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

Local heritage events

MKHA members organise talks and other events for those interested in our heritage.

  • Visit to Frogmore Paper Mill

    A paper making machine powered by a reciprocating steam engine originally built in 1895 remains in the mill.
    MKHA is running this visit jointly with the Retired Members Group of CILIP
    Tuesday, 7th May 2019

  • Bucks in the Civil War

    The part Buckinghamshire played in the Civil War. John Hampden, the Battle of Aylesbury and local garrisons.
    Buckinghamshire Family History Society (Northern Group)
    Wednesday, 1st May 2019

  • Shakespeare’s houses

    Paul Hatfield’s talk will cover all of Shakespeare‟s family homes as well as the 1964 Shakespeare Centre.
    Yardley Gobion History Group
    Thursday, 2nd May 2019

Heritage Events

Milton Keynes's Festival of History will take place in Campbell Park, Central Milton Keynes on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June 2019.

This year Heritage Open Days will take place across two weekends: Friday, 13th to Sunday, 22nd September 2019.


MKHA has around 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.

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

MK Central Library exhibition