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Armistice Day

Milton Keynes Rose

Monday 11 November

Annual service at the Milton Keynes Rose with silence at 11am for Armistice Day on Monday 11 November, followed by wreath laying to commemorate the end of World War I. We will remember those who have served with readings and speeches.

All welcome to this short service.

The nearest parking is available at centre:mk car parks (John Lewis end) and follow the Redway bridge into the park.

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The Milton Keynes Rose has a flat granite surface with a metal rill around the outside and step-free access is from the Redway bridge linking Central Milton Keynes to Campbell Park. Accessible parking is available outside MK Gallery and centre:mk multi-storey and follow the path with a gentle sloop towards the footbridge. Route to the Rose is approximately 400 meters from centre:mk on hard paths.

There are no toilet facilities at the Milton Keynes Rose, the nearest facilities can be found at MK Gallery where there is a changing places toilet and centre:mk for further public toilets.

The Milton Keynes Rose was designed by internationally renowned artist Gordon Young and is a vast and impressive open-air circle with markings based on the mathematical beauty of a flower. 106 granite pillars of varying heights emerge from the surface, many of which are inscribed with dates of events that have local, national, or international significance.

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    The Milton Keynes Rose located in our central city park Campbell Park, is a public space designed for commemoration, celebration and contemplation.