Hundreds of origami birds worth thousands of pounds have been folded and set free across 14 shopping centres nationwide including intu Milton Keynes, following new research revealing that unexpectedly finding money is the nation’s most joyful surprise.
A team of experts spent over 130 hours folding hundreds of origami birds worth £10 each, which are being hidden to surprise and delight shoppers…More info
Christmas has come early as intu Milton Keynes opens its latest food retailer, the phenomenally popular American burger chain, Five Guys.
Opening its doors at 11am, customers were queuing to be among the first to sample the burgers, fries and drinks offer. With as many different toppings as you like, the chain’s custom-built burgers have developed a cult-like following despite only launching in…More info
• The competition is open to all UK residents aged 18 years and over with a UK postal address.
• Winners: We will choose at random one entry from the comments on the designated intu Milton Keynes Social Media post. The winner will then be contacted and will need to collect their prize from intu Milton Keynes unless stated otherwise.
• The prize winner will be notified via social media.
A. Debenhams Animal Skeleton T Shirt £12
B. Debenhams Snazaroo Face Painting Set £10
C. Debenhams Land's End Orange Glow-in-the-Dark Bucket Bag £9
D. Debenhams Land's End White Glow-in-the-Dark Bucket Bag £9
E. H&M Hulk Gloves £3.99
F. H&M Fancy Dress Costume £14.99
G. Debenhams Zombie Labrinth £22
H. H&M Make Up £5.99
I. Debenhams Star Wars Darth Vadar Costume £25
J. H&M Skeleton Costume…
One of Britain’s fastest growing hair brands, Rush Hair is opening their latest salon in the commuter city of Milton Keynes. The award winning salon group, synonymous with providing clients with beautiful hair at affordable prices, is set to open its newest salon in Milton Keynes intu Shopping Centre, on Saturday 30th July.
Rush Hair have over 20 years of experience in creating the latest on-t…More info
As the nation prepares to back their team in the Euros, football fever is taking over intu Milton Keynes on Friday 11 & Saturday 12 June.
This Friday, have a go at intu Milton Keynes’ speed cage for customers to test their kicking power – the fastest goal scored of the day will win and a prize. Or, let your hands do the talking with the shopping centre’s table football competition – choose you…More info
The Popular Willen Hospice Vortex is back at intu Milton Keynes.
The Willen Hospice Vortex, the popular and well known coin-spinning machine that raises money for Willen Hospice, has made a welcome return.
Willen Hospice needs to raise around £7 every single minute of the year to provide specialist end of life care and the vortex is a fun way for the public to help support this.
Shelley …More info
Thanks to some quick thinking from staff at intu Milton Keynes, children waiting for the ‘frog clock’ bubbles to appear weren’t left disappointed.
While the ‘Time Machine’ (the real name for the ‘Frog Clock’) is currently under repair, customer service assistant Krysti Bridge took to the balcony to fire off a bubble gun every half an hour across the weekend.
She said: “On the hour and every …More info
There will be a photo booth area in Gap at intu Milton Keynes on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May so you can bring your little ones along and get the perfect picture to enter into the competition. There will be a set and lots of lovely props, so just bring a camera and your mini…Head in store this weekend
This competition has now ended.
To round up our SS16 fashion campaign, we're giving you one last chance to win.
If you fancy getting your hands on a £100 intu Gift Card, simply visit our Facebook page and comment on the competition post telling us which trend you like best - yes, it's that easy!
Here are the T&Cs:
• The competition is open to all UK residents aged 18 ye…Enter now
This follows on from Pret engaging their customers in a veggie debate last year after noticing a distinct shift towards vegetarian sales. Pret’s CEO, Clive Schlee, asked what Pret should do to respond to this sales trend via his blog and 10,000 people participated in a poll on the subject. This is wher…Try the new menu today
Alzheimer’s Society in Milton Keynes is encouraging residents to confront dementia this Dementia Awareness Week (15-21 May). Charity staff and volunteers will be providing information about dementia and how to live well with the condition at Intu Shopping Centre, and Kingston Centre between 10am and noon.
Activities during the week include:
• A special Singing for the Brain® session on Wed…
This week, six schools across Milton Keynes returned from the Easter break to learn that intu Milton Keynes and The Parks Trust had been working together to plant their adopted oak tree near to their school grounds.
