Make No Little Plans: The City Builders' Stories Film Screening

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Odeon Cinemas, Stadium Way West, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST

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As part of Heritage Open Days 2019, Living Archive MK is screening their film Make No Little Plans: The City Builders' Stories.

Supported by funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, this documentary tells the story of the early years of Milton Keynes, today a thriving multi-cultural city of nearly a quarter of a million people.

Yet 50 years ago the site was largely occupied by farmers’ fields where crops were grown and cattle grazed.
Just why and how did this agricultural area of North Bucks get transformed into the largest and most ambitious of Britain’s new towns?

This film is a tale told by those who were part of the Development Corporation tasked with its planning and development. It’s a story of audacity and brashness, of teamwork and tussles, of utopian dreams and a bold vision.

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