WW1 Beacons of Light Beacon Lighting
11/11/2018

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WW1 Beacons of Light Beacon Lighting

6.45pm
Free
All welcome

As part of a Nation's Tribute, national day of Commemorative Events marking the Centenary of the end of the First World War and paying tribute to the millions killed or wounded in battle, and those on the home front who struggled amidst the pain and loss to help ensure freedom survived.

There will be a short event with choirs and readings at 6.45pm at the MK Rose followed by lighting of the Campbell Park beacon and specially commissioned fire sculpture at 7pm.

Park in the centre:mk car parks (John Lewis/MK Theatre end) and follow the Redway bridge into the park.

  • 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.

  • Milton Keynes Rose

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    The Milton Keynes Rose located in our central city park Campbell Park, is a public space designed for commemoration, celebration and contemplation. Developed in partnership by The Parks Trust and the Cenotaph Trust, with support from Milton Keynes Council, the Milton Keynes Rose was created as a central civic space to host events significance and occasions of remembrance.

    Refreshments
    There are no refreshment facilities at this site but the cafes and restaurants located at centre:mk are just a short walk away.

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