A Festival of Creative Urban Living

26 September – 13 October 2019
Meeting Place
Call for proposals!


The raumlabor team have designed a fantastic temporary public space which will be located in the centre of Midsummer Boulevard, opposite INTU and The Point. The idea for this space is to provide a place where people can come together, to sit, enjoy a coffee or cup of tea and take part in a free and varied programme. We have some fantastic content so far with some amazing speakers, performances and film screenings planned - but we felt that something is still missing….

We want offer up 10 slots for MK to programme – that means you!

We are interested in ideas and proposals that will showcase the fantastic creativity and ideas within the city. We would like this to be as open as possible and to embrace culture and creativity in all its forms – this might include a drawing class, cooking school, sewing club, book reading, open mic session, yoga class, tai-chi or debating session!










So, some practicalities


1.  Meeting Place will have a seating and a performance area. Size and capacity TBC.


2. It will have electricity, lighting, potentially some heating if it gets really chilly and blankets.  
3. It will have basic technical infrastructure such as PA system and projector and screen.
4. There will be a staff team in place and also a small bar, which will be open during performances.
5. We have a budget of £400 to offer for fees and materials.

6. We will have insurance in place and will help with other formalities such as risk assessments etc.

7. Performance slots can be 1hr to 1hr 30mins. Timings will be agreed – depending on nature of the proposal. The Meeting Place will be open daily from 26 September – 13 October 2019.


How to apply?


If you have an idea please write to us – no more than two sides of A4 – images also very much welcomed with your proposal and send it over to culture@milton-keynes.gov.uk


Submission deadline


28 June 2019 at 6pm.

For any questions – please drop us a line at culture@milton-keynes.gov.uk

Visiting the Festival?  Experience Milton Keynes like a local and try Beds United. Read more.     



Sign up to our Mailing list for the latest news and updates from the Festival team






A Festival of
Creative Urban
Living 2019


26 September
– 13 October

Illustration by Lukas Hamilcaro
Design by Studio Chehade  

Privacy Notice

Supported by