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Fenceless Arts Returns With The Easing Of Lockdown!

It's good to be back ...

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Posted by Sian Philpott on 19/06/2020 @ 8:00AM

Now that lockdown restrictions are finally easing, this week saw the reopening of many stores within Centre:MK and also the return of the Fenceless Art busking programme ...

We're really pleased that Fenceless Arts is back!

We're really pleased that Fenceless Arts is back!

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Regular Fenceless performer Gill Beckett and new artist Jack Graves welcomed guests of the shopping centre on Monday morning and entertained them with music as they waited in line eager to shop.

Later in the month, we will also see the return of the beloved Black Orchid Belly Dance, Thomas Dibb and Scott the Drifter. If you are planning on visiting the Centre:MK this month then keep an eye out for our performers in the mall.

Thomas Dibb:

  • Fri 19th 9-12

  • Sat 20th 9-12

  • Sun 21st 10-1

  • Weds 24th 9-12

  • Fri 26th 9-12

  • Sat 27th 9-12

  • Sun 28th 10-1

Gill Beckett:

  • Tues 23rd 9-12

  • Fri 26th 9-12

  • Mon 29th 9-12

  • Tues 30th 9-12

Jack Graves:

  • Sat 20th 12-3

  • Sun 21st 10-1

  • Sat 27th 12-3

  • Sun 28th 10-1

Scott the Drifter:

  • Sat 20th 9-12

  • Sat 27th 9-12

Black Orchid Belly Dance:

  • Sun 28th 12-2

We are delighted that live music has returned to Milton Keynes. Venues may be shut for now, but our musicians are delighted to have the opportunity to play to audiences in person once again.

If you are a musician or performance artist and are interested in joining our busking programme, do get in touch.

Until next time ...



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About Sian Philpott ...


Sian was introduced to fire manipulation in 2012 and was immediately hooked. After learning aerial acrobatics she soon progressed to performing in fie shows and assisting in circus workshops.

She joined the Pyrofinalia fire collective in 2014 and has been performing with them ever since. After performing fire shows with Danny Quinn at events around Milton Keynes she was asked to create the Fenceless Arts busking schedule for The Centre:MK and became a full-time member of the Black Sheep Collective.

Sian now helps with the day-to-day running of Bar Bar Blacksheep and continues to perform and run workshops. She is very much looking forward to the future with BSC and the fabulous events they put on.


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