Venues & Events

Wolverton is lucky to have a number of great venues which run a whole mix of events and activities.

Venues

Bar Bar Black Sheep

A café bar located in The Square, Bar Bar Black Sheep is one part of the Black Sheep Collective which runs cultural programmes, events and activities that can be used as a means of community cohesion.

The café bar has a range of regular events including Book and Art groups, Mum’s Honest Hour and MK Swap Shop. (https://www.facebook.com/miltonkeynesswapshop/)

Foundation House

Located in The Square, Foundation House is the base for Milton Keynes Christian Foundation. http://www.mkchristianfoundation.co.uk/ The building is the home of a number of great social enterprises including:

  • Growing People
  • Urban Beelievers 
  • Sew & Grow
  • Childcare Pathways
  • Think Food Café
  • Cycle Saviours 

MK Mission Partnership (https://missionpartnership.org.uk/) and Future Wolverton also has an office base at Foundation House.

The Old School, Old Wolverton

The Old School is located in Old Wolverton and offers community space to hire, a community café and a 3 bedroomed Guest House. The building is licensed for weddings and civil partnerships and has a regular programme of weekly and monthly activities. Visit: http://www.oldschoolwolverton.org

The Old School is the location for a number of food pop-ups including Better than Mamas https://www.facebook.com/yawsyourchef and Afternoon Teas MK https://www.facebook.com/afternoonteasmk/

Events

Annual Remembrance Service – The Square

The Annual Remembrance Service takes place in The Square on Remembrance Sunday each year.

Members of the local community congregate from 10.30am for a minutes silence at 11am, followed by a service and laying of the wreaths. 

Wolverton Lantern Festival

The Annual Lantern Festival takes place in Wolverton Town centre every Winter, normally on the last Saturday in November. The event has been running for many years, and gets bigger and better each time.

The Festival includes a lantern procession, accompanied by Samba Bands, music, street food and much, much more. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/WolvertonLanternFestival/

VISITING WOLVERTON

The Town centre is made up of three distinct areas, each of which has its own character:

  • The (Market) Square
  • Church Street
  • Stratford Road
  • Glyn Square

BY BUS

There are regular bus services from Central Milton Keynes and other parts of the new Town to Wolverton.

BY TRAIN

Wolverton is approx. 1 hour from London and 5 minutes from Milton Keynes Central. The Town centre is a 10 minute walk from Wolverton Railway Station. 

BY CAR

Wolverton is in the North East of Milton Keynes with links from the A5 and grid road network, around a 15 minute drive from Central Milton Keynes.

BY BICYLCE

Wolverton is lucky enough to be served by the Milton Keynes Redway Network with redways leading into the Town from other parts of Milton Keynes.