December 2017 Newsletter

MK Gallery is expanding

Building work is progressing rapidly. Visit our blog to find out more about our exciting expansion plans. 


You can support our major expansion this festive season by taking part in Make Your MarkEvery donation enables us to build a world-class arts venue in the heart of Milton Keynes.


Keep an eye on the website for more City Club activity in 2018. 


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Building works taking place at MK Gallery, December 2017

Festive Market

Project Space Exhibition

Festive Market 2017

1 - 23 December


This independent, creative fair features a wide-range of Christmas gifts and stocking fillers from local artists and makers, including ceramics, textiles, greeting cards, prints, jewellery and much more. 


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Image courtesy of

Boyd & Evans

Events - Thursday Scratch Nights

Thursdays / Times and prices vary


7 December / MK Geek Night Meet up, network and chat over a few drinks about web design, development, UX, technology and general geekery.


14 December / City Club: Trees & Boyd & Evans Artists Boyd & Evans talk about the role of trees in their work.  


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Film still from Tom of Finland

Events - Friday Night Films

Films begin at 7.30pm / Prices vary

Book online or by calling 01908 676 900


8 December / Center of my World This imaginative, candid and complex film portrays a young man coming of age, discovering his sexuality and falling in love.


15 December / Tom of Finland The life and work of one of the most influential and celebrated figures of twentieth century gay culture.


22 December / Family screening: The Red Turtle A man is shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds. Please note, this screening begins at 6.30pm. 


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Image Rave II

Saturday Live Music

Image Rave II featuring Chloe Frieda

Saturday 9 December / Doors 8pm / £5 in advance, £6 on the door


Image Rave returns for a second instalment of hyper-fast image consumption sound tracked by some of the UK’s most forward thinking electronic music producers and DJs. 


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Start the Art

Children and Families

Start the Art

Every Tuesday and Wednesday / 11am - 12 noon / £1 on the door

For accompanied children aged under 5 


This month’s sessions are inspired by Festive Market in the Project Space. Join us for fun and festive activities as, each week, we make gifts dedicated to a different form of craft. 


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Saturday Studio

Children and Families

Saturday Studio

Every Saturday / 1-3pm / 5+ year olds / £1 on the door  


Work together as a family to explore, question and create in these weekly artist-led sessions.


9 December / Make handmade prints and cards

16 December / Make festive decorations

23 December / Create a festive spice box


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The Beckett family

Children and Families

Family-in-Residence presents: the Beckett family

Sunday 17 December / 1-3pm / £1 per person


Inspired by their love of JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the Becketts have devised an afternoon of making and story-telling for all the family to enjoy. Come and create some curious critters and bizarre beasties using all sorts of materials and found objects.


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