In March last year, intu Milton Keynes launched a tree adoption programme to ensure the heritage of the Midsummer Oak remained in Milton Keynes. Schools were invited to adopt a sap…More info
An events area for music, dance, theatre and the arts will be created in the space left by the dead oak tree at intu Milton Keynes; which has been confirmed will be removed at the end of April.
The final set of samples were taken from the tree last week by Milton Keynes Council and sent for independent laboratory testing. The results confirmed those of previous independent tests that the tree, …More info
We all know that laughter is the ‘best medicine’ and new research shows that stressed out adults could learn a lesson or two from their children on how to laugh more.
…Do you need to laugh more?
Coast have just launched their Summer Icon campaign featuring the beautiful Alessandra Ambrosio.
The collection brings together the most loved pieces from Coast’s extensive archive, creating an edited range of statement, signature styles for summer.
The Summer Icon collection launched on Thursday 31 March, so head to Coast at intu Milton Keynes to get your hands on this fabulous collectionShop the Summer Icon collection now
We are very excited with the latest addition to the centre; a brand new Monsoon concession in Debenhams.
The concession has a great range of beautiful clothing that is perfect for summer.
Renowned for its quality and attention to detail, Monsoon clothing is ideal for occasions, whether it's a wedding, a christening, a garden party or a day at the races.
More about Monsoon:
Monsoon …Visit Monsoon in Debenhams now
On Friday 5th February 2016 Wrapchic opens its doors to consumers looking for something unique and extraordinary in the INTU Milton Keynes Shopping Centre.
After a hugely successful 2015 Wrapchic are excited to keep the momentum running by opening its latest, beautifully crafted, outlet in Milton Keynes.
Wrapchic is a healthy fast-food outlet which combines delicious and authentic Indian fo…More info
Pret's 'Winter’s Wonderful' Soups
With winter in the air, Pret challenged their chefs to create even more delicious, nutritious and 'souper'-healthy soups.
Colourful ingredients such as warming ginger, curry spices, butternut squash, bright red chillies and tasty chickpeas filled the Pret kitchen, vegetables roasted, pots bubbled... and finally, the new menu was unveiled.
No dairy, no gl…More info
Willen Hospice joins intu Milton Keynes, One MK and Destination MK to officially launch MK Midnight Moo 2016.
MK Midnight Moo is a ladies only midnight walk that takes place across ten miles of redways to raise funds to support the end-of-life care given at Willen Hospice. This year’s Moo takes place on Saturday 16th July, once again starting and finishing at intu Milton Keynes.
Since launc…More info
Continuing family traditions and being with friends and family all key to enjoying Christmas again.
If you’re approaching your 30s and no longer experience the same playful Christmas joy as you did as a child, then the good news is that your luck is likely to change. New research commissioned by intu, the leading owner, developer and manager of prime regional shopping centres in the UK, pinpoin…More info
This Christmas, intu Milton Keynes is supporting ITV’s nationwide Christmas campaign, Text Santa. The campaign supports the work of Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-A-Wish UK and Save the Children, with the money going towards funding nurses for those suffering from cancer, granting wishes to children fighting life-threatening conditions and helping those affected by crisis.
Nationally, intu is a…More info
Michael Kors is pleased to announce the opening of a Michael Kors Lifestyle store at intu Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, this December.
The 2,177-square-foot store, located to the north of London at intu Milton Keynes shopping centre, an upscale shopping destination in Buckinghamshire, will carry footwear and accessories from MICHAEL Michael Kors, including handbags and small leather goods. The…More info
From Thursday 12 November, shoppers at intu Milton Keynes can vote for their favourite Christmas tree, decorated by local companies.
‘Oh Christmas Tree’, in partnership with Argos and Homebase, features 18 Christmas trees on the mall that have been sponsored by local businesses for their chosen charity and will be auction on MKFM on Saturday 5 December.
Shoppers can vote for the best decor…More info
Christmas is back, which can only mean one thing: the return of Pret’s Christmas Lunch. Combining free-range British turkey with crumbly sausage & sage stuffing, crispy onions, fresh spinach and a delicious cranberry & port sauce.
OTHER FESTIVE FAVOURITES
Pret’s award-winning Veggie Christmas Lunch with roasted
butternut squash, chunky nut pesto, baby spinach and cranberry sauce.Treat yourself to a festive feast
There’s a new Burrito in town!
