Jane Eyre Milton Keynes Theatre 10.07.17

Jane Eyre is as inspirational and as appropriate as ever and she’s in Milton Keynes until Saturday.

Easter Egg Decorating & Crafting at Frosts

Half Pint gets an exclusive peek at Frosts’ Easter Hols event…

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WHAT’S ON: CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON DETAILS FOR MILTON KEYNES

With November now in full swing, the impending arrival of Christmas and all it ensures is hard to ignore. This week I drove down Stony Stratford High Street to witness a big group of people erecting the Christmas lights high above the pavements of one of MK’s beloved market towns and it did give me a little buzz of excitement. What is prettier on a dark winters night than seeing your local high street alight with the colours from strings of lights and decorations? How about witnessing the official switch on? When hundreds upon thousands of local people flock out in the cold, with smiles from ear to ear  to countdown a very traditional starting point for the festive season.

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Here is my guide to the Christmas Light Switch On events in Milton Keynes for 2016:

HALLOWEEN CIRCUS AT FROSTS WOBURN SANDS

If you frequent my local area of Milton Keynes then I am sure you have heard of Frosts in Woburn Sands

It is ultimately a garden centre but local peeps know it offers so much more than that. Frosts put on an impressive array of events throughout the year from their infamous Santa’s Grotto, a sandy beach in the summer and a real ice rink in the winter. Then there’s the various hands-on events that can teach you how to make candles, wreaths or flower arrangements. They even advertise special events in their restaurant with various themed afternoon teas. 

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But for now it’s October, it’s half term, Halloween is exactly one week away and the circus is in town. Having set up home in a big black striped circus tent at Frosts Woburn Sands, they are promising spooky thrills with a Halloween themed family show. So what does that entail? Keep reading…