World Picnic
29/07/2018 (other dates available)

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Celebrate music, dance and cultures of the world at our annual cultural event.

Entertainment will include main stage with cultural music and dance performances a bandstand stage with acoustic performers, workshops and cultural food stalls.

Event location: Meadow area in middle of Campbell Park

Park in the car parks along Silbury Boulevard.
Disabled parking is available at Campbell Park Pavilion next to Campbell Park Cricket Ground.

Main Stage Timetable
1:00pm - Welcome
1:05pm - Sloop Groggy Dogs
1:35pm - Bilal Alasali
2:05pm - Uma Nwanyi Oma Dance Group (African Dance Group)
2:35pm - Mambo Jambo
3:05pm - MK Bhangra Club

3:20pm - Mariachi Las Adelitas
4:00pm - Ukie-Toones
4:35pm - Chinese Fusion Dance
4:55pm - Jasmine Burns
5:05pm - Inta Africa

We also have 2 Workshop's on throughout the day hosted by Inta Africa!

- African Drumming Workshop

- Didgeridoo Workshop

If you would like to apply for a community stall or food stall please e-mail our Events & Community Engagement Officer: Zoe-Jade Fraser - zj.fraser@theparkstrust.com 

Download our 2018 World Picnic programme below!
  • Campbell Park

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    Located at the heart of Milton Keynes, Campbell Park hosts many of Milton Keynes’ major festivals and events. Its imaginative mix of formal gardens, water features, woodland and open pasture mean it’s an ideal spot to enjoy the changing seasons.

    Refreshments
    There are no refreshment facilities in Campbell Park other than during special events. However, there are a wealth of cafes, bars and restaurants in the nearby city centre, theatre district and Xscape centre.

  • The Parks Trust hosted over 550 events in their parks in 2017

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  • 97% of attendees in 2017 said they would re-attend events held throughout the year

  • Most of our attendees heard about our events through Social Media in 2017

  • 415 third party events and activities were held in our parks in 2017

  • We worked with 70+ Community Groups in 2017