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Exhibition Events

Talk: Why we came to Milton Keynes

Cover of AD Magazine (detail), 1974

Cover of AD Magazine (detail), 1974

Cover of AD Magazine (detail), 1974

Why we came to Milton Keynes

Thursday 12 December / 6.30pm / Doors open 6pm / Free*


Complementing the Future City exhibition this talk provides an opportunity to look back at the utopian origins of Milton Keynes in the context of MK Gallery's exciting expansion plans.


A series of short talks by key figures recalling the energy and excitement of early Milton Keynes. Speakers include:


  • David Lock (Chair), Town Planner
  • Ken Baker, Architect
  • Lizzie Bancroft, Head Teacher of Loughton Manor First School
  • Boyd & Evans, Artists
  • Malcolm Brighton, Entrepreneur
  • Robert de Grey, Architect
  • Neil Higson, Landscape Architect
  • Bob Hill, formerly MK Development Corporation
  • Peter Howard, Architect
  • Roger Kitchen, Arts, heritage and community development consultant
  • Roy Nevitt, Founding Director, Stantonbury Campus Drama
  • Derek Walker, Architect
  • Peter Waterman, formerly MK Development Corporation

The event concludes with drinks and canapés.


*Event is free but must be pre-booked via Eventbrite




December 2013