Great Linford Manor Park Celebration Event
A weekend of events for all the family to enjoy for Heritage Open Days 2021.
Enjoy live music, food, Horrible Heritage guided walks and family-friendly activities from The Parks Trust, Milton Keynes Arts Centre, St. Andrew's Church and the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park.
Friday 17th September 2021
10:30, 11:30 and 14:30
Join the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park for pre-booked Horrible Heritage guided walks in costume. Meet Richard Napier, Stuart medical man and astrologer, a Victorian headmaster and other Georgian folk to learn all about the park's long history.
Saturday 18th September 2021
Come along for the main event and immerse yourself in all that Great Linford Manor Park has to offer including live folk music, heritage games, making activities, storytelling, talks and tours. Take part in making activities with Milton Keynes Arts Centre and their team of artist leaders from within the ceramic studio, gallery, art room and Open Garden spaces.
Explore St. Andrew's Parish medieval parish church, discover the history of christian workhop at St. Andrew's from the perspective of some Great Linford women and visit the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park's textiles exhibition.
Get ready to explore the park and its history with more Horrible Heritage guided walks with the Friends of Great Linford Manor park in full historic costume. Pre-book for walks at 10:30, 11:30, 13:30 and 15:00.
Sunday 19th September 2021
11:30, 13:30 and 15:00
Our celebrations draw to a close with more Horrible Heritage guided walks with the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park. Please note toilets will not be available on this day.
This weekend is an opportunity to celebrate as the construction phase of The Parks Trust's National Lottery Heritage Fund project draws to a close. We invite you to join us as we look forward to the future and the next phase of the project.