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08th Aug 2023

Midsummer Place crowns two families as part of their VIP Families

Midsummer Place Shopping Centre is excited to announce the crowning of their very own VIP Families. Midsummer Place received dozens of entries and had such an incredible response that it was impossible to pick one, so two winners were picked. Lisette Esio ( and Lydia Rooney ( Lisette is a project manager and has a passion for blogging and content creation and is married to Chicco Esio with four beautiful children. Lydia is mother of four who works in Marketing and married to Liam Rooney love exploring new places and adventures as a family, which they share online. Back in May Midsummer Place launched a search to find a VIP family who will be invited to try new retailer food dishes, fashion the latest new season trends, appear in social media campaigns and bring an exciting new dimension to life and..

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06th May 2023

Could your family be crowned the face of Midsummer Place?

Midsummer Place Shopping Centre is excited to announce the launch of a brand-new competition, the chance for families to become the centre’s ‘VIP’ family for a year! The competition to be crowned ‘Midsummer Place royalty’ opens on Coronation Day (6 May) and families could be in with the chance to be fashion trendsetters, food reviewers as well as the face of the centre. They will be invited to try new retailer food dishes, fashion the latest new season trends, appear in social media campaigns and bring a new exciting dimension to life and style at Midsummer Place. Marketing and Commercialisation Manager at Midsummer Place, Kirsty McGiff says: “This is an exciting opportunity for a Milton Keynes family to enter and experience some exclusive VIP moments throughout the year. All families are welcome to enter this inclusive competition as there is no template for what we are looking for, we simply..

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03rd Jan 2023

It’s fashion-able to shop vegan

The vegan lifestyle has been making waves in the fashion world so we are proud to showcase products you can shop from Midsummer Place’s retailers that carry the vegan-ethos. Dr Martens have been at the forefront of the vegan movement with a wide range of vegan leather shoes, ensuring you can look stylish in cruelty-free leather. The below items are from Dr Martens. Step into the new year in style with these must-haves 1460 Vegan Lace Up Boots for £169.00. These bold boots will be the perfect addition to your January 2023 wardrobe. Gloss it up this January in style with the Vegan 1460 Gloss Lace Up Boots for £125.00 from Dr Martens. We love the Cherry Red Oxford Vegan 1460 Ankle Boots also for £159.00 from Dr Martens. These cherry-coloured shoes will brighten up any outfit. Keep all your essentials close whilst looking stylish with this sleek 11 Inch..

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20th Oct 2022

MyMiltonKeynes Fashion Show to raise vital funds for Neonatal Unit

MyMiltonKeynes will be putting its best foot forward as they host their popular and exclusive Fashion Show event on November 17 – with all of the profits going to support MK Hospital’s Neonatal Unit. Tickets are now available for what promises to be a night of fizz, fashion and festivities as people will be treated to some of the season’s best looks, shown off through demonstrations and exclusive offers. Held in Middleton Hall – outside John Lewis – the event has proven to be a popular part of the festive calendar in the run up to Christmas. After the event, fashionistas will be able to visit John Lewis, for some exclusive, after-hours shopping – perfect to finish off (or even kick-off) your Christmas shopping. On the night there will also be a raffle held with some amazing prizes available to be won. Attendees are encouraged to bring cash so they..

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11th Oct 2022

MK College students curate bespoke fashion collection for Willen Hospice shop

Willen Hospice and Fashion and Textile students from MK College have joined forces to launch an exciting new clothing range for retail in the charity’s Central Milton Keynes store. The partnership and supporting #wearitwillen campaign will highlight the vast range of high quality, pre-loved clothing available from Willen Hospice charity shops and its online stores. People are encouraged to shop sustainably by choosing pre-loved clothing as an alternative to fast-fashion, helping to reduce wastage and landfill as well as recycle unwanted items by donating to Willen Hospice shops.    Rachael Withe, Marketing Manager of Willen Hospice said “We are thrilled to be working with the students at MK College to support their studies as well leveraging their expertise to attract younger and more fashion-conscious shoppers into our stores.  Students have visited our donation-sorting warehouse to make a selection of clothing that will be sold under their own label, Cygnet, which they..

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