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Bletchley & Fenny Stratford Town Council council have committed to bringing lots of positive changes to Bletchley throughout 2022 and in particular Queensway. As part of these changes, they have a series of brilliant events planned to engage the local community and support local businesses. After the success of the vegan market back in January and the Food & Craft Market in March, I am so excited to be partnering with the town council to make sure that you, my lovely local champions, get to know about all of these events.
In this blog post, find out what’s on in Bletchley throughout May, June and July in 2022. Whilst we can’t guarantee great weather, we can guarantee there will be something fun for everyone. And the events are free! Diaries at the ready, here we go…
- Tour De Moon Convoy, 11th May
- Betchley Food & Craft Market 25th June
- Bletchley Vegan Market, 16th July
- Bletchley Big Street Eat, 30th July
What’s on: May
Tour De Moon Convoy
Wednesday 11th May, 6pm – 10pm, Stainer Square
Moon Convoy is a fully sustainable armada of vehicles, stopping in towns and cities across the UK. On Wednesday 11th May, it will stop in Bletchley. It features floats and interactive pieces starting with a large rotating moon that appears and disappears at night with further interactive and ultra-violet experiences. It’s a family-friendly event and is totally free.
Expect cosmic transformations through live music and DJ sets, a full-size replica of nine metre-long Archie The Squid (the first time this has ever happened) who resides at The Natural History Museum in London, talks, film screenings, an inflatable playground designed with the help of scientists at NASA SSERVI and the SETI Institute, a 9 piece Arkestra and a larger than life red phone through which visitors can talk to the Moon.
There will also be a ‘Moon Zine’ library where you can check out the full back catalogue of the boundary-breaking Moon Press, an immersive Soundbath experience – and the opportunity to record a track with a music producer – with food trucks and a bar to keep you fuelled.
To find out more about Tour De Moon, visit unboxed2022.uk.
What’s on: June
Bletchley Food & Craft Market
Saturday 25th June, 10am – 4pm Queensway
After the success of the March Food & Craft Market, there is going to be another event in June. Last time, there were over 30 stalls, including some fab independent food traders including Fuuudge, Bucks Brother’s Gin, Fold Me Close and A Vegetative State. Local crafters like Wombat’s Woodshop also attended the event. It’s the perfect destination for gifts and sampling local delights!
Many of the vendors from the March event have signed up for June, so stay tuned! It’s going to be a good one.
If you are a local vendor who would like to be involved, email email@example.com.
What’s on: July
Bletchley Vegan Market
Saturday 16th July. queensway
For flexitarians and vegans, this event is a great chance to try some great vegan food from various vendors. I LOVED trying new things at the vegan market in January! The ‘prawns’ from Saving Nemo were totally amazing. There is a variety of vegan-friendly businesses in attendance too. This event is hosted by The Vegan Market Co.
Bletchley Big Street Eat
Saturday 30th July
This is an essential date for your diary – The Bletchley Big Street Eat is going to be BIG! The event is a celebration of diversity and culture in the area through food, drink, music and art.
More information is to come soon, but if you would like to be involved, the town council are looking for food vendors or entertainers who might be available that represent a country or community. To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What amazing events Bletchley has in store for the summer! I hope you enjoyed this what’s on guide and don’t forget to share your attendance at these events on Instagram using my hashtag #EatandexploreMiltonKeynes and with my Facebook Community Group, Eat & Explore MK.
Stay tuned for the next blog post which will include all of the autumn event dates for your diary.
What events will you be going to this year?
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