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Saxon Court launches competition for flag makers at IF: Milton Keynes International Festival 2021

Saxon Court launches competition for flag makers at IF: Milton Keynes International Festival 2021

First Base and Patron Capital, the new owners of Saxon Court, are launching a competition for participants of the MK Mandalas: Flag Making Workshops, as part of the IF: Milton Keynes International Festival 2021.

This weekend (17th – 18th July) people across the community who have booked onto one of the flag making workshops, will be in with a chance of winning fantastic prizes including vouchers to Robotazia, Milton Keynes’ unique sci-fi themed robot restaurant, tickets to the Eden Project in Cornwall, and the hire of an electric vehicle for four days, courtesy of the EV Experience Centre in thecentre: mk.

As the official Community Engagement Partner for IF:2021, First Base and Patron Capital, together with Milton Keynes creative agency, Pooleyville, and MK Gallery, will form a panel to judge the flag entries.

Two entries will be selected each day (Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th July) to win both Robotazia vouchers and Eden Project tickets. One overall winner will also go onto claim the prize of an electric vehicle – which can be enjoyed by an entire family over the course of a long weekend.

All entries to the competition will be photographed and showcased by Saxon Court, with the winners and their award-winning flag design displayed within the Atrium of the iconic building. *

People of all ages are encouraged to attend the free, creative workshops which have been inspired by the MK Mandalas: Kinetika Flags project. To book onto a workshop visit

* All entries will confirm that they are happy to be photographed/have their entry photographed beforehand

Terms & Conditions

  1. The promoter is: MK Gateway, 502 Avebury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 3HS
  2. The competition is open to all residents but must been approved by an adult aged 18 years or over.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  4. Entries can only be submitted on Saturday 17th July and Sunday 18th July.
  5. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: entrants must take their finished flag to the official competition photographer, Colin (who will be on site at Campbell Park throughout the two-day workshops) and provide him with a booking reference and approval to take part.
  6. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  7. The winner will be notified by Wednesday 21st July.
  8. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize will be awarded.
  9. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner, or any other entrants, will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent. Winner agrees to be presented with their prize at the specified venue.
  10. Hire of the electric vehicle will be subject to terms and conditions set by the EV Experience Centre.
  11. These prizes are non-transferrable.
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