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10/2/2021 12:00:00 PM 10/2/2021 12:00:00 PM

Home - MakingFree, no booking required 

Milton Keynes

Home: Great Linford Manor Park

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  • 02-Oct-2021 12:00 PM - 17:00 PM
  • Milton Keynes Arts Centre
  • 0 - 16 years
  • £0.00
Home: Great Linford Manor Park
Fantasic For Families
  • © Maddi Nicholson / Going Home From Here, In ated Terrace on Tour (detail), 2009
  • Free

Home - MakingFree, no booking required 

Home; an exhibition by Maddi Nicholson and the communities of Milton Keynes comprising of over 100 miniature fabric houses based on photographs of people’s homes in Beanhill Eaglestone, Great Linford and Netherfield.

The exhibiton goes on tour around Milton Keynes and will be joined by a 5 metre high inflatable sculpture of a typical terraced house from Maddi Nicholson’s home town, Barrow-in-Furness. Based on a terrace that has since been demolished, this artwork makes us consider what is saved and what is lost in the name of redevelopment, and what the impact is on communities.

As part of the exhibiton, each venue will feature a programme of events, talks, screenings and Maddi Nicholson will be on hand to talk to visitors about her work and the ‘Home’ project. There will also be opportunities to make your own miniature Milton Keynes house in paper, or to buy an artist-signed limited-edition textile house kit.

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families are welcome to come along and see artist Maddi Nicholson's Home exhibition tour in the beautiful grounds of Great Linford Manor Park and take part in a free drop-in activity; paper house making using a template from one of 5 home's found in Milton Keynes. 

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Venue details

  • Milton Keynes Arts Centre
  • Parklands
  • Milton Keynes
  • MK14 5DZ
Milton Keynes Arts Centre
Parklands, MK14 5DZ


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