Covid 19: Secure - Please read carefully 

  • This event is being organised in anticipation that the government will move to relax lockdown rules further on May 17th 2021. Please check your email before you come to check that the event is still running.
  • Do not come to the event if you have any symptoms related to Coronavirus including a cough, high temperature or loss or change of taste or smell.
  • This event is being held outdoors and the maximum permitted number of people allowed to attend is 30 so please make sure that each family member has ticket.
  • Everyone coming should, where possible, maintain social distance of 2m between different household groups/ support bubbles.
  • Please bring and wear a facemask (unless exempt), so you can wear it when you are in closer contact with people outside your family group.
  • Please bring your own hand sanitiser and use regularly throughout the walk.

Stay up to date For the latest information, please refer to the Government website: www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Access

The main part of the route is gentle, follows redways and pathways and there will be frequent stops along the way. However, The Swans Way is not wheelchair accessible, so the route will divide and meet closer to Oxley Mead, leaving a shorter distance over grass to the final destination. Please get in touch to discuss your access needs: Contact Ursula White: takepart@futurefossil.online You can find out more about The Pilgrim’s Trail HERE 

Future Fossil is a new art for Oxley Park commissioned MK Council We would like to thank Pilgrim's Trail & MK Parks Trust for supporting this event 

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