Collecting Commons


Looking for fun and free activities over the half term break?

Join us for free family workshops this October half term as part of Collecting Commons with designer Milo McLoughlin-Greening.

See below for more details.

Book now 
Call us on 01908 608108

Age restrictions apply, check before booking.

Light Drawing
with Milo Mcloughlin-Greening

29, 30 and 31 October

Explore the magic of cyanotype in this drop-in workshop using photographic processes to transform found natural objects into cyan-blue prints.

All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Ceramic Plate Press
with Andrew Macdermott

29, 30 and 31 October

Make your own uniquely designed Collecting Commons dinner plate!

Your hand-made plate will be fired and glazed ready for collection just in time for our December sharing events, where you and your family are invited to join Milo and our team for a Christmas celebration.

Suitable for ages 8+

Book now (one place per person) Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Drop-in D.I.Y. activity station

29 October–3 November

Drop-in to the Arts Centre all day, every day during half term and explore clay-making and Collecting Commons themed activities.

Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

What is Collecting Commons?
Collecting Commons is all about sourcing materials from our surrounding community, to make something with our community, that exists for our community. It aims to create social bonds through the process of collecting together, creating together and sharing together.
Collecting Commons is part of Milton Keynes Arts Centre year-round programme of free workshops, talks, family events and exhibition.

Supported by public funding from Arts Council England.


Stay connected with ︎ ︎  ︎

Sign up to our Mailing list

For the latest news and offers from our Exhibitions and events, Creative Courses, Free Family Workshops and Creative Professional Development.


Milton Keynes Arts Centre is a Registered Charity no.1007409    Privacy Policy