Walking With Giants 2015!

Walking with Giants is now the largest carnival in Central Milton Keynes which - in 2014 - attracted an audience of over 10,000.

Harminder - our fabulous elephant!

Shirley the WW1 Replica Tank


    Festive Road is an outdoor arts company with a carnival flavour, engaging audiences, participants and communities in collaborative and creative activities.

    Festive Road strives to engage and empower as many people as possible in artistic, collaborative and creative activities. We have a fully inclusive approach, working with people of all ages and abilities and from all walks of life, in schools and communities, for businesses and organisations.

    The company has a wide range of walkabout theatre pieces and full scale touring shows which can be presented in a range of settings. Alongside our touring shows we deliver activities which provide creative focus for community expression and celebration in educational and outdoor settings. We bring people of all ages, cultures and abilities together through high quality participatory work.

    Please browse our website for examples of our work and to see what we can do for you or contact us at carnival@festiveroad.org.uk or on 01908 921018.

    Milton Keynes is lucky and proud to have the dynamic carnival and outdoor arts organisation Festive Road on its doorstep. They demonstrate a combination of quality and integrity with community engagement and public spectacle. Milton Keynes Council considers Festive Road a key arts partner.
    - Ms Lucy Bedford, Arts Development Officer, MKC Arts Team

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    2nd & 3rd October 2015

    To celebrate Rugby World Cup 2015, the streets of Milton Keynes will become the setting for an explosive and dramatic spectacular - brought to you by The Stables and IF: Milton Keynes International Festival, with participation coordinated by Festive Road - Clash of Drums/Danbor Talka is an awe-inspiring extravaganza not to be missed!

    Commissioned by The Parks Trust Events Ltd and supported by Arts Council England, Milton Keynes Council and Institut Français with Région Midi-Pyrénées.

    Fri Oct 2: Parade starts in Lloyds Court at 8pm

    Sat Oct 3: Parade starts in Campbell Park at 9.30pm

    Fiery finale for both nights is next to The Point