Introducing Pret’s new Burrito Hot Wraps, bursting with smoky and spice flavours
Free-range chipotle chicken or a spicy 3 bean mix made with avocado, melted cheddar cheese, fresh pepper rings, toasted corn salsa, 3 grain rice mix and hand rolled in a tortilla wrap.
Straight from the oven…Try the delicious flavours today
intu Milton Keynes is preparing to turn over a new leaf for its autumn/winter 15 fashion campaign, and for the first time ever the shopping centre has teamed up with a critically acclaimed fashion designer - Celia Birtwell.
Globally-renowned print designer Celia Birtwell has worked with the who’s who of the fashion industry including world famous Italian fashion house Valentino and has been com…More info
MKFM in intu Milton Keynes has offered up its brand new studios as a drop-off point for packed bags filled with supplies, which will be delivered where they are needed most.
To get involved all you have to do is fill a rucksack, holdall, tote bag or small suitcase with items like clothes, toiletries, bottled water and tinned foods.
You can help on your own or ask your workplace, school, comm…More info
Earlier this year, intu Milton Keynes donated £2,000 to Age UK Milton Keynes to help the charity continue its work in supporting older people across the local area.
Since receiving the valuable funds, Age UK Milton Keynes has purchased several items for its home cleaning service, enabling the team to conduct major home cleans for the people who need it. These cleaning projects are often brough…More info
GREEN LIGHT FOR ‘ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT RETAIL AND LEISURE DEVELOPMENTS IN CENTRAL MILTON KEYNES IN OVER A DECADE’
The much anticipated redevelopment plans for intu Milton Keynes were given the green light by MK Council planners last ni…
The summer is set to be full of mischief as intu Milton Keynes brings you pranks, jokes and tricks with chief troublemaker from The Beano, Dennis the Menace!
A Beano bonanza is taking over the shopping centre from Monday 27 July to Friday 28 August. Shoppers will need to watch their backs as the mischief takes place around the centre from 27 July with plenty of activities and competitions to en…More info
Hello sunshine... fancy a real fruit smoothie? Well you're in luck as Pret’s ice-cold smoothies have arrived no added sugars, syrups or concentrates (or ice). Try one of four delicious flavours:
- Berry Blast
- Passion Pop
- Strawberry & Banana
- Coconut Crush
Or maybe a frappe? Made with Pret’s organic espresso (or organic c…More info
Fuel Juice Bar is now open! Opposite H&M - perfect for summer slurpers!
Fuel Juice Bars are the leading juice bar operator in the UK, trading in shopping centres across England, Scotland and Wales in 22 fruitastic locations.Fuel Juice Bars offer a healthy range of deliciously fresh fruit smoothies and juices that will have you looking fantastic, feeling fabulous and bouncing off the walls with …More info
intu Milton Keynes is excited to unveil the newest addition to the shopping centre, just in time for the summer holidays: a real sandpit!
Little ones are invited to take a break and play in the brand new sandpit. Dig, scoop, draw, explore and even build sandcastles – the sandpit provides free fun for little ones and is a great way to keep them entertained during shopping trips.
The sandpit i…More info
Dancing, singing, playing, racing, jumping, hopping, bopping, throwing, winning, face-painting, celebrating and laughing; Everyone’s Invited had it all this weekend.
As thousands of people turned up for the annual weekend party packed with free games, entertainment and giveaways, the central Milton Keynes shopping centre delivered an extravaganza of surprise and delight.
From live music with…More info
It’s the biggest party of the summer and you’re invited! In fact, everyone’s invited to celebrate with intu Milton Keynes on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June, as the shopping centre presents a weekend of fun for all!
Throughout the two days there will be entertainment, activities, special offers and competitions galore! There will be something for everyone, from children to grandparents and eve…More info
We have sent out our fashion hunters to do all the work for you and find the best picks from stores in intu Milton Keynes for this Father's Day - don't forget it's Sunday 21st June - happy shopping! Enlarge the picture by clicking here.
Also, enter our competition to win a £100 Gift Card. See more here.More info
We think Dad Rocks!
Give the number one man in your life a gift that will make him smile with an intu Milton Keynes Gift Card.
