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9th June 2023

MK’s Best Local & Independent Father’s Day Gifts, Days Out and Experiences this 2023

You better hurry because Father's Day is fast approaching! We here at MK Pulse know that Milton Keynes is a truly vibrant city – it is host to a plethora of fantastic independent businesses, shops and sellers. From delicious meals, drinks and discounted experiences, this year's local Father's Day offers are not to be missed. We’ll walk you through some of the best deals, ensuring that your Dad has a Father's Day to remember! Experiences The Shack MK Home to all things BBQ, the Shack MK is a fantastic Father’s Day find; hosting a variety of day-classes, treat the special..

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14th December 2022

10 Alternatives to Going ‘Out Out’ this New Year

It’s certainly hard to believe, but the year will soon be coming to an end – yes, really! It seems to me like just yesterday we were saying hello to the summer sun but we’re now saying hello to 2023. Yes, there are the obvious ways to bring in the New Year – heading out to party until the early hours may be the choice for some but, if you’re anything like me, all of the celebrations surrounding Christmastime mean that NY seems like the perfect time for something a little different! Here are some unique ideas you could use..

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5th December 2022

MK’s Cosy Winter Pub Guide – 2022

Brrrrrrrr. It's certainly starting to feel frosty out there! Here is your guide to 10 of the best local pubs that'll be sure to 'warm your cockles' this Winter! Remember: "Winter is not a season - it's a celebration." The Barge Inn and The Traveller’s Rest Part of the Vintage Inns group, The Barge at Woolstone was built in the early 19th Century to slake the thirsts of men working on The Grand Union Canal and has been a firm favourite of narrow boaters ever since. Having recently undergone a really impressive and modern refurbishment whilst keeping it’s country feel..

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24th October 2022

Where to celebrate Firework Night with a BANG! in Milton Keynes this year

Ready to kick your November off with a BOOM? With less than a month to go until Bonfire Night, it’s time to start making some plans. Get prepared to don those warm winter hats and scarves – here is your handy guide to ten of the best Bucks fireworks bonanzas being held in and around Milton Keynes this year. __ Blackpit Brewery’s Bonfire Night Fired by the same team that man London’s NYE fireworks extravaganza, Blackpit’s Bonfire and Fireworks event is sure to be a great one. Taking place on Saturday 5th November from 3pm, Blackpit Brewery is out to..

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17th November 2020

Residents At Local Care Home Enjoy Unique Virtual Diwali Celebration

Residents at Ashby House care home in Milton Keynes recently took part in a unique virtual event celebrating the Indian Festival of Lights. Residents were fascinated as stories of why and how Diwali is celebrated unfolded on screen. They had their names written in coloured powder as Rangoli designs, which are used to decorate homes during Diwali, thanks to demonstrations and explanations by Abhay, Manjiri and Mahi Joshi from local organisation Maya CARE. In the comfort of their care home lounge, residents made Diwali sweets, rolling out their own creative delicacies made with chickpea dough, under the guidance of Manjiri..

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