1990’s RUN SERIES – THURSDAY 27TH JULY

The 1990’s was the electronic decade. The phones got smaller, the Telly Tubbies hit our screens, Brit Pop was born and plenty was happening in Milton Keynes

The extract below is taken from the MK50 official site and documents some of the key activities in that decade (Click HERE to visit the MK50 site for further information)

1992
The Milton Keynes Development Corporation was wound up. The Parks Trust was officially inaugurated. HMP Woodhill, at Milton Keynes, was opened in July. City Church opens with artwork commissioned across the whole building from the spire to the windows.

1993
Bletchley Park opens to the public to share the secrets of the site and its contributions to WWII.

1995
The National Hockey Stadium was opened and remained in use until its demolition and replacement by the Network Rail Head Offices.

1997
Milton Keynes Borough was made a unitary authority, independent from Buckinghamshire County Council.

1999
The Milton Keynes Theatre & Gallery were opened (later to separate becoming MK Theatre and MK Gallery) after a 25 year campaign.

Our 1990′s run will start / finish at the Westcroft centre opened in 1993 and focus on the National Bowl where in 1990 David Bowie played in front of some 60,000 people.

The run will return via the edge of Furzton Lake, the Loughton Valley Park and the eastern edge of Howe Park wood

The meeting point will be at Westcroft, Barnsdale Dr, Westcroft, Milton Keynes MK4 4DD

SEE YOU ON THURSDAY 27TH JULY AT 7PM FOR A JAUNT THROUGH THE 1990′s