Art In The Park
Art In The Park - July 2024

Art In The Park

Art In The Park

Milton Keynes Islamic Arts & Culture (MKIAC) is thrilled to announce their annual Art in the Park festival, set to take place on the 13 of July 2024 from 1pm to 9pm at the Campbell Park Events Plateau in Milton Keynes. This year’s theme, Green City, will explore the intricate links between culture, identity, and nature, celebrating our diverse heritage while championing climate action.

Date: 13 July 2024
Time: 1pm-9pm
Location: Campbell Park Events Plateau, MK
Admission: Free

Event Highlights

Parade of Colours: Join our vibrant Parade of Colours, showcasing the rich tapestry of Milton Keynes’ multicultural community. We are actively seeking participants to contribute to this colourful spectacle.

Performances

Enjoy an eclectic mix of performances throughout the day, including:

Headliners: Raka Balkan Band
Taal Bhangra Dance Group
Northampton Orchestra
Greek Cultural Performance
Brazilian Samba Drummers

Art Marquee

Participate in a variety of engaging art workshops and demonstrations:

Art Workshops: Only £2 per session
Islamic Arts: Featuring calligraphy sessions
Turkish Marbling: Demonstrations by a renowned Turkish artist
Peter Sanders: We are pleased to share that the Internationally renowned photographer Peter Sanders will be giving a talk on his new book Heaven, Earth, and the Ten Thousand Things, a landmark visual story of Islam in China.

Sanders works focus on the Muslim community around the world, especially their traditional and spiritual aspects. With more than four decades of experience in photography, Sanders is one of the most renowned and respected Muslim photographers in the world.

Food Village: Embark on a global culinary journey with an array of food vendors offering cultural flavours from all over the world. We are currently looking for more vendors to join us, particularly those who can offer affordable and varied cuisines.

Funfair: A lively and entertaining funfair for all ages.

With an expected attendance of around 18,000 people, this event promises to be a vibrant celebration of the community’s diversity.

Details were correct at time of publishing, please always check with the event host to ensure there have been no changes or cancellations.

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