Milton Keynes Heritage Association was formed in 1994 by a number of local heritage groups and museums, with the aim of encouraging and developing co-operation between organisations having an interest in heritage in Milton Keynes, north Buckinghamshire and south Northamptonshire


MKHA has over 70 organisation and individual members, with a broad range of interests and a wide geographical coverage from Buckingham in the west, Olney in the east, Towcester in the north and Woburn in the south.

Many MKHA members have websites for those interested in our heritage.

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Local heritage events

MKHA members organise virtual talks and other events.

In 2021 Heritage Open Days took place from 10th to 19th September. All HODs events are free for the public to attend.

  • The Life and Legacy of George Bradshaw

    Dr David Turner will explore the this famous engraver, map-maker and timetable publisher, including his role in the creation of Bradshaw’s Railway Guide.
    Towcester and District Local History Society
    Wednesday, 13th October 2021

  • Art and architecture: estranged bedfellows

    This Study Day tells the story of how art and architecture went their separate ways, exploring the complex reasons behind their dramatic divorce.
    Arts Society North Bucks
    Tuesday, 12th October 2021

  • The Last Naval Hero

    Speaker: Roy Smart. The life and times of 1st Earl Beatty. His actions at the Battle of Jutland and subsequent ‘Downton Abbey’ lifestyle.
    Bletchley Archaeological & Historical Society
    Thursday, 7th October 2021

  • Malta

    The postponed talk by David Squibb. £4.00 for non-members.
    Milton Keynes National Trust Association
    Thursday, 7th October 2021

  • Forging Ahead, The Secrets of Operation Bernhard

    Steve Dimmer tells the story of Operation Bernhard, a secret Nazi plan to destabilise the British economy by flooding the country with forged notes.
    Yardley Gobion History Group
    Thursday, 7th October 2021

  • 50th Anniversary Exhibition

    Tingewick Village Hall, Main Street, Tingewick, Buckingham MK18 4NN. Come and find out more about the history of Tingewick. Free entry.
    Tingewick Historical Society
    Saturday, 25th September 2021

Become a member

Membership is open to local history groups and individuals and is open to those outside the MIlton Keynes Council boundary.

Member benefits include quarterly meetings, grants, website hosting, free IT and archiving training and heritage advocacy.

Location map of MKHA members

Grant from MK Community Foundation

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