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 use for a craft project in school, together with a cheque for £100 for art and craft materials for their school.
There are two age group categories; 4 - 7 years and 8 - 11 years, with one winner from each.
The competition closes on Friday 26 June, entrants must submit their designs to The Zip Yard, either by bringing it in store or posting it to: The Zip Yard, 35a Midsummer Place, Central Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3GB.
Final week August blog.
This week I have been finishing the twists in the main trunk, getting The Parks Trust to turn the top section and working on developing the continuation of the movement. The next batch of wood has gone up to the wood turner for the acorns.
It was good to see the top section standing up to get an idea of how the sculpture would work when standing up. The e…More info
The magic of Christmas begins at intu Milton Keynes this year!
Central Milton Keynes will be lit up with thousands of twinkling, sparkly lights on Saturday 17 November, marking the start of the countdown to Christmas. Milton Keynes Business Improvement District, MyMiltonKeynes, together with partners will host the city centre’s light switch on, free for everyone to enjoy at intu Milton Keynes.… More info
intu Milton Keynes is set to install a dramatic and visually spectacular ‘living wall’ that will complete and complement its £2.8m car park redevelopment.
The regional shopping centre has been working with internationally renowned company, Biotecture, which specialises in transforming urban sites into ‘living and breathing’ installations.
Responsible for some of the UK’s most iconic living w…More info