That way he can browse at his leisure at any of our fabulous stores including Apple, Superdry, Debenhams, Zara, Gap, Thackerays or Hugo Boss. Plus, the intu Gift Card can be used at other intu shopping centres across the UK! You can either purchase online (click hereMore info
The Zip Yard are running an exciting design competition for all primary schools in Milton Keynes, they are encouraging children to get creative and design an outfit for their teddy bear.
There will be two lucky winners who will have their designs created for their very own teddy bear by the seamstresses at The Zip Yard. They will also receive a basket of sewing materials (age appropriate) to us…Enter now
Is your kid amazingly awesome, brave, curious, carefree, funny, loud, proud and perfectly imperfect? If yes, then there’s a chance that they could become the face of Gap Kids & Baby for the AW15 campaign, and be featured in store windows across the country, including the intu Milton Keynes store.
The casting call is open now for children and babies to be entered into the competition to star in…Photo set in store this weekend
To celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte, intu Milton Keynes is inviting the public to sign a specially created celebration card.
The gold lettered card reads:
To celebrate the birth of Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Second Child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge 2nd May 2015.
Congratulations from the people of Milton Keynes.
The card will be hel…More info
Pret A Manger has launched its brand new spring menu, full of tantalising treats to make your taste buds tingle!
The exciting menu introduces all new SuperBowls, colourful combinations of fresh grains, omegas and proteins, made to fill you up and give you energy for the whole day. The delicious options are all packed full of natural goodness, they include:
Beets, Squash and Feta
A veggi…Head to Pret to try the new spring menu
The Havaianas kiosk has returned to intu Milton Keynes, the stand is open now on Central Boulevard and will be a fixture throughout the summer.
With all of the traditional style Havaianas flip flops; Brazil Logo and Slim, it's the place to go for every assortment and personalisation. The kiosk has men's and women's flip flops, as well as the latest designs for children and babies. Customers loo…Get ready for summer with Havaianas
intu Milton Keynes is delighted to be offering shoppers free-to-use, secure, phone chargers; the brand new ChargeBox is located on South Concourse. ChargeBoxes are being installed at all the intu branded shopping centres in the UK in the largest shopping centre roll out by ChargeBox, the world’s leading secure, out-of-home, mobile phone charging company.
Now there's no excuse not to use our fre…More info
Bobby Bubbles is the newest (and greenest) addition to the team at intu Milton Keynes!
The brand new intu Milton Keynes Kids’ Club mascot arrived on Thursday 2 April to host a ‘ribbitting’ day of lily pad parties for the children of MK. Making his first ever appearance in the shopping centre, Bobby Bubbles and his magician friend entertained children with the ‘frog hop’, Bobby’s very own danc…More info
Bring your old clothes to intu Milton Keynes this March and do your bit for charity with the Fashion Month Clothes Amnesty.
The Clothes Amnesty takes place from Tuesday 10 until the end of March. Shoppers are invited to bring their old, unwanted or unworn clothes to the shopping centre to be donated to local charity, Open Door. The donation station is a giant Perspex cube located on Central Bou…Donate now, drop any unwanted clothes in our amnesty box today
During February, award-winning charity Create is working with young people from White Spire School in Bletchley to help them write stories, exchange ideas, and dream up designs for a mural to be displayed at intu Milton Keynes. creative:connection is Create’s inclusive multi-art form project for young people with disabilities. The series of workshops offer students with moderate learning disabilit…More info
Dinosaurs are taking over intu Milton Keynes this February half term as the Shopping Centre’s Kids’ Club teams up with Gulliver’s Dinosaur and Farm Park to present Dino Takeover Week!
The dinosaur invasion will see life-sized replicas of a Brachiosaurus (which is almost 6 metres tall!) the legendary Velociraptor, a family of Triceratops, an Iguanodon and a Europasaurus, all around the Shopping …More info
The festive sales helped to bring 2014 to a fantastic end for footfall and sales, confirmed intu Milton Keynes.
Christmas arrived at the Centre with a bang this year at Milton Keynes’s first ever Christmas Light Switch On supported by the much-loved annual mascot parade with Gulliver's Land, which was closely followed by Black Friday on 28 November.
"The Black Friday Weekend was a great …More info
intu Milton Keynes asked the people of MK to share their happiest memories from 2014 in a bid to cheer everyone up in time for Blue Monday.
