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Christmas at Milton Keynes Arts Centre

Saturday 10 December, 10am – 8pm

Join us for a day of making in the lead-up to Christmas, with opportunities for people of all ages to make festive tree decorations, wreaths and Christmas jumpers with the support of our Artist Tutors, on a pay what you can afford basis.

Keep scrolling down to see the full programme!

Photograph by Cat Lane

*Ebun Yelé is a British born, Nigerian raised singer songwriter who stepped into the music scene last year singing backing vocals at Tems' London shows. Inspired by Beyonce and Tiwa Savage, her sound is a fusion of afrobeats and pop. Ebun Yelé has been working with various Nigerian artists and most recently performed with Ladipoe at a private launch. She is due to release her debut single 'underwater' in the new year and an EP scheduled for release by the end of 2023.

Christmas Party
6–8pm at  Milton Keynes Arts Centre

In the evening, as a thank you to everybody who has supported the Arts Centre throughout the challenges of recent years, we invite you to join us for a Christmas Party, live music from Ebun Yelé* and refreshments throughout the evening.

The party is free, but to assist us in managing numbers, booking is essential.

Programme for the Day

Find out more and book your place on a workshop below. 

Christmas Jumper Decoration!

10am – 12.30pm

Sprinkle a little magic on your Christmas jumper this festive season.

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Christmas Bauble Decorating

10am – 12.30pm

Christmas baubles ready for you to decorate to add a personal touch to your tree this festive season!

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Felted Festive Poinsettias

1.30 – 4pm

Learn how to lay out your sheep’s wool fibres and add details to create a festive poinsettia.

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Natural Wreath Making

1.30 – 5pm

Discover how to create a moss-based wreath on which you will fix your greenery!

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Christmas gifts

Christmas Craft stalls by MKAC Artists, open from 10am–4pm

  • Andy Macdermott is highly skilled potter, an artist who combines a love of texture and form with real passion about the therapeutic benefits of working with clay.
  • Emi Fujisawa is a Japanese textile and ceramic artist/designer. Her personal work is mainly focused on making vases and Japanese matcha bowls using her own glazes made with natural materials.
  • Alondene Philips is a print, textiles and ceramics artist. In honing her craft it has been about playing with manipulating form and using textile and print making background to expand techniques in ceramic surface design.
  • Katie Fields’ practice explores the creation and reverence of objects, particularly those used in rituals and ceremonies. Wild Ink workshop leader at MKAC Katie’s practice also includes jewellery design making simple and minimalist jewellery from recycled materials.
  • Sarah Dewhurst is a freelance, maker, crafter and ceramicist.
  • North Bucks Woodturning Club, will also be selling their creations.

Photographs and/or video will be taken during this workshop
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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