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Matt Pritchard in conversation

14 Nov 6.30pm

Legendary skateboarder Matt Pritchard will be in conversation with local filmmaker Lindsay Knight at MK Gallery. £2.75

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On-Street Exhibition

26 Sep 2019 - 6 Jan 2020

A free on-street trail highlighting areas of the city which are significant skate spots - places where near impossible tricks have been completed or where skate pioneers/celebrities have left their mark...

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On-Street Exhibition
26 Sep 2019 - 6 Jan 2020

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A free on-street trail highlighting areas of the city which are significant skate spots – places where near impossible tricks have been completed or where skate pioneers/celebrities have left their mark. These include The Pritchard Gap named after iconic skateboarder Matt Pritchard (‘Dirty Sanchez’/’Dirty Vegan’); The Battle of the Beige where skateboarders went head-to-head with corporate landowners; and the building of The Buszy, which developed over a unique threeyear consultation process with skateboarders, businesses, residents, the police and city architects.

The on-street exhibition runs from 26 September 2019 to 6 January 2020 in a series of underpasses along Midsummer Boulevard at: Marlborough Gate, Saxon Gate, Witan Gate, and Elder Gate.

See the city through skateboarders’ eyes! Download the map to go on a selfguided walk of the city’s skate spots, or join a guided walk led by the city’s skateboarders on Saturday 2 November or 9 November.

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The skate trail is permanently available as part of MK Trails.
To download the app, go to mktrails.org

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Exhibition

27 September - 22 December 2019

Starting with the radical punks in the early 1980s, through to the impact of US skate films and tours in the 1990s, and on to 2020 Olympic dreams, MK Skate captures the personal histories of the generations of skaters, both hobbyists and sponsored, who have grown up in the city...

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Exhibition
27 September - 22 December 2019

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Starting with the radical punks in the early 1980s, through to the impact of US skate films and tours in the 1990s, and on to 2020 Olympic dreams, MK Skate captures the personal histories of the generations of skaters, both hobbyists and sponsored, who have grown up in the city. Their stories are shared through an exhibition of their personal collections featuring pro skateboards, stickers, 1970s polaroids, 1990s baggy jeans, VHS and cine film, zines, and a rare pair of trainers named after The Buszy.

8 Sunset Walk, centre:mk from 27 September – 22 December 2019. Open: Weds – Sat 11am – 7pm, Sun 11am – 5pm. Free.

PLUS: Special half-term opening hours! From 28 October – 1 November, the exhibition will be open 11am – 7pm.

The shop unit has been kindly loaned by centre:mk who are also sponsoring the exhibition programme.