Over 250 photos were sent in to be shared on intu Milton Keynes’ Facebook and Twitter throughout the day. People shared their happy moments from events across MK during the last year, including the Electric Daisy Carnival, Midnight Moo and intu Milton Key…More info
Whitewall Galleries is opening its doors this Saturday. Beautifully designed and with a definite aura of luxury about it, the gallery is the perfect environment in which to select the artwork of your choice, whether you are buying your first ever collectable limited edition or expanding an existing collection of original paintings. Whitewall represents a phenomenal portfolio of fine artists, rangi…More info
We are delighted to announce that we now have free Wi-Fi available in the Centre for everyone to use and enjoy. Now you can check in to the Centre on Facebook, Tweet about your purchases and share photos of delicious treats on Instagram!
Select intu Milton Keynes Free WiFi and enter your details - that's it, you're connected! Once registered, you'll automatically connect whenever you're in ran…Get online now!
intu Milton Keynes is today launching a brand new click and collect service.
This exciting new service is going to provide customers with a new, convenient way to shop. Stores such as Debenhams, New Look and many others, provide this service in store already but by offering this as a Centre; customers can shop from a variety of stores and collect it all at the same time, from the same place.… Use our click & collect service now
What a privilege it would be to actually be the person turning on Milton Keynes’ Christmas lights...well, we’re giving you the chance to do just that!
We have invited the Mayor of Milton Keynes, Cllr Derek Eastman, to press the button and light up the City but he needs a helping hand. Do you think you could handle this very important job? Make sure you're here tomorrow to find out how to be i…Be there on Saturday to enter!
Staff and volunteers from Willen Hospice made a special trip to intu Milton Keynes with their mascot Flo the Cow to launch the opening of registration for MK Midnight Moo 2015.
MK Midnight Moo is a ladies only walk that takes places across ten miles of redways in Milton Keynes. The walk starts and finishes at intu Milton Keynes and is open to all ladies over 18 (with females 14-18 able to walk…More info
The brand new Vodafone store opened its doors today at 1:45pm with the help of the Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Derek Eastman. Mr Eastman was invited to cut the ribbon at the opening of the store which is the first of its kind - the store at intu Milton Keynes is the first new-look Vodafone store.
To celebrate the opening, the store is handing out goody bags, cakes and cookies to shopp…Head in store today
The brand new Jack Wills pop up shop is now open at intu Milton Keynes, just in time for Christmas. The new store features the top picks from the Jack Wills collection.Check out the new store today
The results are in and Pret A Manger has been named ‘People’s Choice’ for excellent customer service. intu Milton Keynes invited the people of MK to vote for this prestigious award following National Customer Service Week in October.
The public voted through a web poll on the Shopping Centre’s website and social media. There were 26 finalists and the competition was close but Pret emerged t…More info
From 17th July 2014, over 16 ping pong tables have sprung up across Milton Keynes’ landmarks locations – from the intu Milton Keynes (formally Midsummer Place) to the Lakes Estate, the fields of Olney to the bustle of Station Square and even MK Gallery. The tables are there for everyone to enjoy, for free, over the six weeks of summer. To join in the fun, simply borrow a bat from the side of the…More info
Fairy stilt walkers, a 50s hula hooper, face painters, balloon shaper, flash mobs, human statues and even a cloud machine formed part of an extravaganza at the weekend to welcome the new intu Milton Keynes – formerly Midsummer Place.
Thousands turned up for the event on Saturday 5 July and were treated to entertainment wherever they looked. There were surprizes on the hour, giveaways and compet…More info >
Today, clothing retailer GAP in intu Milton Keynes Shopping Centre launched its new look department for 0-24 months.
The Milton Keynes stores is one of only a few in the national group to have received the transformation which includes a “softer and child and parent friendly feel” says store manager, Stephanie Lawson.
“We are excited to reveal our fresh new look, which we absolutely love. Th…More info
Barclays Premier League Champions, Manchester City FC are delighted to announce T.M.Lewin as the Club’s new Official Formal Wear
The two year deal will see the leading British shirt maker and tailor provide the official team suits, shirts and ties for Manuel Pellegrini’s
Players including the likes of Vincent Kompany, David Silva, Samir Nasri and Edin Dzeko will wear the bespoke …