Looking for free activities to keep the kids occupied this summer? MyMiltonKeynes might have the answer with the launch of its new ‘Summer in my City’ campaign which will run across the city centre and encourage the exploration of new sites – there’s also an opportunity to win some fantastic prizes too!
‘Summer in my City’ will run from Thursday, August 3 to Sunday, September 3 and to participate, simply download and print an A5-sized map, or collect one from several key locations across Central Milton Keynes. This exclusive map will guide participants to eight different locations, with clues at each point, and feature 16 questions to unlock fun facts about the city.
Designed to help entertain the children, ‘Summer in my City’ can also be taken on as a corporate fun day, something to do with friends or even with wider family members. It can be completed in one day or spread across the whole of August, there are no strict rules, except to have fun!
While completely free to participate in, the map will also feature a QR code to invite donations to Milton Keynes Hospital Charity.
This fantastic summer activity is a partnership between MyMiltonKeynes and several venues and businesses across CMK, including Xscape, Midsummer Place, centre:mk, MK Theatre, The Hub, 12th Street and Milton Keynes Council, and has been created in partnership with local businesses Cute Maps and Wikiplaces for Kids with support from local radio station MKFM.
Melanie Beck MBE, Chief Executive at MyMiltonKeynes said: “We want as many people as possible to visit Central Milton Keynes and discover and explore some of the fantastic areas we are so lucky to have on our doorstep. The ‘Summer in my City’ campaign continues to reinforce the message that Milton Keynes is a great place to work and play and we can’t wait to enjoy a summer filled with excitement and fun. Good luck to everyone entering, and we hope everyone enjoys exploring our city.”
The maps can be downloaded from the MyMiltonKeynes website here and 1,000 copies will be printed and distributed to be picked up on a first-come, first-served basis from the following locations:
Leonardo’s Hotel (Reception)
centre:mk (Guest Services Desk)
The MyMiltonKeynes office (outside Midsummer Place)
Xscape (outside McDonald’s and at the bottom of the escalators)
Midsummer Tap (on the bar)
Starbucks (Midsummer Place)
The John Lewis Experience Desk
Once all of the locations marked on the map have been visited and the answers filled in, completed maps can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org (either by scanning the quiz sheet or emailing the answers with full name and contact details included), or posted to Suite 301, Midsummer Place, 417 Saxon Gate East, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3GB.
All completed and submitted maps will be entered into a draw to win some amazing prizes including a £50 centre:mk voucher and tickets to Milton Keynes Theatre amongst many others donated by the likes of, Turtle Bay, Namji, Creams Cafe, Boots, Banana Tree, and The Casino MK.
To be in with a chance of winning, all entries need to be submitted by Wednesday, September 6 and winners will then be announced on September 11.
So, take this as a sign to get out, get exploring and potentially win some incredible prizes too!
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